The 7 Chain Restaurant Entrees That Just Might Kill You

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Every year this list comes out and every year I both recoil in horror and wonder if I should tempt fate and try all of them. The 2014 list from the Center for Science in the Public Interest (I agree — that sounds totally made up) actually has nine dishes on it, but I just want to share with you the entrees because it’s pretty easy to get desserts into the caloric stratosphere without too much work. These seven entrees are all 1,900+ calories and based on their sodium counts, may very well induce hypertension before you take your last bite. Gross. Without further ado, here are the seven most unhealthy meals you can order at American chain restaurants in 2014:


Red Robin

A1 Peppercorn Monster Burger with Steak Fries and Monster Salted Caramel Milkshake

• Calories: At least 3,540
• Sat. Fat: 69g
• Sodium 6,280mg

Joe’s Crab Shack

The Big “Hook†Up

• Calories: 3,280
• Sat. Fat: 50g
• Sodium: 7,610mg

Famous Dave’s

The Big Slab

• Calories: 2,770
• Sat. Fat: 54g
• Sodium: 4,320mg

Maggiano’s Little Italy

Prime New York Steak Contadina Style

• Calories: 2,420
• Sat. Fat: 66g
• Sodium: 5,260mg

The Cheesecake Factory

Farfalle with Chicken and Roasted Garlic

• Calories: 2,410
• Sat. Fat: 63g
• Sodium: 1,370mg

BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse

Small Deep Dish Chicken Bacon Ranch Pizza

• Calories: 2,160
• Sat. Fat: 30g
• Sodium: 4,680mg


Chevys Super Cinco Combo

• Calories: 1,920
• Sat. Fat: 36g
• Sodium: 3,950


Is your favorite entree on this list? If so, would you ever eat it again knowing how bad it is for you?


h/t Consumerist


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