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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.

279 Episodes
The Sloppy Boys (Mike Hanford, Jefferson Dutton, Tim Kalpakis) join the 'boys to talk sloppy foods, the recording of their new album Paradiso, and to sample Wendy's new breakfast menu. Plus, the debut of an all new segment, Jingle All The Weigh. Sources for this week's intro:,food%2C%20in%20a%20family%20setting.
Writer Dave King (The Good Place, Parks and Rec) and Actor and Comedian Esther Povitsky (Hot For My Name, Esther Club) return to close out Grocery Store Month and help the 'boys review America's largest supermarket chain, Kroger. Plus, another edition of Spoonman's Sip or Ship.Sources for this week's intro:
Writer and Comedian Raj Desai (The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Triumph's Election Special) returns to talk about weddings, vegetarian eats, and review grocery titan Albertsons. Plus, Mitch decides our guest's fate in another edition of Last Meal.Sources for this week's intro:
Actor and King of Kranch Griffin Newman (The Tick, Blank Check Podcast) joins the 'boys to talk Disney, New York supermarkets and review Seattle-founded club store Costco. Plus, the debut of Slop Quiz.Sources for this week's intro:
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:
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:
Dog Haus with Dani Fernandez

Dog Haus with Dani Fernandez


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 & Archives 1 California’s Dog Haus is set to become a national chain with nearly 500 locations Development Partners - Client List ABSOLUTE WÜRST
Marco's Pizza with Jon Daly

Marco's Pizza with Jon Daly


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 City,in%20the%20late%2019th%20century.The Origins of Glassmaking History Central: Michael J. Owens's Pizza sees Northeast Ohio as ripe for expansion, with 14 more pizza shops by 2016 Top 100 Pizza Companies We Are: Marco's Official Website
Chili's 2 with Joey Janela

Chili's 2 with Joey Janela


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 Myers Myers - International Man of Mirth; Austin Powers Creator Mike Myers Explains to Peter Elson How His Liverpool Parents Helped Shape His Humour'Austin Powers': Secret Agent, Man Box Office For 1999 Inventor of the Chili’s Baby Back Ribs Song Has Never Eaten Their Ribs's: Our Story
Unlocked! THE SCALE

Unlocked! THE SCALE


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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 Brands & Marie Callender’s closes 29 restaurants amid bankruptcy filing Brands Brands: Our Company Callenders
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 Myth Sauerkraut Became ‘Liberty Cabbage’ History of French Fries French Fries Truly French? Celebrates 60 Years of the Original Tater Tots® Potatoes Pie Is Not All That American
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 Food invented frozen food? The Secret History of Frozen Food Evans Birdseye's Burritos Website Tastes Best. Cost Less. Website
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, 1828-1900  American Railroads in the 20th Century  Origin of Medford, Wisconsin History: Medford, Wisconsin (1881) Joseph Simek was a founder of Tombstone Pizza  Tombstone's success means a piece of the [pizza] pie for everyone  A Tasty Tale from 1962 ONCE UPON A BAR
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) CDC declares Chipotle-linked E. coli outbreak over Reportedly Believes Its E. Coli Outbreak Came From Australian Beef than 350 people report getting sick from Ohio Chipotle: Officials People are still terrified to eat at Chipotle — and it's the chain's biggest problem Numbers Show Chipotle Still Hasn't Recovered From Its E. Coli Scandal Mexican restaurant chains in the United States in 2018, by number of units
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 video Yum! Brands, Inc. 5 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Yum! Brands  Yum! to buy Habit Burger Grill  Time to Buy Beat-Down Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM) Stock? Here is the INSIGHT  How Pizza Hut keeps its people and pizzas safe  Yum Brands CEO David Gibbs says company working 'urgently' to fix Pizza Hut Pizza Hut planning to close as many as 500 locations 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 Tradition Do We Eat Ham on Easter? of Easter Ham Trends Things You Should Know Before Eating HoneyBaked Ham Honey Baked Ham Co.: 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 History Stars Jazz Media Guide Meets the Patty in Utah local legacy behind family-owned Crown Burgers Kettle: Connecting With the Past Through Food Burgers' Story
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.
Comments (26)

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Aug 3rd

Lexi H

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Jul 15th

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Jul 7th

Joshua Hayden

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

Jun 6th

Craig Corley

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Spencer Corning

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

Jun 5th

Eris Pursley

I definitely look for the name Jason Mantzoukas in podcasts.

May 21st

Luis Gutierrez

surprised Nick decided to do this episode since he hates fries

May 21st

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

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

Aug 6th
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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

Cate Dunphy

i friggin love this episode

Dec 8th

Wayas D

2:48 show starts

Oct 11th

John Dill

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

Mar 31st

Jon Thompson

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

Dec 17th

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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