Monday, March 23, 2015

68 - Patrick "Deep Dish" Bertoletti

Meet Patrick "Deep Dish" Bertoletti, Chicago's very own world record setting competitive eater. In this episode, Patrick dishes on the world of competitive eating, talks about starting his own restaurant and educates us on the history of the Pullman neighborhood.


You can find Patrick on the Twitters, the Facebooks, the YouTubes and the Internets. Plus, don't forget that Taco in a Bag is opening up early April in Lincoln Park.

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Monday, March 9, 2015

67 - Interview Squared

Meet Steve Labedz, producer of Interview Squared, Chicago's original improvised interview show. In this episode, Steve talks about creating and organizing a bi-weekly live show, plans out a perfect date night and sings the newest Your Chicago bumper.




Interview Squared is on Twitter and on Facebook. The next Interview Squared is March 11th. They're interviewing Zoog Von Rock and you should go.

You can find Steve on Twitter

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Monday, February 23, 2015

66 - Water We Thinking

Meet Colette Gabriel, co-creator of Water We Thinking a blog about living life aboard a boat in Chicago. In this episode Colette talks about the adventures of making a home on the water with her husband, chastises Chicago for the state of our public transit and shares some new ways to explore and enjoy the Chicago river.





And here are some photos from Robot Date Night




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Monday, February 9, 2015

65 - Barley's Angels Chicago

Meet Kylie Bunting, co-organizer for Barley's Angels Chicago. In this episode, Kylie talks about creating a safe space for women to discover and enjoy beer, gives the low down on snow etiquette and shares three (and a half!) secrets, including a way to see the city from a whole new angle.


You can find Barley's Angels Chicago online, on Facebook and on Twitter. They've got some great events coming up, including a Girl Scout Cookie/Beer pairing event, so be sure to sign up!

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Monday, January 26, 2015

64 - Mac & Cheese Productions

Meet Saya Hillman, owner of Mac & Cheese Productions, a business that helps people grow community and grow themselves in unique and fun ways. In this episode, Saya talks about how unemployment led to a life of yes, addresses the serious issue of man-spreading and gives an incredible list of Chicago Secrets (seriously, get a pen and paper out).


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Monday, January 12, 2015

In Memory of Jason Chin

Last week, our friend and past guest Jason Chin passed away. He was the guest on our very first episode of 2014 and we will begin 2015 by replaying his episode from last year, to honor and remember an amazing man and pillar of the Chicago comedy community. You will be missed, Jason.






Monday, December 29, 2014

2014 Year Review

It's time for ye olde Year End Review, a special look back at the highs and lows in Chicago over the past year. And congratulations to Deborah F. for winning the Soup and Bread cookbook giveaway

We're excited to be back in 2015 and to get started on our 4th year of bringing you the people who make Chicago go. Have a wonderful holiday season and happy a new year!