Nick welcomes Axios Chicago’s Monica Eng to the podcast to chat about a ton of interesting stuff, including Italian beef quiche; Chicago’s composting program; hot tub river rafting; the year in food 2023, and much more. Then, Esmeralda Leon joins Nick to give a Michael Bolton update, discuss how to use air freshener like a “professional,” and to chew your food properly. Esma also tells a hilarious story involving “Fight Club” and R2D2, and she taste tests some cool snacks from Spain. [Ep210]