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March 04

Buy this guest’s stuff: Like Language

Like Language did a killer acoustic version of their new song “Like a Drug” on the podcast. Check out the studio version here:

February 28

The essential Chicago condiment collection

Wait… they ship this to your house?

February 27

From living out of a Jeep to a role on Showtime’s ‘The Chi’: Actor Mickey O’Sullivan

Chicago actor Mickey O’Sullivan jumps in the car for diner food from his favorite place, The Golden Apple (2971 N. Lincoln). I was lucky to steal time with Mickey, he’s super busy these days playing “Chef Dan” on “The Chi” on Showtime. Related: GREAT SHOW. Watch it here! http://traffic.libsyn.com/carconcarnepodcast/CCC_MOS.mp3 In this Boost Mobile-sponsored episode, we talk about: […]

February 24

Buy this guest’s stuff – Fooditor 99: Where to Eat (and What to Eat There) in Chicago

Mike Gebert is a fantastic food writer (and three-time Car Con Carne guest). If you live in the Chicago area, you should do yourself a favor and pick up this super-cheap, must-have guide to Chicago restaurants! Click the image to explore…

February 23

Baconfest: Saluting ’10 years of the greatest pork geniuses in Chicago’ with Paulie Gee’s

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. Go there soon. Tell ’em Car Con Carne sent you. http://traffic.libsyn.com/carconcarnepodcast/Baconfest_2018_-_CCC.mp3 In this week’s episode, […]

February 20

Buy this guest’s stuff: Mickey O’Sullivan on Showtime’s ‘The Chi’

I’m recording with Chicago actor Mickey O’Sullivan later this week. He plays “Chef Dan” on the compelling and buzzworthy new Showtime series “The Chi.” Check him out in the pilot (click the image below), and binge from there!

February 19

What do U.S. presidents, Jerry Seinfeld and Car Con Carne have in common? Manny’s Deli in Chicago.

Manny’s Deli (1141 S. Jefferson) is on a short list of legit, honest-to-goodness, Chicago food institutions. A classic deli operation that’s been running since the end of World War II, Manny’s remains a go-to for all three meals and a destination for local and national politicians. http://traffic.libsyn.com/carconcarnepodcast/Mannys_CCC.mp3 Co-owner Dan Raskin joins me to talk about […]