Meatballs & Dreams - EPISODE 10
Mike of @banderas_mkt is having his morning espresso, Matt of @wesaygravy is trying to understand him with truck deliveries in the background. Let's go! Cliff Notes: 1:18 What was it like celebrating Italy's Euro win in the North end? 3:00 The Cape vacation recap 8:45 We breakdown Tony & Elaines of the North End 12:00 Martha’s Vineyard and Chatham Food 14:50 My idea on how I want to play bobby flay in a match 17:00 Bar Pizza tourney run by an Instagram blogger
24 Jul 2021
Meatballs & Dreams EPISODE 09 - 'Bocce Tournament?!'
After a few weeks off, Mike of @banderas_mkt and Matt of @wesaygravy are back at it. In this episode they talk about what the plan is for the week of the 4th in the Cape, Matt rants a bit about IG as usual, and they both discuss planning the Cape's largest Bocce tournament in history.
29 Jun 2021
Meatballs & Dreams EPISODE 08 - 'The Boston Nightlife Scene'
In episode 8, DJ Costa of Big Night joins us to talk about the Boston nightlife scene. -He reveals June 12th as the night he will be headlining at 'The Grand' in Boston's Seaport, as well as the opening dates of Memoir at the Encore Casino. -What do celebrities like Tiesto and Pauly D ask for when they're in Boston? Where does DJ Costa take them to eat? What's the craziest story he has? Also - Mike reveals how many meatballs Bandera's sold over memorial day weekend and it's insane. All that and much more in episodee 8!
3 Jun 2021
Meatballs & Dreams EPISODE 07 - 'Nachos Italiano'
In Episode 7, Matt of @wesaygravy and Mike of @banderas_mkt have special guest Philip Frattaroli join. Philip is the owner of Lucia's in Boston's North End & Winchester, MA, Ducali Pizzeria of the North End, and the Cunard Tavern of East Boston. Topics discussed: -The tough pandemic decisions that Philip had to make as a North End business owner -His thoughts on the Little Italy Cup and the Frattaroli family's record in the tournament so far -The 'Nachos Italiano' dish that has propelled Ducali Pizzeria into the final 64 -Bandera's Market is 3 days away from opening day and Mike talks about the shop's preparation for the the big weekend -Craft beer in the North End and much more!
25 May 2021
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Meatballs & Dreams EPISODE 06 - 'Bruins & Bucatini'
Matt of @wesaygravy and Mike of @banderas_mkt recorded episode 6 after Mike's spray tan and during the Bruins game 2. -Downtown Hyannis restaurants -Bruins game 1 performance -Mike's first Bob's of Medford MA experience -North end breakfast spots -Little Italy Cup best of 3 series previews (Strega vs Lucia), (Tresca vs Carmelina's) -and much more!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
18 May 2021
Meatballs & Dreams EPISODE 05 - "Elmer"
Matt of @wesaygravy and Mike of @Banderas_mkt get into some serious topics this episode: -GnocchiGate 2021 -A Fake IG post being called out -Mike's up to date North End patio rankings -Mike's hidden gem sushi spot in the South Shore -Matt's response to his rigatoni dish ratings --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
11 May 2021
Meatballs & Dreams - Special Edition (Mother's Day)
The one and only Dolly Bandera of @banderas_mkt joins us on this special edition of M's and D's! -Straight MEATBALL talk. The X's and O's of making a meatball. -How many meatballs does Bandera's Market make a day? -Will Bandera's be releasing a new sub this summer? -Dolly's favorite Florida restaurants And more!
9 May 2021
Meatballs & Dreams EPISODE 04 - "The 2 Day Hangover"
In this episode, Matt of @wesaygravy and Mike of @banderas_mkt talk about: -New food spots they tried this week (Roy's Cold Cuts of East Boston, Pisa Pizza of Malden) -Break down some matchups in round 2 of the North End bracket in the Little Italy Cup -A new restaurant opening that people camped out overnight for -Food blog etiquette -The craziest sub order Mike has seen at Bandera's Market And much more!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
4 May 2021
Meatballs & Dreams EPISODE 03 - "wesay....what?!"
Episode 3 details: -Matt talks about his tv show 'Masterchef' stint -Is Bandera's Market revealing a lobster roll this summer? -Break down North End bracket weekly results in the the Little Italy Cup -How many meatballs can you eat in 5 minutes? -Vegas/Florida Restaurants -Mike waits until the end to break some news to Matt
27 Apr 2021
Meatballs & Dreams EPISODE 02 - The DEEP South
In this episode, Matt of @wesaygravy and Mike of @banderas_mkt talk about North End espresso martinis, south shore bar pizza, where food bloggers go from here, and some old Boston spots like News and Splash.
19 Apr 2021