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Car Con Carne

Aug 14, 2018

Kyle and Brandon of Chicago band (and Chicago #next2rock finalist) Midwave join me at Budacki's Drive In (4739 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60625) for hot dogs and conversation.

Come to Cubby Bear on August 30 to see Midwave, Like Language, Friday Pilots Club, Take the Reins and the Giving Moon compete in the local...


Aug 5, 2018

Up-and-coming Chicago band Parker (Devin, Trevor, Patrick) jumps in the Mazda 3 outside the iconic Chicago hot dog stand Jim's Original (1250 S Union Ave, Chicago, IL 60607). Discussed in this episode, sponsored by Boost Mobile (the official cell provider of Car Con Carne):

  • Every time I say the band name, I want to say...


Aug 2, 2018

This week, Car Con Carne (sponsored by Boost Mobile) makes a trip out to Tinley Park to visit the exceptional 350 Brewing Company (7144 183rd St, Tinley Park, IL 60477). Owner Todd Randall and Director of Marketing Justin Maynard jump in the car (with room to spare to talk about:

  • The superior Wi-fi we're using in the...


Jul 29, 2018

One of Chicago's most beloved musicians, Frank Orrall of Poi Dog Pondering, jumps in the car in advance of his solo show at City Winery (8/2/18). City Winery is always a cool place to hang out. Go see a show there (like Frank Orrall solo). Or just go for the food and wine. Just go: 1200 W Randolph.

This episode,...


Jul 15, 2018

This is a glorious episode, as returning guests/friends Abe Kanan and Dan "Bass" Levy meet me at Chicago Culinary Kitchen (773 N Quentin Rd, Palatine, IL 60067) to try the restaurant's Baltimore Pit Beef special. Returning guests/CCK co-owners Greg and Kristina Gaardbo jumped in the car (at alternating times) to talk...