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Rock ‘N Ribs with guest host Alex Quigley (Episode 35)

Chicago media favorite Alex Quigley (The Fox, WGN, Q101, Rivet) sits shotgun for a trip to the unfortunately-named Rock ‘N Ribs in Lake Zurich. James and Alex talk about rock music (from Foreigner to Smashing Pumpkins), childrens’ breakfast cereals, and…

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Car Con Carne rolls on

Mike Bratton is sadly no longer part of Car Con Carne, due to the fact his family is moving back to New York. I can’t properly articulate how important he was to the show, and how much I’ll miss our…

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Taste of Chicago

We had so much fun today!

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CCC – THE SAUCE

Spent last night working on fulfilling one of the Kickstarter rewards…

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Successfully funded: THANK YOU!

As of 3:30-ish this morning, we received word that our Kickstarter effort had closed and Car Con Carne is successfully funded. Thank you for your interest, enthusiasm and support. We hit the road again tonight, with special backseat guest John…

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Car Con Carne press!

Our recent guest Scott Smith wrote a very kind summary of how Car Con Carne started, along with some general guiding principles that have propelled the podcast forward. Scott’s a fabulous writer. Check out the piece here.

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Now on iTunes!

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Show pilot preparation: finished

We’re ready to roll on our pilot this evening, with our confirmed “ride-along” backseat guest Elliott Serrano. We have menus and scorecards ready; let the BBQ quest begin!

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Location for the show pilot: Fat Willy’s

We’re getting prepared to record our Car con Carne pilot this week. To make things easy-ish, we decided to start with a Chicago destination that’s both good and easy to get to: Fat Willy’s. We’re currently looking for our first…