Episode 64: Tribe Street Kitchen ON LOCATION! (w/ Brooke Roberts)

February 18, 2019

Travel Expert and Continent Hopper BROOKE ROBERTS (@thenewdorothy, Brazenist) joins us on T3 this week as we taste test the tasty tacos at TRIBE STREET KITCHEN in the River Market!

Brooke shares with us some of her best travel stories (THE TOP 4 PLACES TO VISIT BEFORE YOU DIE!) and globe trotting travel tips as well as tales about growing up in Southeastern Kansas and saving up her money for some Taco Tico! There's a lotta TACO TICO talk in this episode as well as Overseas Taco Talk!

IN THIS EPISODE: Dave tries to convince Brooke to travel to the exotic locale of Belton, Missouri! Dave and Brooke talk about their Grandpa's Tattoos! Dave reveals a bad taco date he once had! In the TACO TICKER: We talk Taco Bell's Galentine's Day Party Tips, Taco Bell opening up in Thailand and we even touch upon the new Guy Fieri Taco Joint opening up in the P&L! This one has it all: STREET MEATS! INDIAN FOOD! DRACULA'S CASTLE! BEST OVERSEAS EATS! EATING IN THE WORLD'S FANCIEST McDONALD'S! Brooke's Favorite Overseas Customs! In TOWN OF THE TACO we discuss KC's Most Underrated or Hidden Attraction! As well as How do you describe KC to someone who has never been here?

ALSO: We talk a lotta tongue (lengua, that is) and Brooke tells us about the time she visited DAVE'S COZY LITTLE HOSTEL!! Climb aboard this taco caravan! Wondrous taco adventures await!" 


Episode 63: El Patron ON LOCATION! (w/ Emily Keizer and Boyce Richardson)

February 12, 2019

It's our VALENTINE'S DAY Episode and no dadgum Ice Storm is gonna keep us from eating tacos this week!

TACO THE TOWN is back and this week we review the tasty tacos from EL PATRON with guest reviewers Emily Keizer and Boyce Richardson (CoastlessKC Podcast). Emily gives us her breakdown of the top Chips n' Salsa in KC as well as her go to tacos at Torchy's when sh goes to Texas and Boyce reminisces about his days working at a Mexican Restaurant in the Pittsburg, Kansas Mall and remembers his Southeast Kansas Taco Roots.

We run down a list of the Worst Valentine's Day Gifts and remember Good and Bad Valentine's Days from our past! We even break down the proper way to order food at Carnicaria San Antonio and Joe's KC ("RESPECT THE SYSTEM!") In the Taco Ticker we talk about Costco's Street Taco Kit! A 12 Pound $65 Super Bowl Taco! Wouldya Eat It? T-Mobile Offering Free Taco Bell Tacos!! In TOWN OF THE TACO We Talk about our Favorite Childhood Memories of KC! And Our Favorite KC Guilty Pleasure!

ALSO IN THIS EPISODE: We talk about overseas tacos and TACO BELL arriving in London and Dave is asked "What fictional world do you think has the best tacos?" Don't let the Cilantro Soap Truthers get you down! Taco The Town is here to set things right!


Episode 62: Carmen’s Cocina II ON LOCATION! (w/ Chris Leon and Jessi Burkette)

January 29, 2019

T3 reviews one of Dave's favorite little taco stops, CARMEN'S COCINA II in Olathe this week with guest taco reviewers Actor/Model/Wrestling Announcer CHRIS LEON and Actress/Model/Info-mercial Producer JESSI BURKETTE!

We discuss wacky and inventive SUPER BOWL Eats and what exactly are Trash Can Nachos? The gang runs down many taco topics such as: PEAS IN TACO? POTACOS: YAY OR NAY? and Taco Bell Flavored Oreos: Would ya eat 'em? Jessi tells us about the time she won a Oreo Stacking Competition as an 8 Year Old & Chris faces Dave's wrath for ordering a Burrito! In the TACO TICKER we talk about a Toronto Taco Bell that created a Nacho Cheese Dispensing Billboard as well as discuss the El Chapo Trial where it was revealed the Mexican Drug Lord was discovered by the authorities by sending his men out for some tacos to go! In TOWN OF THE TACO we talk about our Favorite Neighborhoods in KC and we tackle KC Dance Clubs and a little place called FUNKYTOWN!

ALSO: Jessi tells about the time she was inflicted with the affliction known as Jalapeno Hands and we get into her Cilantro Addiction (Would she wear Cilantro-infused clothing?) And In a very lively TACO TO ME, Dave is asked the question all of America has been wanting to know...does he own Taco-themed Underwear?! This episode has it all...except for Potacos!


Episode 61: Adelita’s (w/ Jolie Justus and Michael McMillian)

January 23, 2019

In a very important T3, friends of the show JOLIE JUSTUS (KC Mayoral Candidate) and MICHAEL McMILLIAN (Actor/Writer "CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND", "TRUE BLOOD") stop by to discuss The FUTURE OF KANSAS CITY and THE FUTURE OF KANSAS CITY TACOS!

Jolie tells us her personal Taco History and she relives her years living in Branson and encountering Country Music Legends as well as Branson Legends Yakov Smirnoff and Shoji Tabuchi! Michael recounts his recent audition for a Taco Bell commercial and reveals that Nacho Fries are coming back! Dave along with T3 Executive Producer CHRIS GARIBALDI pepper Jolie about the Future of Tacos in Kansas City and her mayoral campaign platform on how she will change the taco landscape of the city! (Filling the potholes on Wornall Road with Tacos? Streetcar filled with tacos?)

TACO TOPICS DISCUSSED: Where is Northmoor, Missouri and is it haunted by a red eyed demon dog? Austin, Texas' Airport Taco and Beer Intake! What's in a Cowboy Taco? We talk about the New KCI design, what it's new motto should be and also what taco places we'd put in the new concourse! Dave and the gang also talk how to pronounce 'salsa' and Dave is offered a role in Jolie's cabinet as Minister of TACOS! Some political promises are made and many many tacos are devoured this week on a VERY SPECIAL TACO THE TOWN (HALL)!


Episode 60: POI-Õ ON LOCATION! (w/ Mariah Kelli, Luis Garcia, and Chef Carlos Mortera)

January 15, 2019

Dave re-ignites his passion for chicken and chicken tacos this week as we hit POI-Õ, one of the newest Chicken spots in town! With special guests Actress/Model MARIAH KELLI, Actor/Artist LUIS GARCIA (SPYN STUDIO, HECHO KC) and POI-Õ & THE BITE'S Chef CARLOS MORTERA, the gang reveals their personal taco back stories and get hands on with some tasty make-your-own tacos!

It's KC Restaurant Week and we reveal all the places you can get tacos on the KCRW List! We also run down a list of all the best Chicken places in town! Carlos reveals his GO CHICKEN GO Chicken Strip Taco recipe and Mariah asks the question "CHURCH'S or POPEYE'S?" In the TACO TICKER we taco 'bout the ENDLESS TACOS promotion at ON THE BORDER and we chat about the re-opening of a Famous Alabama Taco Bell. In OWN OF THE TACO we discuss where to find the BEST ITALIAN FOOD in KC and ask our guests: "KC needs to step up it's (FILL IN THE BLANK) Game!" In BAD REVIEWS IN FUNNY VOICES we read some Bad Reviews of Local KC Kentucky Fried Chicken locations!

OTHER TACO TOPICS COVERED: Walking Tacos! Is a Crepe a Taco?! TACOS ON THE RIVER! MAYO ON A TACO?! And who has the best Ice Cream Tacos in town? We're eating tasty chicken taco treats on the Westside this week on T3!


Episode 59: Chappell’s Restaurant and Sports Museum ON LOCATION! (w/ Ari Tinnen, Kurtis Seaboldt, and Chris Garibaldi)

January 9, 2019

In our first show of 2019, T3 is taste testing the tasty tacos at the newly renovated CHAPPELL'S Restaurant and Sports Museum in North Kansas City with guest taco reviewers Actress/Voice Over Artist ARI TINNEN, Voice Over Artist, Radio Host & Sports Encyclopedia KURTIS SEABOLDT (Sports Radio 810 WHB) and T3 Executive Producer and Lotuspool Records CEO CHRIS GARIBALDI! CHAPPELL'S General Manager Brett Wagoner swings by as well!

We do a little Chiefs vs. Colts Playoff Preview and relive our favorite Chiefs Memories and Chiefs Playoff Nightmares from the past! (Coach Andy Reid even stops by!) Ari reveals the best place in LA to get a taco as you get your car washed, tells us about the time she almost joined the circus and we get into her fear of puppets!  We also introduce our new segment, The Taco The Town Sports Corner (Where we discuss the Amazing 1983 Huey Lewis & The News Album 'SPORTS!') In the Taco Ticker we taco 'bout Chipotle's Rose Bowl Float! (Would you lick it?) And we discuss the recent incident at a Taco Bell in Oklahoma where a man fired a gun at a drive thru window when he didn't receive enough taco sauce!

OTHER TACO TOPICS DISCUSSED: Gold-flaking and Glitter Tacos! Making Your Own Sour Cream! Ketchup on Tacos (Don't Do it!) We scientifically break down HOW FAR COULD PATRICK MAHOMES THROW A TACO & HOW FAR COULD PATRICK MAHOMES THROW A FISH? We also touch upon The BOZO THE CLOWN SHOW and Gravy Flavored Candy Canes! In TOWN OF THE TACO we touch upon our FAVORITE STREETS IN KC and THINGS THAT BUG YOU ABOUT KC! In 2019, We want FULL TACO DISCLOSURE! Make your New Years Resolution to listen to more TACO THE TOWN!" 


Episode 58: Oscar’s Authentic Mexican Grill ON LOCATION! (w/ Kate Haugan, Steve and Mike Weatherford)

December 20, 2018

It's our last episode of 2018 and we're closing out the YEAR OF THE TACO by taste testing some tasty tacos at OSCAR'S AUTHENTIC MEXICAN GRILL in OooOOOoooOOlathe with some T3 All Stars KATE HAUGAN and The WEATHERFORD BROTHERS (STEVE and MIKE!)

We celebrate Kate joining the 5 Timers Club! We also review the top happenings and news stories from 2018 THE YEAR OF THE TACO! We calculate HOW MANY TACOS DID DAVE EAT THIS YEAR? In the Taco Ticker, we read the story of a State Trooper being refused Taco Bell Service! And we go over a list of new Taco places opening in KC this month!

Other Taco Topics covered: What does 2019 hold for Tacos? (Taco Gender Reveals?) Dave and Steve and Mike reminisce about their days playing in The Markers (Stanley, Kansas' premiere Comedy rock band) and the gang also gathers around the tacos and recounts WEIRD and WACKY CHRISTMAS and NEW YEARS EVE STORIES FROM THE PAST and reads some BAD REVIEWS of Kansas City Holiday Events/Locations! ALSO: WE HAVE OUR FIRST KC JINGLE OFF! With Taco Bell's Diablo Chips up for grabs (which we give a mini-review of!) Be sure to listen all the way to the end as we close the year with a tender KC Christmas Tune!

TACO THE TOWN would like to thank our listeners and guests for making 2018 THE YEAR OF THE TACO a Taco-rrific year!!


Episode 57: TIKICAT HOLIDAY COCKTAIL PARTY! ON LOCATION! (w/ Katie Crawford, Brady Goodman and Chris Garibaldi)

December 13, 2018

It's our Festive Holiday Cocktail Party Episode and like all Holiday Cocktail Parties...this one quickly goes off the rails! We review the tasty cocktails from one of our favorite spots in KC, TIKICAT, with special Taco The Town ALL STARS, Singer/Writer KATIE CRAWFORD and 99.7 The Point Radio Personality BRADY GOODMAN!

Also along for the party is Executive Producer CHRIS GARIBALDI (who tells us tales from his Dark Childhood!) We get to the bottom of Tiki Culture (World War II Fighter Pilot Swingers) and we run down a list of what people in the 1960's thought made a good cocktail party! Brady updates us on his quest to dunk a basketball and we sing some of our favorite Christmas songs (some sung very well, some sung very poorly!) We ask Katie what a Juicy Lucy is, we discuss Taco Coin Crypto Currency as well as what Christmas character we identify with the most! Other topics discussed: Turtlenecks! Smoking Cigs! Crying during movies! And we talk a lotta WW2 like any good taco podcast is like to do! ALSO: We run down our Big List of Kansas City Christmas Must Do's!



Episode 56: Karbon at The Parlor Food Hall! ON LOCATION! (w/ Noelle Manica, Josh Montes and Rachel Rinas)

December 5, 2018

According to various news periodicals, food halls are taking over the USA and we've got our very own right here in KC...AND THEY'VE GOT TACOS!

This week we review the tasty tacos from KARBON located inside THE PARLOR in The Crossroads with KC Supermodel/Actress/Modeling Coach NOELLE MANICA (themodelboard.com) and KC Interior Designer/Fashion and Food Influencer JOSUE "JOSH" MONTES (Instagram: @1dapperlatino)!

Dave and the gang are also joined by KARBON'S Head Chef and Creator RACHEL RINAS and she breaks down all the delicious taco flavors that are available at this Parlor Taco Spot! Other Taco Topics Discussed: Food Halls vs. Food Courts! TEXAS TACOS vs. KC TACOS! Noelle and Josh break down the Coolest Events they attended in KC this year and what every KC citizen should check out next year! In the Taco Ticker we taco 'bout Taco Bell's new MIDNIGHT MELT TACO! And TACO BELL CANADA is selling Crunch Wrap Sumpreme Wrapping Paper JUST IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS! All this and Dave declares: "I AM THE TACO JESUS!"


Episode 55: THE LUCKY TACO at The Argosy Casino! ON LOCATION! (w/ April Roberson, Theo Bunch, Calvin Arsenia, and Chris Garibaldi)

November 27, 2018

Things are Rockin' in Riverside, the Atlantic City of Kansas City! #ACofKC We're slinging dice and crushing tacos on this week's edition of T3! We're coming to you ON LOCATION from The ARGOSY CASINO and their taco-rrific Taco joint THE LUCKY TACO! We review their tasty tacos, margaritas, Salsa Bar and other delicious Mexican dishes!

Joining us this week are Executive Producer CHRIS GARIBALDI and our special guests APRIL ROBERSON (Riverside Chamber of Commerce), THEO BUNCH (The Healthy Living Department, Cornerstones of Care) and Musician/Artist CALVIN ARSENIA! Theo and Calvin talk about their upcoming SAVOR THE SOUND Event! Dave reveals his hidden dream of living in a casino and eating room service tacos! We taco bout our best Gambling and Casino stories! Chris reveals he and Dave's new band PARTY TRAIN and THE SECRETS TO HAVING A GREAT PARTY!  In the TACO TICKER we talk about: TACO BUENO GOING BANKRUPT! And April reveals her love for taco Bueno and their Party Tacos! And a '70's Reunion Concert featuring a V.I.P. Taco Bar!

In TOWN OF THE TACO we discuss: The Best Sandwich Spot in KC! KC BBQ! And what is the most underrated or hidden attraction in KC? And we ask the question: "ARE PEOPLE WHO DON'T LOVE TACOS PRESSURED INTO EATING TACOS ON TACO TUESDAY?! DO THEY HAVE TACO TUESDAY ANXIETY? And: SHOWER TACOS?! Are those a thing?"

Put on your lucky Taco Pants 'cuz we're a Gamblin' and a Ramblin' on this week's T3!"