The HandleBar is Toledo’s original pedal-powered bar bike, offering 2-hour tours of downtown Toledo! Tour the city’s best bars and restaurants, while getting deals and discounts on Toledo’s best beverages. Join us as we interview co-owner and operator, Tom VanWingen!
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Stein Brewing Co. – Episode 59
From its top-notch craft beer to having one of the best food menu selections in the area, Stein Brewing Company is a must visit! Tune in as we interview Stein Brewing Company owner, David Stein.
Bramblewood Mobile Bar – Episode 54
Bramblewood Mobile Bar is one of the first mobile bars in the Toledo area! From weddings to special private events, Bramblewood is a fantastic option to supply your favorite beverages. We interview founder and operator, Jess Napier about Bramblewood Mobile Bar.
AfterHours 1 Year Anniversary – Episode 53
After 1 year of interviewing bars, breweries, distilleries, restaurants, and beverage influencers, the team gets together to reflect on the past 52 episodes.
Quenched & Tempered – Episode 51
Authentic. Hand Crafted. Hard Working. Blue Collar. BEER. Meet the team behind the Quenched & Tempered Brewing company. Based out of the Toledo area, this new establishment will definitely be one to check out. Tune in to learn more about the founder, Alex, and his team’s journey towards building Quenched and Tempered Brewery.
Firefly Toledo – Episode 50
Formerly a WWF Wrestler, Saudi Royal Family bodyguard, surgical nurse, home healthcare CEO, deputy sheriff, U.S Army Paratrooper, and Sentinel of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Geoff Scott now operates as an owner of Firefly Toledo! Tune in to learn more about Geoff and his journey.
The Spotted Owl (Part 2) – Episode 45
From 15-year-old barrel-proof Bourbon to your standard Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, Chicken Cock Whiskey has it all! We talk to master distiller, Gregg Snyder, to learn more about Chicken Cock Whiskey’s story.
The Spotted Owl (Part 1) – Episode 44
One of America’s most open-minded bars, The Spotted Owl is a bar to add to the bucket list. We talk to Will from The Spotted Owl to learn more about his establishment.
The Heights (Part 2) – Episode 40
John Onsa, Food & Beverage Director of The Heights, is the first returning guest on the podcast. John’s first time on the podcast was in early 2020; since then a lot has changed and this time around he reflects on the ups and downs of the food industry throughout the year. John, Frankie, and Joey discuss food, leadership, motivation, and sports at Toledo’s Best Rooftop Bar.
Benchmark Restaurant – Episode 39
Benchmark Restaurant is the ‘new standard’ for fine dining in Northwest Ohio. Benchmark is known for their “chef’s way” steak entrees which were created by their head chef and owner, Jeff Dinnebeil, and it has since become a fan favorite on their menu. Joey and Frankie have the pleasure of talking with their GM, Jon Mickle, who shares his 20-year journey through the restaurant industry.