Category Archives: diners

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! In this Boost Mobile-sponsored episode, we talk about: […]

March 30

Road trip! Dive restaurants and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (BLOG)

Welcome to Spring Break week. With the schools shuttered until Monday, I gathered up the family for a road trip across the midwest. The destination for Day One was Kalahari indoor water park in Sandusky, Ohio. Kalahari is an impressive, gigantic humid space with thousands of near-naked humans wandering barefoot in zig-zag paths. The grounds […]

July 26

From working in a ‘war zone’ to eating diner food in a Mazda: ‘Blues Doctor’ Dan Ivankovich

This week, I’m joined by one of CNN’s “Heroes of the Year,” “Blues Doctor” Daniel Ivankovich. Wikipedia explains his work better than I can: He’s the “leader of the Bone Squad, a group of medical professionals who treat the city’s uninsured and underinsured.” We visit the long-standing White Palace Grill on Roosevelt (it’s been there […]