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The podcast about chain restaurants. Comedians Mike Mitchell and Nick Wiger review fast food/sit-down chains and generally argue about food/everything.

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Grocery Store Month continues as Fran Gillespie (Big Mouth, SNL) returns, and helps the 'boys review Austin-founded Whole Foods. Plus, another edition of The Leftovers.Sources for this week's into:https://www.cnbc.com/2017/10/27/how-amazon-founder-jeff-bezos-went-from-the-son-of-a-teen-mom-to-the-worlds-richest-person.htmlhttps://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-07-31/a-hidden-amazon-fortune-bezos-parents-could-be-worth-billionshttps://www.geekwire.com/2016/interview-jeff-bezos/https://www.investopedia.com/how-amazon-makes-money-4587523https://www.businessinsider.com/whole-foods-timeline-from-start-to-amazon-2017-9https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/16/business/dealbook/whole-foods-amazon-timeline.htmlhttps://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/company-info/whole-foods-market-history
The creators and stars of Dicktown on FXX, John Hodgman and David Rees, join the 'boys to kick off Friendly Green Grocer Mitch's Grocery Store Month and review California-founded Trader Joe's. Plus, another edition of Family Food. Sources for this week's intro: https://touringplans.com/disneyland/attractions/opening-dates https://www.undercovertourist.com/blog/secret-history-disney-rides-jungle-cruise/ https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2013/04/its-a-jungle-out-there-the-history-of-jungle-cruise-horticulture/ https://www.cnbc.com/2020/03/09/psychology-behind-how-trader-joes-became-a-favorite-grocery-store.html https://www.southernliving.com/trader-joes-history-of-name https://www.rd.com/article/trader-joe-history/https://www.traderjoes.com/our-story
Dog Haus with Dani Fernandez

Dog Haus with Dani Fernandez

2020-06-2501:53:171

Writer and actor Dani Fernandez (Girls on the Bus, Nerdificent) guests to review Pasadena founded and rapidly expanding gourmet hot dog and sausage chain Dog Haus. Plus, another edition of pastry guessing game Pie In This Guy.Sources for this week's intro:NASA JPL History & Archiveshttps://www.jpl.nasa.gov/about/history.phpSputnik 1http://www.astronautix.com/s/sputnik1.htmlPasadena Californiahttps://www.britannica.com/place/Pasadena-CaliforniaPasadena’s Dog Haus is set to become a national chain with nearly 500 locationshttps://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-dog-haus-expansion-20161011-snap-story.htmlAmerican Development Partners - Client Listhttps://www.americandevelopmentpartners.com/clientsTHE ABSOLUTE WÜRSThttps://doghaus.com/franchise.html
Marco's Pizza with Jon Daly

Marco's Pizza with Jon Daly

2020-06-1801:41:512

Actor and comedian Jon Daly (Curb Your Enthusiasm, Kroll Show) returns to the pod for the 'boys first visit to one of the fastest-growing pizza chains in the U.S., Marco's Pizza. Plus, the crew taste tests Nomad Ice Pops in another edition of Snack or Wack.Sources for this week's intro: The Glass Cityhttps://ohiowins.com/glass-city/#:~:text=Even%20though%20the%20roots%20of,in%20the%20late%2019th%20century.The Origins of Glassmakinghttps://www.cmog.org/article/origins-glassmakingOhio History Central: Michael J. Owenshttps://ohiohistorycentral.org/w/Michael_J._OwensMarco's Pizza sees Northeast Ohio as ripe for expansion, with 14 more pizza shops by 2016https://www.cleveland.com/business/2014/08/marcos_pizza_sees_northeast_ohio_as_ripe_for_expansion_with_14_more_pizza_shops_by_2016.html2017 Top 100 Pizza Companieshttps://www.pizzatoday.com/pizzeria-rankings/2017-top-100-pizza-companies/Who We Are: Marco's Official Websitehttps://marcosfranchising.com/research-funnel/what-is-marcos/
Chili's 2 with Joey Janela

Chili's 2 with Joey Janela

2020-06-1101:40:073

AEW wrestler "The Bad Boy" Joey Janela joins as the 'boys return to their first ever reviewed restaurant chain, Chili's, for a sampling of their to-go menu, and to discuss New Jersey food, travel eats, and more. Plus, another edition of Spooman's Treat or Skeet. Sources for this week's intro:TV Guide: Mike Myershttps://www.tvguide.com/celebrities/mike-myers/bio/166681/Mike Myers - International Man of Mirth; Austin Powers Creator Mike Myers Explains to Peter Elson How His Liverpool Parents Helped Shape His Humourhttps://www.questia.com/read/1G1-89729450/mike-myers-international-man-of-mirth-austin'Austin Powers': Secret Agent, Manhttps://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/style/longterm/movies/videos/austinpowerskelly.htmDomestic Box Office For 1999https://www.boxofficemojo.com/year/1999/The Inventor of the Chili’s Baby Back Ribs Song Has Never Eaten Their Ribshttps://www.vice.com/en_us/article/ypx4dy/the-inventor-of-the-chilis-baby-back-ribs-song-has-never-eaten-their-ribsChili's: Our Storyhttps://www.chilisjobs.com/our-story/
Unlocked! THE SCALE

Unlocked! THE SCALE

2020-06-0401:20:221

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As Topical Freeze, our month of frozen food reviews, concludes, the 'boys are joined by director Cat Solen (The Shivering Truth on Adult Swim) to discuss frozen dinner and pie brand Marie Callender's. And, the debut of a new game show format, Meal or No Meal.Sources for this week's intro:Fortune 500 Conagra Brandshttps://fortune.com/company/conagra-brands/fortune500/Perkins & Marie Callender’s closes 29 restaurants amid bankruptcy filinghttps://www.nrn.com/finance/perkins-marie-callender-s-closes-29-restaurants-amid-bankruptcy-filingConagra Brands https://www.conagrabrands.com/brandsConagra Brands: Our Companyhttps://www.conagrabrands.com/our-company/overviewMarie Callenders https://www.mariecallenders.com/about
Jason Mantzoukas (How Did This Get Made?, The Good Place) returns for a Massachusetts deep dive, to discuss the challenges of food allergies, and to review frozen fry brand and Tater Tots inventor Ore-Ida. Plus, the return of beloved quiz segment Pie in this Guy.Sources for this week's intro:Freedom Fries, Liberty Cabbage & the Mythhttps://www.hppr.org/post/freedom-fries-liberty-cabbage-mythWhen Sauerkraut Became ‘Liberty Cabbage’https://medium.com/iowa-history/when-sauerkraut-became-liberty-cabbage-bb84f4369d52The History of French Frieshttp://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2010/09/the-history-of-french-fries/Are French Fries Truly French?https://www.nationalgeographic.com/culture/food/the-plate/2015/01/08/are-french-fries-truly-french/#closeOre-Ida Celebrates 60 Years of the Original Tater Tots® Potatoeshttps://news.kraftheinzcompany.com/press-release/general/ore-ida-celebrates-60-years-original-tater-tots-potatoesApple Pie Is Not All That Americanhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/why-apple-pie-linked-america-180963157/
As Topical Freeze continues, writer Jamelle Bouie (The New York Times, CBS News) returns to the pod for a locked down evaluation of the #1 frozen burrito brand, Tina's Burritos. The crew get salty about Pop-Tarts in a new edition of Cereal.Sources for this week's intro:The Strange History of Frozen Foodhttps://www.eater.com/2014/8/21/6214423/the-strange-history-of-frozen-food-from-clarence-birdseye-to-theWho invented frozen food?https://www.loc.gov/everyday-mysteries/item/who-invented-frozen-food/Brrrr. The Secret History of Frozen Foodhttps://www.wired.com/2017/05/brrrr-secret-history-frozen-food/Oliver Evanshttps://www.fridgefilters.com/fridgepedia-oliver-evans.htmlClarence Birdseyehttps://www.famousscientists.org/clarence-birdseye/Tina's Burritos Website Tastes Best. Cost Less.https://www.tinasburritos.com/our-visionBirdseye Websitehttps://www.birdseye.com/our-story/our-mission/
Tombstone Week continues (and Topical Freeze begins) as Blank Check Podcast hosts Griffin Newman and David Sims return to review frozen pizza brand Tombstone and to play another edition of Family Food.Sources for this week's intro:Railroad Maps, 1828-1900https://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/connections/railroad-maps/history3.html  American Railroads in the 20th Centuryhttps://americanhistory.si.edu/america-on-the-move/essays/american-railroads  Origin of Medford, Wisconsinhttps://www.wisconsinhistory.org/Records/Article/CS10436 History: Medford, Wisconsin (1881)https://www.wiclarkcountyhistory.org/4data/97/1035.htm Joseph Simek was a founder of Tombstone Pizzahttp://archive.jsonline.com/news/obituaries/simek-a-founder-of-tombstone-pizza-has-died-g08rrao-192103331.html/  Tombstone's success means a piece of the [pizza] pie for everyonehttps://www.minneapolisfed.org/article/1993/tombstones-success-means-a-piece-of-the-pizza-pie-for-everyone  A Tasty Tale from 1962 ONCE UPON A BARhttps://www.tombstonepizza.com/about
The stars of Netflix's Brews Brothers (Alan Aisenberg and Mike Castle) join the 'boys to review quarantine Chipotle and discuss restrictive diets. Plus, another edition of Spoonman's Treat or Skeet.This Week's Sources:Multistate Outbreaks of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O26 Infections Linked to Chipotle Mexican Grill Restaurants (Final Update)https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/2015/o26-11-15/index.html CDC declares Chipotle-linked E. coli outbreak overhttps://www.cnbc.com/2016/02/01/cdc-declares-chipotle-linked-e-coli-outbreak-over.htmlChipotle Reportedly Believes Its E. Coli Outbreak Came From Australian Beefhttps://www.eater.com/2016/2/5/10922434/chipotle-e-coli-beef-australiaMore than 350 people report getting sick from Ohio Chipotle: Officialshttps://abcnews.go.com/US/350-people-report-sick-ohio-chipotle-officials/story?id=56942423 People are still terrified to eat at Chipotle — and it's the chain's biggest problemhttps://www.businessinsider.com/chipotle-hasnt-overcome-e-coli-fears-2018-3These Numbers Show Chipotle Still Hasn't Recovered From Its E. Coli Scandalhttps://www.fool.com/investing/2019/11/02/these-numbers-show-chipotle-still-hasnt-recovered.aspxLeading Mexican restaurant chains in the United States in 2018, by number of unitshttps://www.statista.com/statistics/307383/largest-mexican-restaurant-chains-us/
The 'boys welcome Jen D'Angelo (Workaholics, Solar Opposites) for their second full review of Pizza Hut, including the chain's new Big Dipper pizza. And the debut of a new segment, Family Food.This Week's Sources:Yum! Brands, Inc. history, profile and corporate videohttps://www.companieshistory.com/yum-brands/ Yum! Brands, Inc.https://www.yum.com/wps/portal/yumbrands/Yumbrands/company 5 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Yum! Brandshttps://www.fool.com/investing/general/2014/04/19/5-things-you-probably-didnt-know-about-yum-brands.aspx  Yum! to buy Habit Burger Grillhttps://www.nrn.com/mergers-acquisitions/yum-buy-habit-burger-grill  Time to Buy Beat-Down Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM) Stock? Here is the INSIGHThttps://investchronicle.com/2020/04/02/time-to-buy-beat-down-yum-brands-inc-yum-stock-here-is-the-insight-3/  How Pizza Hut keeps its people and pizzas safehttps://gulfnews.com/food/how-pizza-hut-keeps-its-people-and-pizzas-safe-1.1587472790712  Yum Brands CEO David Gibbs says company working 'urgently' to fix Pizza Huthttps://www.nrn.com/franchising/yum-brands-ceo-david-gibbs-says-company-working-urgently-fix-pizza-hut Pizza Hut planning to close as many as 500 locationshttps://www.thetimesnews.com/news/20190808/pizza-hut-planning-to-close-as-many-as-500-locationsLargest U.S. Pizza Hut Franchisee Could Choose Bankruptcyhttps://www.pymnts.com/news/investment-tracker/2020/largest-u-s-pizza-hut-franchisee-could-choose-bankruptcy/
Podcasting titan Kevin T. Porter (Good Christian Fun, Inside Voices) returns to the show for a post Easter discussion of spiral cut ham purveyor Honeybaked Ham. Plus, the debut of Spoonman's solo segment, Treat or Skeet.Sources:How Easter Ham Became a Delicious Traditionhttps://www.marthastewart.com/1538183/how-easter-ham-became-traditional-easter-dinnerWhy Do We Eat Ham on Easter?https://www.thedailymeal.com/eat/why-do-we-eat-ham-easterOrigin of Easter Hamhttps://www.allaboutjesuschrist.org/origin-of-easter-ham-faq.htmHam Trendshttps://www.porkcdn.com/sites/all/files/documents/Retail/HamTrends.pdf12 Things You Should Know Before Eating HoneyBaked Hamhttps://www.delish.com/food/a19600132/honeybaked-ham-history-facts/The Honey Baked Ham Co.: About Ushttps://www.honeybaked.com/about-us
For the second show of our swing through the Rockies, Besty Sodaro (Duncanville, We Love Trash) joins for a review of Denver's own burger and shake spot, Good Time Burgers. Mitch reveals a secret and has a big surprise for Wiger. Recorded live at Comedy Work South, Denver in the before times (3/11/2020).
The 'boys are joined by Betsy Sodaro (Duncanville) to review local Salt Lake City favorite, Crown Burgers. Recorded Live at Wiseguys Comedy Club in the before times (March 10, 2020).Sources for this week's intro:Jazz Historyhttps://www.nba.com/jazz/history/00400490.htmlUtah Starshttp://www.remembertheaba.com/Utah-Stars.htmlUtah Jazz Media Guidehttps://ak-static-int.nba.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2017/10/2017-18-Media-Guide-Jazz.pdf#page=276Pastrami Meets the Patty in Utahhttps://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/29/dining/29united.html?hpwThe local legacy behind family-owned Crown Burgershttps://www.deseret.com/2016/9/11/20595976/the-local-legacy-behind-family-owned-crown-burgers#rula-katzourakis-serves-customers-while-her-husband-john-back-left-tends-to-the-broiler-at-crown-burgers-in-salt-lake-city-on-friday-aug-5-2016-john-and-rula-katzourakis-have-owned-and-operated-crown-burgers-for-38-yearsToasty Kettle: Connecting With the Past Through Foodhttps://www.toastykettle.com/2020/01/22/history-of-crown-burgers-with-dean-maroudas/Crown Burgers' Storyhttp://www.crown-burgers.com/story.php
For the finale of Munch Madness 2020, Michael Daniel Cassady and Paul Rust (Don't Stop or We'll Die) return for the remote recorded finale of the Tournament of Chompions where we decide the single best menu item at McDonald's.
The Tournament of Chompions approaches the final stretch as Nicole Byer (Nailed It!, Newcomers) returns to eat through the Elite Ate, spelled A-T-E, to decide the ultimate McDonald's menu item. Plus, an artisan root beer Drank or Stank.Sources for this week's intro:'March Madness' crowns its first men's NCAA Championhttps://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/march-madness-is-bornMarch Madness history - The ultimate guidehttps://www.ncaa.com/news/basketball-men/article/2019-04-30/march-madness-history-ultimate-guideMen's Basketballhttps://www.ncaa.com/history/basketball-men/d1Women's Basketballhttps://www.ncaa.com/history/basketball-women/d1Magical Season: A Reporter Remembers 1994-95 CU Women's Teamhttps://cubuffs.com/news/2020/2/14/womens-basketball-magical-season-a-reporter-remembers-1994-95-cu-womens-team.aspxA Brief History of March Madnesshttps://www.ihsa.org/Sports-Activities/March-Madness-Experience/March-Madness-HistoryNCAA tournaments canceled over coronavirushttps://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/28893285/ncaa-tournaments-canceled-coronavirus
Podcasting royalty Paul F. Tompkins (The Neigborhood Listen, Threedom) joins for the second round of Munch Madness 2020: The Tournament of Chompions - Mac Attack as we tackle the second half of the still alive McDonald’s menu items. Plus, our DoughCenter anchor Carl Tart gives a recap of the snacktion so far. And, we taste test Carl’s Jr./Hardee’s decadent new BFC.
The Fifth Annual Tournament of Chompions begins as Doughboys favorite Jon Gabrus (High & Mighty, ActionBoyz) returns for the first round of Munch Madness: Mac Attack. Tournament commissioner Evan Susser (Fist Fight, Brooklyn Nine-Nine) joins to oversee and officiate as Gabrus and the ‘boys taste and judge 64 McDonald’s menu items.Sources for this week's intro:Under the Golden Arches: McDonald’s Logos through The Yearshttps://www.thedailymeal.com/under-golden-arches-mcdonald-s-logos-through-years?ampMcDonald’s Speedee: Down to just two . . .https://www.burgerweb.com/mcdonalds-speedee-just-two/McDonald's: 60 years, billions servedhttps://www.chicagotribune.com/business/chi-mcdonalds-60-years-20150415-story.htmlMcDonald's Corporationhttps://www.referenceforbusiness.com/businesses/M-Z/McDonald-s-Corporation.htmlThe tragic real-life story of the McDonald brothershttps://www.mashed.com/147897/the-tragic-real-life-story-of-the-mcdonald-brothers/The Founder (2017)http://www.historyvshollywood.com/reelfaces/founder/How Ray Kroc Became an American Villainhttps://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2017/01/ray-kroc-mcdonalds-america/514538/McDonalds Website: Our Historyhttps://www.mcdonalds.com/us/en-us/about-us/our-history.html
The 'boys are joined by Jessica McKenna and Zach Reino (Off Book) to review the Canadian burger and root beer institution, A&W. Plus, a Canadian Snack or Wack. Recorded live at the Rio Theatre in Vancouver.Sources for this week's intro:Making Medicare: The History of Health Care in Canada, 1914-2007https://www.historymuseum.ca/cmc/exhibitions/hist/medicare/medic01e.htmlThe Birth of Medicarehttps://canadiandimension.com/articles/view/the-birth-of-medicareA Not-So-Straight Storyhttps://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/11/28/a-not-so-straight-story/Canada & The United States (Bizzarre Borders Part 2)https://www.cgpgrey.com/blog/canada-the-united-states-bizarre-borders-part-2A&W Restaurant History!http://www.aw-drivein.com/aw-restaurant-history/A&W wants cage-free eggs in 2 years and that means rapid change for farmershttps://www.cbc.ca/news/business/aw-cage-free-1.3487744Restaurant chain celebrates 50 years of rings, root beerhttps://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/restaurant-chain-celebrates-50-years-of-rings-root-beer-1.597888The National Zero Waste Councilhttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/council/Pages/default.aspxOur Story, Is A Good One.https://web.aw.ca/en/our-values
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Abdullah ÖZDEMİR

good

Jul 7th
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Tru Crime

love the doughboys but fuck you guys. Black people have to be held accountable for their actions just like everyone else.

Jun 16th
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Joshua Hayden

Yes! Mike with the space baby reference #Kubrick #2001SpaceOdyssey

Jun 6th
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Craig Corley

wow guys

Jun 5th
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Spencer Corning

we'll sell you the whole seat, but you'll only need the edge of it!

Jun 5th
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Eris Pursley

I definitely look for the name Jason Mantzoukas in podcasts.

May 21st
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Luis Gutierrez

surprised Nick decided to do this episode since he hates fries

May 21st
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Adam White

I get the extremely odd circumstances for this one, but man this one wasn't a fun listen.

Mar 27th
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Dale Anton

These effed-up effing doughboys effers and their effing idiot guests are the effing stuff. There is no effing way these effers are comedians. - I really wanted to like this show, but the indescriminate use of effing eff and the effers that eff was just too much.

Mar 24th
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Cameron Piechota

why is the most recent episode not appearing. it shows on their website but there is nothing appearing in the app

Aug 16th
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MammelSauce

A show where a lovable fat man and his robot talk food

Aug 6th
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Caleb

If you go to subway you gotta fuck with that new garlic aioli and the provencal herbs. It makes a mediocre sub more like a 4 fork experience.

Aug 2nd
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Luis Gutierrez

i love these guys and have for years but everytime they go into musicals tastes... lmao dave Mathews Lol

Jun 14th
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Cate Dunphy

i friggin love this episode

Dec 8th
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Wayas D

2:48 show starts

Oct 11th
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John Dill

great pod. Listen to it every Thursday morning and I never get bored of it

Mar 31st
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Jon Thompson

Hilarious hosts and a super fun premise for a podcast! I love following their restaurant explorations. Thanks guys!

Dec 17th
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Phantom23001 O

This podcast has people who are really funny talking about some really good restaurants. Definitely worth a listen.

Nov 11th
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