The Center for Science in the Public Interest recently crowned the unhealthiest dishes in America. Never, ever order these.
Chili’s Ultimate Smokehouse Combo
It’s no surprise that this entree is loaded in calories, as it’s essentially three meals in one. Guests who order this dish choose three different meats and two different sides—and that’s on top of the roasted street corn, french fries, chile-garlic toast, and pickles that already come with the dish. Indulging in this meal will have you consuming over three days’ worth of the recommended sodium limit, and clocking in at 2,440 calories, this dish would require about 7.5 hours of walking just to burn it off.
IHOP Cheeseburger Omelette
Serving eggs wasn’t enough, so IHOP had to add burger patties and hash browns to this omelette too. And just in case you’re still not full from that, each Cheeseburger Omelette comes with a stack of three buttermilk pancakes, bringing this breakfast to a whopping 1,990 calories and 44 grams of sugar. If you find yourself at IHOP, you’re better off ordering a Garden Omelette, which contains only 890 calories, or better yet, an Egg White Vegetable Omelette, which is a mere 330 calories.
Cheesecake Factory Pasta Napoletana
Finish this pasta and you’ll hit your calorie limit for the day. Not only does this Pasta Napoletana from Cheesecake Factory contain 2,310 calories, but it also has 79 grams of saturated fat and 4,370 mg of sodium—which should come as no surprise considering the dish is loaded with Italian sausage, pepperoni, meatballs, and a cream sauce. If you’re really craving meat, skip this heavy bowl and opt for regular old spaghetti and meatballs instead, which will help save you almost 1,000 calories.
Buffalo Wild Wings Cheese Curd Bacon Burger
Deep fried cheese curds are already an indulgent food on their own. Now imagine them piled onto a cheeseburger with bacon and mayo. Eating this entree—along with the side of fries that comes with it—is the same as eating five Burger King Bacon Double Cheeseburgers. Skip the cheese curds and bacon, and opt for a regular cheeseburger instead, which has half the calories.
Dave & Buster’s Carnivore Pizzadilla
It’s no surprise that a 12″ quesadilla served pizza-style would be one of the least healthy foods out there. All that meat and cheese can do some major damage, especially considering it contains over three days’ worth of your recommended saturated fat. To burn off this pizza-quesadilla hybrid, you’d have to run for almost 4.5 hours.