Tag Archives: Pop’s Italian Beef

January 08

Bluegrass performance from Coyote Riot and cheesy beefs at Pop’s

Coyote Riot (pronounced “KEYE-OAT,” not “KEYE-oaty,” like I say throughout the episode) joins me for amazing cheesy beefs from Pop’s (10337 S Kedzie Ave, Chicago, IL 60655). More amazing, they play a blistering version of “I Was Born to Take It Easy” in my car. Yep… bluegrass performed live in a Mazda 3. So freaking […]

March 19

Zanies, Letterman and Tony the Tiger: Eating beef with comedian Pat McGann

Comedian Pat McGann meets me at Pop’s in Mt. Greenwood at 10337 S Kedzie Ave, where I have the wettest, dense-est cheesy beef ever. We chat about: *Pat’s two appearances on Letterman *Pat’s starring role alongside Tony the Tiger *The key ingredient to launching into stand-up comedy *The challenges of trying out new material *His […]