I may just have to lift my personal boycott of KFC. They just went national with a sandwich so incredible it may be worth the early death you are likely to experience for eating it.
This news is so awesomely bad/good it almost makes up for those soggy Bowls of Sadness on the KFC menu. Yesterday KFC announced they were ready to go nationwide on April 12 with the Double Down, a near-mythical sandwich that uses two slabs of fried chicken instead of bread. Of course, yesterday was April Fool’s Day, and the whole concept sounded too ridiculous to believe. So today King Chicken was forced to say yes, we’re serious, and repeat the announcement. The Double Down consists of the aforementioned two chunks of chicken, and nestled between them are several strips of bacon, some melted cheese, and something called “the Colonel’s secret sauce” (the less you know about this, the better). It clocks in at 540 calories, 32g of fat and 1380mg of sodium. Unless you’re some kind of hippie-vegan health nut and order the grilled version, with 460 calories, 23g of fat and 1430mg of sodium.