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Sep 9, 2010 06:43 PM

Anyone recall the name of the burrito place that was featured as unhealthy in a Toronto Star article in the last few weeks (or months)?

A friend told me about this and I was wondering which burrito place it mentioned... (hope this post is in the right place---it is specific to Toronto?)

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    1. In all fairness is a steak burrito EVER healthy, though

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      1. re: duckdown

        Actually, I've since heard the burrito featured was actually a veggie burrito and someone had it for their "Friday dinner treat" or something like that. So I'm still wondering which burrito place it was...

        1. re: Ediblethoughts

          OH ... you're talking about the saag paneer roti. Here's the article:

          I was pretty stunned by the amount of calories and fat. It looks massive in the pic.

          1. re: mrsleny

            She said it was a burrito but I'll ask her if this was it... I don't like that Indian cheese so probably not something I'd go for. Yes, it looks enormous.

            1. re: mrsleny

              When I used to live out in that area, this used to be my usual "to hell with healthy" comfort food meal. I still get cravings but since they've changed their hours to weekdays only, I never have the opportunity to hook myself up with some gut-busting roti.

            2. re: duckdown

              Steak can often be the lowest-fat, lowest calorie option on a menu. I suspect the culprits here are the too-large size, cheese, guacamole, and sauce. It isn't the burrito's fault. It's the tricked-out-food trend's fault.

              1. re: Googs

                Yes, burritos don't kill, people do. (Note good-natured sarcasm here).

                1. re: Snarf

                  Well, in the sense that people make infant-sized burritos. :)

                  1. re: piccola

                    better than burrito-sized infants, i'd venture