Posted in Extra RIP

R.I.P. Dick Dale (Car Con Carne extra)

Revisiting an archival Dick Dale interview

Posted in bacon Logan Square

Episode 216 – The 4th annual Baconfest preview, with Logan Square restaurant Twain and Baconfest co-founder Seth Zurer

BACON, BACON, BACON, BACON, BACON, BACON, BACON, BACON

Posted in Aurora beer burger joints Live performances Suburbs

Three bands. Two Brothers Roundhouse. One podcast. (Episode 215)

Three different artists perform live in the car after talking and eating off the fantastic menu at Two Brothers Roundhouse in Aurora!

Posted in Authors Autobarn Mazda of Evanston Mexican food tacos

Brothels, Chuck Berry and listener-dating: Author David Himmel is ‘The Last DJ’ (Episode 214)

Author David Himmel joins me for tacos from Turbo Taco (2050 N. Milwaukee). We talk at length about the radio business and Himmel’s excellent radio memoir, “The Last DJ: The…

Posted in Live performances Pizza punk rock Wicker Park

Episode 213 – Two Chicago classics: AM Taxi and Lou Malnati’s (LIVE AM TAXI PERFORMANCE)

Excellent Chicago band. Iconic Chicago pizza.

Posted in punk rock South side tacos

Episode 212: I wanna die with my friends (and beer from Blue Island Beer Company) – Tall Doug and BIBC

Another in-car performance! Another killer Chicago area craft brewery!

Posted in Announcements

Car Con Carne: Now numbered and itemized for your archiving enjoyment!

Who was on episode 100? Episode 153? Now you can figure it out!

Posted in Goth vegan vegetarian West Town

Nocturna Transmission: Goth DJ Scary Lady Sarah eats vegan food from Upton’s Breakroom (Episode 211)

The victims have been bled /
Red velvet lines the black box

Posted in breakfast donuts

Dirty Ditties and Donuts: Dynamite (Episode 210)

Shhh… we meet up with the Secret Donut Society!

Posted in Andersonville hot dog joints Magic Ravenswood

From rabbits in hats to rabbits in sausage: Chicago Magic Lounge at Hot ‘G’ Dog (Episode 209)

Close-up magic done by one of the best, while eating gourmet sausage in a Mazda CX-9!