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  • Join Chef Nick as he the nice folks down at Litehouse Whole Food Grill to talk about their amazing combination of health and delicious food.
  • Harding Elementary faces a potential health crisis
  • Join Chef Nick as he talks to the fine folks down at Palermo's Pizza out of Merrillville. Join in on the conversation on 89.1 fm Lakeshore Public Radio to catch Let's Eat with Chef Nick live!
  • "Midwest BEAT with Tom Lounges" welcomes Southern California singer/songwriter Karla Bonoff to talk about her career, her upcoming recording plans, and the current tour that brings her to Chicago's City Winery.Born and raised in California, Bonoff started playing piano and guitar in her early teens and eventually paired up with her sister Lisa for open mic nights at the legendary Troubadour in Los Angeles.The Troubadour is where she met and made friends with a "Who's Who" of future California music legends like Andrew Gold, Jackson Brown, Linda Ronstadt, J.D. Souther, Kenny Edwards, Don Henley, Danny Kortchmar, Waddy Wachtel, Timothy B. Schmidt and many others, who would eventually become part of the musical dream team for her recording sessions, songwriting projects, and touring. Tonight, Karla will talk about working with those folks and what that scene was like from an insider's perspective.Karla's original songs have been recorded by many artists over the years, including Linda Ronstadt, Bonnie Raitt and Wynonna Judd.
  • Shep has some medical stories from the newspapers
  • "Midwest BEAT with Tom Lounges" welcomes Smithereens drummer Dennis Diken to talk about the New Jersey group's history, the newly released "LOST ALBUM," and their upcoming show at Chicago's City Winery on November 2nd, 2022.Known for such popular radio songs as "Blood & Roses", "A Girl Like You", "Only A Memory", "Behind The Wall Of Sleep", and "Strangers When We Meet" The Smithereens have continued to tour with three original members (guitarist Jim Babjak, drummer Dennis Diken and bassist Mike Mesaros) despite the unfortunate death in 2017 of founding lead singer, songwriter, guitarist Pat Dinizio.The band’s lead singer for many of their live concerts, including this show, is another noteworthy veteran of the power-pop scene, MARSHALL CRENSHAW, known for having his own his own noteworthy recording and film career, along with scoring a 1982 Top 40 hit with "Someday, Someway". Marshall carries on the tradition and high standards the band have set for themselves and for their fans over the years.Tune in on the dial or stream it live in real time at: www.lakeshorepublicradio.org.
  • "Midwest BEAT with Tom Lounges" welcomes Chicago blues guitar great Ronnie Baker Brooks.A legacy artist, as the eldest son of blues guitar icon Lonnie Brooks, blues guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Ronnie Baker Brooks has carved out an incredible career and legacy of his own since going solo in 1998. After years of playing in his father's band alongside such mega-guitar talents as Buddy Guy, Eric Clapton and B.B. King, to name but a few. Ronnie in an important part of the new wave of Chicago Blues and will impress.
  • Shep takes in some interesting sights on a trip to the West Coast
  • Join Chef Nick as he has on the nice lads over at Taco Depot for an afternoon of tacos, talks, and fun! Come Join Nick as he interviews Taco Depot and eats some of the Region's best tacos right here on Let's Eat.
  • Tyler broke out big in 2013 when at the tender age of 14, she released a duet with her dad of the old Kenny Rogers/Patty Smyth single, "Sometimes Love Just Ain't Enough," which received considerable country radio airplay. She'll likely bust that one out during Friday's concert, along with her 2018 solo radio hit, "Perfect."Tritt tours with a full band and is treating her audiences to some of the newer songs she is currently in the process of recording. The plan is to release a series of digital singles, before gathering up the best of them for a physical CD.