I’m off to the country today. In the meantime, in my quest to bring you the best (worst) examples of North American culinary excess, I present the Lady’s Brunch Burger— and yes indeedy, that’s a glazed donut.
A back-of-the-envelope calculation of nutritional value shows an astonishing 1366 calories and 36g of fat — excluding condiments. I’m guessing anyone who finds this appetizing is already on metformin and a calcium channel blocker.
Or Homer Simpson:
[Homer gasping for air due to being so out of shape]
TV Announcer: We take eighteen ounces of sizzling ground beef, and soak it in rich, creamery butter, then we top it off with bacon, ham, and a fried egg. We call it “The Good Morning Burger”.
[Homer starts gurgling in ecstasy]
(The Simpsons “Bart’s Friend Falls in Love”, 1992)
Life imitating art, or what? Or reality catching up to satire?