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Join hosts Nick and Jake to get connected to the passion and stories of the food scene with this unique two prong podcast. Prong one is The MeatBucket Experience Series, which is generally published monthly and provides exclusive long-form interviews with your favorite chefs, restaurant owners, and other "pure" guests. Prong two is the The MeatBucket MINI series, which is generally published weekly and provides appetizer sized episodes highlighting restaurants and discussing food scene news & events, typically around Columbus, OH. Both series are intended to be honest, entertaining, informative, and fun. #RideTheBucket

The MeatBucket Podcast Nick Massaro & Jake Thaxton

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 64 Ratings

Join hosts Nick and Jake to get connected to the passion and stories of the food scene with this unique two prong podcast. Prong one is The MeatBucket Experience Series, which is generally published monthly and provides exclusive long-form interviews with your favorite chefs, restaurant owners, and other "pure" guests. Prong two is the The MeatBucket MINI series, which is generally published weekly and provides appetizer sized episodes highlighting restaurants and discussing food scene news & events, typically around Columbus, OH. Both series are intended to be honest, entertaining, informative, and fun. #RideTheBucket

    The Pursuit of Excellence - A MeatBucket Experience with Adam Hines & Jordan Helman of High Bank Distillery

    The Pursuit of Excellence - A MeatBucket Experience with Adam Hines & Jordan Helman of High Bank Distillery

    #RideTheBucket with Nick and Jake as they sit down with owners of High Bank Distillery Adam Hines and Jordan Helman to get an insider perspective of what makes their business tick, how they pursue excellence at every turn, and the journey to bring home the hardware as BEST AMERICAN BLENDED WHISKEY from The 2021 San Fransisco World Spirits Competition.

    Find them online: 
    WebsiteInstagram HIGH BANK WHISKEY WAR BARREL PROOF >>> Click Here

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Utah, Get Me Two! - A MeatBucket Experience Collaboration with Columbus Uncut Podcast

    Utah, Get Me Two! - A MeatBucket Experience Collaboration with Columbus Uncut Podcast

    #RideTheBucket with Nick and Jake as they are featured, for the first time, as the guests of another local podcast, Columbus Uncut. Produced by legends Caleb Ridgeway and Sean Brawley, Columbus Uncut and The MeatBucket have some crossover with their love for food, drink, and all things Columbus, so it just made sense to get the gang together for a conversation.

    In this conversation you'll hear Nick, Jake, Caleb, and Sean rate and review a Johnny Utah Approved easy IPA by Wolfe's Ridge, breakdown a Butcher & Grocer Burger, and share the backstory behind The MeatBucket.

    Find them online: 
    LinkTree - Merch & MoreWebsiteInstagram Utah, Get Me Two! 

    • 1 hr 6 min
    MINI - 614 Restaurant Week with CEO Lindsay Press

    MINI - 614 Restaurant Week with CEO Lindsay Press

    MeatBucket MINI series - Appetizer sized episodes highlighting local restaurants and discussing food scene news & events, typically around Columbus, OH.

    A special and timely conversation with 614 Media Group's CEO Lindsay Press about their upcoming Restaurant Week! Listen in to learn how the event has grown since it's inception in 2009, why it is so important to Lindsay, her team, and the Columbus Community, and how you can participate next week to score some sweet deals, win prizes, and save the lives of dogs and cats in Ohio.

    ** PARTICIPATE HERE (Jan 24th - 29th, 2022) **
    Enter to win prizesSupport Stop the SufferingFind a restaurant with a sweet deal next weekCheck out the sponsorsUse this hashtag all week long for even more donations and chances to win!! #Eat614
    About Our Sponsor:
    Popmenu - The restaurant technology tool designed to attract and engage guests. Popmenu gives restaurants control over their brand story while providing tools to market to guests and invite them back in.

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    Music by Clayton Moore - click here to see the album he produced with Caty Petersilge, Alackaday

    • 25 min
    MINI - New Spot for Burgers! - Smash Brothers Sliders

    MINI - New Spot for Burgers! - Smash Brothers Sliders

    MeatBucket MINI series - Appetizer sized episodes highlighting local restaurants and discussing food scene news & events, typically around Columbus, OH.

    Smart as hell. Driven. Ambitious. Attention to detail. Fun. Pure.... these are some of the ways I would describe Sam O'Brien, one of 3 brothers starting Smash Brothers Sliders, a new burger concept in Columbus. You are going to get hungry, so click the order button below to satisfy your cravings. Seriously, these burgers look amazing, and as you will hear in this conversation a BOATLOAD of thought went into creating them and designing the order and delivery process.

    ** ORDER NOW (Thursday-Saturday 5-9) **

    Find Smash Brothers Sliders online: 
    WebsiteFacebookInstagramTwitter - must read for anyone looking to start a biz in the food space

    About Our Sponsor:
    Popmenu - The restaurant technology tool designed to attract and engage guests. Popmenu gives restaurants control over their brand story while providing tools to market to guests and invite them back in.

    SCHEDULE A DEMO
    SEND US A MESSAGE



    Music by Clayton Moore - click here to see the album he produced with Caty Petersilge, Alackaday

    • 59 min
    MINI - Hot Dogs Are Awesome! - Dirty Frank's Hot Dog Palace

    MINI - Hot Dogs Are Awesome! - Dirty Frank's Hot Dog Palace

    MeatBucket MINI series - Appetizer sized episodes highlighting local restaurants and discussing food scene news & events, typically around Columbus, OH.

    It is clear that co-owner of Dirty Frank's Hot Dog Palace, Miriam Ailabouni, believes wholeheartedly that hot dogs are awesome. You know what, we agree! And, we believe that Miriam is awesome. She, alongside her husband Nick and dedicate staff, are growing their business and giving back to the Columbus community in a big way. Crack an ice cold can of Old Style, grab yourself a gourmet all beef wiener, and enjoy the ride.

    Find them online: 
    WebsiteFacebookInstagram

    About Our Sponsor:
    Popmenu - The restaurant technology tool designed to attract and engage guests. Popmenu gives restaurants control over their brand story while providing tools to market to guests and invite them back in.

    SCHEDULE A DEMO
    SEND US A MESSAGE


    Music by Clayton Moore - click here to see the album he produced with Caty Petersilge, Alackaday

    • 37 min
    MINI - Must Try! - Fay's Crepes

    MINI - Must Try! - Fay's Crepes

    MeatBucket MINI series - Appetizer sized episodes highlighting restaurants and discussing food scene news & events, typically around Columbus, OH.

    Listen to this conversation with creator/owner of Fay's Crepes, Fay Abdi, and you'll be filled with good vibes and happiness going into the weekend. Fay shares her story from Sweden to Columbus, why/how she launched Fay's Crepes, and delivers some BREAKING NEWS regarding her plans for the business moving forward. Be sure to stop by her store in Easton at 3951 Easton Square Pl, Columbus, OH 43219 while you are doing your holiday shopping this season!

    Find them online: 
    WebsiteFacebookInstagram

    About Our Sponsor:
    Popmenu - The restaurant technology tool designed to attract and engage guests. Popmenu gives restaurants control over their brand story while providing tools to market to guests and invite them back in.

    SCHEDULE A DEMO
    SEND US A MESSAGE


    Music by Clayton Moore - click here to see the album he produced with Caty Petersilge, Alackaday

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
64 Ratings

64 Ratings

csmith207 ,

These boys know what’s up

These guys know how to speak cooking and know the effort it takes to succeed. Love the pod and the people they interview

PureLegdge ,

Pure Legends

Episode with Cam & Foligno was legendary!!!

Teenbadeen ,

Great Listen!

I’m enjoying each and every episode of the Meat Bucket pod. Nick and Jake sound like they’ve been doing this for years! Keep up the good work!