“This next-level melt is made up of slow-smoked brisket burnt ends, crispy diced bacon, two eggs, sharp white cheddar, Diner Q sauce and pickles on grilled artisan bread,” declared the press release announcing Denny’s Brisk-It-All Melt.
According to the menu board, the Milk Chocolate Chip has 180 calories…but see that asterisk? The very fine print buried in the lower left corner: “*Calorie counts are per serving, 4 servings per cookie.” Who are you trying to fool, Crumbl?
A typical 6 oz. glass of wine or 12 oz. beer has as many calories as a can of Coke (140). Some beers have twice that much.
But you’d never know the calories in alcoholic drinks from many of their labels and non-chain-restaurant menus. (Chain restaurants must disclose calories for drinks on their menus, and some beer brewers and other alcohol companies label calories voluntarily.)
“At Cracker Barrel, our all-day, homestyle breakfast menu is a staple that draws enthusiasm from guests of all ages, so we are always exploring opportunities to improve how our guests experience breakfast,” said Sarah Breymaier, the restaurant chain’s director of menu strategy, in a June press release.