Category: Logan Square
Engines fueled by Passion House coffee (Episode 260)
This week, it’s two guests in one car: Joshua, owner of Passion House Coffee Roasters, and Justin and Emily from indie band Engines.
If you can make it in Lithuania, you can make it anywhere. Also, Fort Frances eats tacos. (Episode 225)
This week, it’s taco time with Chicago band Fort Frances (David, Aaron and Jason), arguably the only Chicago band to have earned superstar status in Lithuania. Equal parts Americana and indie rock, Fort Frances can comfortably live next to ANYTHING ON ANY OF YOUR PLAYLISTS.
That train overhead? It’s the ‘L.’ That amazing performance? It’s the return of the War on Peace. (Episode 221)
The War on Peace (Grahm, Steven and Jeremy) returns to Car Con Carne for another hard-to-believe-it-was-done-in-a-car performance! They previewed the new song “High School” from the forthcoming EP, “Mutual Destruction” and joined me for fabulous Tacos Al Pastor from Taqueria…
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
‘Someone’s a Car Con ***hole’ – Talking punk rock with Daryl Wilson (Bollweevils) and Denis Buckley (88 Fingers Louie) (Episode 153)
It’s a Chicago punk rock summit as I’m joined by returning guests Daryl Wilson (The Bollweevils) and Denis Buckley (88 Fingers Louie) at Dante’s Pizza. Here’s what we talk about this week: http://traffic.libsyn.com/carconcarnepodcast/88_FL_and_Bollweevils_2018.mp3 Is Denis now tied for most-frequently appearing…
Baconfest: Saluting ’10 years of the greatest pork geniuses in Chicago’ with Paulie Gee’s (Episode 148)
Baconfest is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, and co-founder Seth Zurer jumps in the Mazda 3 to talk about this year’s event. Joining us is Derrick Tung, owner of Paulie Gee’s in Logan Square. Paulie Gee’s pizzas are amazing….
Thanking 88 Fingers Louie singer Denis ‘for being a friend’ (Episode 123)
Denis Buckley, frontman of 88 Fingers Louie, joins me for tacos at El Cid II (2645 Kedzie). http://traffic.libsyn.com/carconcarnepodcast/88fl_revisited.mp3 This week’s episode is sponsored by the good people at BOOST MOBILE. Discussed this week: My first experience with El Cid, during a…
High school reunion? ‘I would say f*** that’: Taco Tuesday with Chicago glam-rockers V Sparks (Episode 103)
Alan Lewis and Prescott Kagan from the amazing glam-rock Chicago band V Sparks join me for Taco Tuesday at Tacos Garcia on Armitage in Logan Square. We talk about the band’s history, including its too-long hiatus and return this year….
Terror, teen sex and tofu: Author Mike “McBeardo” McPadden (Heavy Metal Movies)(Episode 100)
This week, it’s a trip for vegan food at Ground Control (3315 W. Armitage) with peerless author Mike “McBeardo” McPadden (Heavy Metal Movies). Mike’s always been one of my favorite guests; he has a shocking depth of knowledge about horror…
A blazing performance from Chicago’s Blood People (and a food challenge) (Episode 96)
OH MY GOD, this episode was fun to do. I’m joined by 3/4 of Blood People (Aly, Mickey and Jeff) for tacos at the much-celebrated L’ Patron (3749 W Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60647). Blood People is a band you need…