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Season 2 Episode 15

P.F. Chang's feat. Andres Simonian (Spanish Wendy's Guy, Y-List Actor)

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

Part 1: Actor Andres Simonian (one of the Wendy's guys in the Spanish-speaking markets) joins me this week, covering the history and the Yelp reviews for P.F. Chang's

○ The whitewashing of "P.F. Chang's" is uncovered in this week's Eat Deets

○ Andres is called on his lie about getting stuck in "unexpected" traffic

○ Michael & Andres try the Lettuce Wraps since they didn't order them during their meal

○ What are Michael & Andres' fortunes?

○ Discussion about P.F. Chang's restaurants in Asia

○ A guy on Yelp thought a self-acknowledged Chauvinistic review would play well

Part 2: Andres Simonian (not from Home Economics or Mythic Quest) is back to plunge into our review of P.F. Chang's

○ Michael thinks the atmosphere in a P.F. Chang's is "sexy"

○ Michael tells the tale of the Cumbre Tunnel Massacre shootout that almost claimed his great-grandfather's life

○ Andres makes a high-stakes Shrek-themed wager with Michael

○ What's Going On Over There with the unnamed noodle crisps in the dishes?

○ This week's Secret Menu theme: Tasty Tourist Traps

○ What we ate: Dynamite Shrimp, Chili-Garlic Green Beans, Hand-made Dumplings, Kung-Pao Dragon Roll, Fire-Braised Short Ribs, Crispy Honey Chicken, Signature Pork & Shrimp Lo Mein, The Great Wall of Chocolate, & Chang's Apple Crunch

Location: Sherman Oaks, CA

Michael's Score:                                  6.41

Andres' Score:                                   6.15

Tchotchke of Mediocrity Score:     6.28

Host: Michael Ornelas

Guest Hosts: Andres Simonian

Music by: James McEnelly

Theme Song by: Kyle Schieffer

 

Segment Transitions Voice by: Sandy Rose

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VERDICT: 6.28, definitely room to be more mediocre. The search continues!

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