Welcome To Taste of States a place where we celebrate the weird and wonderful food of the United States of America. This can be everything from the snacks that are available for a limited time to the foods that are classic traditions at events such as Christmas and Thanksgiving! Each week we will explore the facts and the history surrounding a different food.
FRIENDLY’S GRILLED CHEESE BURGER MELT
Today’s Fast Food delicacy comes from a food chain that has gone through a lot of store closures as well as bankruptcy however they are still fighting on according to reports online. The have a number of different items on their menu including Lobster Quesadillas, Adult Mac and Cheese, Mushroom Cheese Mania and Fisherman’s Platter.
The Grilled Cheeseburger Melt came around in 2010 – it was a nice sized burger that was placed in the middle of two grilled cheese sandwiches. The burger was so calorific even when it came as a meal and totalled up to a whopping 1500 calories, to put that in perspective that is 97 grams of fat! Some people online even nicknamed it ‘death on a bun’ because it is so lethal.
It was released around the time when it was a trend to try and release the most deadliest type of food for people to eat. They were criticized for not showing any corporate responsibility for their customers.
Would you eat a burger with this many calories?