Nashville has a need for speed with two different racing entities scheduling events in 2021 – NASCAR and IndyCar. Kayla and Kevin also talk about the Titan’s pressing pause on their schedule.
Kayla and Kevin chat with Javier Salado, Founder of Soy Cubano. Soy Cubano has their new-found favorite Cuban sandwich, plus much more! Javier shares some recipe “secrets,” and how his passion project started.
The temperatures have dropped and it’s feeling like fall in Nashville. Kevin and Kayla talk about some of their favorite fall activities – like football, pumpkin patches and (maybe) haunted attractions.
Football is back! Kayla and Kevin talk about the Titans’ first game against the Denver Broncos. It’s a house divided – listen in to find out where the loyalties lie. Also they sip on “real” moonshine and chat about Lays Hot Chicken Flavored Chips.
Kayla and Kevin chat with Founder and CEO of The Cupcake Collection, Mignon Francois. Her sweet success didn’t come overnight – Mignon shares her journey to joy and, of course, talks about her cupcakes!
This episode is all about food! Some we try for the first time, like the Cousins Maine Lobster Truck and Kings Bluff Brewery, and sometimes we fallback on our favorites, such as Martin’s BBQ.
Kevin talks about trying Hattie B’s Hot Chicken for the first time. Kayla and Kevin get away for the weekend to Indianapolis for the NHRA drag races (and eat, of course). Plus they share how centrally located Nashville is to other major cities.
Kayla Zadel & Kevin Contardo
Kevin Contardo, is a 22-year veteran of the venue and live event industry. Contardo worked for Nederlander Entertainment on two separate occasions, the E.W. Scripps Company, Hara Arena Conference & Exhibition Center, SMG Worldwide Entertainment & Convention Venue Management and the Professional Rough Stock Rodeo Series before opening his own Consultancy Group.
In recent years in Nashville, Contardo has worked with the Nashville Predators (NHL), the Predators Foundation, several different events & tours as well as numerous local and national brands.
With a background in broadcast journalism and communications, Kayla Zadel’s current role as a lifestyle correspondent and blogger in Nashville was a natural progression in her career. Kayla’s known for providing appearances full of engaging content and innovative products regularly on NBC. She’s also the founder and creative director of her blog – a go-to resource for her segments, as well as all things fashion, travel and more. From Colorado by the way of Amarillo, Texas – she loves horse power + horses and dogs – enjoying her time with her and Kevin’s dogs, Magnum and Stella, and still riding her childhood horse, Marzi.