The Fattening of Man

The evolution of the burger in a way mimics the evolution of man: The more advanced we are the more fatty we become. It's not just beef, bread and some condiments anymore. Restaurants keep stepping it up. Red Robin has just revealed the Wise Guy Burger -- a stack of burger patty, marinara sauce, pepperoni slices, tomato, peppers and yes, folks, mozzarella sticks. Talk about gluttony, now we can't even be bothered with eating our unhealthy food separately. We want it all now!

If you think that's bad, KFC recently introduced the ominous sounding Double Down. Surely you have heard of this behemoth, a sandwich that substitutes bread with fried chicken patties and uses bacon, two types of cheese and Colonel's sauce as the filling.

It's starting to look like someone high up in fast food marketing spotted This Is Why You're Fat and mistook it for a foodie blog. Could this one day mean the existence of a Quarter-Pounder that uses those apple pies as the bread? Hopefully! In the meantime, what god-awful food creations are you wishing for?

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