In the never-ending battle of fast food franchises, the key strategy is coming up with new sandwiches that appeal to the high fat demand of the American appetite.
The latest research has created the KFC Double Down. Who needs carbs when you can use two deep fried chicken breasts for the bun? And for filling - what red blooded overweight American could resist two pieces of bacon sandwiched between slices of melted pepper-jack and and swiss cheese? Not to be outdone by McDonald's Big Mac, KFC then finishes off the creation with their own "Colonel's Sauce."
They are test marketing this in Rhode Island at a cost of $6.99 with fries and drink.
Estimated calories is over 1200, which is nearly my entire daily caloric intake.
(Photo courtesy of foodgeekery.com who brought this to world attention)