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

    Ezell's with Toni Charline Ramos (LIVE)

    Ezell's with Toni Charline Ramos (LIVE)

    Toni Charline Ramos joins the 'boys to review Seattle fried chicken institution Ezell's. Plus a brand new segment. Recorded live at the Neptune Theatre.

    Sources for this week's intro:

    Garfield High School Through the Years


    Seattle Public Schools: 1862-2000: Garfield High School


    A President Felled by an Assassin and 1880’s Medical Care


    Step Inside the Shop Making Oprah's Favorite Fried Chicken https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/8qebyk/step-inside-the-shop-making-oprahs-favorite-fried-chicken

    Ezell's feeds the community more than just chicken


    The Most Life-Changing Fried Chicken in America Is...


    Ezell’s Website


    Really, Really Good Fried Chicken


    Let’s Eat, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis


    • 1 hr 35 min
    Boudin Bakery with The Sloppy Boys (LIVE)

    Boudin Bakery with The Sloppy Boys (LIVE)

    The 'boys are joined by Mike Hanford, Jefferson Dutton, and Tim Kalpakis (The Sloppy Boys) to review SF based French style bakery, Boudin. Plus, a live edition of the Wiger Challenge. Recorded live at Cobb's Comedy Club for SF SketchFest.

    Sources for this week's into:

    There’s gold in them thar hills by Jonathan Jackson


    The California Gold Rush, 1849 from EyeWitness to History


    The California Gold Rush from PBS American Experience


    San Francisco 49ers Team Facts from the Pro Football Hall of Fame


    San Francisco Gold Rush Chronology 1846-1849


    Fisherman’s Wharf, Primed at Last for Makeover by Susan Sward


    San Francisco’s Boudin Bakery serves up a taste of history in each bite by Daniel Brown


    Boudin - Our Story


    • 1 hr 36 min
    Swensons with Carl Tart (LIVE)

    Swensons with Carl Tart (LIVE)

    For the final stop on our Midwest tour, Carl Tart (Comedy Bang! Bang!, Brooklyn Nine-Nine) joins the 'boys to review a Cleveland drive-in favorite; Swensons. Plus a local edition of Snack or Wack with a surprise drop in guest. Recorded live at the Agora Theatre and Ballroom.

    Sources for this week's into:

    Dan Gilbert - Quicken Loans Pressroom


    Was LeBron special ESPN's deal with devil? From The Sporting News


    Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert says he doesn’t regret “The Letter” By D.J. Foster


    LeBron: I'm coming back to Cleveland by LeBron James and Lee Jenkins


    'Finally, we did it!': Cavs' title ends 52 years of Cleveland sports agony By Eliott C. McLaughlin


    LeBron James Reportedly Hits Up Swensons After Cavs Championship Parade


    What is LeBron James' go-to Swensons order? By Tyler Carey and Amani Abraham


    The Drive-In Restaurant Is Alive and Well and Living in Akron, Ohio By David Landsel 


    Swenson’s - Our Story


    • 1 hr 44 min
    Culver's with Carl Tart (LIVE)

    Culver's with Carl Tart (LIVE)

    Carl Tart (Comedy Bang! Bang!, Brooklyn Nine-Nine) joins the ‘boys to review beloved Wisconsin burger and shake chain Culver's. Plus, a local Cream City brewdog edition of Drank or Stank. Recorded live at Turner Hall Ballroom in Milwaukee.

    Sources for this week's intro:

    The Dairy State from the Wisconsin Cultural Society


    Becoming The Dairy State from Wisconsin 101


    The Swiss Roots Of America’s “Dairyland” from Wisconsin 101


    Is Wisconsin Still 'America's Dairyland' Or Does It Need A New Slogan? From All Things Considered


    Why do Green Bay Packer Fans Wear Cheese Hats? By Matt Blitz 


    Culver’s - Our Story


    • 1 hr 48 min
    Harold's Chicken Shack with Jacquis Neal

    Harold's Chicken Shack with Jacquis Neal

    Actor/comedian Jacquis Neal (UCB, Culture Kings podcast) joins the boys to discuss cruise ship food and review Chicago's famed Harold's Chicken Shack. Plus, a new edition of Chips Inhale: Res-Chew Rangers, and a surprise drop-in from a special ghost!

    Sources for this week's intro:

    The First Family of Fried Chicken by Mike Sula


    Chicken King Harold P. Pierce, 70 by Kenan Heise


    Chicago’s Harold’s Chicken Shack: History Behind the Taste by Toure


    Laverne Burnett, a link to early days of Harold’s Chicken chain, has died at 83 by Maureen O'Donnell


    Smokin' Chokin' and Chowing with the King from ChiBBQKing


    Harold's Chicken - About Us


    • 1 hr 47 min
    Unlocked! Wawa with Carl Tart & Christine Nangle (LIVE)

    Unlocked! Wawa with Carl Tart & Christine Nangle (LIVE)

    Unlocked! For our first ever show in Philly, we're joined by Carl Tart (Comedy Bang! Bang!, Brooklyn Nine-Nine) and hometown hero Christine Nangle (Inside Amy Schumer, The Simpsons) to review Wawa, a convenience store iconic to the city. Plus, the first-ever live edition of the Snack Stack.

    Recorded live at Punch Line Philly on Sept 5th, 2019.

    Sources for this week's intro include:

    Everything You Need to Know About Wawa, the World’s Most Beloved Convenience Store (By Jessica Gentile)


    Creating the Living Brand (By Neeli Bendapudi and Venkat Bendapudi)


    Convenience Cult? (By Rob Walker)


    50 Things About Wawa for Wawa’s 50th Anniversary (By Dan McQuade)


    The Cult Of Wawa (By Amy Lombard)


    Wawa Corporate Website


    The Inside Story of Wawa, the Beloved $10 Billion Convenience Store Chain Taking Over the East Coast (By Maria Aspan)


    13 Fun Facts About Wawa (By Erin McCarthy)


    Wawa Bathrooms Voted Number 1 In Pa. And Number 2 In U.S. (by Stephanie Farr)


    • 1 hr 46 min

Customer Reviews

Apple Bagios ,

No peeking

This podcast is the funniest thing around. Downside is, it makes me hungry - and I'm always hungry. More live shows in LA please - and bring back The Knife!!

Don Candonolian ,

Never fails

Sometimes wholesome, sometimes a little bit messed up, always unmissable. Love it.

B.O. Problem ,

5 Forks!

Very cool! #SpoonNation #BurgerBrigade #DoughboysDownUnder

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