October 12, 2021
4 Years Ago, OJ Simpson was released from prison, 'Thor: Ragnarok' was released in theaters and a little ole podcast called TACO THE TOWN was released onto the Podcast Airwaves for the FIRST TIME!!! This week we celebrate 4 years of T3 by looking back at show highlights from the past year! It's a CLIP SHOW, PEOPLE! ALSO DON'T MISS: Old friend of the show Actor/Writer/Podcaster MICHAEL McMILLIAN (the 1st T3 guest from Episode #1) stops by to give us a MICHAEL TAKES ON TACO BELL Review of the new Crispy Chicken Sandwich Taco! PUT ON YOUR HEADPHONES, GRAB A TACO OR 4 AND CELEBRATE 4 YEARS OF T3!!! Editor: MATT ALLEN. Music: SUNEATERS Courtesy of LOTUSPOOL RECORDS.
October 4, 2021
We celebrate NATIONAL TACO DAY by hitting the KCK Taco Trail and reviewing the tasty tacos at two Taco-rrific KCK Taco spots, GG's BARBACOA CAFE and TARAHUMARAS # 2! We are joined by special Taco Reviewer Guests and Local Stand Up Comics KAILEE KARR & CARLOS CHAMON! Also Executive Director of Visit KCK, ALAN CARR, joins us and unveils some breaking KCK Taco Trail News! And don't miss GABRIEL GONZALES from GG's and PERLA GARCIA from Tarahumaras #2 telling us about their taco spots and delicious menu! In addition to taste testing tasty tacos we also discuss creating a KCK Taco Trail Pedal Tavern, Kailee tells us about her Hot Dog Ambassadorship and living a Hot Dog-centric Life, our Guests first taco Memories and we lay out our National Taco Day Rituals! In the TACO TICKER we taco 'bout the creators of South Park buying the famous Colorado Mexican Restaurant Casa Bonita! (What restaurant from your childhood would you buy and refurbish?) In the CHEESY GORDITA CRIME STORY of the Week we tell the tale of the Texas man who was fined for taking his horse through the Taco Bell Drive Thru! In TOWN OF THE TACO, we ask our guests to DESCRIBE THEIR PERFECT KC DAY! The Soup Eating Lady Painting at Succotash! WHAT OUT-OF-TOWN THING WOULD YOU LIKE TO TRANSPORT TO KC and we talk a little about MARTINI CORNER! ALL OF THIS AND: A QUESO WATER BED! A Chucky Cheese Sex Club! Segway Stories! The Kansas City Stand Up Comedy Scene! And in RANDOM TACO QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Taco The Movie is being made in Hollywood! Who would you cast? And would you eat a Tuna and Kangaroo Taco?! HAPPY NATIONAL TACO DAY FROM TACO THE TOWN! MAY ALL YOUR TACOS BE TASTY! Editor: MATT ALLEN. Music: SUNEATERS Courtesy of Lotuspool Records.
September 28, 2021
This week we are deep in the mystical and mesmerizing forests of the Overland Park Arboretum, the location of Quixotic's Terra Luna Experience, eating tasty tacos from CACTUS GRILL with performers from Quixotic MAGGIE ANDRIANI, LIZ FRALEY and ETHAN LOTTMAN! We talk about what visitors can expect at Terra Luna this year (one more week of shows Oct. 1, 2. & 3rd), performing in bubbles on lakes, weird animal encounters and Dave talks about filming his early days filming his college caveman "art" films out at the Arboretum! Maggie reveals her hate for hardshell tacos and Liz and Ethan share their other controversial taco opinions while Dave suggests Quixotic incorporated tacos into their performances! In the TACO TICKER we taco 'bout KCI announcing the local restaurants that will be featured in the New Terminal! Did your favorite local restaurant make the cut? Dave reveals his plan for a large Laser Taco that would greet visitors at the airport! We touch upon Taco Bell's Taco Lovers Pass only available in Tucson, Arizona (for now!) And in a Cheesy Gordita Crime story we hear about the Taco Bell employees in Nashville, Tennessee who launched fireworks off inside their own Taco Bell restaurant! We also get into our favorite Late Night Drive Thru shenanigans! In TOWN OF THE TACO we chat about KC Concerts, Waldo and our guests tell us about places in KC they will never eat again! All this and: An uncomfortable conversation with Maggie about Breakfast Burritos! Octopus, Squids & Eels! Would you eat them in a taco? Taco Bell Air B&B!! Would you stay there? The Worst and Best Fast Food Franchise Names! (Spangles or Toot-Toot's?) And if a taco falls apart in your plate do you grab a fork or scoop it up with your hands? All of the topics are covered this week at Terra Luna by Quixotic! Join us in the mystical forest and please bring some mosquito spray! Editor: Matt Allen. Music: Suneaters courtesy of Lotuspool Records.
September 21, 2021
Huzzah, Lords & Ladies! This week we're taking a trip back to Ye Olde Taco times as we sit down and share some tasty TACOS EL TIO tacos with DAISY THE WASHING WELL WENCH, RICHARD TEACHOUT aka RICHARD THE PAUPER and SHAWN SHELLNUT aka VALIZAK The Adventure Trainer & The Tomato Guy at the Kansas City Renaissance Festival! Our guests tell us what we can expect out at the Ren Fest this year and we get to the bottom of the question: "Has anyone ever finished a Turkey Leg?" Dave brings up some fun Weekend Theme Ideas (Star Wars Weekend with Ewoks! Taco Swallowers!) and runs down lists of Fun and Saucy Renaissance Slang Words (Daggletails and Fopdoodles!) and Renaissance Era Foods! (Eels! Peacocks! And Swan! OH MY!) Shawn tells us about the emotional trauma of having tomatoes thrown at your head every day! Richard tells us what a Peasants Lunch is! In the TACO TICKER we discuss the new futuristic Taco Bell Drive Thru design that looks like a Taco bank! We also touch upon the new RUSTY TACO location opening up in Lawrence, Kansas and the new Tacoholics Restaurant opening up in Lee's Summit! And we try to unravel the MCDonalds McFlurry Fiasco! Why are all the McFlurry Machines breaking down? And why is the government stepping in?! Shawn also tells us about an amazing Taco Bell Cantina experience he had! ALL THIS AND: Taco Eating Renaissance Capes! Eating Tacos with the King! Dream Eating Taco Eating Destinations! The Secret Meaning Behind the Beach Boys song 'Don't Worry Baby'! In RANDOM TACO QUESTIONS OF THE WEEK, Daisy shows us the proper way to hold and eat a Taco! What topping should never be put on a Taco! AND What's the longest you've ever gone without eating a taco?! Step back in time with us this week to a simpler time when everyone wore tights, ate pigeons and mush and tacos were only the stuff of Renaissance dreams! Editor: MATT ALLEN. Music: SUNEATERS courtesy of Lotuspool Records.
August 31, 2021
We're back on 39th Street eating some tasty tacos at a new taco spot OUR HOUSE KC with our special guests TAYANNA NELSON (GoodBodiesKC), Returning guest and taco-fanatic EMILY KEIZER and PATRICK MOORE (Host of the KC Top 5 Podcast on The Pitch Podcast Network!)
We spend most of the start of the show giving our SPOILERS and opinionated review of HBO's 'The White Lotus'! But we also taco 'bout Tayanna's Hot Taco Summer Pool party and the time her taco life was changed forever on a trip to Mexico! We also put Burritos (the B-word) on Blast! In the TACO TICKER, we cover NATIONAL FAJITA DAY! Did you celebrate? We also get into the cancellation of KC TACO FEST on Sept. 11th and react to the news that the Kansas City Chiefs have released Defensive End Taco Charlton. Such a waste of taco-related potential! We also get into the weird story of Little Caesers's Pizza sending a fan a lifesize stuffed dummy in the mail! Was it stuffed with cheese? AND DON'T MISS Owner of OUR HOUSE KC MAGGIE ZAHNER stops by to introduce us to her lovely tacos! In TOWN OF THE TACO, we chat about the KC Restaurant Scene! The KC Riverfront! And Patrick tells us about how he celebrated his 21st Birthday at the Casinos! We also ponder the fact that Doritos are going to be with us for the rest of our lives and once again we express our love for In-A-Tub! In RANDOM TACO QUESTION OF THE WEEK we ask our guests: HAVE YOU EVER WALKED OUT OF A MOVIE? WHAT'S THE BEST/WORST THEME PARTY YOU'VE EVER ATTENDED? And WHAT'S SOMETHING YOU ATE A LOT AS A KID THAT YOU WON'T TOUCH TODAY? Our House KC is not just a 1 Meat Pony! They are all about the meats and delicious margaritas with Tequila soaked pineapples! THIS WEEK ON T3!! Editor: MATT ALLEN. Music: SUNEATERS courtesy of LOTUSPOOL RECORDS.
August 17, 2021
We're crunchin' and munchin' on some Juke Joint/Honkey Tonk Tacos this week on T3 down at KNUCKLEHEADS in the rockin' and historic East Bottoms with our special taco reviewer guests LINDSEY PETERSON from The Secret Life of Milfs Podcast and returning guest BOYCE RICHARDSON from the Coastless Podcast! We talk with Boyce about his life as a Fellow (WHAT KC SECRETS DOES HE AND HIS ANCIENT COUNCIL HOLD?!) and things get hot and saucy (Hot Saucy?) as we chat with Lindsey about her podcast The Secret Life of Milfs and All the Secrets of Milfdom she protects!!! (EIFFEL TOWER HIGH FIVE anyone?) We get into Boyce's love for '90s bands, The Secret backway to Knuckleheads if you want to avoid trains, Good times at the Rieger (Knuckleheads' Neighbor) and KC T-Shirt Pride! We also run down a list of the amazing bands and touring acts that have played at Knuckleheads and we ponder what musician would you like to eat a taco with and what musician would you NOT want to eat a Taco with! In the TACO TICKER we taco 'bout what new creation TACO BELL is concocting in it's kitchens (WHITE HOT RANCH FRIES) and we tackle the topic of Patrick Mahomes bringing 30 Whataburger Restaurants to the KC Area! (IS THAT TOO MANY?) What other fast food franchises would you like to see Mahomes bring to KC? (In-And-Out? White Castle?) In TOWN OF THE TACO we talk First Friday & The Crossroads! Our Favorite KC NAME! ALSO: We talk T.I.L.F.s! TOM SELLECK! MOM TACOS!! We ask the question: Did blues legend Robert Johnson ever eat a taco? TULSA TALK! Southeast Kansas Taco Chains! HANSON!! And in RANDOM TACO QUESTION OF THE WEEK we ask: WHAT'S YOUR MOST CONTROVERSIAL TACO OPINION? And: WOULD YOU SPEND THE NIGHT AT A TACO BELL AIR B&B? Just eatin' tacos at a Juke Joint under a bridge in the East Bottoms on a rainy night! As the Honky Tonk Blues Gods intended! EDITOR: Matt Allen. MUSIC: Suneaters courtesy of LOTUSPOOL RECORDS.
July 27, 2021
We're in the Crossroads this week taste testing the tasty Barbacoa tacos and beers at CITY BARREL with guests KATHLEEN SPIKING (Real Estate Agent from REECE NICHOLS & Taco The Town Super Fan), JAMES STUTSMAN (Owner and Brewer at City Barrel) and back for her 4th appearance on the show ALANA GWINNER from Eleven Three KC!! We check in with our guests to see how their HOT TACO SUMMER is going and Kathleen helps Dave get to the bottom of Taco Home Renovations! (Taco Nooks and Taco Pool Parties?) James teaches us how he gets an IPA to mate with a mimosa and we touch on the Hamm's Beer shortage! James tells us about the new beers coming out at City Barrel and Alana and James tell us about their favorite new beers and beer trends in KC Breweries! In the TACO TICKER we taco 'bout the TACO BELL Ingredient Shortage hitting the nation! And we discuss the Taco Festivals coming to KC in September! Which one will you be attending? We also talk NATIONAL TEQUILA DAY! (How do you and yours celebrate?) All this and Kathleen and James run down a list of their favorite local taco spots and Alana tells us about her husband's Mac n' Cheese Taco recipe! ALSO: The episode quickly turns into a PSA about riding scooters while drunk (DON'T DO IT!) as Alana and Kathleen tell us about their scooter wrecks! In TOWN OF THE TACO we talk 18th & Vine, KC LIES and more KC Brewery chat! AND DON'T MISS: Dave answers F-Marry-Kill (Salsa, Queso, Guac), A Rock Mountain Oyster Taco (Would you eat it?) and Blender Tacos?!! TACO THE TOWN AT CITY BARREL! ENJOY RESPONSIBLY! Editor: Matt Allen. Music: SUNEATERS courtesy of LOTUSPOOL RECORDS.