What's the most caloric order in the Twin Cities?
TheAssociated Press reports
that Yum Brands, the parent of KFC, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, Long John Silver's and A&W All-American Food, will add calorie information to its menu boards of the 4,000 stores its owns and is encouraging its 16,000 franchise owners to do the same.
For restaurants with consistent menus, this seems to be a commendable move, though, I think that it's unreasonable to expect small, independently owned restaurants will follow suit. Diners will have to continue to assume that restaurants often don't skimp on cooking fats or portion sizes, and rely on common sense to tell you that steamed veggies are probably a little better for your body than steak and cake.
The report--and a recent indulgence in Manny's behemoth brownie--got me wondering what the most caloric restaurant meal in the Twin Cities might be...any thoughts?
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