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Olive Garden comes in last - yet again


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Olive Garden comes in last - yet again

Clams047 | Dec 10, 2012 11:32 AM

"Worst: Olive Garden
Sure, Italian food can be rich and starchy, but a true Italian doesn't let that stop him from looking svelte in his Dolce & Gabbana suit. The U.S. obesity rate is more than three times that of Italy's. And why is that? Perhaps because of restaurants like Olive Garden, which combine the richness of Italian food with oversized American portions. Fully half of the dinner options on the Classic Pastas menu exceed 1,000 calories. Bottomless portions of carb-heavy breadsticks and dressing-soaked salads don't help.

Survival Strategy: Come here for lunch, when the portions are smaller, and skip the bread and the salad."

Hmm - aren't bread sticks & salads typically reported as the best part of OG?

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