I took the opportunity on my most recent cheat day to try the Smokehouse Pizza from Little Caesars. Little Caesars describes it thusly: Large round pizza with beef brisket, pulled pork, Applewood-smoked bacon and BBQ sauce, plus a smokehouse-seasoned crust I'm always skeptical when it comes to fast food barbecue...especially brisket. There are certain non-fast [...]
The nerds delve into the weird world of food mascot families with Fourth Chair guest Dubba from On Second Scoop and The Nosh Show. First up is a discussion of actual in-canon family members of mascots from burger chains, cereals, and baked goods. Then the crew creates families for some lonely food mascots that need [...]
Creative Commons borrowed from Steve Calcott https://flic.kr/p/8HNVb This week its finally time for Nerd Breakfast. We return to our version of sportsball drafting, but this time for fast food breakfast items. Rounding out the panel are the previous draft champion (just ask him), Dubba from On Second Scoop, and Nick from Dude Foods. Along the [...]
We've tried the 2015 Lay's Do Us a Flavor chips so it's time to talk about them. Find out which ones we liked, which ones we didn't and which was our favorite. Was it Kettle Cooked Greektown Gyro, Wavy West Coast Truffle Fries, Southern Biscuits and Gravy, or New York Reuben? SOME OF THEM ARE [...]
In this episode, CT drives around Texas and has actual nerd lunches with members of the Texas Fourth Chair Army. First up, Jasmin from 1 Fine Cookie and we did a round of Andrew Bloom-inspired "would you rather?" questions. After that, Rondal from Strange Kids Club was up and he talked about the relaunch of [...]
CT invites Kay to join him in this celebration of the 11th Doctor's premiere appearance. Together they try fish fingers and custard. CT even made his own custard using this recipe.
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 [...]
This week the Nerd Lunchers are joined by Nick from Dude Foods and Jess from Burger Mary to create movie menus. Each person is assigned a movie and a restaurant from someone else and they must create a custom themed menu with only the items from the current menu of their restaurant.
In this episode of Nerd Lunch, the Lunchers welcome first time guest Nick from On Second Scoop. It's uncertain if Dubba let Nick out of his ice cream cage or if Nick snuck out, either way, it's a good time as the crew comes up with fictional foods based on pop culture properties. TMNT, Lizzie [...]
Michael DiGiovanni wraps up our Atomic Weeks theme month by joining us for a drill down on breakfast cereals. As part of our balanced breakfast, we catch up with DiGio a bit and get details on the upcoming 250th episode of The Atomic Geeks podcast. Then we cover our all time favorite cereals, highlight some [...]