Eaters know life is all about balance. Monday through Thursday is filled with kale, cardio, and calorie counting. When Friday hits, however, the dreaded weekly diet blows up thanks to everyone’s favorite item — the calorie bomb.
What better way to reward four days of healthy eating than with an ungodly amount of delicious fat and carbs? Washingtonians have a world of fast-casual options for a quick Friday night calorie bomb before (or after) hitting the town. Some may not even make it to Friday, seeking solace on Thursday or even Wednesday from an onslaught of veggies and lentils. Why? Because calorie bombs aren’t just diet detonators – they're harbingers of happiness.
Whether it’s an all-nighter on the Hill, a miserable metro ride with tourists, or a painful Nats loss, it’s nothing a doughnut fried chicken sandwich can’t fix. Whatever the occasion, happy or sad, these fast-casual calorie bombs are there. Unconvinced? There are always these healthy fast-casual restaurant items for contrast.Read More