About The Show
Mythical Chefs Josh Scherer and Nicole Hendizadeh discuss, debate, and dissect the web’s most hilariously controversial culinary quandaries.
Tacos vs. Burritos
March 24, 2021 - 42:60
Taco: a really good food involving a tortilla. Burrito... also a really good food involving a tortilla. But which one reigns supreme?
Is Chipotle Overrated?
March 17, 2021 - 41:13
Although there's a huge variety of Mexican restaurants in the United States, Chipotle is ranked as the US consumer favorite-- but is...
Is Cheesecake Really Pie? ft. Max Miller
March 10, 2021 - 40:57
Today, we're joined by Max Miller of Tasting History to ask the question: Is Cheesecake Really Pie?
Pizza Rolls vs. Bagel Bites
March 3, 2021 - 40:30
History's most intense rivalries seem tame compared to the hottest question we've ever asked: Pizza Rolls or Bagel Bites?
What’s Up With White Claw?
February 24, 2021 - 40:20
Ain't no laws when you're drinkin Claws... but what about tax laws?
The Greatest Food Invention Of All Time ft. Adam Richman
February 17, 2021 - 44:05
Today, we're joined by TV personality, culinary traveler, cook, and author, Adam Richman to discuss: what is the greatest food invention...
Ranch vs. Blue Cheese
February 10, 2021 - 40:39
Today, we discuss which is better: Ranch or Blue Cheese
Is In-N-Out Overrated?
February 3, 2021 - 40:44
Are the burgers and fries worth the hype, or is In-N-Out kinda overrated?
Do You Pour The Milk Or The Cereal First?
January 27, 2021 - 44:32
Today, Josh and Nicole answer a very controversial question: Do You Pour The Milk Or The Cereal First?
Is Deep Dish Pizza Actually A Casserole?
January 20, 2021 - 42:09
Whether you love it or hate it, we have to answer the question-- is Deep Dish Pizza even a pizza at all, or is it.... a casserole?
Crunchy vs. Smooth Peanut Butter
January 13, 2021 - 36:01
It's peanut butter podcast time and you're not gonna want to Skippy this one. This crunchy vs smooth face off is about to be nuts....
Does Food Really Bring People Together? ft. Khushbu Shah
December 23, 2020 - 46:20
Today, we're joined by Khushbu Shah, the restaurant editor of Food and Wine magazine, to discuss: does food really bring people together?
What's The Best Holiday Food?
December 16, 2020 - 46:17
Today, we're wracking our eggnoggins to figure out the best holiday food.
Is Bacon Overrated?
December 9, 2020 - 45:25
Bacon has made its way onto every section of the menu and bacon buffs are zealous in proclaiming that it makes everything better-- but...
Soup Does Not Exist
December 2, 2020 - 44:19
What if we told you that soup.. doesn't exist?
Does Thanksgiving Turkey Kinda Suck?
November 25, 2020 - 44:19
Are we kidding ourselves when we try to make turkeys tasty, or is there really something to this Thanksgiving tradition? Today, we're...
What's The Best Pasta Shape?
November 18, 2020 - 49:44
Today, we set out to do the impastable! We're asking: what's the best pasta shape?
Is Chili A Soup?
November 11, 2020 - 38:29
The world loves spicy, greasy chili, but who cares about love when you can debate-- is chili soup?
What's The Best Dipping Sauce Of All Time?
November 4, 2020 - 44:36
We're here to declare the definitive dunkable dressings for all our favorite foods. Today, we're asking: what is the best dipping sauce?
Is Chocolate Technically Candy?
October 28, 2020 - 41:18
Everyone loves chocolate, but there's one question burnin' up our brains-- is chocolate candy?
What’s the Best Pizza Style? ft. Amanda Hesser
October 21, 2020 - 40:34
Pizza is enjoyed as a comfort food around the world, but are all the unique combinations of cheesy baked dough created equal? Today,...
Has Fusion Food Gone Too Far?
October 14, 2020 - 43:55
Does the rise of Instagram sensations like the sushi burrito, the waffle taco, and the kimchi pizza burger epic sundae supreme mean the...
Which Generation is the Best at Cooking?
October 7, 2020 - 39:46
Cooking techniques get passed down from generation to generation, but with new technology and innovations, does that wisdom become...
The Great Chicken Wing Debate: Drums vs. Flats
September 30, 2020 - 40:46
It's the battle of the chicken wing. Today we ask the question: which is better, drums or flats?
Is Kit-Kat Technically a Lasagna?
September 23, 2020 - 42:47
The Kit-Kat, saucy chocolate layered between crispy wafers. Could this sweet snack have a cheesy Italian cousin? Today we ask the...
Canned Soda vs. Fountain Soda
September 16, 2020 - 45:04
What's truly the best way to enjoy an ice cold cola?
Is Chocolate Chip Objectively the Best Cookie?
September 9, 2020 - 41:30
A perfect blend of flour, eggs, and sugar peppered with molten morsels of chocolatey goodness--- BUT, are chocolate chip cookies the...
When Does A Grilled Cheese Become A Melt?
September 2, 2020 - 42:36
The grilled cheese can be many things, but where's the line when it ceases to be that simple classic and become something more?
French Fries vs. Onion Rings
August 26, 2020 - 42:30
It's the fight of the finger foods. In this side dish skirmish, we're finding out once and for all which is better, french fries or onion rings?
Are Cheetos Chips?
August 19, 2020 - 42:39
Does the cheese that goes crunch belong in the same club as its snack aisle counterparts? Today we ask the question, are Cheetos chips?
Are Tomatoes a Fruit or Vegetable?
August 12, 2020 - 42:45
Developed from the ovary in the base of a flower containing the seeds of the plant. Must we adhere to this outdated and close-minded...
Which Was Eaten First, Chicken Or Eggs?
August 5, 2020 - 37:15
We may never know which came first, but we can all agree that both are delicious. Therefore, the real question we should be asking is:...
The Human Hot Dog Paradox
July 29, 2020 - 35:17
If you are what you eat, do you EAT what you ARE?
The Truth About Designer Fruit
July 22, 2020 - 42:34
Cuties, Cosmic Crisp Apples, Cotton Candy Grapes. Are these brand name fruits really worth the extra money or is it just clever marketing?
Does Ketchup Belong On Hamburgers?
July 15, 2020 - 40:01
There are many ways to top America's favorite sandwich, but today, we tackle the question... Does ketchup belong on hamburgers?
The Greatest Fast Food of All Time (with Bill Oakley)
July 8, 2020 - 43:33
Today we're joined by Bill Oakley to discuss the greatest fast food items ever.Check out Bill on Instagram -...
Pancakes vs. Waffles
July 1, 2020 - 38:22
Today, we figure out once and for all which is better, pancakes or waffles?
The Lasagna Paradox
June 24, 2020 - 40:31
At what point does one lasagna become two lasagnae?
What Makes A Perfect Burrito?
June 17, 2020 - 40:58
A flour tortilla wrapped cylindrically around a myriad of different ingredients, a burrito is so much more than the sum of its parts....
Are Mayo and Aioli The Same?
June 10, 2020 - 38:58
Aioli, a sophisticated sauce traditionally used with grilled poultry and fish, but could it be just common mayonnaise masquerading as...
Are Pop-Tarts Ravioli?
June 3, 2020 - 38:35
Pop-Tarts, a beloved breakfast treat. Ravioli, a savory stuffing wrapped in pasta dough. Like Bruce Wayne and Batman, could these...
Is Medium Rare The Only Way To Cook Steak?
May 27, 2020 - 37:34
Medium rare, a moist, rosy bovine institution, or a closed-minded example of beef brain washing?
Are Cilantro Haters Faking It?
May 20, 2020 - 40:39
Cilantro aversion: a genetically predetermined distaste, or a scientific hoax purported by unsophisticated palates? Today, Josh and...
Is American Cheese Really Cheese?
May 13, 2020 - 38:25
Is American cheese a worthy representative of these United States on your charcuterie board, or a chemically derived imposter? Today,...
Is Instagram Ruining Food?
May 6, 2020 - 35:49
Instagram, a feast for your eyes or an unwelcome interruption to your Sunday brunch? Today, Josh and Nicole are debating whether or not...
Is Cereal Soup?
March 18, 2020 - 39:49
Have you been eating soup for breakfast without knowing it? In this episode, Josh and Nicole are debating whether or not cereal is soup.
Are Boneless Wings Really Wings?
March 11, 2020 - 39:37
In this episode, Josh and Nicole are defining what it means to be a wing and debating whether boneless wings are really wings or just...
Does Pineapple Belong on Pizza?
March 4, 2020 - 39:32
In our premiere episode, Josh and Nicole get to the bottom of what exactly defines a pizza, and if pineapple is an acceptable topping.
A Hot Dog Is a Sandwich Trailer
February 27, 2020 - 01:08
Join Mythical Chefs Josh Scherer and Nicole Hendizadeh each week as they discuss, debate, and dissect the web’s most hilariously...