Category Archives: North side

August 13

The difficult-to-describe, coming-through-in-the-clutch, Chicago band Midwave eats hot dogs

Kyle and Brandon of Chicago band (and Chicago #next2rock finalist) Midwave join me at Budacki’s Drive In (4739 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60625) for hot dogs and conversation. http://traffic.libsyn.com/carconcarnepodcast/midwave_ccc.mp3 Come to Cubby Bear on August 30 to see Midwave, Like Language, Friday Pilots Club, Take the Reins and the Giving Moon compete in the […]

May 04

Remembering when the Chairman of AIWA USA punched me in the face: Joe Born on Taco Tuesday

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 shared a Taco Tuesday at El Carrito (6019 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60659) and […]

December 21

Fooditor’s Mike Gebert reveals ‘One of the top 3 dishes in Chicago’

Mike Gebert, author of “The Fooditor 99: Where To Eat (And What To Eat There) in Chicago” jumps in the Mazda 3 to create audio food porn. We visit Khan B.B.Q. (2401 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL 60659) for chicken boti, which Mike says is one of the “top three dishes in Chicago” (he’s right). […]

June 04

Indie frontwoman prescribes a ‘big, meaty Tylenol’: White Mystery goes to Wolfy’s

This week finds me at a classic north side hot dog joint: Wolfy’s at 2734 Peterson, a place whose food guest Miss Alex White describes as a “big, meaty Tylenol.” About Miss Alex White: She and her brother Francis Scott Key comprise the wildly fun and successful indie band White Mystery. We talk about how […]