Ohio is full of fatty foods. It's kind of our specialty. The Buckeye state excels at comfort food, the kind of calorie-laden adventures into succulent tasteland that make us the 13th fattest state in the country.
Wonder what the fattiest is? (And by that, we mean tastiest, obviously.)
Health.com put together a list of the fattiest food by state, and Bob Evans takes first place for Ohio in this undoubtedly unscientific study. (Seriously, how do you even begin to pretend to have a list of every meal served in every restaurant in every state?)
So, kudos to you, Bob Evans, for not only serving as Ohio's favorite hangover breakfast joint, but also for slinging dishes like the Sausage Biscuit Bowl, which contains the max amount of fat a human is supposed to consume in a single day. Alfalfa sprouts and egg whites are for wussies anyway.
Ingredients: Home fries, eggs, sausage gravy, sausage, cheddar cheese, scallions, margarine, in a biscuit bowl
Fat content: 61 grams of fat and 28 grams of saturated fat—just about the maximum recommended intake for an entire day.
We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Cleveland Scene. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Cleveland Scene, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.
Email us at email@example.com.
Support Local Journalism.
Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club
Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.
Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.