Here’s what not to order at TGI Fridays

Overly indulgent appetizer combos are nothing new. Applebee’s. Chili’s. Olive Garden. Red Lobster. They all have them. But TGI Fridays takes things to a whole new level with its Endless Apps.

“Effective immediately, guests can enjoy Fridays’ most popular appetizers for just $10 per person with endless re­fills and endless choices,” said the company’s February press release.

That could mean only one thing: TGI Fridays Endless Apps are back. “Only Endless Apps photothis time it’s for good,” says the TV commercial. “Endless Apps just got endlesser.”

Yippee! Now you can lay down a tenner and just keep the plates of Mozzarella Sticks, Loaded Potato Skins, BBQ Chicken Flatbread, Pan-Seared Pot Stickers, Meatballs, Fried Pickles, and Boneless Wings coming.

Endless apps deliver, well, endless calories. But let’s assume you stick to just three rounds. (Fridays’ Twitter feed eggs people on to keep going.)

The potato skins, followed by the buffalo wings with blue cheese and the meatballs, will set you back 2,940 calories (about 1½ days’ worth), 59 grams of saturated fat (a three-day supply), and 6,300 milligrams of sodium (enough for Monday through Thursday). And that’s not even the worst combo.

We could go on…endlessly.

Want to let Fridays know what you think? Call them at (800) 374-3297 or send them a tweet @TGIFridays.

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One Reply to “Here’s what not to order at TGI Fridays”

  1. I used to eat out on a somewhat regular basis and I enjoyed it. However, at this point in my life between being concerned about calorie content, salt content and even too many spices or other ingredients I may be sensitive too I am more than happy to eat at home. I know some of the food choices I make may not be considered the healthiest but at least I have control over what I am eating with the ability to read labels and know exactly what I am getting.

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