A legendary, New York fatty food is getting a bad rap!

When you think of any food that is well known as a New York staple, which one would you guess is 'loathed'? I would think none of them! From New York City to Buffalo to Schenectady and all points in between, New York is known for many great foodie destinations. From great Italian food to greasy spoons to more local dishes like Utica Greens, the garbage plate, Buffalo wings, and mini hot dogs, there is little to be disliked. So who is loathing a legendary New York staple?


New York Favorite Named Most Loathed Food In America


The fitness and healthy eating experts at Feastgood recently surveyed 3,000 dieters nationwide to determine which foods were the hardest to give up. So these foods are not necessarily loathed for their taste and flavor, but for the level of difficulty when it comes to avoiding them!

The 5 top-ranked foods on the list include:

  • 1. Vermont ice cream
  • 2. Fried chicken from Kentucky
  • 3. Philly Cheesesteaks
  • 4. Massachusetts chocolate chip cookies
  • 5. Deep dish pizza from Illinois

And landing at #17 on this list from New York?


The beloved bagel with cream cheese. While it is tasty and satisfying, that carb load and fatty cream cheese spread certainly create a challenge for those trying to lose weight. Though in that scenario, you would figure a greasy pizza or a load of pasta with meatballs and cheese would create a much more 'loathsome' challenge for those trying to watch those calories!

See The Capital Region's 10 Best Bagel Shops [RANKED]

For any meal of the day, the bagel is a tasty and versatile option to be the star of your meal. Heck, when it comes to a great bagel, you can even just pick them up and eat is! So if you are looking for a great spot to grab a dozen for home or to grab a great sandwich on a bagel, here are the Capital Region's 10 best bagel shops from Kinderhook to Albany to Queens bury according to local bagel experts - our listeners!

The Capital Region's 10 Best Chinese Restaurants [RANKED]

Whether it is chicken chow mein, a great lo mein, your favorite meat or seafood with broccoli, wonton soup, spring rolls, and so much more - nothing beats great Chinese food. It's unique and beautiful when presented on a plate, and just as appetizing in to-go containers. No matter the presentation, you just know great Chinese food when you taste it. Here are the top 10 go-to Chinses restaurants in the Capital Region according to our listeners. Happy eating - and we hope your fortune cookie message is just as great the food at these eateries!

The Capital Region's Best Pizza Joints [RANKED]

Whether it is an 8 cut or a slice on the go, New York and the Capital Region are known for having a multitude of great pizza joints. Here are the 5 best in greater Albany according to GNA Listeners.


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