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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.


Grocery Store Month: Whole Foods with Fran Gillespie
Jul 9 • 115 min
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:…
Grocery Store Month: Trader Joe’s with John Hodgman and David Rees
Jul 2 • 127 min
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…
Dog Haus with Dani Fernandez
Jun 25 • 110 min
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…
Marco’s Pizza with Jon Daly
Jun 18 • 98 min
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…
Chili’s 2 with Joey Janela
Jun 11 • 94 min
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…
Unlocked! THE SCALE
Jun 4 • 75 min
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Topical Freeze: Marie Callender’s Meals with Cat Solen
May 28 • 118 min
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…
Topical Freeze: Ore-Ida with Jason Mantzoukas
May 21 • 135 min
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…
Topical Freeze: Tina’s Burritos with Jamelle Bouie
May 14 • 95 min
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…
Tombstone Week: Tombstone (the pizza) with Blank Check
May 7 • 124 min
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,…
Chipotle 3 with Alan Aisenberg and Mike Castle
Apr 30 • 108 min
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…
Pizza Hut 2 with Jen D’Angelo
Apr 23 • 100 min
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…
Honeybaked Ham with Kevin T. Porter
Apr 16 • 111 min
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…
Good Times Burgers with Betsy Sodaro (LIVE)
Apr 9 • 95 min
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…
Crown Burgers w/ Betsy Sodaro (Live)
Apr 2 • 97 min
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…
Munch Madness: McDonald’s Chompionship with Don’t Stop or We’ll Die
Mar 26 • 123 min
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.
Munch Madness: McDonald’s - Elite Ate with Nicole Byer
Mar 19 • 106 min
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…
Munch Madness: McDonald’s Round of 32 (Part 2) with Paul F. Tompkins
Mar 12 • 123 min
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…
Munch Madness: McDonald’s - Round of 64 with Jon Gabrus
Mar 5 • 130 min
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…
A&W Canada with Jessica McKenna and Zach Reino (LIVE)
Feb 27 • 94 min
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 Habit with Emmy Blotnick
Feb 20 • 104 min
Emmy Blotnick (The Colbert Show, Conan) joins the boys to try recent Yum! Brands acquisition, the Santa Barbara founded burger chain The Habit Burger Grill. Plus, a fresh new edition of Ch-Ch-Ch-Chips Inhale. Sources for this week’s intro: ‘The Sideways…
Ezell’s with Toni Charline Ramos (LIVE)
Feb 13 • 95 min
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…
Boudin Bakery with The Sloppy Boys (LIVE)
Feb 6 • 96 min
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…
Swensons with Carl Tart (LIVE)
Jan 30 • 104 min
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…
Culver’s with Carl Tart (LIVE)
Jan 23 • 108 min
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…
Harold’s Chicken Shack with Jacquis Neal
Jan 16 • 107 min
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!…
Unlocked! Wawa with Carl Tart & Christine Nangle (LIVE)
Jan 9 • 106 min
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…
Unlocked! Xi’an Famous Foods with Mike Hanford & Paul Rust (LIVE)
Jan 2 • 98 min
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…
Unlocked! The 2018 Doughboys Christmas Special: Wiger Alone
Dec 26, 2019 • 64 min
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…
Steak ‘n Shake 4 with Evan Susser
Dec 19, 2019 • 112 min
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:…
Ample Hills Creamery with Jason Sheridan
Dec 12, 2019 • 111 min
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…
Noah’s New York Bagels with Jennie Pierson
Dec 5, 2019 • 117 min
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:…
Doughboys Double - Garfield’s Thanksgiving w/ Paul Rust
Nov 28, 2019 • 93 min
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.
99 Restaurant with Nicole Byer & Dano (LIVE)
Nov 21, 2019 • 109 min
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.
Regina Pizzeria with John Hodgman & Nicole Byer (LIVE)
Nov 14, 2019 • 113 min
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.
White Castle with Mike Hanford, Paul Rust, and Fran Gillespie (LIVE)
Nov 7, 2019 • 91 min
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…
The Ate-TL: Cook Out with Jesse Farrar & Mike Hale
Oct 31, 2019 • 120 min
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.
The Ate-TL: Krystal with Sam Richardson
Oct 24, 2019 • 97 min
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.
The Ate-TL: The Varsity with Joe Saunders
Oct 17, 2019 • 87 min
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.
The Ate-TL: Moe’s Southwest Grill with Mary Lynn Rajskub
Oct 10, 2019 • 93 min
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.
The Ate-TL: The Flying Biscuit Cafe with Steve Agee
Oct 3, 2019 • 83 min
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.
Rita’s Italian Ice with Carl Tart & Christine Nangle (LIVE)
Sep 26, 2019 • 91 min
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.
Marie Callender’s with Scott Aukerman
Sep 19, 2019 • 124 min
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.
CAVA with Jamelle Bouie, Carl Tart, and Libby Watson (LIVE)
Sep 12, 2019 • 112 min
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.
Ben’s Chili Bowl with Christine Nangle & Carl Tart (LIVE)
Sep 5, 2019 • 101 min
For the first show of the 2019 Feast Coast Tour, we’re joined onstage in DC by Christine Nangle (Inside Amy Schumer, The Simpsons) and Carl Tart (Comedy Bang! Bang!, Brooklyn Nine-Nine) to review a long-standing cornerstone of DC chains, Ben’s Chili Bowl.
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen 2 with Andrew Ti
Aug 29, 2019 • 103 min
In the midst of a nationwide craze for its new chicken sandwich, we return to Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen with writer and podcaster Andrew Ti (Mixed-ish, Yo, Is This Racist?) to determine if the sandwich lives up to the commotion. Plus, the debut of an all…
Burger King 3 with Haley Mancini
Aug 22, 2019 • 105 min
The ‘boys are joined by actor, writer, and voice-over artist Hayley Mancini (The Last Kids on Earth) to return to Burger King and sample their new meatless Impossible Whopper.
Lee’s Sandwiches with Ify Nwadiwe
Aug 15, 2019 • 99 min
The ‘boys are joined by Ify Nwadiwe (Nerdificent, Candy Dinner, Who Shot Ya?) to discuss their favorite fat food chains in high school and to review Lee’s Sandwiches, a Vietnamese-American chain specializing in bánh mì sandwiches.
Del Taco 2 with Kevin Bartelt & Yusong Liu
Aug 8, 2019 • 98 min
From the new podcast Maybe Don’t, we’re joined by Kevin Bartelt (Hollywood Handbook) and our own producer Yusong Liu to discuss eating vegan in California and to taste-test the new beyond meat options at Del Taco.
Subway 2 with R.J. Fried
Aug 1, 2019 • 109 min
The ‘boys are joined by writer R.J. Fried (Late Show with David Letterman, Triumph’s Election Special 2016, Our Cartoon President) to talk Pennsylvania eats before discussing our return trip to one of the largest chains in the world, Subway.
SHAQ WEEK: Shaquille’s with Josh Weiner
Jul 25, 2019 • 120 min
To close out Shaq Week 2019, we’re joined by writer and actor Josh Weiner (The Deadbeat, Tight Five) to discuss Shaquille O’Neal’s restaurant that specializes in southern comfort food.
Le Pain Quotidien with Johnny Pemberton
Jul 18, 2019 • 112 min
The ‘boys are joined by actor and comedian Johnny Pemberton (Superstore, Live To Tape) to discuss his experience growing up with Minnesota cuisine before reviewing our most recent meal at Le Pain Quotidien.
Papa Gino’s with John Hodgman, Jean Grae, and Jeff Tweedy
Jul 11, 2019 • 61 min
In Mitch’s home state of Massachusetts, the ‘boys are joined by John Hodgman (Vacationland, Judge John Hodgman), Jean Grae (Everything’s Fine), and Jeff Tweedy (Wilco) to review a long-standing pizza chain, Papa Gino’s.
Starbucks Reserve with Jessica Chaffin
Jul 4, 2019 • 133 min
For our review of Starbucks Reserve, an upscale version of the ubiquitous coffee chain, we’re joined by Jessica Chaffin (Abby’s, Desperados) to review our most recent sampling of drinks and food items.
Which Wich? with Josh Gondelman
Jun 27, 2019 • 103 min
The ‘boys are joined by writer and stand-up comedian Josh Gondelman (Desus & Mero, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver) to review a Dallas-native sandwich chain, Which Wich.
Al’s Beef with Megan Batoon & Amir Blumenfeld (LIVE)
Jun 20, 2019 • 97 min
Returning to the second city, the ‘boys are joined by Megan Batoon (Just a Tip with Megan Batoon) and Amir Blumenfeld (If I Were You, Buckets with Amir Blumenfeld) to review a Chicago native chain known for its Italian Beef Sandwiches, Al’s Beef.
Ben & Jerry’s with The Sloppy Boys
Jun 13, 2019 • 120 min
We’re joined by musicians The Sloppy Boys (Jeff Dutton, Mike Hanford, Tim Kalpakis) to discuss our recent trip to the Vermont-based ice cream chain, Ben & Jerry’s.
Fogo de Chão with Candice King & Kayla Ewell
Jun 6, 2019 • 104 min
The ‘boys are joined by hosts of the podcast Directionally Challenged, Candice King and Kayla Ewell, to review their most recent trip to Brazilian steakhouse Fogo de Chao.
P. F. Chang’s 2 with Kulap Vilaysack
May 30, 2019 • 116 min
The incredible Kulap Vilaysack (Bajillion Dollar Propertie$, Origin Story) returns to the show to discuss her history with PF Chang’s, an American-Chinese themed chain restaurant.
Hattie B’s with Carl Tart (LIVE)
May 23, 2019 • 102 min
On our second stop in the south, we’re joined by Carl Tart (Comedy Bang! Bang!, Brooklyn Nine-Nine) to review Hattie B’s, a chain specializing in a Nashville-native dish, hot chicken.
Waffle House with Carl Tart (LIVE)
May 16, 2019 • 90 min
For our first time in Alabama, we’re joined by Carl Tart (Comedy Bang! Bang!, Brooklyn Nine-Nine) to visit a southern staple known for its resiliency in staying open 365 days a year: Waffle House.
Sweetfin Poké with Payman Benz
May 9, 2019 • 114 min
We’re joined by director Payman Benz (The Last Man on Earth, Brooklyn 99) as we travel to a California-native chain serving their take on a traditional Hawaiian dish: Sweetfin Poké.
AMC Dine-In with Kevin Pollak and Jaime Fox
May 2, 2019 • 116 min
From Kevin Pollak’s Chat Show, Kevin Pollak and Jaime Fox return to the show to discuss our recent trip to the AMC Dine-In, where we dined during a screening of the film Captive State.
Episode 200 - Chili’s Too with Eva Anderson
Apr 25, 2019 • 117 min
For the 200th episode of Doughboys, we’re joined by our first ever guest Eva Anderson (You’re The Worst, Briarpatch) to review Chili’s Too, a specialized version of the first chain restaurant we reviewed.
Lou Malnati’s with Jon Gabrus & Christine Nangle (LIVE)
Apr 18, 2019 • 111 min
This week, Christine Nangle (The President Show, Inside Amy Schumer) and Jon Gabrus (Raised by TV, High & Mighty) join the ‘boys to discuss a cornerstone of Chicago-style pizza: Lou Malnati’s. Plus, a live edition of The Wiger Challenge.
Portillo’s with Jon Gabrus & Christine Nangle (LIVE)
Apr 11, 2019 • 92 min
The ‘boys hit Chicago and are joined by Christine Nangle (The President Show, Inside Amy Schumer) and Jon Gabrus (Raised by TV, High & Mighty) to review a midwest chain specializing in hot dogs: Portillo’s.
Sizzle Pie with Bill Oakley (LIVE)
Apr 4, 2019 • 99 min
Writer and producer Bill Oakley (Disenchantment, The Simpsons) returns to the show for a review of Portland-native pizza chain Sizzle Pie.
Munch Madness: Poquito Más vs. Qdoba vs. Taco Bell with Nicole Byer
Mar 28, 2019 • 80 min
For the finals of this year’s Munch Madness, Tournament of Chompions: Mouth of the Border edition, we’re joined by Nicole Byer (Nailed It!, Why Won’t You Date Me?) to determine this year’s winner between Poquito Más, Qdoba, and Taco Bell.
Munch Madness: Qdoba vs. Del Taco with Matt Apodaca
Mar 21, 2019 • 105 min
In the last semi-final match of Munch Madness, we’re joined by Matt Apodaca (Candy Dinner, What’s With These Homies Talkin’ About Weezer) to determine who advances to the chompionship finals between Qdoba and Del Taco.
Munch Madness: Poquito Más vs. Taco Bell with Mike Hanford
Mar 14, 2019 • 110 min
For the first Semifinal match of Munch Madness, Mike Hanford (Comedy Bang! Bang!, The Sloppy Boys) returns to the show as first-round winner Poquito Más faces off against heavyweight Taco Bell.
Munch Madness: Chipotle vs. Qdoba with Toni Charline
Mar 7, 2019 • 123 min
The second matchup of the 2019 Munch Madness: Tournament of Chompions is here! Toni Charlene (Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot, Comedy Bang! Bang!) joins us to discuss our recent meals and to determine the winner between Chipotle and Qdoba.
Native Foods with Tawny Newsome & Alex Kliner
Feb 28, 2019 • 106 min
The ‘boys are joined by The Supergroup’s Tawny Newsome & Alex Kliner to review Native Foods, a vegan fast food chain with a focus on sustainability.
Little Caesars with John Ross Bowie
Feb 21, 2019 • 99 min
The ‘boys are joined by actor and comedian John Ross Bowie (Speechless, Big Bang Theory) to discuss New England eats before reviewing this week’s chain, Little Caesars.
Smoke’s Poutinerie with Alana Johnston (LIVE)
Feb 14, 2019 • 94 min
The ‘boys are joined in snowy Saskatoon by Alana “The Knife” Johnston (The Birthday Boys, UCB) to review a chain set on spreading one of Canada’s quintessential foods to the world: Smoke’s Poutinerie
Super Duper Burgers with Eliza Skinner & Jordan Morris (LIVE)
Feb 7, 2019 • 93 min
The ‘boys are joined by Eliza Skinner (Cool Playlist, The Late Late Show with James Corden) and Jordan Morris (Bubble, Jordan, Jesse, Go!) in San Fransisco to review a chain touting a bold title for its menu items: Super Duper Burgers.
Cheba Hut with Jon Gabrus (LIVE)
Jan 31, 2019 • 117 min
Jon Gabrus (Raised By TV, High and Mighty) returns to the show to review a chain specializing in toasted subs and “curing munchies”, Cheeba Hut.
The Hat with Betsy Sodaro and Mano Agapion (LIVE)
Jan 24, 2019 • 99 min
Betsy Sodaro and Mano Agapion, hosts of the podcast Horny 4 Horror, join the ‘boys to review The Hat, a chain specializing in its pastrami-dipped sandwiches.
Delta Sky Club with John Hodgman
Jan 17, 2019 • 106 min
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.
Poquito Más with Dan Goor
Jan 10, 2019 • 120 min
For the first review of 2019, the ‘boys are joined by writer and producer Dan Goor (Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Parks and Recreation) to review Poquito Más and to discuss the extravagant process of ordering lunch in the Brooklyn Nine-Nine writers’ room.
Doughboys Double 88 - Soup’s Up with Joe Hartzler
Jan 3, 2019 • 63 min
Joe Hartzler (The Earliest Show, Acting Tips with Joe Hartzler) joins the ‘boys and tells the story of a past injury that led him into the world of soup.
Doughboys Double 42 - A Very Doughboys Christmas
Dec 27, 2018 • 66 min
On Christmas Eve, three spirits visit Nick Wiger to reveal how his behavior has affected those around him…
McDonald’s with Sarah Silverman
Dec 20, 2018 • 105 min
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.
Papa John’s with Lamar Woods
Dec 13, 2018 • 109 min
Actor and comedian Lamar Woods (New Girl, It’s a Party) returns to the show to review a pizza chain whose history has been stained by controversy, Papa John’s.
Rubio’s with Mary Holland (LIVE)
Dec 6, 2018 • 112 min
Actor and comedian Mary Holland (Veep, Comedy Bang! Bang!) joins us to review a chain that originated in San Diego, emphasizing its fish tacos: Rubio’s.
Dairy Queen 2 with Don’t Stop or We’ll Die
Nov 29, 2018 • 137 min
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 treats: Dairy Queen.
Doughboys Double 66 - Tarot Pizza with Ariana Lenarsky
Nov 22, 2018 • 70 min
Writer, musician, and professional tarot reader Ariana Lenarsky (McSweeney’s, Brand New Podcast) joins to discuss her experiences as a pizza delivery driver, and to read tarot for the notoriously superstitious Mitch.
El Torito with Jack Allison
Nov 15, 2018 • 107 min
The ‘boys take a deep dive into Mexican cuisine as Jack Allison (Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Struggle Session) returns for a review of El Torito.
Top Round Roast Beef with Ike Barinholtz
Nov 8, 2018 • 100 min
The hilarious Ike Barinholtz (The Mindy Project, The Oath) joins us to review a chain specializing in old school roast beef sandwiches: Top Round Roast Beef.
Maggiano’s Little Italy with Kevin Pollak
Nov 1, 2018 • 108 min
Diving into a chain focused on Italian-American cuisine, the ‘boys are joined by Kevin Pollack (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Kevin Pollack’s Chat Show) to discuss their recent experience at Maggiano’s Little Italy.
Octdoughberblessed: Cracker Barrel with Betsy Sodaro
Oct 25, 2018 • 110 min
For the last review of Octdoughberblessed, Betsy Sodaro (Disjointed, Another Period) joins the ‘boys as they discuss their journey from LA to Victorville to visit Cracker Barrel, a chain known for its southern cuisine as well as its on-site general store.
Octdoughberblessed: Loving Hut with Raj Desai
Oct 18, 2018 • 103 min
Octdoughberblessed continues as the ‘boys are joined by Raj Desai (Triumph Election Special, I Love You, America) to review Loving Hut, a vegan chain dedicated to bringing peace, love, and harmony.
Octdoughberblessed: Canter’s Deli with Evan Susser and David Phillips
Oct 11, 2018 • 125 min
On the second week of Octdoughberblessed, the ‘boys are joined by Evan Susser (Fist Fight, Sonic the Hedgehog) and David Phillips (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) to talk about their new podcast venture, their respective religious upbringings, and their visit to the…
Octdoughberblessed: In-N-Out vs Chick-Fil-A with Scott Aukerman
Oct 4, 2018 • 123 min
For the first week of Octdoughberblessed, the ‘boys are joined by Scott Aukerman (Comedy Bang! Bang!, Threedom) to talk about their religious upbringings and Scott’s history with food service before comparing two of the nation’s most prominent religious…
Benihana with D’Arcy Carden
Sep 27, 2018 • 124 min
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…
Menchie’s with Jackie Johnson
Sep 20, 2018 • 106 min
The ‘boys are joined by comedian and fellow podcaster Jackie Johnson (Natch Beaut) to discuss the food scene in Dallas, and to try several face masks as we break down our recent visit to Menchie’s. Plus, a sparkling water-focused edition of Drank or Stank.
Outback Steakhouse 2 with Leann Bowen
Sep 13, 2018 • 104 min
The ‘boys are joined by writer and director Leann Bowen (Dear White People, I Love You, America with Sarah Silverman) to talk about her early restaurant jobs, dining in the San Fernando Valley, and more before jumping in to our return visit to Outback…
Wahoo’s Fish Taco with Eliza Skinner
Sep 6, 2018 • 104 min
The hilarious Eliza Skinner (Cool Playlist, The Late Late Show) joins the ‘boys to talk about Virginia eats, her experience as a radio DJ, and her latest visit to Wahoo’s Fish Taco. Plus, an exchanging of ghost stories and a hops-focused edition of…
Johnny Rockets with Esther Povitsky
Aug 30, 2018 • 107 min
Actor and comedian Esther Povitsky (Alone Together, Glowing Up) joins the ‘boys to discuss Johnny Rockets, a franchise famous for its 1950s diner aesthetic. Esther talks about her experience working at the chain and reveals her “two restaurant” theory…
P. F. Chang’s with Jessica McKenna and Zach Reino
Aug 23, 2018 • 110 min
The talented and hilarious Jessica McKenna & Zach Reino (Off Book: The Improvised Musical) join the ‘boys for a review of Pan-Asian bistro P.F. Chang’s. Before diving to the review, we talk about musical jingles in fast food commercials, and Zach’s…
The Evan Susser Summer Ice Cream Invitational Finals with Evan Susser
Aug 16, 2018 • 95 min
Screenwriter and former Tournament of Chompions commissioner Evan Susser (Fist Fight, Sonic the Hedgehog) returns to the show for the exciting conclusion of the Evan Susser Summer Ice Cream Invitational! Who will emerge victorious in the pint division, as…
Pink’s Hot Dogs with Alana Johnston (LIVE)
Aug 9, 2018 • 100 min
Alana Johnston (The Birthday Boys, UCB) returns to the show to review a historic LA landmark and restaurant, Pink’s Hot Dogs. Plus, a special guest joins us for a live Snack or Wack, followed by a live audience feedbag. Recorded live at the Hollywood…
Souplantation/Sweet Tomatoes with Kelly Nugent and Lindsay Katai
Aug 2, 2018 • 116 min
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,…
Panera Bread with Bill Oakley
Jul 26, 2018 • 109 min
Writer and producer Bill Oakley (The Simpsons, Portlandia, Disenchantment) joins the ‘boys to talk about lunch habits in The Simpsons’ writers room, and to review the casual bakery-café chain Panera Bread. Plus, a McCafe edition of Drank or Stank.
Mel’s Drive-In with Jon Gabrus (LIVE)
Jul 19, 2018 • 72 min
Comedian, actor, and writer Jon Gabrus (Raised by TV, High & Mighty) joins the ‘boys for a visit to Mel’s Drive-In, a longstanding California diner with a history of cinematic appearances. Plus, a live edition of Snack or Wack. Recorded live at Larkin…
Panda Express 2 with Cristela Alonzo
Jul 12, 2018 • 99 min
Actor and comedian Cristela Alonzo (Cristela, Cars 3, Lower Classy) joins the ‘boys to talk about growing up with authentic Mexican cuisine, and to make a return visit to Panda Express. Plus, another edition of The Wiger Challenge.
IHOb with Bug Mane
Jul 5, 2018 • 87 min
The mysterious and eccentric Bug Mane returns to the podcast to discuss his enigmatic online community and to review IHOb’s new burger options. Plus, the debut of an all new segment that tests our guests’ condiment knowledge, Sauceton Powers.
Norms with Jordan Morris
Jun 28, 2018 • 84 min
The first half of the record may have been lost, but the second remains, as writer/comedian Jordan Morris (Bubble, @midnight, Jordan, Jesse, Go!) returns for a review of his favorite sobering up spot: 24/7 Los Angeles diner chain Norms. The ‘boys field…
Firehouse Subs with Mary Sohn
Jun 21, 2018 • 92 min
Actor and comedian Mary Sohn (AP Bio, The Boss) joins to discuss Illinois eats and to review up and coming sandwich chain Firehouse Subs. Mary, Mitch, and Wiger endure another edition of Hot or Not. Plus, Wiger places a phone call to a plugged in source…
Quizno’s with Haley Joel Osment
Jun 14, 2018 • 99 min
Actor Haley Joel Osment (Silicon Valley, Future Man) joins to discuss acting in food commercials, eating on sets, and to review fading toasted submarine sandwich chain Quizno’s. Plus, another edition of Snack or Wack.
Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken with Ben Gruber
Jun 7, 2018 • 94 min
Writer/comedian Ben Gruber (Monk, Teen Titans Go!, Little Big Awesome) joins to discuss one of his favorite foods, fried chicken, as provided by beloved Memphis original Gus’s. Gus and the ‘boys discuss the deleterious digestive effects of spicy cuisine,…
Taco Bell 4 with Gillian Jacobs
May 31, 2018 • 83 min
Actress Gillian Jacobs (Love, Life of the Party) joins to bully Mitch, to open long neglected listener mail, and to review her first ever visit to Taco Bell, as the ‘boys taste test its new Wild Naked Chicken Chalupa. Plus, another edition of beloved…
Denny’s Solo Menu with Matt Mira
May 24, 2018 • 122 min
Writer/comedian Matt Mira (The Goldbergs, Star Trek: The Next Conversation) joins Mitch and Wiger for a feature length review of Denny’s new promotional menu for Solo: A Star Wars Story. The trio talk Boston and Vegas eats, discuss the pluses and minuses…
TGI Friday’s 2 with The Sklar Brothers
May 17, 2018 • 93 min
Randy and Jason Sklar (Sklars and Stripes, Hipster Ghosts) join Mitch and Wiger for trip down memory lane as they review a favorite chain from their youth and college days: sit down chain and Cocktail inspiration TGI Fridays. The quartet discusses sports,…
Ruth’s Chris Steak House with Andrew Secunda
May 10, 2018 • 116 min
Writer and actor Andrew Secunda (The Goldbergs, Curb Your Enthusiasm) joins to review a fine dining favorite from his college days: New Orleans’ own Ruth’s Chris Steak House. Andy and Mitch reminisce about the eats of upstate New York, and compete to…
Olive Garden 2 with Joel Kim Booster
May 3, 2018 • 112 min
The ‘boys welcome actor and comedian Joel Kim Booster (Conan, The Week Of) to discuss midwest eats, how to get fired from service jobs, and to review the Italian-American chain he worked at as a server for two years: Olive Garden. Some day-old pasta gets…
Farmer Boys with Nick Rutherford
Apr 26, 2018 • 89 min
Actor and comedian Nick Rutherford (Dream Corp LLC, The Unicorn) joins to review west coast farm to table fast food concept Farmer Boys. Rutherford talks growing up and eating in SoCal, and a lascivious recent Star Wars VR experience. Mitch, Wiger, and…
The Dopeboys 4/20 Smokestackular with Jon Gabrus
Apr 19, 2018 • 93 min
Good friend of the show Jon Gabrus (High and Mighty, ActionBoyz) returns to give weed novice Wiger a cannabis crash course while Mitch stays sober. As the munchies take hold, the ‘boys taste test every Girl Scout cookie. A very “kind” episode, buddy!
The Pie Hole with Marcy Jarreau
Apr 12, 2018 • 103 min
Coco’s with Alison Rosen
Apr 5, 2018 • 98 min
The ‘boys welcome author and podcaster Alison Rosen (Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend) to review one of her childhood favorites: SoCal based diner and bakery chain Coco’s. A previous guest leaves a lengthy voicemail on the Audio Feedbag. And, the…
Munch Madness: Finals with Paul Scheer
Mar 29, 2018 • 108 min
Paul Scheer (The Disaster Artist, How Did This Get Made?) returns for the climactic three-chain showdown in the finals of Munch Madness: The Tournament of Chompions: The Slice is Right: Blaze vs. Costco vs. loser’s bracket winner Domino’s. With Tournament…
Munch Madness: Semifinals Match 2 with Michael Daniel Cassady
Mar 22, 2018 • 110 min
Actor and Doughboys theme composer Michael Daniel Cassady (Drunk History, Love) returns for the second semifinal matchup of Munch Madness 2018: The Tournament of Chompions: The Slice is Right, as Costco battles with Little Caesar’s for pizza bragging…
Munch Madness: Semifinals Match 1 with Carl Tart
Mar 15, 2018 • 109 min
The great Carl Tart (Comedy Bang! Bang!, Culture Kings) joins as guest judge for the first semifinal matchup of Munch Madness 2018: The Tournament of Chompions: The Slice is Right, as round one victors Blaze and Domino’s do battle. Two kinds of Frito-Lay…
Munch Madness: Little Caesars vs. Papa John’s with John Gemberling
Mar 8, 2018 • 96 min
Actor and comedian John Gemberling (Broad City, A Futile and Stupid Gesture) returns to help Mitch and Wiger judge the first round of Munch Madness, their annual chain restaurant tournament, as pizzerias Little Caesars and Papa John’s go head-to-head.…
Munch Madness: Domino’s vs. Pizza Hut with Claudia O’Doherty
Mar 1, 2018 • 94 min
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…
Ike’s with Spencer Crittenden (LIVE)
Feb 22, 2018 • 88 min
Mitch and Wiger pay a visit to Bay Area sandwich favorite Ike’s, famed for its overstuffed sammies that are often named after celebs, with their friend Spencer Crittenden (HarmonTown, HarmonQuest) as well as a very special guest. Recorded live at SF…
Sugarfish with Jason Mantzoukas
Feb 15, 2018 • 106 min
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…
Checkers and Rally’s with Neil Punsalan
Feb 8, 2018 • 98 min
Writer and producer Neil Punsalan (No Script with Marshawn Lynch, @GotEm_Coach) joins to discuss his fast food centric Ohio upbringing and to review dual branded burger and seasoned fries chain Checkers and Rally’s. Plus, after a lengthy hiatus, it’s the…
The Halal Guys with Dave Schilling
Feb 1, 2018 • 101 min
The ‘boys welcome guest Dave Schilling (Bleacher Report, The Masked Man Podcast) to discuss NYC food cart turned nationwide fast food chain The Halal Guys. Dave brings along a homemade sweet treat for another edition of Snack or Wack.
Whataburger with Jon Gabrus (LIVE)
Jan 25, 2018 • 111 min
On the final stop of the Doughboys’ Texas tour, Mitch, Wiger, and guest Jon Gabrus (Raised by TV, High & Mighty) pay a visit to iconic local burger chain Whataburger. Recorded live at the Texas Theater in Dallas.
Carl’s Jr./Hardee’s 3 with Alana Johnston
Jan 18, 2018 • 102 min
Canadian actress/comedian and the self-anointed “Knife” Alana Johnston (The Birthday Boys, UCB) reviews her first dining experience at Mitch and Wiger’s beloved Carl’s Jr./Hardee’s. The trio try out some murderously spicy jerky in another edition of Hot…
Shipley Do-Nuts with Jon Gabrus (LIVE)
Jan 11, 2018 • 108 min
On the second stop of their Texas tour, Mitch and Wiger are again joined by Jon Gabrus (Comedy Bang! Bang!, Raised by TV) for a raucous discussion of local sweet treat/kolache chain Shipley Do-Nuts. Recorded live at The Secret Group in Houston.
Doughboys Double - Dream Mitchy
Jan 4, 2018 • 60 min
Free preview of Doughboys Double! In this 2017 episode, Mitch and Wiger go guestless to taste test an authentic Chicago pie from Pizano’s. Wiger debriefs Spoonman on his playthrough as “Mitch” in the dating simulation game Dream Daddy. Join the Golden…
Cinnabon with Nicole Byer
Dec 21, 2017 • 106 min
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.
LIVE in Austin: Torchy’s Tacos with Jon Gabrus
Dec 14, 2017 • 109 min
Comedian, actor, and writer Jon Gabrus (Real Housewives of Las Vegas, Guy Code, Upright Citizen’s Brigade) joins the ‘boys to review Torchy’s Tacos, an Austin institution serving up creative twists on ‘damn good’ tacos.
Fosters Freeze with Holly Prazoff
Dec 7, 2017 • 104 min
Comedian, actor, and proud Canadian Holly Prazoff (Comedy Bang! Bang!, Upright Citizens Brigade) joins the ‘boys to review Foster’s Freeze, a California native eatery that specializes in burgers and shakes. Plus, an adventurous drinking vinegar edition of…
Chick-fil-A with Noël Wells
Nov 29, 2017 • 103 min
Actor, comedian, and director Noel Wëlls (SNL, Mr. Roosevelt) joins the ‘boys to share her experience growing up with Texas cuisine and to talk about their recent experience with Chick-fil-A. Plus, a Reese’s edition of Snack or Wack.
Doughboys Double 13 - Summer’s Poppin’ with Betsy Sodaro
Nov 23, 2017 • 62 min
Free preview of Doughboys Double! Actress and comedian Betsy Sodaro joins for a tour of the more outrageous items in the Pop-Tarts family. With summer almost here, the trio engage in the Backyard BBQ draft. To subscribe to the Doughboys Double go to:…
Dick’s Drive-In with Evan Susser (LIVE)
Nov 16, 2017 • 102 min
From the Doughboys’ journey into the Pacific Northwest, screenwriter and former comissioner Evan Susser (Fist Fight, Sonic the Hedgehog) joins the ‘boys on stage to review Dick’s Drive-In. Plus, a live audience participation edition of The Wiger…
Wienerschnitzel with Rob Huebel
Nov 9, 2017 • 115 min
The ‘boys welcome actor and comedian Rob Huebel (Transparent, Childrens Hospital) to review the World’s Largest Hot Dog Chain: Wienerschnitzel. The discussion includes sliders vs. hotdogs and more before an all new segment of The Leftovers.
Arby’s 2 with John Hodgman
Nov 2, 2017 • 110 min
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…
The Great Shrimp Off with Sean Clements and Hayes Davenport
Oct 26, 2017 • 74 min
The exciting conclusion of Jockdoughberfest 2017 takes us to Red Lobster for the long-awaited Great Shrimp Off! Recorded live at a Red Lobster in Canoga Park, CA, the ‘boys go head to head against Sean Clements & Hayes Davenport, hosts of Hollywood…
Medieval Times with Mary Holland and Matt Newell
Oct 19, 2017 • 111 min
Jockdoughberfest 2017 continues as the ‘boys welcome Mary Holland (Veep, Comedy Bang! Bang!) and Matt Newell (Adam Ruins Everything, Upright Citizens Brigade) for a visit to Medieval Times. Mary discusses her previous job at Medieval Times as a…
ESPN Zone with Neil Campbell
Oct 12, 2017 • 110 min
Comedian and writer Neil Campbell (Comedy Bang! Bang!, Brooklyn 99) joins the ‘boys as Jockdoughberfest 2017 continues with a trip to ESPN Zone. Thoughts on the network itself and antics during live games are discussed before revealing the final verdict.…
Yard House with Matt Besser
Oct 5, 2017 • 106 min
Jockdoughberfest 2017 kicks off as Matt Besser (Upright Citizens Brigade, improv4humans) returns to review sports bar and restaurant, Yard House. Will this chain get a touchdown, or fumble at the 5 yard line? Plus, stories of childhood sports trauma, and…
Guy’s American Kitchen with Christine Nangle (LIVE)
Sep 28, 2017 • 94 min
In the ‘boys inaugural show in NYC, they take a bite out of the Big Apple with frequent guest and #NangGang leader Christine Nangle (The President Show, Inside Amy Schumer) to review Guy Fieri’s flagship restaurant in Times Square, Guy’s American Kitchen.…
El Pollo Loco with Lamar Woods
Sep 21, 2017 • 106 min
Writer and comedian Lamar Woods (New Girl, Comedy Bang! Bang!) joins the ‘boys for a trip to LA native chain and renowned chicken eatery, El Pollo Loco. Plus, a discussion of Atlanta eats, spicy wings, and 90’s movies before closing out with another…
Shakey’s Pizza with Kyle Mooney
Sep 14, 2017 • 124 min
The ‘boys welcome Kyle Mooney (Brigsby Bear, SNL) to talk tacos vs. burritos, eating while on SNL, and the virtue of barcades, before getting into their recent trip to Shakey’s Pizza. How will this pizza, salad, and entertainment chain fare? Plus, another…
HomeTown Buffet with Toni Charline
Sep 7, 2017 • 115 min
Actress and comedian Toni Charline (UCB, Funny or Die) joins the ‘boys to discuss childhood buffet stories, the limits of eating other people’s leftovers, and more, before delving into their visit to all you care to eat chain HomeTown Buffet. Plus, an all…
KFC with Paul F. Tompkins
Aug 31, 2017 • 114 min
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…
Chipotle 2 with Chelsea Davison
Aug 24, 2017 • 103 min
Writer and comedian Chelsea Davison (@midnight, MADtv) joins the ‘boys for a return visit to Chipotle to try the newest addition to the menu: queso. Plus, conversations about theater, sports, the crossover between the two, and more, all before closing out…
Doughboys Double 24 - The First Domino with Joe Quasarano
Aug 21, 2017 • 62 min
Mitch and Wiger chat with Joe Quasarano, who, as a 19-year-old college dropout, got a job as the first cook at the first ever Domino’s Pizza. But first, the ‘boys discuss the new Cheetos pop-up restaurant in NYC. Subscribe: patreon.com/doughboys
Daphne’s with Jessica Jean Jardine
Aug 17, 2017 • 106 min
The ‘boys welcome comedian and actor Jessica Jean Jardine (Comedy Bang! Bang!, Kar Dishin’ It) as they discuss hummus, wedding caterers, and their recent experience at Greek restaurant chain Daphne’s. Plus, the heat is turned up for another segment of Hot…
Roscoe’s House of Chicken and Waffles with Carl Tart
Aug 10, 2017 • 95 min
Comedian and improviser Carl Tart (Comedy Bang! Bang!, Party Over Here) sits down with the ‘boys to discuss a chain famous for its chicken and waffles: Roscoe’s. How will this Long Beach native restaurant fare? Plus, a new mystery drink in an edition of…
IHOP 2 with Danny Jelinek
Aug 3, 2017 • 92 min
The ‘boys welcome director Danny Jelinek (Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, Comedy Bang! Bang!) to the studio for a lunch & dinner focused revisit of breakfast chain IHOP. A new varietal of Keebler fudge stripes are under review in Snack or Wack. Don’t…
Dunkin’ Donuts with Joe Mande
Jul 27, 2017 • 99 min
Comedian Joe Mande (Parks and Rec, The Good Place) joins to discuss a culinary journey from Minneapolis to Boston to NYC to LA, and to review beloved New England coffee and pastry shop Dunkin’ Donuts. Joe and the ‘boys review a local Kentucky soda pop in…
Golden Corral with Stoney Sharp
Jul 20, 2017 • 108 min
An old friend of Mitch and Wiger’s, director Stoney Sharp (Comedy Bang! Bang!, Hood Adjacent) is in studio as the trio visit the nation’s largest buffet chain, Golden Corral. Stoney tells stories about growing up and eating in Florida, including his…
Umami Burger 2 with David Neher
Jul 12, 2017 • 103 min
The ‘boys return to previously loathed chain Umami Burger with vegetarian and actor David Neher (Community, The Gorburger Show) to test drive their new Impossible Burger, a veggie patty that allegedly has the same taste and texture as beef. David talks…
Shake Shack with Jason Concepcion
Jul 6, 2017 • 98 min
Writer and podcaster Jason Concepcion (The Ringer, Binge Mode) joins to discuss a culinary move from NYC to LA, touch on Game of Thrones and NBA free agency, and review upscale fast food upstart Shake Shack. Jason and the ‘boys taste test Kobe Bryant’s…
Doughboys Double 14 - Unsatisfied Yelpers with Erin Whitehead
Jul 3, 2017 • 63 min
Free preview of Doughboys Double! Erin Whitehead of Wild Horses returns to the podcast as we present a biggie size edition of our much requested Doughboys 1.0 segment An Unsatisfied Yelper. But first, Mitch challenges Erin and Wiger to a Dr Pepper…
Claim Jumper with Heather Anne Campbell
Jun 29, 2017 • 106 min
The ‘boys welcome back Heather Anne Campbell (Whose Line is it Anyway?, The Eric Andre Show) to review gigantic portioned Gold Rush themed sit down chain Claim Jumper. Heather shares her thoughts on the upcoming new entry in the Mario franchise and…
Burger King 2 with Jordan Morris (LIVE)
Jun 22, 2017 • 85 min
Mitch and Wiger revisit the Pepsi of fast food burger joints, Burger King, with returning guest Jordan Morris (@midnight, Jordan, Jesse, Go!). Mitch, Jordan, and an audience volunteer compete in another edition of the Wiger Challenge. Recorded live at…
Sizzler with Marisa Pinson
Jun 15, 2017 • 114 min
Writer and comedian Marisa Pinson (Angie Tribeca, Don’t Trust the B-) joins the ‘boys to review Sizzler, the favorite chain restaurant of her SoCal childhood, and to discuss the recent addition of seafood to her vegetarian diet. Marisa, Mitch, and Wiger…
Jersey Mike’s with Drew Tarver
Jun 8, 2017 • 110 min
The ‘boys welcome actor and comedian Drew Tarver (Bajillion Dollar Propertie$) to discuss his new gig portraying Carl Hardee Jr. in commercials, and to review Jersey Mike’s Subs, his sandwich chain of choice. Drew brings some sweet treats from his dad’s…
The Coffee Bean with Hannah Kasulka
Jun 1, 2017 • 107 min
Actress Hannah Kasulka (The Exorcist, Comedy Bang! Bang!) is in studio to discuss her former employer and current coffee shop of choice: The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, the SoCal based java chain that’s the worldwide runner up to Starbucks. Hannah, Mitch, and…
IKEA with Dave Thomason
May 25, 2017 • 95 min
Comedian and @midnight writer Dave Thomason joins the Doughboys and breaks his vegan diet to sample the food of Swedish furniture megastore IKEA. Do Dave, Mitch, and Wiger respond favorably to its ultra budget friendly Nordic delights? Plus, the most…
Sharky’s with Erin McGathy
May 18, 2017 • 105 min
Fan favorite Erin McGathy (This Feels Terrible, Human Conversation), in town from Ireland, returns to antagonize the ‘boys and drop a bombshell on Mitch. Amid working through conflicting emotions in real time and discussing what is and isn’t problematic…
Carl’s Jr./Hardee’s 2 with Chris VanArtsdalen
May 11, 2017 • 94 min
Director, Birthday Boys member, and designer of the Doughboys logos Chris VanArtsdalen joins for a second discussion of fast food burger chain Carl’s Jr./Hardee’s, who recently revamped their famously lowbrow marketing campaign. Mitch, Wiger, and Chris…
Mr. Pizza with Jesse Thorn
May 4, 2017 • 122 min
Guest Jesse Thorn (NPR’s Bullseye; Jordan, Jesse, Go!) joins Mitch and Wiger to dine at one of the two North American outlets of Mr. Pizza, the South Korean pizzeria with 400 restaurants in its home country. The trio judge the unique potato stuffed crust…
Wetzel’s Pretzels with Jon Daly
Apr 27, 2017 • 115 min
The ‘boys resume their regular format with a review of shopping mall staple Wetzel’s Pretzels with the help of special guest Jon Daly (Kroll Show, I’m Dying Up Here). Mitch and Wiger discuss the merits of pretzels and various quick bites in general, and a…
Free Preview: Doughboys Double - *batteries not included with Amy Nicholson
Apr 24, 2017 • 75 min
A free preview of Doughboys Double, our premium bonus episodes. Film writer Amy Nicholson (MTV News, The Canon) lends her critical perspective to *batteries not included, the 1987 sci fi film where mysterious alien robots help resuscitate a crumbling…
Nugget Power Hour with Nicole Byer & Jon Gabrus
Apr 20, 2017 • 100 min
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…
Jimmy John’s with Lauren Lapkus
Apr 13, 2017 • 105 min
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…
Jamba Juice with Dylan Gelula
Apr 6, 2017 • 91 min
With the Tournament of Chompions in the rearview mirror, Doughboys resume normal operations, as actress Dylan Gelula (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Casual) joins to discuss vegan eating and pseudo health food chain Jamba Juice. Mitch and Wiger debate who’s…
Tournament of Chompions: FINALS with Paul Rust
Mar 30, 2017 • 101 min
The finale of Munch Madness 2017: Chicken Fight has guest Paul Rust (Netflix’s Love) returning to help crown a Chompion. Will Popeyes continue to dominate the competition? Can Wingstop keep alive its Cinderella streak? Does the winner of Fat Chance…
Tournament of Chompions: Wendy’s v. Wingstop with Matt Selman
Mar 23, 2017 • 112 min
The second matchup of the Munch Madness 2017 semifinals finds returning guest Matt Selman (The Simpsons) discussing his history as Mitch’s boss, and his role in helping to create fictional chain restaurant Cletus’ Chicken Shack. Can tournament favorite…
Tournament of Chompions: McDonald’s v. Popeyes with Armen Weitzman
Mar 16, 2017 • 100 min
Munch Madness 2017 progresses into the semifinals, as the Doughboys welcome back dear friend Armen Weitzman (Love, Another Period), who issues a clarifying statement regarding rumors of his alternate identity. Armen gets real with the ‘boys, and the trio…
Tournament of Chompions: Buffalo Wild Wings v. Wingstop with Nicole Byer
Mar 13, 2017 • 74 min
The ‘boys welcome back Nicole Byer (Girl Code, Loosely Exactly Nicole) for a wide-ranging discussion, as the first round of Munch Madness, the month long journey to determine the best chain restaurant chicken, concludes. In the Wings Region, sports bar…
Tournament of Chompions: Full Bird Region with Eugene Cordero
Mar 9, 2017 • 73 min
Eugene Cordero (Kong: Skull Island, The Dumbbells podcast) returns to help officiate the third match of the first round of Tournament of Chompions: Chicken Fight, as the ‘boys reveal the competitors in the Full Bird Region. Plus, it’s a shake down, as the…
Tournament of Chompions: Chick-fil-A v. Wendy’s with Ryan Perez
Mar 6, 2017 • 63 min
The Tournament of Chompions: Chicken Fight continues, with Ryan Perez (Moonbeam City, SNL) helping Mitch and Wiger in their month long Munch Madness to determine the best chain restaurant chicken in the game. Chick-fil-A takes on Wendy’s in the second…
Tournament of Chompions: McDonald’s v. Panda Express with Fran Gillespie
Mar 2, 2017 • 52 min
Munch Madness: The Tournament of Chompions: Chicken Fight begins, as Fran Gillespie (SNL, Funny or Die) returns to judge the first matchup in the month long quest to divine the best chain restaurant chicken. McNugget purveyor McDonald’s takes on Asian…
In-N-Out Burger 2 with ???
Feb 23, 2017 • 96 min
Mitch completes his six week run of booking guests by surprising Wiger with the final member of the Spoonister Six. In-N-Out Burger is again on the menu as the ‘boys decide whether it will remain in the hallowed halls of the Platinum Plate Club. Plus, an…
Mac To-Fight with Evan Susser & Van Robichaux
Feb 16, 2017 • 90 min
The writers of the new film Fist Fight, Evan Susser and Van Robichaux, join to discuss two topical McDonald’s stories: the Big Mac’s new offshoots the Grand Mac and the Mac Jr., and The Founder, the biopic about trailblazing but controversial McDonald’s…
BJ’s with Sean Clements & Hayes Davenport
Feb 9, 2017 • 128 min
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…
Taco Bell 3 with Bobby Lee
Feb 2, 2017 • 113 min
The ‘boys are back at Taco Bell… again. Bobby Lee (MadTV, TigerBelly podcast), who appears with Mitch on Netflix’s Love, joins for the most derailed, off-format episode yet. Bobby tells Wiger and Mitch to abandon the premise of their show, and advises…
Taco Bell 2 with Jon Gabrus (LIVE)
Jan 26, 2017 • 94 min
For the Doughboys’ foray into the Bay Area, actor and comedian Jon Gabrus (High and Mighty podcast, Guy Code) joins to discuss his favorite restaurant, Taco Bell, and to contemplate mortality. Mitch gets a hometown surprise. Recorded live at the Eureka…
Tony Roma’s with Bug Mane
Jan 19, 2017 • 110 min
The elusive and eccentric Bug Mane (???) stops by the podcast to review his home state of Florida favorite, Tony Roma’s, aka “a place for ribs”. Naturally, Star Wars is also under discussion. Mitch, Wiger, and Bug review KFC’s Nashville Hot Chicken in…
Buca di Beppo with Drew McWeeny
Jan 12, 2017 • 106 min
Film writer Drew McWeeny from 80s All Over and formerly of HitFix and Ain’t It Cool News joins the ‘boys for a family style taste of Italian chain Buca di Beppo. The ‘boys discuss movie snacks and food films. Plus, a special listener submission edition of…
Tender Greens with Ryan Stanger
Jan 5, 2017 • 110 min
The Doughboys go green for the first episode of 2017, as Ryan Stanger (Comedy Bang! Bang!, The Dumbbells podcast) joins for a visit to California farm to table eatery Tender Greens. The crew samples an array of Irish tweets courtesy of friend of the show…
Rogueboys: Rogue One with Drew McWeeny
Dec 22, 2016 • 38 min
Drew McWeeny from ’80s All Over, HitFix, and Ain’t it Cool News joins Mitch & Wiger to discuss Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
Steak ‘n Shake 3 with Evan Susser
Dec 15, 2016 • 109 min
Friend of the podcast Evan Susser (Wedding Crashers 2, Sonic the Hedgehog) returns for the ‘boys third visit to a third different iteration of Steak ‘n Shake, the midwest chain splintered into multiple parallel concepts by owner Sardar Biglari. A…
Jack in the Box with Spencer Crittenden
Dec 8, 2016 • 123 min
West coast burger, taco, and miscellaneous eats chain Jack in the Box gets the fork treatment with the help of guest Spencer Crittenden (HarmonQuest, Harmontown). A discussion of facial hair’s effect on eating and the metabolic processes of Gremlins. And,…
Hooters with Kulap Vilaysack
Dec 1, 2016 • 97 min
Host of Who Charted? and creator of Seeso’s Bajillion Dollar Properties Kulap Vilaysack joins to review Hooters, the original “breastaurant” that prides itself on wings. Kulap discusses growing up in the restaurant industry and working at PF Chang’s as an…
Church’s Chicken with Demi Adejuyigbe
Nov 17, 2016 • 100 min
Mitch and Wiger welcome Demi Adejuyigbe (The Good Place, Gilmore Guys) to review his Texas childhood favorite, Church’s Chicken, to weigh coffee versus tea, and to participate in the Doughboys Thanksgiving draft. Plus, Mitch flips the script on Wiger with…
Wood Ranch with Esther Povitsky
Nov 10, 2016 • 104 min
Actress and comedian Esther Povitsky (Brooklyn 99, Workaholics), along with her 3-month-old puppy Donut, joins to discuss her love of chains, her outsize appetite, and SoCal upscale barbecue chain Wood Ranch. And, Organic Gatorade is in the crosshairs in…
Cold Stone Creamery with Kevin T. Porter
Nov 3, 2016 • 98 min
Gilmore Guys co-host Kevin T. Porter joins the ‘boys to review his favorite ice cream parlor from high school, Cold Stone Creamery, and to ambush Wiger with a surprise blast from the past. Plus, a sweet treat Snack or Wack featuring Reese’s Peanut Butter…
Rocklobsterfest: Red Lobster 4 with Sean Clements & Hayes Davenport
Oct 27, 2016 • 103 min
For the finale of Mitch and Wiger’s monthlong tour of Red Lobster, they team up with another podcasting duo: Sean Clements and Hayes Davenport, the hosts of Hollywood Handbook. The four discuss the business side of podcasting, Sean’s snack related…
Rocklobsterfest: Red Lobster 3 with Nicole Byer
Oct 20, 2016 • 105 min
As Rocklobsterfest enters week 3, the hilarious Nicole Byer (Girl Code, Loosely Exactly Nicole) returns to the podcast to discuss her lengthy history with Red Lobster, from post church brunches to solo birthday vacation meals. Nicole braves a dystopian…
Rocklobsterfest: Red Lobster 2 with Ross Kimball
Oct 13, 2016 • 102 min
For their second voyage to Red Lobster, Mitch and Wiger welcome actor and comedian Ross Kimball (Masterminds, Mascots) to discuss shellfish, Chi-town eats, and summering in Maine. Mitch tries to break his long-running losing streak in the return of fan…
Rocklobsterfest: Red Lobster 1 with Jessica McKenna
Oct 6, 2016 • 107 min
Munch Madness veteran Jessica McKenna (Party Over Here, Serious Music) joins Mitch and Wiger in studio for the first edition of Rocklobsterfest, the monthlong review of Red Lobster. Jess discusses her lifetime of Red Lobster fandom and the Halloween…
Dairy Queen with Christine Nangle and Matt Selman Live At L.A Podfest 2016
Sep 29, 2016 • 86 min
Writer and comedian Christine Nangle (Inside Amy Schumer, Kroll Show) returns to discuss American soft serve icon Dairy Queen and blindside Mitch and Wiger with some big surprises. The Simpsons executive producer Matt Selman joins for a stackable Snack or…
Baskin-Robbins with Dave King
Sep 22, 2016 • 95 min
Writer and actor Dave King (Parks and Recreation, Netflix’s Love, The Great Debates podcast) joins to discuss sugar addiction via the frozen dairy delights of Baskin-Robbins’s 31 flavors, including an in-studio taste test of Polar Pizza. Mitch and Dave…
Dave & Buster’s with Allan McLeod
Sep 15, 2016 • 109 min
Actor and comedian Allan McLeod (You’re the Worst, Drunk History), aka “Molasses Boy”, talks with Mitch and Wiger about video arcade/eatery Dave & Buster’s, discusses growing up in Alabama, and brings a portion sized surprise. Plus, the debut of Dinner…
Yogurtland with Van Robichaux
Sep 8, 2016 • 99 min
Screenwriter Van Robichaux (Fist Fight, Sonic the Hedgehog) stops by to discuss the Popeyes of his native Louisiana and review frogurt chain Yorgurtland. The resurrected Ecto Cooler is up in Drank or Stank.
Red Robin with D’Arcy Carden
Sep 1, 2016 • 86 min
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.
The Cheesecake Factory with Beck Bennett
Aug 25, 2016 • 103 min
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.
Minisode: After Dough with Joe Episode 3
Aug 22, 2016 • 23 min
Joe Saunders debriefs the Doughboys Mitch and Wiger, in an episode recapping the final episode of the Doughlympics debacle, and discussing the future of the podcast.
Doughlympics: Dunkin’ Donuts v. McDonald’s v. Starbucks with Sean O’Connor
Aug 18, 2016 • 92 min
A coffee battle boils over in a melee between the three biggest java chains with this week’s guest, comedian and Late Late Show writer Sean O’Connor. Chairman Evan Susser opens the show with a bombshell, prompting intern Yusong Liu into action. Plus: the…
Minisode: After Dough with Joe Episode 2
Aug 16, 2016 • 22 min
Joe Saunders sits down with Doughboys host Nick Wiger, in this post-match interview recorded after the dramatic Mexican food round of the Doughlympics.
Doughlympics: Chipotle v. Del Taco v. Taco Bell with Courtney Davis
Aug 11, 2016 • 108 min
Writer/director Courtney Davis (Jimmy Kimmel Live, Funny or Die) joins the ‘boys for a defense of Tex-Mex cuisine and to help judge the three biggest Mexican chains in America, as the 2016 Doughlympic Susser Games continue. Friend of the podcast Evan…
Minisode: After Dough with Joe Episode 1
Aug 8, 2016 • 15 min
Joe Saunders interviews the Spoonman Mike Mitchell about what transpired in the pizza round of the Doughlympic Susser Games.
Doughlympics: Domino’s v. Papa John’s v. Pizza Hut with Michael Blaiklock
Aug 4, 2016 • 104 min
Actor and comedian Michael “Mookie” Blaiklock (Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, Comedy Bang! Bang!) is in studio for a discussion of Massachusetts Dunkin’ loyalty and to judge the pizza portion of the 2016 Doughlympic Susser Games. Plus: An…
Minisode: The 2016 Doughlympic Opening Ceremonies hosted by Joe Saunders
Aug 3, 2016 • 31 min
Mitch, Wiger, and friend of the podcast/International Doughlympic Committee Chairman Evan Susser are joined by host Joe Saunders to preview the 2016 Doughlympic Susser Games, and to officially kick off the competition.
7-Eleven with Fran Gillespie (LIVE)
Jul 28, 2016 • 99 min
Fran Gillespie (SNL, Funny or Die) returns to discuss her most frequent dining spot: convenience store chain goliath 7-Eleven. Plus, friend of the podcast Evan Susser stops by for an audience participation Snack or Wack. Recorded live at the Upright…
Fatburger with Yamara Taylor
Jul 21, 2016 • 96 min
Comedy writer and LA native Yamara Taylor (Black-ish, The Boondocks, Party Over Here) hops in studio with the ‘boys to review a childhood favorite: overloaded burger chain Fatburger. Plus, a special Twinkie edition of Snack or Wack.
Bob’s Big Boy with Dave Ferguson
Jul 14, 2016 • 96 min
Birthday Boy and Comedy Bang! Bang! vet Dave Ferguson hops in studio to discuss an American classic, Bob’s Big Boy, and to participate in an impromptu Diner Draft. Ferg offers his preferences for his Last Meal.
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. with Paul Scheer
Jul 7, 2016 • 107 min
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.
Islands with Nick Mundy
Jun 30, 2016 • 93 min
Conan and Screenjunkies vet Nick Mundy hops in studio to talk sports, Texas grub, and west coast burger joint and tiki bar combo Islands Fine Burgers & Drinks. Mundy, Mitch, and Wiger make a culinary visit to the World of Warcraft in a new Snack or Wack.
Pinkberry with Lauren Lapkus
Jun 23, 2016 • 90 min
The one and only Lauren Lapkus (Jurassic World, Comedy Bang! Bang!) spends some time with the ‘boys to talk being a picky eater and to review frozen yogurt hotspot Pinkberry. Plus, Mitch attempts to improve on his winless record in another edition of Pie…
Hokkaido Ramen Santouka with Jeff Kenji Sloniker
Jun 16, 2016 • 94 min
The ‘boys welcome actor and comedian Jeff Kenji Sloniker (Key & Peele, Silicon Valley) to discuss his childhood summers in Japan and to review international chain Hokkaido Ramen Santouka. Plus, the debut of a saucy new segment, The Slice is Right.
Jollibee with Jonah Ray
Jun 9, 2016 • 114 min
It’s the long awaited appearance of actor and comedian Jonah Ray (Hidden America, the Nerdist podcast), who discusses foods of his home state of Hawaii and reviews Filipino fast food sensation Jollibee. Star Wars: The Force Awakens is again in our sights…
Baja Fresh with Claudia O’Doherty
Jun 2, 2016 • 97 min
Actor and comedian Claudia O’Doherty (Inside Amy Schumer, Love) drops by to share her knowledge of Aussie eats and review her first visit to Mexican chain Baja Fresh. The ‘boys and Claudia embark on a vodka version of Drank or Stank.
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen with Lesley Arfin
May 26, 2016 • 105 min
Mitch and Wiger welcome writer/producer Lesley Arfin (HBO’s Girls, Netflix’s Love), who helps analyze cajun fried chicken chain Popeyes and tells us the virtues of eating cookies for breakfast. Mitch and Lesley compete in another edition of the Wiger…
Yoshinoya with Jensen Karp
May 19, 2016 • 95 min
Writer, gallery owner, and Get Up On This host Jensen Karp joins the ‘boys to talk about his relationship with Japanese fast food chain Yoshinoya, and discuss his new memoir Kanye West Owes Me $300. Plus, a listener submitted Snack or Wack from across the…
Morton’s The Steakhouse with Tim Kalpakis
May 12, 2016 • 104 min
Writer/comedian Tim Kalpakis (The Birthday Boys, Comedy Bang! Bang!) guests in studio to break down classic American steakhouse chain Morton’s, as well as discuss Greek food favorites and attending college with Mitch. Plus, Tim describes his Last Meal.
The Olive Garden with Christine Nangle
May 5, 2016 • 110 min
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.
Hillstone with David Phillips
Apr 28, 2016 • 100 min
Houston’s, Gulfstream, Bandera, R+D, it goes by many names, but in the end, it’s Hillstone. Writer David Phillips (Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Rick and Morty) joins to share his passion for this fine dining chain. Plus, a Cheez-It edition of Flavor of the Week.
Sweetgreen with Siobhan Thompson
Apr 20, 2016 • 87 min
College Humor’s Siobhan Thompson joins the podcast to help Mitch & Wiger review an up and coming health conscious chain: the Chipotle of salads, Sweetgreen. Plus, a special gluten free edition of Snack or Wack.
Chuck E. Cheese’s with Erin McGathy
Apr 14, 2016 • 96 min
The ‘boys evaluate kid friendly pizza parlor and video arcade Chuck E. Cheese’s, a childhood favorite of guest Erin McGathy (This Feels Terrible). And, iced tea is in the spotlight in another Drank or Stank.
Veggie Grill with Nathan Barnatt
Apr 7, 2016 • 110 min
The ‘boys review up and coming vegan fast food outlet Veggie Grill with the help of actor, comedian, and the man behind Keith Apicary, Nathan Barnatt. Mitch and Nathan compete in Wiger’s piping hot new segment, Pie in this Guy.
Tournament of Chompions: FINALS - In-N-Out Burger v. Shake Shack
Mar 31, 2016 • 114 min
The climactic conclusion of the first ever #MunchMadness has east meet west, as New York’s Shake Shack battles sunny California’s In-N-Out Burger. Friend of the podcast and tournament commissioner Evan Susser helps Mitch and Wiger crown the winner — and…
Tournament of Chompions: Minisode Winner v. Wendy’s
Mar 24, 2016 • 108 min
In the penultimate episode of #MunchMadness 2016, the hilarious Nicole Byer (Party Over Here, Girl Code) joins Spoonman and Wiger to judge the winner of the previous minisode against 2-seed Wendy’s. And, the first edition of a sweet new segment: Cereal.
Tournament of Chompions: Minisode - Five Guys v. Shake Shack
Mar 23, 2016 • 37 min
In a commissioner mandated minisode, first round winner Five Guys battles Shake Shack, the ‘boys having visited their newly opened West Hollywood outlet.
Tournament of Chompions: Carl’s Jr./Hardee’s v. In-N-Out Burger
Mar 17, 2016 • 101 min
Actor and comedian John Gemberling (Broad City) joins the ‘boys for the first semifinal match of #MunchMadness 2016: The Tournament of Chompions, as 4-seed Carl’s Jr./Hardee’s has advanced to take on 1-seed In-N-Out Burger. Plus, Food Court is once again…
Tournament of Chompions: Steak ‘n Shake v. 6-seed
Mar 10, 2016 • 95 min
In the second proper match of #MunchMadness 2016: The Tournament of Chompions, actor and composer Michael Daniel Cassady (Drunk History, the Doughboys theme song) joins to judge this week’s Burger Brawl. Michael, Mitch, and Wiger weigh Platinum Plate Club…
Tournament of Chompions: Eat-in Minisode - ??? v. ???
Mar 9, 2016 • 33 min
In a surprise #MunchMadness 2016 matchup, Mitch and Wiger roll without a guest as two mystery box chains vie for the 6-seed in the Burger Brawl.
Tournament of Chompions: Carl’s Jr./Hardee’s v. Fuddruckers
Mar 3, 2016 • 101 min
In the opening match of #MunchMadness 2016: The Tournament of Chompions: Burger Brawl, the ‘boys welcome actress and comedian Jessica McKenna from Fox’s Party Over Here. Together they settle which Golden Plate Club member offers the better burger: Carl’s…
Wendy’s with Paul Rust
Feb 25, 2016 • 110 min
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.
Mimi’s Cafe with Georgia Hardstark
Feb 18, 2016 • 87 min
Georgia Hardstark of Alie & Georgia and the My Favorite Murder podcast joins the ‘boys to review her childhood favorite: west coast French bistro chain Mimi’s Cafe. Plus, Mitch brings an array of food and drink from his Colombian vacation for a special…
Panda Express with Tricia McAlpin
Feb 11, 2016 • 96 min
The biggest American Chinese fast food chain gets the fork treatment, as writer Tricia McAlpin (Brooklyn 99) joins Mitch & Wiger in studio. And, a special Valentine’s Day edition of Season’s Eatings.
Togo’s with Matty Smith
Feb 4, 2016 • 104 min
The ‘boys are joined by Funny or Die and Upright Citizens Brigade veteran Matty Smith, to discuss a franchise that left a mark on him in a big way: west coast sandwich chain Togo’s. Plus, a big game edition of Flavor of the Week.
Krispy Kreme with Matt Besser
Jan 28, 2016 • 90 min
Mitch and Wiger welcome Matt Besser (Upright Citizens Brigade, improv4humans) to discuss donut chain and southern institution Krispy Kreme. Plus, Besser takes on Mitch’s 4-1 record in the Wiger Challenge.
California Pizza Kitchen with Eva Anderson
Jan 21, 2016 • 91 min
The Doughboys’ first ever guest Eva Anderson (You’re the Worst, Comedy Bang! Bang!) returns to talk CPK, the west coast pizzeria chain where she used to work. Plus, Eva, Mitch, and Wiger indulge in a sweet tooth edition of Snack or Wack.
Five Guys with Jefferson Dutton
Jan 14, 2016 • 107 min
Mitch and Wiger sit down with director and Birthday Boy Jefferson Dutton to discuss fast growing Virginia based burger chain Five Guys. And, Dutton tells a tale of post-apocalyptic survival in another edition of Last Meal.
Pizza Hut with Neil Campbell
Jan 7, 2016 • 112 min
On the extra large first episode of 2016, the Doughboys welcome their good friend and writer/comedian Neil Campbell (Comedy Bang! Bang!, The Simpsons) to review the pizzeria chain that once employed him: Pizza Hut. Plus, a new edition of Snack or Wack.
Steak ‘n Shake 2 with Evan Susser
Dec 17, 2015 • 100 min
Friend of the podcast Evan Susser returns for a follow-up to our controversial Steak ‘n Shake episode. The ‘boys and Suss travel to a full service Steak ‘n Shake in Victorville, California, to get the complete experience. Plus, a new holiday segment…
Arby’s with Vanessa Ramos
Dec 9, 2015 • 92 min
The Doughboys sit down with TV writer and self-proclaimed Kate Middleton of Arby’s Vanessa Ramos (Superstore, @midnight) to discuss the house that roast beef built. Plus, Food Court is once again in session.
Wingstop with Emmy Blotnick
Dec 3, 2015 • 87 min
The ‘boys review one of the biggest players in the Buffalo wings game with stand-up comedian, writer, and wings super fan Emmy Blotnick (@midnight, Not Safe with Nikki Glaser). Plus, another edition of Drank or Stank.
Del Taco with Alan Yang
Nov 19, 2015 • 101 min
A frequent topic of conversation on the podcast, west of the Mississippi Mexican fast food chain Del Taco gets its own episode, with foodie and TV writer Alan Yang (Master of None, Parks and Recreation). Plus, Alan reveals his Last Meal.
Fuddruckers with Ryan Perez
Nov 11, 2015 • 105 min
The ‘boys analyze Fuddruckers — the self-proclaimed home of the World’s Greatest Hamburgers — with guest Ryan Perez of Funny or Die and Moonbeam City. Mitch and Ryan face each other down in an all new Wiger Challenge.
Burger King with John Roy
Nov 4, 2015 • 93 min
The Doughboys train their sights on the world’s second largest burger chain, as comedian John Roy (Conan, Don’t Ever Change podcast) joins to review BK. Plus, another edition of Snack or Wack.
Rockdoughberfest: Rock & Brews with Zoe Jarman
Oct 28, 2015 • 93 min
Rockdoughberfest 2015 concludes, as writer and actress Zoe Jarman (Workaholics, The Mindy Project) sits in with the ‘boys to review new-ish chain Rock & Brews, from the cofounders of KISS. And, a Halloween candy edition of Flavor of the Week.
Rockdoughberfest: Hard Rock Cafe with Scott Gairdner
Oct 21, 2015 • 114 min
As Rockdoughberfest continues, the ‘boys welcome Moonbeam City creator and Funny or Die alum Scott Gairdner to the podcast, to review the rock restaurant that started it all: Hard Rock Cafe. Plus, the premiere of The Leftovers.
Rockdoughberfest: Margaritaville with Mike Carlson
Oct 15, 2015 • 100 min
The Doughboys sit down with actor and Jimmy Buffett superfan Mike Carlson (Conan, UCB) to discuss the rocker’s flagship restaurant, Margaritaville. And, a new edition of Drank or Stank.
Rockdoughberfest: Cabo Wabo Cantina with Julie Brister
Oct 8, 2015 • 90 min
Actress and comedian Julie Brister (Review, The Onion) joins Mitch and Nick to discuss former Van Halen frontman Sammy Hagar’s south of the border restaurant chain, Cabo Wabo Cantina. Plus, the inaugural edition of Food Court.
L&L Hawaiian Barbecue with Eugene Cordero
Oct 1, 2015 • 98 min
Actor, comedian, and newly appointed captain of #SpoonNation Eugene Cordero (Other Space, Kroll Show) stops by to share his love for island institution L&L Hawaiian Barbecue / L&L Drive-Inn. Plus, another edition of Flavor of the Week.
Starbucks with Joe Saunders
Sep 23, 2015 • 101 min
The ‘boys evaluate the most powerful, most influential coffee chain in the world with the aid of Comedy Bang! Bang! and Emmys writer Joe Saunders — and play a special home baked edition of Snack or Wack.
Buffalo Wild Wings with Matt Selman
Sep 18, 2015 • 92 min
Buffalo Wild Wings is one of the hottest chain restaurants in America. Longtime Simpsons writer and self-described foodie Matt Selman joins Doughboys to review “B-Dubs”. Plus, the Wiger Challenge!
Steak ‘n Shake with Evan Susser
Sep 9, 2015 • 89 min
Screenwriter and friend of the podcast Evan Susser (Sonic the Hedgehog, Fist Fight) joins in studio to convey his passion for Steak ‘n Shake to neophytes Nick and Mitch. But do they really get the full experience? Plus: a jellybean edition of Snack or…
Subway with Fran Gillespie
Sep 2, 2015 • 94 min
Fran Gillespie (Funny or Die, Comedy Bang! Bang!) is Panera Bread’s #1 fan, but she sits down with the ‘boys to discuss another bread based eatery: sandwich shop Subway, whose reputation is in peril after its pitchman’s recent guilty plea. Plus, another…
In-N-Out Burger with Armen Weitzman
Aug 27, 2015 • 93 min
Actor, comedian, and LA native Armen Weitzman (Another Period, Burning Love) sits in with Nick and Mitch to discuss beloved west coast institution In-N-Out Burger — and to reveal what he’d eat for his Last Meal.
Boston Market with Annie Mebane
Aug 19, 2015 • 100 min
The ‘boys recruit former Boston Market employee and current TV writer Annie Mebane (Community, The Goldbergs) to help evaluate the homestyle meal chain. Plus, a Lay’s edition of Flavor of the Week.
Original Tommy’s with Jim Woods
Aug 13, 2015 • 97 min
The ‘boys review a Los Angeles icon: Original Tommy’s, a chili burger and dog chain, with the help of actor and improviser Jim Woods (Reno 911!, The Office, Boom Chicago). Plus, a special boozy edition of Drank or Stank.
Denny’s with Farley Elliott
Aug 6, 2015 • 88 min
It’s time for Denny’s, as food writer Farley Elliott joins to help review America’s Diner.
Chick-fil-A with Betsy Sodaro
Jul 30, 2015 • 89 min
The ‘boys assess hot button chicken sandwich chain Chik-fil-A with their guest, actress and comedian Betsy Sodaro.
Carrows with Erin Whitehead
Jul 23, 2015 • 72 min
Actress and writer Erin Whitehead joins the Doughboys for the wake of disappearing southwest diner chain Carrows.
Domino’s with Matt Kowalick
Jul 15, 2015 • 81 min
The ‘boys review Domino’s Pizza with Mitch’s former roommate and Birthday Boys alum Matt Kowalick.
Carl’s Jr./Hardee’s with Ben Axelrad
Jul 7, 2015 • 86 min
Doughboys break down dual identity burger chain Carl’s Jr./Hardee’s with the help of writer and comedian Ben Axelrad.
Umami Burger with Heather Anne Campbell
Jul 2, 2015 • 69 min
Mitch and Wiger survey upstart chain Umami Burger with Whose Line is it Anyway’s Heather Anne Campbell.
Chipotle with Mike Hanford
Jun 25, 2015 • 77 min
The Doughboys welcome Birthday Boy Mike Hanford to break down Mexican fast-casual chain Chipotle.
TGI Fridays with Jordan Morris
Jun 17, 2015 • 75 min
The ‘boys review TGI Fridays with the help of @midnight writer and Jordan, Jesse, Go! host Jordan Morris.
Long John Silver’s with Mary Holland
Jun 11, 2015 • 68 min
Doughboys set a course for fried seafood institution Long John Silver’s, with actress and comedian Mary Holland.
Outback Steakhouse with Jon Gabrus
Jun 4, 2015 • 70 min
The boys are joined by Guy Code’s Jon Gabrus to review the Aussie inspired steak chain.
IHOP with Alison Agosti
May 28, 2015 • 71 min
Mitch and Nick welcome guest Alison Agosti to review IHOP, discuss tipping etiquette, and play Snack or Wack.
Taco Bell with Jack Allison
May 25, 2015 • 72 min
The Doughboys discuss the cultural significance of Taco Bell as well as review its breakfast menu.
Chili’s with Eva Anderson
May 20, 2015 • 75 min
On the premier episode of Doughboys, fast food chain connoisseurs Mike Mitchell and Nick Wiger discuss Chili’s with guest Eva Anderson!