One reason restaurant food tastes so good is what you don’t see on the menu: how they cook it. Hidden butter, shortening and sugar are ingredients you can control at home but not as easily when you’re ordering off a menu. And then there’s portion control!
Author and Reader’s Digest Editor-in-Chief Liz Vaccariello has some tips for specific dishes at some popular restaurants, which may be offering less caloric options that you’re overlooking. In her new book, Stop & Drop Diet, Vaccariello “names names”: