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Readers Name 18 Dishes Worth the Calories

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Last week's Open Thread asked readers which of those highly caloric restaurant dishes are worth the splurge? They responded in earnest, and the results: Eater readers love burgers, chicken liver and anything topped with cheese and chili. Here are 18 less-than-healthy dishes to try around town. Warning for those on a diet: step away from this map.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. DGS Delicatessen

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1317 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 293-4400
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Worth the splurge: chopped liver.

2. Central Michel Richard

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1001 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20004
(202) 626-0015
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Worth the splurge: the "faux gras"

3. Ben's Chili Bowl

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1213 U St NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 667-0909
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Worth the splurge: Chili cheese fries.

4. Bourbon Steak Washington DC

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2800 Pennsylvania Ave
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 944-2026
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Worth the splurge: truffle mac and cheese. Also, steak.

5. Good Stuff Eatery

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303 Pennsylvania Ave SE
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 543-8222
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Worth the splurge: salted caramel milkshake.

6. BLT Steak

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1625 I St NW
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 689-8999
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Worth the splurge: topping your steak with butter.

7. Palena

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3529 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008
(202) 537-9250
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Worth the splurge: The city's favorite cheeseburger.

8. Hank's On The Hill

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633 Pennsylvania Ave SE
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 733-1971
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Worth the splurge: Fried chicken with a side of greens.

9. Vienna Inn

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120 Maple Ave E
Vienna, VA 22180
(703) 938-9548
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Worth the splurge: a chili dog and chili cheese fries.

10. The Palm Restaurant

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1225 19th St NW
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 293-9091
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Worth the splurge: hash browns.

11. Serendipity3 DC

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3150 M St NW
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 333-5193
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Worth the splurge: fried oreo sundae.

12. Thunder Burger & Bar

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3056 M St NW
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 333-2888
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Worth the splurge: nachos.

13. GBD (Golden Brown Delicious)

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1323 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 524-5210
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Worth the splurge: chicken fried steak.

14. Five Guys

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1335 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 337-0400
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Worth the splurge: burger and fries.

15. BonChon Chicken

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14215 Centreville Square
Centreville, VA 20121

Worth the splurge: Korean fried chicken.

16. Boqueria

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1837 M St NW
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 558-9545
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Worth the splurge: Nutella-stuffed churros.

17. Rogue 24

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922 N St NW, REAR
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 408-9724
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Worth the splurge: a cocktail at the new Spirits Bar.

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1. DGS Delicatessen

1317 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036

Worth the splurge: chopped liver.

1317 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036

2. Central Michel Richard

1001 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004

Worth the splurge: the "faux gras"

1001 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20004

3. Ben's Chili Bowl

1213 U St NW, Washington, DC 20009

Worth the splurge: Chili cheese fries.

1213 U St NW
Washington, DC 20009

4. Bourbon Steak Washington DC

2800 Pennsylvania Ave, Washington, DC 20007

Worth the splurge: truffle mac and cheese. Also, steak.

2800 Pennsylvania Ave
Washington, DC 20007

5. Good Stuff Eatery

303 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, DC 20003

Worth the splurge: salted caramel milkshake.

303 Pennsylvania Ave SE
Washington, DC 20003

6. BLT Steak

1625 I St NW, Washington, DC 20006

Worth the splurge: topping your steak with butter.

1625 I St NW
Washington, DC 20006

7. Palena

3529 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008

Worth the splurge: The city's favorite cheeseburger.

3529 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008

8. Hank's On The Hill

633 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, DC 20003

Worth the splurge: Fried chicken with a side of greens.

633 Pennsylvania Ave SE
Washington, DC 20003

9. Vienna Inn

120 Maple Ave E, Vienna, VA 22180

Worth the splurge: a chili dog and chili cheese fries.

120 Maple Ave E
Vienna, VA 22180

10. The Palm Restaurant

1225 19th St NW, Washington, DC 20036

Worth the splurge: hash browns.

1225 19th St NW
Washington, DC 20036

11. Serendipity3 DC

3150 M St NW, Washington, DC 20007

Worth the splurge: fried oreo sundae.

3150 M St NW
Washington, DC 20007

12. Thunder Burger & Bar

3056 M St NW, Washington, DC 20007

Worth the splurge: nachos.

3056 M St NW
Washington, DC 20007

13. GBD (Golden Brown Delicious)

1323 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036

Worth the splurge: chicken fried steak.

1323 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036

14. Five Guys

1335 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20007

Worth the splurge: burger and fries.

1335 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC 20007

15. BonChon Chicken

14215 Centreville Square, Centreville, VA 20121

Worth the splurge: Korean fried chicken.

14215 Centreville Square
Centreville, VA 20121

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16. Boqueria

1837 M St NW, Washington, DC 20036

Worth the splurge: Nutella-stuffed churros.

1837 M St NW
Washington, DC 20036

17. Rogue 24

922 N St NW, REAR, Washington, DC 20001

Worth the splurge: a cocktail at the new Spirits Bar.

922 N St NW, REAR
Washington, DC 20001

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