Food is the New Rock

Ep. 24 - Doug and Bryan from New York's Big Gay Ice Cream Truck stop by Bronson Island to talk music and more with Zach & Chuck.  They talk hate mail, the Mister Softee mafia, Doug's time and Julliard, and how Elite Yelpers tried to shake them down for "something special". Plus, there's mention of Marky Ramone's ear hair, and a the story of how calling Jane Wiedlin from the Go Go's a bitch lead to her writing their theme song.  

Direct download: EP26-BigGayIceCream.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:42am EST

Ep. 23 - Singer/Songwriter Michelle Branch stops by Bronson Island to talk to Zach and Chuck P about  "Cook, Taste, Eat" her new online cooking show w/ SF Chef Michael Mina. In honor of Thanksgiving we talk turkey carving, pies, and how competitive she is with her Mom and sister (sounds like things get ugly around this time of year.) We also talk Indonesian food, shit on a shingle, and about the time her 7 year old daughter ate pig heart.  Plus she does two songs live at the end of the episode, including a cover of "Sweet & Sour" by Band of Skulls because we bonded over Chinese food buffets.  

Direct download: EP26-Branch.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:32pm EST

Ep. 22 - Mexican food ambassador, and James Beard award winning Chef Rick Bayless takes time from running his Chicago restaurant empire to talk food and music with Chuck & Zach. We get him to talk about making mix tapes, food as art, and the similarities between chefs and musicians. Plus he talks about his brother Skip (the sports reporter), President Obama's victory, and about the time Jimmy Buffet came into one of his restaurants and didn't order a margarita. Recently he was awarded the Order of the Aztec Eagle by the Mexican Government, and his new cookbook "Frontera: Margaritas, Guacamole & Snacks" is in stores now. 

Direct download: EP26-Bayless.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:35am EST

Ulises Bella and Wil-Dog Abers from legendary L.A. band Ozomatli join Zach and Chuck at Bronson Island studios to talk food and travel.  They tell us about growing up in L.A. and how it prepared them to tour around the world eating: from Thailand to China to Vietnam to India and more.  Thai Elvis and tiger cock are also mentioned, and we hear about the time Chef Jose Andres sliced and passed out jamon iberico from the stage during one of their shows.  

Direct download: EP24-Ozomotli.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:18am EST