In January of last year, Doughboys—a popular chain restaurant podcast—came to Milwaukee for a long-awaited live show at Turner Hall and to finally review Culver’s for the first time in the show’s history. Joined by comedian Carl Tart, hosts Nick Wiger and Mike “The Spoonman” Mitchell (a.k.a. “Mr. Slice”) delighted a ballroom full of fast food fanatics by discussing the beloved Wisconsin-based chain and some other area eating institutions before sampling some local brewdogs Milwaukee Record procured for their “Drank Or Stank” segment.

It was great! And it was one of the last in-person events we attended prior to the COVID-19 crisis shutting live entertainment down for more than a year. Like many other entertainers, the Doughboys are getting ready to get back on the road again. And—breaking chews!—Milwaukee will once again be a stop on the tour.

On Friday, January 28, Mitch, Wiger, Emma, and probably a special guest TBA (fingers crossed for Gabrus and/or Christine Nangle!) will return to Tuner Hall Ballroom to review another Wisconsin chain. Will they go to Cousins? Is a Rocky Rococo review in our future? There are a lot of great ones to choose from, so it’s bound to be great.

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. CST on Friday, September 17. Check back here at Milwaukee Record (the presenting sponsor) for more updates on the show as January 28 approaches. Wow.

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Hear Doughboys discuss Culver’s, The Vanguard, Sobelmans, and Spotted Cow in Milwaukee episode
Culver’s and 14 other Wisconsin-based chains deserving of a Doughboys visit
My First Band: Nick Wiger (Doughboys, How Did This Get Played?)
My First Band: Emma Erdbrink (Doughboys)

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Before co-founding Milwaukee Record, Tyler Maas wrote for virtually every Milwaukee publication (except Wassup! Magazine). He lives in Bay View and enjoys both stuff and things.