Mike Stephen takes a bite out of the local food scene and learns how pigs had a role in making Chicago an economic success with Cynthia Clampitt, author of Pigs, Pork, and Heartland Hogs, gets the scoop from Mike Gebert on a list of the most interesting restaurants in Chicago featured in the newest edition of The Fooditor 99, and discusses the impact of food deserts in Chicagoland with Dr. Daniel Block. The delicious local music this week is brought to you by October Bird of Death. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.
Mike Stephen talks with transportation enthusiast The Parking Ticket Geek about the latest local parking and transportation stories, gets the delicious details of all the great food along 26th Street with Mike Gebert, editor of Fooditor.com, and hangs with Steve Krakow (aka Plastic Crimewave) to learn about the Secret History of Elgin’s 70s Blues-rockers Iron Lung. The local music this week comes from V.V. Lightbody. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.
Mike Stephen conversates with: Tanya Woods, executive director of the Westside Justice Center, and John Preston, member, IL Black Panther Party; Bill Hagan, volunteer and auxiliary deputy at the Lake County Sheriff Department; and Mike Gebert, editor and publisher, Fooditor. Let us know about your favorite cozy winter neighborhood bars/taverns here! This week’s local music is provided pop-punkers Five Three Eyes. Mike with Tanya Woods, executive director of the Westside Justice Center, and John Preston, member of the IL Black Panther Party. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.
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Mike Stephen talks with: Chicagoist food editor Anthony Todd about the development of the Chicago Market, a new co-op grocery store that’s coming to Uptown; Chicago Reader staff writer Julia Thiel about why Chicago’s once-promising food truck scene is having a rough time; and Fooditor editor/publisher Michael Gebert about how your potentially favorite new beer gets into Chicago bars. Meanwhile, we discuss how Mike recently spoke at the NISPA (Northern Illinois Scholastic Press Association) high school journalism conference… about how much he loves tacos! This week’s local music is provided by The Bishop’s Daredevil Stunt Club. OTL host Mike Stephen spoke at the 2017 Northern Illinois Scholastic Press Association (NISPA) high school journalism conference about… tacos. Check out the screen behind him. [photo courtesy @EldesAyse] To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.