Worst Restaurant Belt-Busters

Consumer group issues its annual list
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted May 25, 2010 7:39 PM CDT
Updated May 30, 2010 5:27 PM CDT
Calorie counts on certain meals are belt-busters.   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – The Center for Science in the Public Interest has released its annual list of calorie bombs available at chain restaurants. Among the winners of the "Xtreme Eating Awards":

  • Cheesecake Factory's Pasta Carbonara with Chicken: 2,500 calories and 85 grams of saturated fat.
  • Five Guys Bacon Cheeseburger: 920 calories and 30 grams of saturated fat. Want fries with that? A large order has 1,500 calories.

  • Bob Evans' Cinnamon Cream Stacked and Stuffed Hotcakes: 1,380 calories and 34 grams of fat.
  • California Pizza Kitchen Tostada Pizza with Grilled Steak: 1,680 calories, 32 grams of saturated fat. Not to mention 3,300 milligrams of sodium.
  • PF Chang's Double Pan-Fried Noodles Combo: 1,820 calories.
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