Topic: unhealthy restaurants

Telling Me How Unhealthy & Fattening Your Food Is While I Eat It Is Kind Of A Killjoy

Telling Me How Unhealthy & Fattening Your Food Is While I Eat It Is Kind Of A Killjoy

I recently moved back to New York City, and as I was walking around waiting to meet some friends I came across Rice to Riches, where I’d been once a while back and remembered liking. The place is like an ice cream parlor for rice pudding: Rum raisin, cheesecake, butter pecan, pumpkin — a couple dozen flavors of rice pudding, but that’s all it sells. And what somehow escaped my attention last time was that the places is covered in signs about how fattening rice pudding is. More »

Diet Alert: Men’s Health Rates 5 Unhealthiest Restaurants (And One Really Surprised Us)

Diet Alert: Men's Health Rates 5 Unhealthiest Restaurants (And One Really Surprised Us)

We love Men’s Health. It’s funny, provocative, informative and always a bit on the edgy side. And even though we’re women, that doesn’t stop us from sneaking our husband’s copy into the lady’s room and catching up on what’s happening in a man’s world. Recently, as part of their Eat This, Not That series (something that certainly applies to both sexes), they named the top five best and worst restaurants based on caloric and nutritional values. While those receiving the biggest accolades didn’t surprise us that much (like Subway who recently began offering avocado, which we love) and Chick-fil-A (who offers an impressive list of healthy sides like fruit cups and carrot and raisin salad), one of the worst restaurants, in particular, was cause for alarm. More »

7 Worst Restaurant Foods: Have You Ordered These?

7 Worst Restaurant Foods: Have You Ordered These?

If you’ve ever set foot in The Cheesecake Factory, you know about their monster-sized desserts. But did you also know about their cheeseburger topped with a fried egg that ended up on the latest worst restaurant foods list? By now, I think we can all agree on the fact that menu items like this are ridiculously bad for us. And yet, Americans continue to eat these fat- and calorie-laden foods, and restaurants continue to oblige. More »