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LIKE A LOCAL PODCAST

By Katie Hylton & Stephanie Girard
2 girls. 1 podcast. 0 tourist traps.
A travel podcast that gives listeners a local's POV of their next destination by interviewing a local resident from that city.
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ATLANTA, GA with Katherine Mason
We're in HOTlanta this week gals and things are heating up! Join us as we interview founder and entrepreneur @katherinemason_ of @sculpthouse and @sculpthouseboutique as we get the local lowdown in this southern gem. Where to stay: Buckhead Neighborhood, The St. Regis, The Whitley, Colee Hotel Where to eat: Umi Sushi, Storico Fresco Alimentari e Ristorante, Forza Storico, Storico Vino, The Optimist, Grindhouse Killer Burgers Where to drink: Barcelona Vinoteca, St. Regis Bar, Himitsu What to do: Walk / Hang around the Beltline, Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall, Lingering Shade Social Club, Ponce City Market, Krog Street Market, SculptHouse, The Battery, Braves Game, United Atlanta, Falcons NFL Game RAPID FIRE Most instagram-able spot: The Garden Room Favorite pizza spot: Antico Pizza Favorite Atlanta event: Music at Midtown Favorite coffee shop: The Chastain Favorite wine & cheese spot: Biltong Bar, Yebo Beach Haus Best season to visit: Spring Favorite rooftop bar: Clermont Hotel and Rooftop Bar Favorite place to get dessert: Sublime Doughnuts Favorite Local Business: ScultHouse, Lucy’s Market Tourist trap: World of Coca-Cola, Georgia Aquarium
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May 4, 2021
LAS VEGAS, NV with Iva Jorgensen
We're visiting SIN CITY this week and interviewing the fabulous @ivajorg on all the cool spots to hang. This city is more than the famous strip, we've got views for days, culture, art and unique restaurants and experiences. You won't want to miss this one!  Where to stay: Park MGM Las Vegas, ARIA Resort & Casino, NoMad Hotel Where to eat: Barry’s Downtown Prime, Eataly, Sadelle’s Where to drink: Velveteen Rabbit, Màs Por Favor Taqueria y Tequila What to do: Sunset helicopter ride, The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod (Full 360 view of city), Valley of Fire State Park, Red Rock State Park RAPID FIRE Most instagram-able spot: Vegas sign, The Neon Museum Favorite pizza spot: Izzy’s Pizza Bus Favorite Las Vegas event: Life Is Beautiful Music & Art Festival Favorite coffee shop: Dark Moon Coffee Roasters, Mothership Coffee Roasters Favorite wine & cheese spot: Esther’s Kitchen Best season to visit: Spring Favorite rooftop bar: Skyfall Lounge, Legacy Club Favorite local business: Amethyst Colony Tourist trap: Las Vegas sign (Don’t wait in line, take a photo from the side)
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April 27, 2021
NEW YORK CITY, NY with Camille Wilson
We're interviewing @thecocktailsnob_ today and she's giving us the best tips and tricks for getting the perfect craft cocktail, where to find the best drinks in NYC and of course we'll cover where to stay and eat, and what to do! Where to stay: The James New York, Hotel Hugo, PUBLIC Hotel, Moxy Hotel Where to eat: Jacob’s Pickles, Fumu, Zengo, Bubby’s Where to drink: 67 Orange Street, Jimmy at The James Hotel, The Skylark, Warehouse Wines & Spirits What to do: Roosevelt Island, bar hopping, museums, Staten Island Ferry (free and passes the Statue of Liberty), 9/11 Memorial and/or Museum RAPID FIRE Most Instagram-able spot: The Crown NYC (rooftop bar in Chinatown), While We Were Young Kitchen & Cocktails Favorite pizza spot: Joe’s Pizza Favorite Raleigh event: Harlem EatUp! Favorite coffee shop: Euuni Best espresso martini: TAO Favorite wine & cheese spot: Bedford Cheese Shop - Union Square Best season to visit: Summer Favorite rooftop bar: The Crown Favorite dessert spot: Milk Bar Favorite local business: NiLu Gift Boutique, Strand Book Store Tourist trap: Hudson Yards
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April 20, 2021
RALEIGH, NC with Chana Lynn
This week we are with the OG Raleigh blogger @raleighwhatsup and getting a unique perspective of the city with recommendations that you won't find on every yelp list!  Where to stay: Longleaf Hotel, Guest House Raleigh, The Heights House (coming soon) Where to eat: Jolie, Virgil’s Tacos, Rosewater Kitchen & Bar, State of Beer, Trophy Pizza Where to drink: Junction West, Whiskey Kitchen, The Standard, Burial Brewing, Trophy, Barrel Culture What to do: NC Museum of Art, Dorothea Dix Park (Get take out and wine for a picnic), Live music (Pour House, Red Hat Amphitheater, Lincoln Theater, Koka Booth Amphitheater), Natural Science Museum, mural hunt downtown RAPID FIRE Most instagram-able spot: NCMA, train station (warehouse district) Favorite pizza spot: Oakwood Pizza Box Favorite Raleigh event: Hopscotch, Art & Bloom Favorite coffee shop: Sola, Jubala, Idle Hour Coffee Roasters  Favorite wine & cheese spot: Vita Vite Best season to visit: Spring, fall Favorite rooftop bar: Gallo Pelón Mezcaleria Favorite dessert spot: Lucette Grace, Two Roosters Ice Cream Favorite local business: Edge of Urge
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April 13, 2021
NEW YORK CITY, NY with Chelsea Martin
We are going all out in NYC this week with the founder of @passporttofridday, a luxury travel agency. Save your $$$ for your hotel because you'll want to splurge next time you visit, especially if you want to stay where the Kardashian's stay! Where to stay: The Greenwich Hotel, Crosby Hotel, The Beekman, The New York Edition Where to eat: L’Artusi, Estela, Altro Paradiso, Don Angie, Cafe Cluny, Anton’s, Rosemary’s Where to drink: Dante NYC, Soho House, The Bar Room at The Beekman What to do: Walk!, Central Park, Explore Brooklyn/Williamsburg, 9/11 Museum RAPID FIRE Most instagram-able spot: West Village Favorite pizza spot: Ruby Rosa Favorite NYC event: Christmas / Holiday season Favorite coffee shop: Café Kitsuné Favorite wine & cheese spot: Buvette, St. Tropez Wine Bar in West Village Best season to visit: Fall Favorite rooftop bar: Dumbo House Favorite local business: MCF Rare Wine
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April 6, 2021
COLUMBIA, SC with Megan Pinckney
We're back in Columbia, SC this week interviewing the fabulous @shadesofpinck and learning all her favorite spots in this southern town!  Where to stay: Hotel Trundle, Graduate Columbia, Airbnb on Lake Murray Where to eat: Halls Chophouse Columbia, Cantina 76, The Grand on Main, Bourbon Where to drink: Cantina 76, Hendrix, Lula Drake Wine Parlour, Black Rooster What to do: Bike ride down the West Columbia Riverwalk Park and Amphitheater, bowling at The Grande on Main(rainy day activity), USC Gamecock football game RAPID FIRE Most instagram-able spot: Hotel Trundle, Graduate Hotel, Hendrix Rooftop Favorite pizza spot: Za’s on Devine Favorite Columbia event: USC football season, election season Favorite coffee shop: Indah Coffee Favorite wine & cheese spot: Lula Drake, Motor Supply Company Bistro Best season to visit: Late summer, early fall Favorite rooftop bar: Hendrick’s, Black Rooster Favorite local business: Pout Favorite place to get pimiento cheese: Private Property, Cola’s, DiPrato’s
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March 30, 2021
ST. LOUIS, MO with Anna Keenan
Missouri as a travel destination? YES! Buckle up as we explore St. Louis for toasted ravioli, gooey butter cake and BBQ! SHOW NOTES Where to stay: Hilton at the Ballpark Downtown, Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis, Moonrise Hotel Where to eat: Rooster, The Hill, Katie’s Pizza & Pasta, Louie, Clementine’s Creamery Where to drink: Cinder House and Bar, Three sixty, Boathouse at Forest Park, Wheelhouse What to do: STL Zoo (free), Explore Forest Park, Anheuser-Busch Brewery, Gateway Arch, City Museum, Union Station (aquarium, ferris wheel, carousel, mini-golf, rope course, light show, mirror maze!) RAPID FIRE  Most instagram-able spot: The Gateway Arch Favorite pizza: Katie’s Pizza & Pasta Favorite event: St. Louis Art Fair, Blues games, Cardinals game Favorite coffee shop: Kaldi’s Coffee Favorite wine & cheese: Sasha’s Wine Bar Best season to visit: Fall Favorite rooftop bar: Three sixty Favorite local business: Everything in Ladue Best place to order toasted ravioli: Charlie Gitto’s, Anthonino’s Best place to order gooey butter cake: Any bakery at The Hill
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March 23, 2021
VENICE BEACH, CA with Anna Abbott
Who thinks the west coast is the best? We have @annaabbott on as our guest today telling us where to spot celebrities, what the deal is with Muscle Beach and where to get the best coconut cake in the cute city outside of LA! SHOW NOTES Where to stay: Airbnb Where to eat: Erewhon Market (local market), Tartine, Gjusta, Scopa Italian Roots, The Whaler, La Puglia Where to drink: The Whaler, The Reel, The Brigg, Rooster Fish, The Magic Castle What to do: Visit the Mosaic Tile House, Venice Walk Streets, Walk Abbott Kinney, Go to the beach at night (look up Grunion Run, Venice Beach Skate Park RAPID FIRE Most instagram-able spot: the beach, Mosaic Tile House and art murals all over town Favorite pizza spot: Louise’s Trattoria Favorite event: Grunion Run, Farmer’s Market Favorite coffee shop: Deus Ex Machina - Emporium Of Post Modern Activities Favorite wine & cheese: The Tasting Kitchen, Zinqué Best season to visit: All seasons but winter is less touristy than summer Best rooftop bar: Elephante Beach House, Hotel Erwin Favorite local business: Community Business Tourist trap: The boardwalk
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March 16, 2021
PHILADELPHIA, PA with Meg Mandell
We're in Philly this week with our tour guide @honesttwentyone as she helps us navigate this huge city full of cheesesteaks, shopping and plants!  Where to stay: Airbnbs, The Kipton Hotel Where to eat: Famous 4th Street Deli, Mission Taqueria, Front Street Cafe, Saxby's Where to drink: Howl at the Moon, Drinkers Pub, The Franklin Bar What to do: Wissahickon Creek, Reading Terminal Market, Stump (plant shop), Eastern State Penitentiary, Shopping in Rittenhouse Square Rapid Fire Most instagram-able spot: Rittenhouse Square, Race Street Pier Best pizza spot: Lorenzo’s Favorite event: The Best of Philly Restaurant Festival Fav coffee shop: Saxby’s Best wine & cheese spot: Jet Wine Bar Best season to visit: Spring Favorite rooftop bar: The Franklin Bar Favorite local business: Stump Tourist trap to skip: Rocky steps
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March 9, 2021
UPPER EAST SIDE, NYC with Claire Bridges
Back to New York City to visit the lovely @claire.bridges and explore the iconic Upper East Side. Famous Levain cookies, Gossip Girl neighborhood feels, museums, coffee shop with french bulldogs on every cup. What more can you ask for? SHOW NOTES:  Where to stay: The Mark, Voco the Franklin New York Where to eat: The Penrose, Up Thai, Uva, Levain Bakery, Anita La Mamma del Gelato Where to drink: The Penrose, Eli’s Night Shift, UES. (ice cream shop with speakeasy at the back) What to do: Guggenheim, The Frick Museum, Met museum and 79th and 5th Central Park entrance afterwards, City Bikes during nice weather, Walk everywhere and explore! Rapid Fire: Most instagram-able spot: The Met steps Favorite pizza spot: Emmy Squared Favorite event: Met Gala for celebrity citings Favorite coffee shop: Ralph’s, Hutch & Waldo Favorite wine and cheese spot: Serena’s Wine Bar & Cafe Best season to visit: Fall Favorite rooftop bar: The Skylark Favorite local business: Mixology Clothing
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March 2, 2021
SALT LAKE CITY, UT with Nicea DeGering
Our list of places to visit is getting longer with another addition of SLC. Join us and @niceadegering today as we eat, drink and explore our way through the capital city of Utah!  SHOW NOTES Where to stay: Airbnbs Where to eat: Eva’s Bakery, Whiskey Street, Sapa, Dali Crepes, Takashi, The Bite / The Cajun Kitchen, Pretty Bird Chicken Where to drink: Whiskey Street, Lake Effect, Current Fish & Oyster What to do: City Creek Center, Temple Square, Ensign Peak Hiking Trail, Red Butte Garden RAPID FIRE Most instagram-able - Pretty Bird Chicken Best coffee shop - Gourmandise Favorite pizza - Maxwell’s East Coast Eatery Favorite event - Farmer’s Market Best wine and cheese spot: Caputo’s Market & Deli Best season to visit: fall Favorite rooftop bar: The Green Pig Pub Favorite local business: Every Blooming Thing, King’s English Bookshop Favorite dessert spot: Handel’s Ice Cream Favorite ski mountain: Deer Valley Resort
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February 23, 2021
FRANKLIN, TN with Pamelyn Rocco
Join us this week as we visit a new small town, Franklin, and interview @houseofbashery for all the best spots during your weekend getaway!  SHOW NOTES Where to stay: Airbnbs downtown Where to eat: 1892, Herban Market, Biscuit Love Where to drink: Leipers Fork Distillery, The Rutledge, 55 South, GRAYS on Main What to do: History Museums and tours, Stroll Main Street, The Factory at Franklin, Farmer’s Market, Goat Yoga, Mistletoe Farm Alpacas, The Spa at Leipers Fork Rapid Fire Most instagram-able spot: Leipers Fork Beset pizza: Basil Garden Pizza Favorite event: Dicken’s of a Christmas in Downtown Franklin Favorite coffee shop: The Frothy Monkey Best wine and cheese: Arrington Vineyard Best season to visit: Fall Favorite rooftop: The Graduate (Nashville) Favorite local business: White’s Mercantile, The Factory
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February 16, 2021
COLUMBIA, SC with Mattison Heatherly
Let's travel to Columbia, SC and visit @mattisonheatherly to get the local lowdown in this small town with plenty of things to do and places to grub!  SHOW NOTES Where to stay: Graduate Columbia, Hotel Trendal, Airbnb-Lake Murray Where to eat: Coa Agaveria y Cocina, Hampton Street Vineyard, Tazza Kitchen, Cafe Strudel, Cola’s Restaurant, Saluda’s Where to drink: River Rat Brewery, Steady Hand Beer Co., The Aristocrat, Lula Drake, Hendrix, Black Rooster What to do: SC Pedal Parlor, Soda City Market (farmer’s market on Saturday’s), River Floating, Congaree National Park, Riverwalk - for hiking, Riverbanks Zoo & Garden Rapid Fire Most Instagram-able: The State House Best pizza: Pontiac House of Pizza, Village Idiot Pizza Favorite event: Columbia Food & Wine Festival Best season to visit: Spring, fall Favorite coffee shop: Drip Coffee Favorite wine & cheese spot: Lula Drake Best rooftop Bar: Hendrix Favorite local business: Five Points has a great variety of boutiques, coffee, lunch options Fav BBQ: Midwood Smokehouse Best pimento cheese: Spotted Salamander, Jake’s on Devine
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February 9, 2021
DALLAS, TX with Rachel Sipperley
Starting off a new month BIG! We've all heard everything is bigger in Texas and Dallas is no different! Join us and the @thefemalefounder_ as we navigate through this huge metroplex!  Where to stay: Airbnbs in Deep Ellum, Uptown, Lower Greenville, Henderson or Virgin Hotel, W Hotel Where to eat: Krio, Dahlia Bar & Bistro, Drake’s, Nick & Sam’s Where to drink: Parliament, Atwater Alley, Tipsy Alchemist What to do: Katy Trail Ice House, Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Garden, City Pass (for multiple museum access for less), Visit the Stockyards in Ft. Worth, Jaxon Beer Garden, Perot Museum, Reunion Tower & Observation Deck, Klyde Warren Park Rapid Fire: Most instagram-able spot: Jaxon’s Beer Garden, Henry’s, Crescent Plaza Best pizza: Brick Street, Campisi’s Favorite coffee shop: La La Land Kind Cafe Best wine & cheese spot: Grapevine has several wineries, CRU in West Village Best season to visit: Fall Favorite rooftop bar: HG Sply Co., Happiest Hour Favorite local business: PWR WMN
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February 2, 2021
CHARLOTTE, NC with Sydney Bernhardt
We're back in the Queen City with @sydneyhopeee and we learn all about some cool new spots from this fashionista!  SHOW NOTES Where to stay: Airbnbs in South End, NoDa, Dilworth, Grand Bohemian Hotel Where to eat: Optimist Hall, Ruby Sunshine, Flower Child, Hot Taco Where to drink: Legion Brewery, Gin Mill South End, Sycamore Brewery Beer Garden, Wooden Robot Brewery, Summit Seltzer What to do: Getaway House, South Park Mall, Walk along the Rail Trail and explore! Rapid Fire: Most instagram-able spot: Restoration Hardware Best pizza spot: Bisonte Pizza Co Favorite Charlotte event: PNC Music Pavillion, CIAA basketball (virtual this year) Favorite coffee shop: Not Just Coffee, Smelly Cat Coffee House & Roastery Best season to visit: Fall Favorite wine & cheese bar: Barcelona Wine Bar Favorite rooftop bar: Gin Mill South End Favorite local business: Chosen Women’s Apparel Tourist traps: Carowinds
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January 26, 2021
SCOTTSDALE, AZ with AJ Johnson
Do you love warm weather, golf, spas and palm trees? Then you were made for today's episode where with chat with @xoajohnson about where to stay, eat, drink and play in the gorgeous Scottsdale!!
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January 21, 2021
EAST VILLAGE, NYC with Michele Brilliant
Get ready for lots of laughs as we interview actor and comedian @the_real_michelle_briliant and she'll share her local approved places to stay, eat, drink and what to do! SHOW NOTES Where to stay: SIXTY SoHo, Soho House, The Standard Where to eat: Bar Primi, Indochine, BondST, Root & Bone, Lucien Where to drink: La Esquina, Bibi Wine Bar, Rintintin, 2A Bar, Sofie, POST What to do: Joe’s Pub, Blue Man Group RAPID FIRE Best pizza: Gruppo Favorite coffee shop: C&B Favorite wine and cheese spot: Bibi’s, Il Posto Accanto Best season to visit: Spring/fall Favorite rooftop bar: Soho House, Thompson LES
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January 19, 2021
PALM SPRINGS, CA with Rachael O'Brien
We're on the WEST COAST this week interviewing world headlining comedian @rachaelnobrien! We officially have the travel bug because we're craving sun, palm trees and viewzz for days. SHOW NOTES: Where to stay: Parker Palm Springs, La Serena Villas, Sands Hotel & Spa, La Quinta Resort Where to eat: Casa Mendoza, Mr. Lyons, Farm, Koutouki Greek Estiatorio Where to drink: Melvyn’s, The Nest, Counter Reformation What to do: Andreas Canyon Trailhead, Joshua Tree, The Fine Art of Design (thrift store) RAPID FIRE: Most instagram-able spot: Andrea’s Canyon or Joshua tree Best pizza: Piero's PizzaVino Favorite event: Any concert in the desert Coffee Shop: Old Town Coffee Shop Favorite Wine & Cheese Spot: Counter Reformation or any Italian restaurant Best season to visit: Fall, winter Favorite Local Business: The Shops at 1345
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January 12, 2021
CHICAGO, IL with Whitney Buha
We're in the Windy City freezing our butts off but we've got some incredible recs for where to eat, sleep, stay and what to do from @somethingwhitty!  SHOW NOTES: Where to stay: Hotel Monaco Where to eat: Duck Duck Goat, The Moonlighter, Parlor Pizza Bar, Barrio, Big Star, Topo Gigio, Portillo’s Where to drink: The Blind Barbour, The Darling, The Violet Hour, Gilt Bar, Bavette’s, Lottie’s Pub, Happy Camper Pizzeria, Paradise Park, Homeslice What to do: Architectural Boat Tour, Cubs Baseball Game, Gallagher Way, Start at The Bean and walk the Magnificent Mile for shopping, Starbucks Reserve, North Avenue Beach, Oak Street Beach Rapid Fire: Instagram-able spot: The Aliss, Beatnik Pizza: Pequod’s Pizza Chicago event: Old Town Art Fair Coffee Shop: La Colombe Wine & Cheese: City Winery Best Season: Summer Favorite rooftop: Cindy’s, London House Rooftop Bar Local Business: Art Effect
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January 5, 2021
NASHVILLE, TN with Sarah Hammer
Tune in this week to get a second local lowdown dose in Nashville with @skhammer! Take us back! 
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December 31, 2020
SAVANNAH, GA with Niki Grant
Think you know all the cool spots in Savannah? Think again because this week we're getting a double dose and second POV with @simplynikibblog and getting the Lowcountry local lowdown... Savannah is always a good idea!  SHOW NOTES Where to stay: Historic District, Starland District Where to eat: Flock to the Wok, Flying Monk Noodle Bar, Trailer Park, The Olde Pink House, 17Hundred90, Starland Yard, Little Duck Diner, Fox & Fig Cafe, Collins Quarter at Forsyth Park Where to drink: Bohemian Hotel, Electric Moon, Baobab Lounge, Myrtle & Rose, The Peregrin, Perry Lane Hotel, McDonough’s Restaurant & Lounge, The Peacock Lounge What to do: Walk through Forsyth Park and down Bull Street, ghost tours, walk/tour Bonaventure Cemetery, visit Plant Riverside (they have live music, pop-ups, etc.), walk all of Jones Street, SCAD Museum RAPID FIRE Most Instagram-able spot: Wormsloe Best pizza joint: Vinnie Van GoGo’s Favorite event: St. Patricks. Day, Picnic in the Park Best season to visit: Fall, spring Favorite coffee shop: Henny Penny Art Space and Cafe Best wine & cheese bar: The Grove Favorite rooftop bar: The Peregrine, Myrtle & Rose Favorite local business: Savannah Bee Company, Satchel, E. Shaver, Mamie Ruth, The Paris Market (great for coffee too!)
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December 29, 2020
CHARLESTON, SC with Jaimie Dewberry
This week we're back in the Lowcountry talking with a very special guest, Jaimie Brown Dewberry (@jaimiedewberry) from The Dewberry Foundation and The Dewberry Hotel. We enjoyed getting the local lowdown in one of our favorite cities but we also loved getting to know Jaimie!  SHOW NOTES Where to eat: Chez Nous, Malagón, Mercado y Tapería, Raw 167, The Living Room, Harken Cafe, The Harbinger, Melfi’s, Leon’s, Little Jack’s Tavern Where to drink: Citrus Club, The Living Room, Bin 152, Hall’s Steakhouse, Oak Steakhouse, Oku, The Daily What to do: Gibbes Museum of Art, Aiken-Rhett House, Nathaniel Russell House, The Dewberry Spa Design: Fritz Porter Design Collective, Antiques of South Windermere, Seventeen South Antiques, Wynsum Antiques & Interiors Shopping: Hand in Clothing, James, Small Shoe, IBU Rapid Fire: Instagram-able spot: White Point Garden Pizza: Baker’s Bar, Melfi’s, Monza Charleston Event: SEWE, Charleston Antiques Show Activity with Kids: Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry Coffee Shop: Second State Coffee Wine & Cheese: Goat Sheep Cow Best Season: Spring / Fall Favorite rooftop: Citrus Club
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December 22, 2020
2020 Holiday Gift Guide for your traveler friend with Katie & Steph
Join us as we share our gift suggestions for your friends who love to travel!  SHOW NOTES:  Scott’s Cheap Flights membership https://scottscheapflights.com/premium Biossance trial size gift set https://biossance.com/collections/60-under-holiday-skincare-gifts/products/clean-routine-overachievers-set IGK Charcoal Detox Dry Shampoo https://www.igkhair.com/collections/first-class/products/first-class-detoxifying-charcoal-shampoo  Tocca Roller Ball Perfume https://www.tocca.com/collections/stocking-stuffers/products/fragrance-rollerball-florence Bala Bangles https://shopbala.com/products/bala-bangles 2 pack Blender Bombs https://blenderbombs.com/collections/blender-bombs/products/cases-of-two-pack-blender-bombs?variant=31338004185151 Mark & Graham Essential Crossbody https://www.markandgraham.com/m/products/monogrammed-leather-camera-bag/?pkey=cpersonalized-crossbodies
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December 17, 2020
NYC HOLIDAY GUIDE with Bianca Bahamondes
It's the most wonderful time of the year in the most wonderful city in the world! @biancabahamondes is here to share where the locals go and what they do in New York City! We may not be traveling but we've got some great places that deserve a bookmark from you!  SHOW NOTES Where to stay: The Lotte New York Palace, The William Vale Hotel NYC Where to eat & drink: 230 Fifth Rooftop Bar, Mr. Purple, Eataly - Flat Iron, Pier 17, Rolfs (closed during covid-19), Oscar Wilde, Miracle on 9th Street, Sippin’ Santa (pop-up), Sunday in Brooklyn, Loreley Beer Garden, Kindred, Cafe du Soleil, Sushi Lab, City Winery, Levain Bakery Favorite hot chocolate spots: MarieBelle, Maman NYC, Angelina Bakery NYC, Martha’s Country Bakery, Dominique Ansel Bakery, The Chocolate Room, Bibble and Sip, Blue Stripes What to do: Iceskating-Rockefeller Center, Bryant Park Winter Village, The Rink at Brookfield Place, Vale Rink at The William Vale Hotel, Holiday Train Show at the New York Botanical Garden and lights and window displays all down Fifth Ave, Sak’s Light Show, Macy’s, LuminoCity, Dyker Heights (neighborhood) Where to shop: Winter Village in Bryant Park, Virtual Grand Central Holiday Market, Brooklyn Flea
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December 15, 2020
ASHEVILLE, NC with Sarajane Case
We're going to western NC to visit Asheville, NC and get all the local approved places to stay, eat, drink and stay with @sarajanecase from @enneagramandcoffee!  SHOW NOTES: Where to stay: Hotel Indigo, Grove Park Inn, The Windsor Where to eat: Cucina24, Chai Pani, Buxton Hall BBQ, All Souls Pizza, Sunny Point Cafe, Over Easy Cafe (only pop-up shops), Mayfel’s Where to drink: Little Jumbo, Antidote, Rankin Vault Cocktail Lounge, Wicked Weed Funkatorium, Burial Beer, Highland Brewing Company The Montford Rooftop Bar, The Crow and Quill What to do: Grove Park Inn, Grove Park Inn Spa, Biltmore Estate, LaZoom tour Top 5 Coffee Shops: Farewell, High Five Coffee, Trade and Lore, Liberty House Coffee and Cafe, Summit Coffee Co. Rapid Fire: Instagrammable spot: Wall Street Pizza: All Souls Pizza Asheville Event: Bele Chere Festival Coffee Shop: Liberty House Coffee and Cafe Wine & Cheese: Sante Best Season: Fall Favorite rooftop: The Montford Rooftop Bar Hiking Spot: Craggy Gardens Local Business: High Five Coffee
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December 10, 2020
RALEIGH, NC with Elyssa Nastalski
Join us as we dive in and get the local lowdown from @elyssanastalski in one of our favorite cities, Raleigh, NC! We hope you smile as much as we did during this interview! Where to stay: Airbnbs in Oakwood, Guest House Raleigh Where to eat: Stanbury, Second Empire, Iris, Poole’s Diner Where to drink: Fox Liquor Bar, The Atlantic Lounge, Watts & Ward, Stir What to do: NC Museum of Art, NC Farmer’s Market Rapid Fire Most instagram-able: Wye Hill Kitchen & Brewing (Boylan Bridge) Best Pizza: Oakwood Pizza Box Favorite Event: SPCA Fur Ball, NC State Fair Favorite Coffee Shop: Third Place, Cultivate Best wine & cheese: Vita Vite Best Season: Fall Best Rooftop Bar: Taverna Agora, Jolie Favorite Local Business: Deco & Dogwood Country Club
47:45
December 8, 2020
NASHVILLE, TN with Natasha Stoneking
Nashville's Native Natasha Stoneking shares her top picks for where to stay, eat, drink and what to do in Tennessee's capital city! She brings the energy and you don't want to miss this one!  SHOW NOTES:  Where to stay: Graduate Hot Nashville, Noelle - The Downtown Nashville Hotel, The Joseph, Bobby Hotel, JW Marriott Nashville, The Westin Nashville, Omni Nashville Hotel Where to eat: Kayne Prime Steakhouse, Moto, 5th & Taylor, The Loveless Cafe, Five Daughters Bakery, Tavern, The Pfunky Griddle, Margot Cafe & Bar, Deacon’s New South Merchant’s, Pinewood Social, Hattie B’s - Best Fried Chicken, Adele’s, Mockingbird, Kitchen Notes (Temporarily closed - Best brunch) Where to drink: Patterson House, Tavern, The Optimist, Rare Bird, L.A. Jackson What to do: Cheekwood Estate & Gardens, Frist Art Museum, Adventure Science Center (great for kids), Topgolf, Arrington Vineyards, Parthenon in Centennial Park Must visit places on Broadway: Tootsie’s and Legends Rapid Fire: Most Instagram-able spot: 12 South Best Pizza: MAFIAoZA’s Nashville Event: Steeplechase, CMA Fest, Jason Isbell’s Week Annual Concert at The Ryman Coffee Shop: Barista Parlour Wine and Cheese Shop: Brentwood Wine & Spirits, Barcelona Wine Bar Best season: Fall Rooftop Bar: L.A. Jackson Local Business: The Mill Boutique, ABLE, The Perfect Pair, Vinnie Louise Best BBQ: Martin’s and Edley’s Dessert Spot: Mare Bulles (bring back the strawberry cheesecake cake!), Jeni’s Ice Cream, Legendairy Milkshake Bar
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December 1, 2020
CHARLESTON, SC with Helen Hall
Join us as we get the local lowdown in Charleston, SC with a focus on Mt. Pleasant with Helen Hall Follow her at @hushupandhustle, @blenderbombs, @80x20market, @hustlesmoothiebar, @hustle_at_home, @tipsyspritzers SHOW NOTES WHERE TO STAY: Post House Inn, Hotel Bella Grace, Zero George Inn WHERE TO EAT: Obstinate Daughter, Post House, 167 Raw, Bon Bahn Mi, The Harbinger, Pickled Palate, Community Table, The Daily WHERE TO DRINK: Home Team, Baba’s, Graft Wine Shop, Leeah’s Old Village Wine Shop WHAT TO DO: Day drink at Shem Creek-Nico’s & Saltwater Cowboys, Holy City Ghost Tour, Walk around Old Village in Mt. Pleasant & Downtown, Park Circle in North Charleston RAPID FIRE Pizza: Coastal Crust Coffee, Brown Fox, Second State Wine & Cheese: Leeahs Wine Shop, Graft Wine Shop Event: SEWE, New Year’s Season: Fall Local Business: Hustle Smoothie Bar, Mercantile & Mash Rooftop Spot: The Vendue Smoothie Shop: Hustle Smoothie Bar Local Retail Shop: Bennie and Coco, Gwynn’s, L’ABEYE (online)
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November 24, 2020
CHARLOTTE, NC with Miranda Mounts
We're getting the local lowdown from @wheretoeatcharlotte! She'll share where to eat, drink, stay and what to do in this Queen City!  SHOW NOTES: Dunhill Hotel & The Asbury Where to stay-- Budget-friendly: Airbnb in Uptown or Southend Splurge: The Ballantyne, Grand Bohemian Hotel, The Kimpton Where to eat-- Stagioni, Good Food on Montford, Peppervine, Soul Gastrolounge, Flour Shop, Snooze, Barcelona Wine Bar, Lincoln Kitchen & Cocktail, Moosehead Grill, Leroy Fox, The Goodyear House, Living Kitchen, Fern Where to drink-- Dot Dot Dot, The Crunkleton, Idlewild, The Suffolk Punch, Sycamore Brewing - Beer Garden, Queen Park Social, Merchant & Trade What to do-- Topgolf, Windy Hill Orchard & Cidery, Hiking at Crowders Mountain, US National Whitewater Center Rapid fire-- Instagrammable spot: Fahrenheit Charlotte & The Confetti Hearts Wall Pizza: Inizio Charlotte Event: Tuck Fest at US National Whitewater Center Coffee shop: Community Matters Cafe Wine & Cheese: The Loyalist Market, Craft Tasting Room and Growler Shop, Dot Dot Dot Rooftop Bar: Fahrenheit Charlotte, Grand Bohemian Hotel Local Business: The Batchmaker, Charlotte Sugar Rush, Honeybear Bake Shop
28:05
November 17, 2020
SAVANNAH, GA with Sarah Tahami
Join us as we interview Sarah Tahami (@savvysipsandsights) and get the local lowdown (aka live like locals and don't look like a tourist) in Lowcountry, Savannah!  SHOW NOTES: Where to eat-- Collin’s Quarter The Wyld Dock Bar Flock to the Wok The Peacock Lounge Leopold’s Pizzeria Vittoria Napoletana Mirabelle’s The Emporium Starland Yards Where to drink-- Electric Moon Myrtle & Rose Top Deck Peregrin Savannah Cheese Boards Local Business-- Capitals Bee
28:16
November 9, 2020