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Bartoli’s makes modern deep dish pizza in the classic Chicago style (Episode 814)

Eater Chicago named Bartoli’s one of the Essential Deep Dish Pizza Restaurants in Chicago. USA Today called Bartoli’s Chicago’s Best Pizza. Food And Wine said it’s the Best Pizza in Chicago. The critics aren’t wrong… Bartoli’s makes fantastic pizza. For…

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Space Age Zeros – ‘Wishing Well’ (Extra – 2/2/23)

Car Con Carne Extra – 2/2/23 Space Age Zeros – “Wishing Well” Support Space Age Zeros

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The Brokedowns talk new album, eat pizza slices (Episode 813)

Mustafa, Eric and Jon from the Brokedowns joined me for a chat over slices from Dante’s Pizzeria (3028 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL 60647). We talked about their fantastic new album, “Maximum Khaki,” their first release in five (!) years….

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Pink Frost – ‘On the Way Down’ (Extra – 1/31/23)

Car Con Carne Extra – 1/31/23 Pink Frost – “On the Way Down” Support Pink Frost on Bandcamp

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Almost There But Not Really – ‘Marquette Park’ (Extra – 1/26/23)

Car Con Carne Extra – 1/26/23 Almost There But Not Really – “Marquette Park” Support the band on Instagram, Bandcamp and Spotify!

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Man’s Body – ‘Dark Horse Matter’ (Extra – 1/24/23)

Car Con Carne Extra – 1/24/23 Man’s Body – “Dark Horse Matter” Support the band at mansbody.bandcamp.com

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Comedian Mike Stricker eats hot dogs, says funny things (Episode 812)

Comedian Mike Stricker joins me for hot dogs from Gene & Jude’s in this episode. He’s a very funny guy, and we talked about: *How I totally forgot we’d already met, and feel really dumb about it. *Gene & Jude’s…

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wht.rbbt.obj – ‘Once More Down the Rabbit Hole’ (Extra – 1/19/23)

Car Con Carne Extra – 1/19/23 wht.rbbt.obj – “Once More Down the Rabbit Hole” Support the band at whtrbbtobj.com

Posted in Episodes Italian food Little Italy Restaurateurs

Peanut Park Trattoria serves killer pasta, tiramisu and more in Little Italy (Episode 811)

Chicago Magazine says Peanut Park Trattoria (1359 W. Taylor St.) is one of the “10 hottest restaurants in Chicago right now.” Time Out named it one of the 30 best Italian restaurants in the city. The accolades are well-deserved. Dave…

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Marina City – ‘Youth’ (Extra – 1/17/23)

Car Con Carne Extra – 1/17/23 Marina City – “Youth” Support Marina City on all streaming platforms