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Car Con Carne

Feb 24, 2016

This week's guests are Herb Rosen (owner of Liar's Club & musician: Rights of the Accused and Beer Nuts) and Kelly Galassi (bartender/charitable soul). We visit Dante's Pizza at 2825 N. Milwaukee for a trio of ginormous slices. As Kelly says, "You've gotta do the New York fold." First up: We talk about the "Benefit for...


Feb 14, 2016

"Please tell me there's a napkin in that bag." "This is going to be a good week to get the interiors washed" Death metal comes to Car Con Carne, as Broken Hope founder/guitarist/lyricist Jeremy Wagner jumps in the front seat for a trip to Tacos Del Norte in the far northwest burbs. Over the course of a long (and...


Feb 9, 2016

Rise Against's Joe Principe sits shotgun for a trip to Chicago suburb Downers Grove. We visit Dan's Pizza, an awesome mom & pop carry-out pizza place tucked into a nondescript strip mall. Over "party cut" pizza and Sprite, Joe talks about the music that had a big impact on him when he was growing up, Rise...


Feb 3, 2016

"Someone's going to walk by and think we're having a fight, like Jared said something that hurt my feelings. I'm bawling in here." What is 'Nashville Hot' chicken? In simplest terms, it's fried chicken with a level of cayenne spiciness that can bring a grown man (e.g. me) to his knees. Restaurateur Jared Leonard...