Category: Mexican food
47 years of blues, now in book form! Bruce Iglauer of Alligator Records (Episode 195)
“There’s nothing like being the hero of a real trainwreck.”
Scaramouche! Scaramouche! Will you join me for tacos? – Queen tribute the Ready Freddies (Episode 189)
Before the Queen biopic hits theaters, spend some time with Queen tribute band The Ready Freddies!
Tom Higgenson of Plain White Ts: From Villa Park to the Grammys and Tonys (Episode 177)
Tom Higgenson of Plain White Ts joined me for a long overdue catchup. And for this episode, we went for burritos at Los Burritos #2 in his old stomping grounds of Villa Park.
Moon is full… of tacos. Moon does first-ever acoustic performance, in my Mazda! (Episode 175)
The men of the amazing Chicago band Moon (Shen, David and Chris) jumped in the car for tacos at “Jolly Science;” or, more accurately, Taco El Jalisciense (2859 W Chicago Ave).
Vegetarian Mexican food with Chicago alt band Hidden Hospitals (Episode 162)
This week, I’m joined Dave Raymond, singer/guitarist/songwriter for the super-cool Chicago band Hidden Hospitals. He picked the location for the recording: The vegetarian taqueria Quesadilla La Reina Del Sur (2235 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60647). The food was really…
Hollywood calling: Author Emily Belden talks ‘Hot Mess’ and why the new book is perfect for TV (Episode 161)
PRESENTED BY BOOST MOBILE Emily Belden, author of “Hot Mess,” jumps in the Madza 3 for a new episode/ http://traffic.libsyn.com/carconcarnepodcast/CCC_Emily_Belden.mp3 We got tacos from El Potosi (Spanish for “The Potosi”) this week. Spoiler warning: Not so much. We also talked…
Remembering when the Chairman of AIWA USA punched me in the face: Joe Born on Taco Tuesday (Episode 160)
PRESENTED BY BOOST MOBILE This week finds me interviewing AIWA USA Chairman Joe Born, a brilliant business leader, inventor and creative mind who I also happened to graduate high school with. http://traffic.libsyn.com/carconcarnepodcast/AIWA_-_Joe_Born.mp3 In this episode, sponsored by Boost Mobile, we…
Kristina Cottone performs in-car, eats delicious Mexican food from El Metro Cantina (Episode 156)
SPONSORED BY BOOST MOBILE Kristina Cottone (along with Honey & the 45s guitarist Jon Gould) joins the show for a stunning in-car performance and a magnificent Mexican dinner from El Metro Cantina (1959 Chicago Avenue, Chicago). Kristina and Jon play two…
Indie-pop Chicago band Like Language does amazing in-car performance, eats tacos (Episode 150)
Indie-pop Chicago band Like Language (Matthew Murray & Kristen Donnelly) joins me for tacos from the always-excellent Pueblo Nuevo in Portage Park (4342 N Central Ave, Chicago, IL 60634). The episode starts with a killer acoustic performance of the new…
Tacos in a Bag eaten by creator of death metal’s most evil album covers: Dinner with Matt ‘Putrid’ Carr (Episode 146)
Illustrator and artist of countless death metal album covers, Matt “Putrid” Carr, joins me for Taco in a Bag (4603 N. Lincoln Avenue). Special thanks to Taco in a Bag owner Patrick Bertoletti for the hospitality and amazing food! And thanks…