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Car Con Carne

Jul 31, 2017

Tony and Tina's Wedding

This week, it's the stars of Tony & Tina's Wedding: Rory Zacher and Concetta Rose (Tony and Tina). They jump in my Mazda 3 to eat Mexican food from La Pasadita (1140 N. Ashland Ave.)

The show is one of a kind, and you can find out more at

We talk a lot about Tony & Tina's...

Jul 24, 2017

I'm joined by Real Urban Barbecue owner Jeff Shapiro at his new location at 5238 Touhy in Skokie ("Smokie"). I've been going to his Highland Park location for years, and was a fan long before he broke ground just west of the Edens. Before we started the podcast interview, he took me on a tour of the restaurant. You can...

Jul 15, 2017

Dan Dougherty has talents in multiple areas. His self-published comics (Beardo, Touching Evil) are must-reads, and his band (On the Off Chance) is on the rise in Chicago (wait until you hear about the sweet opening gig they have coming up in September). 

Dan met me for double cheeseburgers at the original Billy...

Jul 7, 2017

Household-name-waiting-to-happen pop singer Fiona Grey joins me for an Italian sausage at Roma's Italian Beef & Sausage (4237 N Cicero Ave, Chicago, IL 60641). I had the Hot Doug's Atomic Sausage Combo and fries... and holy crap, it was good.

Here's what we covered:

  • Fiona's cool jacket from Barcelona and my $12 shirt...

Jul 2, 2017

Chicago superstar Marty Casey (Lovehammers, Rock Star: INXS, L.A. Guns) and band members Mike and Matt join me for "Dope Tacos" at Taqueria Traspasada 2 (thanks for the recommendation, Jake). Car Con Carne is presented by Boost Mobile.

This week, we talk about:

  • ROCK STAR: INXS. What would Marty's life have been like...