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Car Con Carne

Jan 29, 2018

Comedians/improvisers/funny dudes Vik Pandya and Tyler Fowler of the Team Us Comedy join me for tacos at Alba's Restaurant (1825 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60622). During this Boost Mobile-sponsored episode, we talk about:

  • Criteria for a good taco: "All tacos are the same, until they're not."
  • My ability to spot Vik and...

Jan 22, 2018

This week, it's a visit to Kuma's Corner (2900 W. Belmont), which is basically Ground Zero for Chicago's 21st century burger Renaissance. 

My guest is Kuma's Creative Director David Bacso, who came to the podcast armed with two burgers:

The Minsk (January, 2018 Burger of the Month) - 10oz Beef Patty (or choice of...

Jan 17, 2018

This week, it's a trip to Berwyn (said in the best possible Svengoolie voice) for amazing food from Big Guys Sausage Stand. I'm joined by peerless food writer Mike Gebert (owner and editor-in-chief of Fooditor, author of The Fooditor 99: Where To Eat and What To Eat There) and Big Guy's owner Brendan O'Connor. 


Jan 8, 2018

Coyote Riot (pronounced "KEYE-OAT," not "KEYE-oaty," like I say throughout the episode) joins me for amazing cheesy beefs from Pop's (10337 S Kedzie Ave, Chicago, IL 60655). More amazing, they play a blistering version of "I Was Born to Take It Easy" in my car. Yep... bluegrass performed live in a Mazda 3. So...

Jan 1, 2018

This week is a special episode recorded outside of the car (and without food). As 2017 was winding down, I caught up with Sunny (WWE Hall-of-Famer) backstage at a Berwyn Championship Wrestling event. Sunny was fighting the stomach flu that night (the first thing she said before recording was "I hope your mic...