The Center For Science in the Public Interest has reviewed the menu offerings from chain restaurants across the country and awarded the highest calorie options with ‘Xtreme Eating Awards’.
The Center for Science in the Public Interest has reviewed the menu offerings from chain restaurants across the country and awarded the highest calorie options with ‘Xtreme Eating Awards’.
Coming in first place is one of Red Robin’s ‘monster’ sized meals.
Included in the unhealthy feast is their A.1. Peppercorn burger, bottomless steak fries, a salted caramel shake, and over 3500 calories.
Burning it off would require 12 hours of brisk walking.
The Cheesecake Factory got high rankings as well, landing 3 of the top spots.
Their Bruleéd French Toast packs nearly 2800 calories.
The Farfalle with Chicken and Roasted Garlic isn’t far behind at 2400.
A slice of Reese’s Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake cheesecake has 1500 calories.
Have one of each, and you’re looking at a long day of activity to compensate for the intake.
Depending on the item, it would involve either 7 hours of swimming, 5 hours of jogging, or 4-and-a-half hours of aerobic exercise to get back into pre-meal shape.
Other restaurants with bulge-inducing dishes mentioned by the group were Maggiano’s Little Italy, Joe’s Crab Shack, and Famous Daves.
The federal government is in the process of requiring chain restaurants with 20 or more locations to include calorie counts on their menus.