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Country star Emma White carves her own path in music industry: Conversation outside Haymarket Pub & Brewery (Episode 293)

Just two years ago, Rolling Stone named Emma White one of “10 New Country Stars to Watch.” Now she’s in my car with burgers from Haymarket Pub & Brewery (737 W. Randolph). I love everything about Haymarket. Great food. Great…

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The name will get your attention; the music will make you a fan. Singer-songwriter Lilly Winwood at Haymarket (Episode 193)

Yes, her dad is *that* Steve Winwood, but Lilly Winwood’s making music that’s really good, and entirely her own.

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Testing Taco Bell’s Naked Chicken Chalupa with ManBQue’s John Carruthers (Episode 95)

This week, I’m joined by John Carruthers, co-founder of meat social club ManBQue ( and co-author of two must-own ManBQue cookbooks. We take a trip to a northwest side Taco Bell on the day of the national release of the…