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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.

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3076 Ratings
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Great podcast!

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Two extremely funny guys who you'd love to have some Tace Bell with.

Five Forks!

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Don’t get it twisted, Susser is the 3rd Doughboy!

iTunes Ratings

3076 Ratings
Average Ratings
2916
58
40
21
41

Great podcast!

By boatandbread - Jan 16 2020
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Two extremely funny guys who you'd love to have some Tace Bell with.

Five Forks!

By 69longisland69 - Jan 15 2020
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Don’t get it twisted, Susser is the 3rd Doughboy!
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Doughboys

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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.

Rank #1: Wendy's with Paul Rust

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Mitch and Wiger are joined in studio by Paul Rust, the star and co-creator of Netflix's Love, to discuss the burger business that Dave Thomas built: Wendy's. And, the guys partake in yet another edition of Snack or Wack.

Feb 25 2016

1hr 50mins

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Rank #2: KFC with Paul F. Tompkins

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The ‘boys welcome Paul F. Tompkins (Bajillion Dollar Propertie$, Spontaneanation) to review a cornerstone of fast food eateries: KFC. Together they discuss Pennsylvania eats, Mitch’s Bostonian dialect, and opinions on the colonel himself before deciding if the chain belongs on your bucket list. Plus, a special Mac attack edition of The Leftovers.

Aug 31 2017

1hr 54mins

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Rank #3: Nugget Power Hour with Nicole Byer & Jon Gabrus

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As Doughboys inexplicably reaches its hundredth episode, two of Mitch and Wiger’s favorite guests, Nicole Byer and Jon Gabrus, return to compete in a gut-wrenching challenge: The Nugget Power Hour. Each of the four attempt to eat 60 McDonald’s Chicken McNuggets in 60 minutes. Plus, some special messages from ghosts of Doughboys past.

Apr 20 2017

1hr 40mins

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Rank #4: BJ’s with Sean Clements & Hayes Davenport

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Hollywood Handbook hosts Sean Clements and Hayes Davenport return to discuss BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse, the Chicago style pizzeria and brewpub that traces its origins to Orange County, California. Will Israeli mini burger chain Burgerim also be discussed?

Feb 09 2017

2hr 8mins

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Rank #5: Sugarfish with Jason Mantzoukas

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Actor and comedian Jason Mantzoukas (The Good Place, How Did This Get Made?) joins the ‘boys to discuss the difficulty of dining with a serious allergy and to review LA based upscale sushi chain Sugarfish. Plus, a flavored Diet Coke edition of Drank or Stank.

Feb 15 2018

1hr 46mins

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Rank #6: Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. with Paul Scheer

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The 'boys are joined by Paul Scheer (The League, How Did This Get Made?) to discuss his experiences with the oddly successful Forrest Gump themed eatery Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. And, it's a throwback to childhood in a new Drank or Stank.

Jul 07 2016

1hr 47mins

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Rank #7: Outback Steakhouse with Jon Gabrus

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The boys are joined by Guy Code's Jon Gabrus to review the Aussie inspired steak chain.

Jun 04 2015

1hr 10mins

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Rank #8: The Ate-TL: Cook Out with Jesse Farrar & Mike Hale

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For the finale of Octdoughberfest 2019, The Doughboys Present, The Ate-TL, we’re joined by the hosts of Your Kickstarter Sucks, Jesse Farrar and Mike Hale for our review of Cook Out. Plus, a Halloween edition of Snack to the Future. 

Sources for this week’s intro include:

History of the Salver & Tray from AC Silver & Company

https://www.acsilver.co.uk/shop/pc/tray-history-d134.htm

Could This North Carolina Fast Food Favorite Be The Next Five Guys? by David Landsel

https://www.foodandwine.com/news/cookout-restaurant-expansion

Business Booming at New Cook Out in Lynchburg by Melinda Zosh

https://wset.com/archive/business-booming-at-new-cook-out-in-lynchburg

Cook Out website

https://cookout.com/company/

Oct 31 2019

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Rank #9: Dairy Queen 2 with Don’t Stop or We’ll Die

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From the band Don't Stop Or We'll Die, Michael Cassady and Paul Rust join us to review a chain known for its frozen mixed treat: Dairy Queen. Plus, another edition of The Wiger Challenge.

Check out their new album Dazzle Me, out now!

Nov 29 2018

2hr 17mins

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Rank #10: Souplantation/Sweet Tomatoes with Kelly Nugent and Lindsay Katai

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The hilarious Kelly Nugent and Lindsay Katai (Public Domain Theater, Teen Creeps) join the 'boys to discuss their recent experience at San Diego Comic Con, and to review a buffet chain specializing in salads & soups: Souplantation or Sweet Tomatoes. Plus, another edition of Chips Inhale: Res-chew Rangers.

Aug 02 2018

1hr 56mins

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Rank #11: Jimmy John's with Lauren Lapkus

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Lauren Lapkus (Crashing, With Special Guest) returns for a discussion of midwest quick-service sandwich staple Jimmy John’s. The ‘boys and Lapkus debate the ethics of frequenting a chain whose founder is a big game hunter, and delve into London eats and mayo’s worthiness as a condiment. Plus, an Easter edition of Season’s Eatings.

Apr 13 2017

1hr 45mins

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Rank #12: Cinnabon with Nicole Byer

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The hilarious Nicole Byer (Loosely Exactly Nicole, Why Won’t You Date Me?) returns to antagonize Mitch, analyze holiday eats, and review mall kiosk sweet treat staple Cinnabon. Nicole, Mitch, and Wiger taste test Doritos Nuts in another Snack or Wack.

Dec 21 2017

1hr 46mins

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Rank #13: The Cheesecake Factory with Beck Bennett

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Saturday Night Live's Beck Bennett joins Mitch and Wiger on his maiden voyage to famed chain The Cheesecake Factory, and files his review of its expansive menu. The 'boys go clear on a new Drank or Stank.

Aug 25 2016

1hr 43mins

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Rank #14: The Olive Garden with Christine Nangle

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Writer and actor Christine Nangle (Inside Amy Schumer, Kroll Show) joins the 'Boys to evaluate the biggest Italian chain restaurant in America: The Olive Garden. Mitch and Nangle face off in the return of beloved segment Pie in this Guy.

May 05 2016

1hr 50mins

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Rank #15: Red Robin with D'Arcy Carden

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Actress and comedian D'Arcy Carden (Broad City, The Good Place) is in studio to review her childhood post church favorite, burger and brew spot Red Robin. The trio test out Bacon Jam in Snack or Wack.

Sep 01 2016

1hr 26mins

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Rank #16: McDonald's with Sarah Silverman

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On a historic Doughboys milestone, the 'boys are joined by Sarah Silverman (Ralph Breaks the Internet, I Love You, America) to review a cornerstone of American chain restaurants: McDonald's. Plus, another segment of Pie In This Guy.

Dec 20 2018

1hr 45mins

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Rank #17: Arby's 2 with John Hodgman

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Writer and comedian John Hodgman (Judge John Hodgman, Vacationland) joins the 'boys for their return trip to Arby's to review some of the latest menu selecions, and to chat about New England food and being young instrumentalists. Plus, a mysterious edition of Snack or Wack. 

Nov 02 2017

1hr 50mins

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Rank #18: Munch Madness: Domino's vs. Pizza Hut with Claudia O'Doherty

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Actress and comedian Claudia O'Doherty (Love, Trainwreck) returns to the pod for the first matchup of the month-long Munch Madness 2018: The Tournament of Chompions: The Slice is Right, as pizza chain juggernauts Domino's and Pizza Hut square off. Plus, a Mountain Dew edition of Drank or Stank.

Mar 01 2018

1hr 34mins

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Rank #19: Benihana with D'Arcy Carden

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Actor and comedian D'Arcy Carden (The Good Place, Barry) to review and discuss her childhood relationship to this week's chain, Benihana. Plus, discussions about favorite autumn eats and snacking habits on sets before getting into a Halloween edition of Cereal.

Check out audible.com/doughboys or text Doughboys to 500500 to get started!

Sep 27 2018

2hr 4mins

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Rank #20: Delta Sky Club with John Hodgman

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The 'boys are joined by author and actor John Hodgman (Vacationland, Judge John Hodgman) as they journey to LAX to review Delta Sky Club, an airport lounge reserved for high-paying customers. Plus, an airport-based edition of Snack or Wack.

Jan 17 2019

1hr 46mins

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Culver's with Carl Tart

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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

https://www.wisconsinhistory.org/museum/exhibits/iconwisconsin/dairyland/index.asp

Becoming The Dairy State from Wisconsin 101

https://wi101.wisc.edu/2013/12/01/becoming-the-dairy-state/

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

https://wi101.wisc.edu/2018/10/01/the-swiss-roots-of-americas-dairyland/

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

https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2017/11/01/561427862/is-wisconsin-still-americas-dairyland-or-does-it-need-a-new-slogan

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

https://www.foodandwine.com/fwx/why-do-green-bay-packer-fans-wear-cheese-hats

Culver’s - Our Story

https://www.culvers.com/about-culvers/our-story

Jan 23 2020

1hr 48mins

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Harold's Chicken Shack with Jacquis Neal

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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

https://www.chicagoreader.com/pdf/060414/060414_harolds.pdf

Chicken King Harold P. Pierce, 70 by Kenan Heise

https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-xpm-1988-03-11-8804060325-story.html

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

http://blackchicagoeats.com/haroldschickenshack/

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

https://chicago.suntimes.com/2018/9/18/18354480/laverne-burnett-a-link-to-early-days-of-harold-s-chicken-chain-has-died-at-83

Smokin' Chokin' and Chowing with the King from ChiBBQKing

http://chibbqking.blogspot.com/2008/11/fried-chicken-king.html?m=1

Harold's Chicken - About Us

http://haroldschickenonline.com/#about_us

Jan 16 2020

1hr 47mins

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

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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)

https://www.chowhound.com/food-news/201354/everything-you-need-to-know-about-wawa-the-world-s-most-beloved-convenience-store/

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

https://hbr.org/2005/05/creating-the-living-brand

Convenience Cult? (By Rob Walker)

https://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/30/magazine/30wwln_consumed.html?_r=0

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

https://www.phillymag.com/news/2014/04/16/wawa-50th-anniversary-50-facts/

The Cult Of Wawa (By Amy Lombard)

https://mashable.com/2016/03/09/the-cult-of-wawa/

Wawa Corporate Website

https://www.wawa.com/about

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

https://www.inc.com/magazine/201806/maria-aspan/wawa-convenience-store-pennsylvania.html

13 Fun Facts About Wawa (By Erin McCarthy)

http://mentalfloss.com/article/56255/13-fun-facts-about-wawa#targetText=1.,as%20the%20Millville%20Manufacturing%20Company.

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

https://www.inquirer.com/philly/news/wawa-best-bathrooms-gas-stations-pennsylvania-20180516.html

Jan 09 2020

1hr 46mins

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Unlocked! Xi'an Famous Foods with Mike Hanford & Paul Rust (LIVE)

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UNLOCKED! We're joined live in NYC by Mike Hanford (The Birthday Boys, The Sloppy Boys) and Paul Rust (Netflix's Love, Don’t Stop or We’ll Die) to review a family owned chain serving western Chinese cuisine: Xi'an Famous Foods. Plus, a live edition of the Snack Stack.

Recorded live at the Gramercy Theatre in NYC on September 6, 2019. 

Sources for this week's intro include:

The Phenomenon Of Xi'an Famous Foods In New York City by Heng Shao

https://www.forbes.com/sites/hengshao/2013/07/30/restaurant-chain-brings-xian-flavors-to-new-york-city/#1687580c33e6

Boom Brands: Xi’an Famous Foods by Alex Yablon

http://nymag.com/news/business/boom-brands/xian-famous-foods-2013-10/

Based on an Old Family Recipe by Steven Stern

https://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/08/dining/based-on-an-old-family-recipe.html?_r=0

Silk Road, North China - Ancient Trackway in China by C. Michael Hogan

https://www.megalithic.co.uk/article.php?sid=18006

A taste of Xi’an in North London from Fuscia Dunlop

http://www.fuchsiadunlop.com/a-taste-of-xian-in-north-london/

Let the Meals Begin: Finding Beijing in Flushing by Julia Moskin

https://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/30/dining/30flushing.html?pagewanted=2&mtrref=undefined&gwh=157DEE7A05CCBCC19E8D98779294BCE5&gwt=pay&assetType=REGIWALL

Xi’an Corporate Website

https://www.xianfoods.com/#about-section

Jan 02 2020

1hr 38mins

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Unlocked! The 2018 Doughboys Christmas Special: Wiger Alone

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Unlocked! Enjoy our 2018 Doughboys Christmas Special, Wiger Alone.

As the Doughboys prepare a Christmas vacation, an argument leads Wiger to wishing his podcast would disappear...

(Written by Mike Mitchell. Featuring Nick Wiger, Evan Susser, Michael Blaiklock, Alana "The Knife" Johnston, Jon Gabrus, Paul Rust, Allan McLeod, Yusong Liu, Emma Erdbrink, Wolly, and Irma)

Dec 26 2019

1hr 4mins

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Steak 'n Shake 4 with Evan Susser

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The commissioner returns for the final episode of 2019! Susser (Deli Boys, Brooklyn 99) and the 'boys head back to Steak 'n Shake, a midwest chain with a tumultuous history. Plus, the final Snack or Wack of 2019.

Sources for this week’s intro include:

2014: A Blowout Compensation Year for Sardar Biglari by John Hamburger

https://www.restfinance.com/Restaurant-Finance-Across-America/March-2015/2014-A-Blowout-Compensation-Year-for-Sardar-Biglari/

Fresno couldn't wait for a Steak 'n Shake. A year later it's closed. What happened? by Bethany Clough

https://www.fresnobee.com/living/food-drink/bethany-clough/article212526494.html

Steak 'n Shake auction canceled, store continues operation by Alex Mann

https://www.capitalgazette.com/business/ph-ac-cn-steak-auction-cancelled-0701-20170630-story.html

Anne Arundel restaurateur indicted in plot to frame wife as terrorist, burn business by Phil Davis

https://www.capitalgazette.com/news/crime/ac-cn-arson-murder-plot-0829-story.html

US-born Steak n Shake closes its only UK site by Georgia Bronte

https://www.bighospitality.co.uk/Article/2018/08/08/Steak-n-Shake-closes-its-only-UK-site

Where Steak ‘n Shake Lost its Way by Danny Klein

https://www.qsrmagazine.com/fast-food/where-steak-n-shake-lost-its-way

Steak ‘n Shake website

https://www.steaknshake.com/about-us/

Dec 19 2019

1hr 52mins

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Ample Hills Creamery with Jason Sheridan

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The 'boys are joined by Jason Sheridan (Comedy Bang! Bang!, Podcast The Ride) to review Brooklyn based artisan ice cream chain Ample Hills Creamery. Plus, a holiday edition of Cereal.

Sources for this week’s intro include:

Cream of the Crop, Annotated from Genius

https://genius.com/Macho-man-randy-savage-cream-of-the-crop-05-11-1987-annotated

Randy Savage: One last time, the cream will rise to the top by Matthew Martin

https://www.cultofwhatever.com/2015/01/randy-savage-one-last-time-the-cream-will-rise-to-the-top/

Brooklyn’s Ample Hills Positions Itself to Be the Next Ben & Jerry’s by Larissa Zimberoff

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-08-15/brooklyn-s-ample-hills-positions-itself-to-be-the-next-ben-jerry-s

How This Business Owner Expanded Her Neighborhood Ice Cream Shop To Disney World, Brooklyn And Beyond by Leah Wald

https://www.forbes.com/sites/leahwald/2018/06/25/meet-the-woman-who-creates-communities-around-colorful-ice-cream/#62f4089855b1

How Pop Culture Became A Part of Ample Hills Creamery's DNA by Abbey White

https://www.foodandwine.com/news/ample-hills-pop-culture

Ample Hills website

https://www.amplehills.com/our-story

Dec 12 2019

1hr 51mins

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Noah's New York Bagels with Jennie Pierson

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The 'boys are joined by actor and comedian Jennie Pierson (Blackish & Powerless) to taste a breakfast favorite at Noah's New York Bagels. Plus, the crew taste test Budweiser varietals in a new segment Seasons of Bud.

Sources for this episode include:

Liberalism and Protest at UC-Berkeley from Book-It

https://book-it.org/2017/05/history-of-liberalism-and-protest/

Progressives in Berkeley Challenged by Tradition by Mark A. Stein

https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1986-11-03-mn-14900-story.html

Berkeley: a history of disobedience - in pictures by Greg Whitmore

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/gallery/2014/nov/15/berkeley-a-history-of-disobedience-in-pictures

Chain store bans in San Francisco leave more shops empty, critics say by Roland Li

https://www.sfchronicle.com/business/article/Chain-store-bans-in-San-Francisco-leave-more-14074807.php

The History of Bagels in America by Shannon Sarna

https://www.myjewishlearning.com/the-nosher/the-history-of-bagels-in-america/

The Secret History of Bagels by Ari Weinzweig

https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2009/03/the-secret-history-of-bagels/6928/

Bagel firm founder tells what Noah would do by Ilana DeBare

https://www.sfgate.com/business/article/Bagel-firm-founder-tells-what-Noah-would-do-3278705.php#ixzz0ZYfJTuKH

Noah’s Bagels website

https://www.noahs.com/about-us/ 

Dec 05 2019

1hr 57mins

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Doughboys Double - Garfield's Thanksgiving w/ Paul Rust

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Free preview of Doughboys Double! Paul Rust (Love, Don't Stop Or We'll Die) discusses celebrity drive-by sightings and taste the Merry Mash-Up Slurpee and Holiday Mint M&M's.

To subscribe to the Doughboys Double go to: patreon.com/doughboys

Nov 28 2019

1hr 33mins

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99 Restaurant with Nicole Byer & Dano (LIVE)

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For the last show of our Feast Coast 2019 tour, we’re joined once again by Nicole Byer (Nailed It!, Why Won't You Date Me?) and Mitch’s childhood friend Dano to review a Massachusetts-based restaurant and pub, 99 Restaurant. Plus, a special Snack or Wack or Drank or Stank featuring Adam “WuTang” Woo with food from Majestic Dragon in Ipswich.

Recorded live at The Wilbur on Sept 8th, 2019. 

Sources for this episode include:

Why are horseshoes considered to be lucky? by Debra Ronca

https://people.howstuffworks.com/horseshoes-lucky.htm#targetText=Since%20horseshoes%20were%20made%20of,the%20badly%20behaving%20fairies%20away.&targetText=Hanging%20a%20horseshoe%20heels%20up,everyone%20who%20walks%20underneath%20it.

The Legend Behind Horseshoes For Good Luck Involves The Devil Himself by Lindi Smith

https://www.wideopencountry.com/heres-people-hang-horseshoes-doors/

The History of Horseshoes by Rachel Cohen

https://dressagetoday.com/horse-health-/history-of-horseshoes-17802

99 Restaurant founder dies from the Boston Business Journal

https://www.bizjournals.com/boston/stories/2006/04/10/daily22.html

99 Restaurant Website

https://www.bizjournals.com/boston/stories/2006/04/10/daily22.html

Nov 21 2019

1hr 49mins

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Regina Pizzeria with John Hodgman & Nicole Byer (LIVE)

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We're joined live in Boston by John Hodgman (Judge John Hodgman, Medallion Status) and Nicole Byer (Nailed It!, Why Won't You Date Me?) for our long-awaited review of a Boston pizza cornerstone, Regina Pizzeria. Plus, a live edition of Snack or Wack or Drank or Stank.

Recorded live at The Wilbur Theater on Sept 7th, 2019.

Sources for this episode include:

A 'Curse' born of hate by Glenn Stout

https://www.espn.com/mlb/playoffs2004/news/story?page=Curse041005

Red Sox-Yankees is baseball's ultimate rivalry

https://usatoday30.usatoday.com/sports/baseball/playoffs/2004-10-20-yanks-sox-rivalry_x.htm

The Official Site of The Boston Red Sox - Fenway Facts

https://www.mlb.com/redsox/ballpark/facts-figures

Frommer's Guide: Regina Pizzeria

https://www.frommers.com/destinations/boston/restaurants/pizzeria-regina

Is Regina Pizzeria really the best in the country? by Devra First

https://www.bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/food-dining/2018/10/18/regina-pizzeria-really-best-country/KDNZQLh7lyPhhySRzf7E1O/story.html

Regina Pizzeria website

http://www.reginapizzeria.com

Nov 14 2019

1hr 53mins

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White Castle with Mike Hanford, Paul Rust, and Fran Gillespie (LIVE)

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For our second NYC show in the Feast Coast tour, we're joined onstage by Mike Hanford (The Birthday Boys, The Sloppy Boys), Paul Rust (Netflix's Love, Don’t Stop or We’ll Die), and Fran Gillespie (SNL, Big Mouth) to review an east coast institution serving sliders, White Castle. Plus, a live edition of the Snack Stack. 

Recorded live at the Gramercy Theatre in NYC on September 6, 2019. 

Sources for this week's intro include:

White Castle rolls dice with movie role from The Chicago Tribune

https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-xpm-2004-07-29-0407300004-story.html

Review: Harold and Kumar by Roger Ebert

https://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/harold-and-kumar-go-to-white-castle-2004

Kal Penn: Hungry For Success from Teen Tribute

https://www.tribute.ca/magazines/teen/summer2004/kal.htm

The White Castle Story: The Birth Of Fast Food & The Burger Revolution By Ashlee Kieler

https://consumerist.com/2015/07/14/the-white-castle-story-the-birth-of-fast-food-the-burger-revolution/

The Untold Truth of White Castle by Joel Stice

https://www.mashed.com/133519/the-untold-truth-of-white-castle/

White Castle website

https://www.whitecastle.com/about-us/our-history

Nov 07 2019

1hr 31mins

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The Ate-TL: Cook Out with Jesse Farrar & Mike Hale

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For the finale of Octdoughberfest 2019, The Doughboys Present, The Ate-TL, we’re joined by the hosts of Your Kickstarter Sucks, Jesse Farrar and Mike Hale for our review of Cook Out. Plus, a Halloween edition of Snack to the Future. 

Sources for this week’s intro include:

History of the Salver & Tray from AC Silver & Company

https://www.acsilver.co.uk/shop/pc/tray-history-d134.htm

Could This North Carolina Fast Food Favorite Be The Next Five Guys? by David Landsel

https://www.foodandwine.com/news/cookout-restaurant-expansion

Business Booming at New Cook Out in Lynchburg by Melinda Zosh

https://wset.com/archive/business-booming-at-new-cook-out-in-lynchburg

Cook Out website

https://cookout.com/company/

Oct 31 2019

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The Ate-TL: Krystal with Sam Richardson

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We continue Octdoughberfest 2019, The Ate-TL continues as we're joined by actor and comedian Sam Richardson (Veep, Detroiters) to review an Atlanta-based chain serving sliders and hot dogs, Krystal. Plus, a peachy edition of The Wiger Challenge.

Sources for this week’s intro include:

Lacon, Or, Many Things in a Few Words: Addressed to Those who Think by Charles Caleb Colton

https://books.google.com/books?id=6AclAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA114#v=snippet&q=imitation&f=false

Oscar Wilde Quotes from Goodreads

https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/558084-imitation-is-the-sincerest-form-of-flattery-that-mediocrity-can

Tennessee Encyclopedia: Krystal Company by Ned L. Irwin

https://tennesseeencyclopedia.net/entries/krystal-company/

Krystal dishes up nostalgia by Jason M. Reynolds

https://web.archive.org/web/20070829150515/http://www.timesfreepress.com/absolutenm/templates/business-toplocal.aspx?articleid=15249&zoneid=169

Krystal moving headquarters to Atlanta by Ellis Smith

https://www.timesfreepress.com/news/news/story/2012/oct/03/krystal-moving-atlanta-chattanooga/89532/

The Krystal Website

https://krystal.com/about-us/

Oct 24 2019

1hr 37mins

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The Ate-TL: The Varsity with Joe Saunders

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For the third week of Octdoughberfest 2019: The Ate-TL, the 'boys are joined by Joe Saunders (Comedy Bang! Bang!, The Breadcast) to review The Varsity, an Atlanta-founded chain serving chili dogs and burgers. Plus, a local edition of Drank or Stank.

Sources for this Week's Intro:

Nipsey Russell, a Comic With a Gift for Verse, Dies at 80 by Mel Watkins

https://www.nytimes.com/2005/10/04/arts/nipsey-russell-a-comic-with-a-gift-for-verse-dies-at-80.html

Nipsey Russell: The Smile Lives On from NPR

https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=4944395

The Varsity Celebrates 90 Years in Atlanta by Caroline Sanders

https://gardenandgun.com/articles/varsity-atlanta-history/

What'll ya have, Alpharetta? by Walter Woods

https://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/stories/2002/06/10/story4.html

The Varsity - Living History from Georgia Tech

http://www.livinghistory.gatech.edu/s/1481/45-lh/index.aspx?pgid=10021&gid=45&cid=20691

The Varsity Website

https://thevarsity.com/about

Oct 17 2019

1hr 27mins

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The Ate-TL: Moe's Southwest Grill with Mary Lynn Rajskub

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For Octdoughberfest 2019: The Ate-TL, the ‘boys are joined by Mary Lynn Rajskub (24, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Checking In with Mary Lynn) to review Moe’s Southwest Grill, an Atlanta-founded chain serving Mexican cuisine. Plus, another edition of Snack or Wack.

Sources for this week’s intro include: 

History of the Grateful Dead by Greta Kaul, Jillian Sullivan, and Aidin Vaziri

https://www.sfgate.com/music/article/History-of-the-Grateful-Dead-6330348.php

How Grateful Dead Fans Became Deadheads by Amy Lennard Goehner and Arpita Aneja

https://time.com/3919040/history-deadheads/

The Deadhead Subculture

https://haenfler.sites.grinnell.edu/subcultures-and-scenes/the-deadhead-subculture/

Raving Brands, Inc. History from Funding Universe

http://www.fundinguniverse.com/company-histories/raving-brands-inc-history/

This Mexican chain requires every worker to do one thing when they apply for a job — and it goes all the way up to the president by Kate Taylor

https://www.businessinsider.com/moes-hiring-tests-welcome-to-moes-2018-4

The untold truth of Moe's Southwest Grill by Maria Cristina LaLonde

https://www.mashed.com/139817/the-untold-truth-of-moes-southwest-grill/

12 Things You Don't Know About Moe's Southwest Grill by Candace Braun Davison

https://www.delish.com/food-news/a48250/things-you-dont-know-about-moes/

Jerry Garcia estate sues burrito franchise by Rachel Tobin Ramos

http://www.nbcnews.com/id/6812406/ns/business-local_business/t/jerry-garcia-estate-sues-burrito-franchise/#.XZ0egS-ZO88

Moe’s corporate website

https://www.moes.com/about/values

Oct 10 2019

1hr 33mins

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The Ate-TL: The Flying Biscuit Cafe with Steve Agee

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We're kicking off Octdoughberfest 2019: The Ate-TL with actor and comedian Steve Agee (Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, The Sarah Silverman Program) as we review The Flying Biscuit Cafe, an Atlanta-based chain that specializes in southern style biscuits. Plus, another edition of Snack or Wack.

Sources for this episode's intro include:

FoodTimeline.org: Biscuits & Cookies

http://www.foodtimeline.org/foodcookies.html

Biscuit Bakers’ Treasured Mill Moves North By Shaila Dewan

https://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/18/dining/18flour.html

The Flying Biscuit Cafe sold from the Atlanta Business Chronicle

https://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/stories/2006/05/15/daily25.html

An Interview with the Owners of an Atlanta Original: The Flying Biscuit Cafe by Ho Chie

http://www.taiwaneseamerican.org/2010/07/an-interview-with-the-owners-of-an-atlanta-original-the-flying-biscuit-cafe/

Lesbian restaurateur Delia Champion: The Chicken Sausage Queen of Atlanta by Patrick Saunders

https://thegavoice.com/culture/lesbian-restaurateur-delia-champion-chicken-sausage-queen-atlanta/

Flying Biscuit’s Chacon: “We’ve all made mistakes,” Says No Future Restaurant Revenue Will Go To Kemp by Jason Rhode

https://thegavoice.com/news/atlanta/flying-biscuits-chacon-weve-all-made-mistakes-says-no-future-restaurant-revenue-will-go-to-kemp/

The Flying Biscuit Cafe Website

https://flyingbiscuit.com

Oct 03 2019

1hr 23mins

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Rita's Italian Ice with Carl Tart & Christine Nangle (LIVE)

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For our second show in Philadelphia, we're rejoined by Carl Tart (Comedy Bang! Bang!, Brooklyn Nine-Nine) and Christine Nangle (Inside Amy Schumer, The Simpsons) to review a dessert chain founded in Pennsylvania: Rita's Italian Ice. Plus, another live edition of the Snack Stack.

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

Sources for this week's intro include:

Water Ice: What It Is, What It Isn't, How To Say It And Where To Get It (By Julia Hatmaker)

https://www.pennlive.com/food/2018/07/water_ice_what_it_is_what_it_i.html

Ancient Sicilians Were Eating the Same Italian Ice We Know Today (By Danielle Wayda)

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/vbqy7x/italian-ice-history

Rita’s Celebrates 30th Anniversary with Giveaways, Politicians (By Dan McQuade)

https://www.phillymag.com/foobooz/2014/05/07/ritas-30th-anniversary-bensalem/

Water Ice, Philly's Classic Summer Cooler, Gets Hot Across The Country (By Caroline Beans)

https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2016/08/10/489217423/water-ice-phillys-classic-summer-cooler-gets-hot-across-the-country

Rita’s Corporate Website

https://www.ritasice.com/about-ritas/history/

Sep 26 2019

1hr 31mins

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Marie Callender's with Scott Aukerman

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The 'boys are rejoined by Scott Aukerman (Comedy Bang! Bang!, Between Two Ferns: The Movie) to review Scott's former workplace and American restaurant and bakery, Marie Callender's. Plus, a frozen-drink edition of Breaking Chews.

Sources for This Week’s Intro Include:

Pipeline to the NFL? Big states, schools are key (By Jeff Zillgitt)

https://usatoday30.usatoday.com/sports/football/nfl/2008-04-21-draft-database-cover_N.htm


Don Callender, who turned his mom’s pie shop into the Marie Callender’s chain, dies at 81 (By Claire Noland)

https://www.latimes.com/local/obituaries/la-me-callender11-2009jan11-story.html


Marie Callender’s founder remembered as innovator (By Nancy Luna)

https://www.ocregister.com/2009/01/09/marie-callenders-founder-remembered-as-innovator/


Marie Callender’s closes 31 units amid bankruptcy (By Nancy Luna)

https://www.ocregister.com/2011/06/13/marie-callenders-closes-31-units-amid-bankruptcy/


Marie Callender’s website

https://www.mariecallenders.com/our-story


Long Beach Polytechnic website

https://lbpoly.schoolloop.com/pf4/cms2/view_page?d=x&group_id=1531973267805&vdid=i52d1x4oywsr

Sep 19 2019

2hr 4mins

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CAVA with Jamelle Bouie, Carl Tart, and Libby Watson (LIVE)

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For our second show on the 2019 Feast Coast Tour, we're joined by Jamelle Bouie (New York Times), Carl Tart (Comedy Bang! Bang!, Brooklyn Nine-Nine), and Libby Watson (The New Republic) to review Mediterranean fast-casual chain, CAVA. Plus, an all new live segment, Snackarchy in the UK.


Recorded live at the DC Improv on Sept 4th, 2019. Sources for this week's intro include:

Archestratus: A Gourmand In The World Of Classical Greece (By Cooksinfo)

https://www.cooksinfo.com/archestratus


Greek Food: A Taste of the Ancient Past (By W Ruth Kozak)

https://europeupclose.com/article/greek-food-a-taste-of-the-ancient-past/


Immigration and the Great War (From the National Park Service)

https://www.nps.gov/articles/immigration-and-the-great-war.htm


Cava Is Testing a Drive-Thru With an Order-Ahead App at Its New Store in Frederick (By Tierney Plumb)

https://dc.eater.com/2019/6/21/18693326/cava-drive-thru-ordering-app-opening-frederick


Why Are Diners Traditionally Greek? It’s an Immigration Story, Naturally (By Tracy Saelinger)

https://www.thekitchn.com/why-so-many-classic-all-night-diners-are-greek-243252


Cava Grill Receives $16 Million in Funding, Expands to Los Angeles (By Anna Spiegel)

https://www.washingtonian.com/2015/04/01/cava-grill-receives-16-million-in-funding-expands-to-los-angeles/


Cava To Nearly Double By Next Summer (By Abha Bhattarai)

https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/capitalbusiness/cava-to-nearly-double-by-next-summer/2014/08/01/d28a9122-1666-11e4-85b6-c1451e622637_story.html


Is Cava Grill The Next Shake Shack For Fast Casual Mediterranean-Inspired Cuisine (By Meggen Taylor)

https://www.forbes.com/sites/meggentaylor/2016/07/13/is-cava-grill-the-next-shake-shack-for-fast-casual-mediterranean-inspired-cuisine/#31043b5866de


Cava Corporate Website

https://cava.com/culture

Sep 12 2019

1hr 52mins

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