Taco the Town
Episode 114: MACHO TACO! (w/ Dr. Amber Botros & John Stoner)

Episode 114: MACHO TACO! (w/ Dr. Amber Botros & John Stoner)

November 19, 2020

It's our Thanksgiving episode and we're celebrating by eating some tasty tacos from MACHO TACO in Brookside with Dr. Amber Botros (Plus Size Model/Body Positive Advocate and Owner of Plaza Aesthetics Med Spa) and John Stoner (Former KC Cat Suit Guy, Dive Bar Expert, Master Tailgater and Hamm's Beer Enthusiast)! We also go LIVE to a press conference where long time Taco The Town Engineer Matt Allen has a special announcement that is not to be missed! Amber and John tell us about visiting the newest bar in KC, The Mercury Room! (Hay Smoke anyone?) John and Dave bond over their love of Hamm's Beer and John gives us the Origin of his KC Cat Suit and where the Cat Suit is today! (And Dave remembers his days trying to woo women with his Sasquatch costume!) John also tells us about his many tailgate tales and being on Queer Eye! Dave and his guests also ponder: " Do tacos make good tailgate foods?" & "Do they make taco flavored Hot Pockets?" We also run down a list of America's Favorite Thanksgiving Side Dishes! In the TACO TICKER we taco 'bout Taco Bell bringing back the Toasted Cheddar Chalupa! Chiefs player Taco Charlton gets on the injured Taco List! And we discuss the Atlanta Falcons player who eats Chipotle 4-5 times a day! And in TOWN OF THE TACO we ask "What's on your KC Postcard?" and we remember the salad days of dancing at FUNKYTOWN! ALL THIS AND: KC'S BEST DIVE BARS! WHAT WOULD YOU PUT IN YOUR PINATA? AND WHAT SHOULD NEVER GO ON A TACO? Recorded in Brookside outdoor on the heated patio at the Flying Horse Taproom. Have a Happy and Safe Thanksgiving from Taco The Town! Engineer: MATT "Soap Person" ALLEN. Music: Suneaters courtesy of LOTUSPOOL RECORDS. 

Episode 113: TACO NACO KC! (w/ Flexy’s Aja James & Mallory Jansen)

Episode 113: TACO NACO KC! (w/ Flexy’s Aja James & Mallory Jansen)

November 10, 2020

We're getting into taco eating shape this week tasting tasty tacos from TACO NACO KC and getting fitness advice from FLEXY'S AJA JAMES & MALLORY JANSEN! (www.itsflexy.com) We run down a list of Healthy & Unhealthy Fast Food Choices, Healthy Taco Recipes and workout tips for those of us who eat tacos to make us happy! Aja talks about how cilantro makes it hard for her to breathe! Mallory tells us about growing up in Branson, MO! We also chat about THE WORST PERSON AT CHIPOTLE, The BEST FRIES IN KC and getting tipsy at the Old Qdoba in Westport! In the TACO TICKER we tackle the Tale of the Couple who loved Chipotle so much that they got engaged there! And we daydream about the Most Beautiful Taco Bell Location In The World! (Hint: It's on a BEACH!) We also discuss the Taco Bell Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas! In CHEESY GORDITA CRIME, a man called the METH ANGEL disturbs employees and customers at a Phoenix area Del Taco! In TOWN OF THE TACO, We taco 'bout Places In KC We'll Never Eat Again, Crown Center and Shopping Malls from our Childhood! ALL THIS AND: Aja tells about accidentally swallowing an egg shell! Refried Beans! How many tacos do you eat in a year? If Tacos weren't called Tacos What Would You Call Them?! And CHILI: With Cornbread or Cinnamon Rolls? SO GET YOUR WORKOUT GEAR ON AND GET READY TO DO SOME FROG JUMPS TO TACO NACO THIS WEEK ON T3!! Engineer: MATT ALLEN. Music: SUNEATERS courtesy of LOTUSPOOL RECORDS. 

Episode 112: Los Cabos Mexican Grill & Cantina! (w/ Bryce Shoemaker from FOREVER BOGUS)

Episode 112: Los Cabos Mexican Grill & Cantina! (w/ Bryce Shoemaker from FOREVER BOGUS)

November 3, 2020

We're down in the Bogus Basement this week visiting our special Taco Reviewer guest BRYCE SHOEMAKER from the FOREVER BOGUS Podcast talking everything '80s to '90's Nostalgia and taste testing some tasty tacos from LOS CABOS MEXICAN GRILL & CANTINA in Independence! Bryce and Dave cover everything Bogus and Non-Bogus like: Rad Rooms from Pop Culture! Is Spuds Mackenzie Alive? Hardee's: Why would you go there?! Being raised by Nickelodeon!! Cool and Weird VHS Tapes! And Bryce even puts his way back hat on to his earliest Taco Tico and Taco Bell Memories! Bryce also runs down some top choices from his massive VHS collection and Dave tells us about the mysterious VHS tapes he found while exploring the bowels of Metcalf South Mall! In the TACO TICKER, we learn about Taco Bell's new futuristic building designs and we also think of ways to spice up the Steal-A-Base Steal-A-Taco promotion from T. Bell! In CHEESY GORDITA CRIME, we cover a disturbing incident at a Taco Boy restaurant in South Carolina involving someone putting bleach in tacos! All of this goodness AND we discuss some KC topics in TOWN OF THE TACO and read some GOOD REVIEWS IN FUNNY VOICES! Tacos and Nostalgia ON TAP this week on T3!! EDITOR: Matt Allen. MUSIC: Suneaters courtesy of LOTUSPOOL RECORDS. 

Episode 111: El Pueblito! ON LOCATION! (w/ Jill “Sixx” Gevargizian)

Episode 111: El Pueblito! ON LOCATION! (w/ Jill “Sixx” Gevargizian)

October 27, 2020

It's our Annual Halloween Episode and this year we're hitting EL PUEBLITO on Southwest Boulevard to talk Scary Movies, Haunted Prisons, Haunted Houses and Haunted Taco Shops with KC's Own Director/Producer/Writer/Hairstylist JILL "SIXX" GEVARGIZIAN! Jill tells us about filming her new feature THE STYLIST right before the pandemic hit and also runs down a little list of some of her favorite Horror Films to watch this Halloween! We also chat about Jill (and Dave's) favorite Horror Film THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE! And Jill (KC's Rap Snacks Ambassador) brings by her bag full of RAP SNACKS for us to review! In the TACO TICKER, we taco 'bout Competitive Eater Joey Chestnut eating a 12 Pound Walking Taco! The Petition to Save the Taco Bell Mexican Pizza! (Have you signed it yet?) The Missouri man who is freezing discontinued Taco Bell Items and then selling them from his driveway! We also read THE SPOOKY LEGEND OF KIP'S TACO HOUSE IN MICHIGAN WHERE THE TACOS ARE PEEEOPLE! ALL THIS AND WE ASK JILL THE QUESTION: "If a Professor zapped you with a laser that could turn you into a Taco WHAT KIND OF TACO WOULD YOU BE?" HAPPY HALLOWEEN FROM TACO THE TOWN! Editor: MATT ALLEN. Music: SUNEATERS courtesy of LOTUSPOOL RECORDS.

Episode 110: 3 Years of T3! Anniversary Special!

Episode 110: 3 Years of T3! Anniversary Special!

October 14, 2020

We celebrate 3 Years of Taco The Town by looking back on the last year of shows! Only the best and juiciest cuts of T3 Goodness! We've got the Best of the TACO TICKER and CHEESY GORDITA CRIME, Musical performances and some choice BAD REVIEWS IN FUNNY VOICES! A look back at Funny Tales of Tacos and Togetherness! EDITOR: Matt Allen. MUSIC by SUNEATERS.   

Episode 109: Don Antonio’s & El Menudazo! ON LOCATION! (w/ Veronika Morgans, Alan Carr & Edgar Galicia)

Episode 109: Don Antonio’s & El Menudazo! ON LOCATION! (w/ Veronika Morgans, Alan Carr & Edgar Galicia)

October 7, 2020

It's our NATIONAL TACO DAY episode and we've got a DOUBLE SHOT OF TACOS this week on T3! To help the Kansas City Kansas Visitors Bureau kick off their KCK taco trail event, we hit two taco-rrific KCK Taco Spots DON ANTONIO'S & EL MENUDAZO with our special taco reviewer guests VERONIKA MORGANS (Marknology, LandLocked KC), Kansas City Kansas Convention & Visitors Bureau Executive Director ALAN CARR and EDGAR GALICIA, Executive Director of the Central Avenue Betterment Association of KCK! Veronika tells us about growing up in Canada, Russia and the African Congo dreaming of Tacos! She also tells us about her love for Velveeta Cheese and we play the TACO WORD ASSOCIATION GAME! ALAN CARR joins us and we discuss the magical land of KCK and he dares to face THE TACO GAUNTLET! In the TACO TICKER we taco 'bout Canadians getting Free Chipotle Delivery during the Stanley Cup Playoffs, Taco Bell being taken to court by the Australian taco chain Taco Bill and in CHEESY GORDITA CRIME we chat about the Wendy's employee who took a hot tub bath in the Wendy's Kitchen's Industrial Sink! We also chat about KCK and Birria Tacos with EDGAR GALICIA! Also DON'T MISS: HOT TUB TALK! EATING TERMITES! And What hour of the day do you think you could consume the most tacos? JOIN US ON THE KANSAS SIDE FOR SOME AMAZING NATIONAL TACO DAY TACOS! Editor: MATT ALLEN. Music: SUNEATERS.

Episode 108: SANCHO STREETSIDE! ON LOCATION! (w/ The Cast of the SPELLBOUND D&D Podcast)

Episode 108: SANCHO STREETSIDE! ON LOCATION! (w/ The Cast of the SPELLBOUND D&D Podcast)

September 29, 2020

Put on your Magic Cloak and give your 20 Sided Dice a roll 'cuz we're talking Dungeons & Dragons (and TACOS) this week on T3 with cast members from the SPELLBOUND D&D Podcast (EMMA CARTER, REBECCA MUNOZ and KELSEA BOTWINIK-HRUZA!) Dave and his guests sit down by a street side and review the tasty tacos at SANCHO STREETSIDE in Shawnee! The Spellbounders teach Dave all about D&D and why it helps to have a Dad who is a Dungeon Master to teach you the ins and outs of D&D and elven culture! The SPELLBOUND team also do a Taco Centric re-enactment of their show with a special Taco-themed Campaign involving a Purple Wood Gnome! In the TACO TICKER, we taco 'bout 7-11 Stores in Florida Adding Taco Stands! And we discuss Taco Bell locations in Canada Adding Jalapeno Noir Wine to their Menus! In CHEESY GORDITA CRIME, we chat about the Naked Man who was arrested driving thru an Oklahoma City Taco Bell Drive Thru! ALL THIS AND: National Taco Day is October 4th! What are your plans?! In TOWN OF THE TACO: We talk Museums n' Stuff! And What is the Weirdest place in KC? AND: What is a topping that should never go on a taco?! What would it feel like to sleep inside a large taco?! And will we all be eating virtual tacos in the not too distant future?! Pull out your Battle Map and leap upon your White Pegasus and ride your way into the Mystical and Dangerous Forest of TACO THE TOWN!!! WHERE ALL YOUR TACO DREAMS COME TRUE!!! Editor: MATT ALLEN. Music: SUNEATERS.

Episode 107: Komotodo Sushi Burrito! ON LOCATION! (w/ Breland Moore & Brady Goodman)

Episode 107: Komotodo Sushi Burrito! ON LOCATION! (w/ Breland Moore & Brady Goodman)

September 22, 2020

On this week's episode we discover some tacos we've never tasted before ! We try the tasty SUSHI TACOS at KOMOTODO SUSHI BURRITO in Overland Park with our special taco reviewer guests KCTV5 Sports Anchor & Reporter & Host of the Chiefs Pregame Show BRELAND MOORE and Third Time T3 Guest/Media Guru BRADY GOODMAN! Dave and his guests discover the amazing world that Sushi Tacos open up to your soul as well as taco 'bout many tantalyzing topics such as: MASCOT TALK! 3D PRINTING! Breland fills us in on East Pennsylvania Foods! (Scrapple and Red Gravy anyone?) Brady updates us on his quest to dunk a basketball! In the TACO TICKER, we chat about Taco Bell removing even more menu items! Taco Bell adding Wine to the menu! And Chipotle raising their menu prices for delivery! In CHEESY GORDITA CRIME we tell the tale of the Taco Bell Karen right here in Missouri claiming to be Charles Manson's daughter! ALSO IN THIS 'SODE: KC SUSHI SPOTS! THE BEST PHILLY CHEESESTEAK IN PHILLY! FOOD DELIVERY ON MINI TRAINS! TOWN OF THE TACO: WHAT UP WITH THAT, KC? And in RANDOM TACO QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Do you like restaurants that yell at you when you enter the front door? As well as WHAT MOVIE WOULD'VE BEEN MADE BETTER WITH THE INCLUSION OF TACOS? Grab a big bowl of Wedding Soup and some Tastykakes and enjoy the latest edition of T3KC!

 

Episode 106: Lights Snack Shack! (w/ Kristen Thomas)

Episode 106: Lights Snack Shack! (w/ Kristen Thomas)

September 8, 2020

In a Super Sexy Edition of T3, Dave welcomes Sex Coach & Clinical Sexologist (and former Miss Belton 1998) KRISTEN THOMAS from Open The Doors Coaching and The Keep Them Coming with Open the Doors Coaching Podcast! Dave and Kristen review the tasty tacos at Lights Snack Shack in Belton, Missouri and taco 'bout everything involving Sex and Tacos and the Belton, MO Taco Scene! Topics Discussed: Is the taco a Sexy Food? What are the most Sexy and UnSexy Foods? Dating During a Pandemic! Fixing Your Online Dating Profile! Weird Dates! Describing Your Ideal Sex partner as a Taco Bell Menu Item! And much much more! Kristen even answers some Sex Questions from our listeners! In the TACO TICKER, we reveal one of Taco Bell's new menu items they are testing: CHICKEN WINGS! We tackle the topic of The Masked Singer/Plushies & Furries! The restaurant Velvet Taco going into a former Erotic Gift Shop! In CHEESY GORDITA CRIME, we tell the tale of a Michigan Taco Bell manager who threw a chair and table through his own Taco Bell's window! IN TOWN OF THE TACO we answer the question 'IF KC EVER DOES THIS I'M MOVING' and 'DESCRIBE YOUR PERFECT KC DAY'! All of this AND TACO WALK OF SHAMES and WHAT'S ON YOUR SEXY TIME PLAYLIST? You know it's going to be a sexy episode of T3 because Dave has unbuttoned the top button of his Taco Shirt! Engineer: MATT ALLEN. Music: SUNEATERS courtesy of Lotuspool Records. 

Episode 105: TORCHY’S TACOS! ON LOCATION! (w/ Carly Duvall & Nick Leckey)

Episode 105: TORCHY’S TACOS! ON LOCATION! (w/ Carly Duvall & Nick Leckey)

August 25, 2020

TORCHY'S TACOS has arrived in KC so you know we had to give it the TACO THE TOWN treatment! Just in time for Taco Week! This week Dave is joined by 2 guests with strong taco-pinions, Attorney and Queso Enthusiast CARLY DUVALL and K-State All American/NFL Lineman/Super Bowl Champ/Food Lover & Texas Native NICK LECKEY! We break it all down this week with taco takes such as: HOW DO YOU CHOP YOUR CILANTRO? TACO SPOTS IN TEXAS! A STICK OF BUTTER IN YOUR SALSA? WHAT DO YOU LOOK FOR IN A TORTILLA CHIP? And we attempt to answer the question: WHAT MAKES A TACO A TACO? (Hint: It's all in the way you tilt your head!!) We get real 1990s Nostalgic this week and wax poetic on WARD PARKWAY MALL! SEXY DISNEY MOVIE SECRETS! PIZZA HUT'S BOOK IT Promotion! Also Carly breaks down the Famous Quest at Torchy's! In the TACO TICKER, we taco 'bout the Wife who doesn't like her Husband's Taco Bell themed office! In CHEESY GORDITA CRIME, we tell the tale of the Man who was assaulted by a Woman and a syringe in a Taco Bell Drive Thru! Nick also reveals a childhood prank involving a Dead Coyote and a Taco Bell Drive Thru! ALL THIS AND GUAC TALK! KC FASHION! WHATTABURGER! And who has the best Margarita in KC?! T3 AND TORCHYS! HANGING OUT AT A MALL, TILTING OUR HEADS AND EATING TASTY TACOS! THE WAY THE GOOD TACO LORDS INTENDED! Editor: Matt Allen. Music: SUNEATERS courtesy of LOTUSPOOL RECORDS. 

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