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Season 2 Episode 11

Culver's History feat. Kellie Baldwin

In this episode of Fine Dining: The Search for the Most Mediocre Restaurant in America:

Part 1: Michael is joined by friend-from-college Kellie Baldwin to try Culver's, the Wisconsin burger chain that popularized the "Butterburger" and frozen custar

○ March is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month! Find out more at the National MS Society website, and if you want to go the extra mile, donate here to Kellie's Walk for MS team!

○ The First Impressions of the restaurant involves way too many pictures of babies and young children

○ Learn how Culver's origins come from Midwestern Supper Clubs

○ Kellie is drunk with power as she labels Michael a Fussy Little Boy

○ A Yelper whose diet allows fries but not burgers, and then proceeds to review the water tab on the soda machine makes his presence felt in this week's Yelp from Strangers

Part 2: It's official: Culver's will be the #6 seed in the 2024 Septemburger tournament!

○ The interior of the restaurant is verifiably covered with to-go bags, leading Kellie to suspect they're plotting a major April Fools event in this week's What's Going On Over There?

○ A plain-clothes undercover employee is behind the counter

○ The Atlantic Cod and the Boom Boom Sauce do not bring the goods

○ The frozen custard absolutely does bring the goods

○ Michael can't stop saying "Wisconstin"

Location: Austin, TX

Michael's Score:                                  4.54

Kellie's Score:                                       4.63

Tchotchke of Mediocrity Score:    4.59

Host: Michael Ornelas

Guest Host: Kellie Baldwin

Music by: James McEnelly

Theme Song by: Kyle Schieffer

 

Segment Transitions Voice by: Sandy Rose

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VERDICT: 4.59 is pretty mediocre, but it's not mediocre enough!

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