Nick welcomes’s Monica Eng to the podcast to talk about some terrific Chicago-related topics including: the very tense atmosphere at City Hall, the future of Dollar Stores, the surprising quality of Aldi’s wine collection, Chicago’s always interesting rat problem, and the signature smell of our fine city…oh, and Monica raps!! Then, Esmeralda Leon joins Nick to chat about the list of celebrities that everyone hates (including Kim Kardashian, Shia LaBeouf and more), warm winter weather, Pete Davidson and his “Chaos Goblin Line Cook Energy,” and they continue their taste-tests of snacks from France. [EP222]