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16 06, 2015

Nerd Lunch Podcast 183: Food Mascot Employment Agency

By | 2017-03-18T02:51:56+00:00 June 16th, 2015|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Ryan from Grub Grade and The Nosh Show joins the nerds this week as they try to find alternative work for some junk food and fast food mascots. Who should shill for Cheetos if Chester Cheetah was laid off? Who should ascend to the throne of King Vitaman? What other product could an unemployed Hamburglar [...]

23 12, 2013

Nerd Lunch Podcast 113: Movie Menus 2

By | 2017-03-18T04:04:11+00:00 December 23rd, 2013|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The Nerd Lunch Podcasting crew are once again joined by Jasmin Fine of 1finecookie.com. Together, the foursome delves into crafting more movie-themed menus for national restaurant chains much like Denny's has done for The Hobbit. As before, movie assigments and restaurants were assigned at random so the kitchens start to get messy and pants start [...]

30 04, 2013

Nerd Lunch Podcast 83: Movie Menus 1

By | 2017-03-18T04:03:40+00:00 April 30th, 2013|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Steve from Food Junk saddles up in our fourth chair this week as we build movie themed restaurant menus in the vein of Denny's 2012 menu for The Hobbit. What do you get when you combine a fictional serial killer and a casual dining chain? Or an ice cream shop and an 80s cult classic? [...]

2 10, 2012

Nerd Lunch Podcast 55: Fast Food On The Cheap

By | 2017-03-18T04:10:15+00:00 October 2nd, 2012|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |3 Comments

When Pax is called away on a top secret mission for Colonel Sanders and The Hamburglar, CT and Jeeg break the “in case of emergency” glass around Movie Hodge Podge and bring out fourth chair regular Aaron Nix. The three of us welcome back Nick from Dude Foods to discuss cheap eats in the already [...]

22 07, 2012

(Nerd) Lunch Special: Jeeg’s Last Dance With The King

By | 2017-03-17T02:58:31+00:00 July 22nd, 2012|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , , |9 Comments

As I mentioned recently on the podcast, I followed through on my promise to have one last meal at Burger King. I thought I at least owed The King this “Dear John” post.   I never thought it would come to this. Sure I’ve been down this road before with Taco Bell, but that was [...]

8 02, 2012

(Nerd) Lunch Special: Bulldogs Grill

By | 2017-03-17T03:01:02+00:00 February 8th, 2012|Categories: Article|Tags: , |4 Comments

Bulldogs Grill is a local joint with two locations in my area of the Chicago ‘burbs. After some recent rave reviews on TV and one of my favorite food blogs, Burt’s, I quickly moved Bulldogs to the top of my fast food itinerary. Aside from Five Guys setting up shop in the area, the premium [...]

17 01, 2012

A couple of notes about Burger King…

By | 2017-03-17T00:51:14+00:00 January 17th, 2012|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , |6 Comments

Last fall, we got a pretty decent coupon for Burger King. For one cent less than $10, we got:1 Whopper1 Whopper, Jr.10 piece chicken tenders3 small fries3 small drinks2 piesPretty good deal that fed our family quite nicely. After the coupon expired, they brought it back as a regular promotion but changed a few of [...]

22 12, 2011

(Nerd) Lunch Special: Dave’s Hot ‘N Juicy Burgers and The W

By | 2017-03-17T00:51:15+00:00 December 22nd, 2011|Categories: Article|Tags: , , |4 Comments

Note from Jeeg:  The terms of use on Wendy’s web site actually forbid people from linking to it, so you’ll have to Google anything of interest yourself this time around. Maybe our friends at Wendy’s will see this and realize that it’s a bit weird to encourage people to Tweet or post about your product [...]

1 11, 2011

Nerd Lunch Podcast 9: The Replicators Are Broken!

By | 2017-03-18T03:37:31+00:00 November 1st, 2011|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |5 Comments

On this week’s episode CT, Pax, and Jeeg embark on an excursion under the command of starship captain and pop culture blogger Jay Amabile of The Sexy Armpit blog. When a wormhole flings the ship across the galaxy and damages all systems, some hard choices have to be made. Jeeg can get the damaged food [...]