Last Call: Watch Conan O’Brien treat his producer to dinner at Olive Garden

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Conan dines at Olive Garden

Conan associate producer Jordan Schlansky is a “self-described expert on all things Italian,” which viewers may recall from a trip Conan and Schlansky took to Schlansky’s favorite restaurant in Cortana, Italy, last year. This time, Conan returned the favor by treating his producer to another favorite Italian restaurant: the Olive Garden in Burbank, California. Come for the free breadsticks (“that looks like a hot dog bun”), stay for the Italian Margaritas. [Kate Bernot]

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Gwen Ihnat

Gwen Ihnat is the Editorial Coordinator for The A.V. Club.

Kate Bernot

Kate Bernot is managing editor at The Takeout and a certified beer judge.