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Jun 17, 2018

Chicago punk legends Apocalypse Hoboken are gearing up for two reunion shows at Chop Shop (July 13 & 14). That seemed like a perfect excuse to chat with Todd and Andy from the band.

Joining us in the car is the source of this week's meal: Matt Habib, proprietor of the transcendent Legit Dogs & Ice (51 S. Grove Ave in...


Jun 10, 2018

This week, musician Kevin Singleton (The Cold Mourning, El Famous, Inept) joins me for a performance outside Bottom Lounge (1375 W Lake St, Chicago, IL 60607), the epic Chicago live music venue he manages.

Kevin plays two awesome Cold Mourning songs ("Hopeless," "Tombstone") before we bring food into the car from the...


Jun 2, 2018

Chicago band-on-the-rise, 101 WKQX Piqniq artist and regional Next2Rock finalist, Marina City jumps in the car for a wild, delicious romp through the menu of recently-opened restaurant City Barbeque in Berwyn (7108 W. Cermak Road Ste B2, Berwyn, IL 60402).

Let the record show: The food at City Barbeque is amazing....


May 22, 2018

The phenomenal suburban Chicago band Take the Reins joins me for dinner at Hamburger Heaven in Elmhurst (281 N York Rd, Elmhurst, IL 60126). Before you listen to this episode, make sure to listen to their recently-released "Addiction by Subtraction" album! In this episode, sponsored by BOOST MOBILE, we discuss:

  • The...


May 15, 2018

This week, I'm joined Dave Raymond, singer/guitarist/songwriter for the super-cool Chicago band Hidden Hospitals. He picked the location for the recording: The vegetarian taqueria Quesadilla La Reina Del Sur (2235 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60647). The food was really good, if not destructively spicy.

If you happen to...