Your Foodie Guide To Achieving The Perfect Dad Bod
Since the dad bod is the latest trend in male physique, we thought it would be fun to highlight dishes at restaurants and other methods to help you achieve your ultimate six pack (of beer). With indulgent options like double stacked cheeseburgers, beer, chocolatey treats and loads of booze, the options are endless to get you in your ideal shape in no time—a quasi round shape to be exact! So, take a seat and relax (since you’ll be doing a lot of that anyway) and read our dad bod 101 guide.
May is National Burger Month, so to achieve the ultimate Dad Bod enjoy more than one patty and feel free to say, ”MAY’ I have another’ because goals right?
Delmonico’s Double Cheeseburger:
A prime burger blend that’s legacy began in 1834 (ahead of the trends), the burger is stacked extremely high with white clothbound cheddar, crispy onions topped with a Ranhoffer’ sauce on a brioche roll.
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Pizza Loves Emily:
This adorable pizza spot in Brooklyn is a PIZZA spot, but DAMN their burger looks good. Oozing with cheese, this burger will absolutely contribute to your end goal weight.
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The tasty burger at Chef Daniel Humm’s restaurant is not that big, so consider ordering two ‘Humm Burgers’ for ultimate results.
Just because they say alcohol is filled with empty calories, it doesn’t mean it’s filled with empty promises! We promise, you’ll have the perfect beer gut in no time if you stick to a booze-heavy diet.
The Malt House:
Opening its second location in the booming financial district on May 20th, The Malt House will offer 40 craft beers to fill up your belly with a six pack of beer.
Same idea, different place. Enjoy multiple concoctions at this booze-heavy speakeasy in the Lower East Side.
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Pardon My French:
Offering diners bottomless Bloody Marys with house-infused Horseradish Vodka or Mimosas, plus an entree for $24.95, you’ll be almost on your way to achieving your perfect belly form. As a perk, guys can enjoy the brunch offerings on the restaurant’s back patio and garden area to show of their new look.
Mortorino East Village:
I’m just gonna let that sit there for a minute. Yup, the breakfast pizza! Load up on carbs and cheese and top it off with an egg.
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Oh, so many options, but you can’t just have regular old fries. Lay it on THICK with toppings like cheese, bacon, gravy, and repeat.
Mile End Deli, Noho:
Reach your inner Beyonce and sing along.. ‘If you like it, then you shoulda put ::smoked meat poutine:: on it!’ The underlying message here is commitment guys! An already delicious snack can always be upgraded with flavorful cheese curds, meat gravy and smoked meat, emirate?! Commit to the process.
Sinful sweets are a must-have to gain the cuddly and approachable bear-like appearance. We encourage loads of goodies, including creamy ice cream, chocolate ganaches and iced hot chocolate. You scream, I scream, we all scream for less lean.
The new chocolate shop in Greenpoint, Brooklyn is filled with all kinds of goodies, including sinful iced chocolate drinks, which are perfect to cool off in the summer with flavors, such as Cardamom with Ecuadorian cacao and Hindu spices, Snow White Chocolate with Madagascar Vanilla and Sunrise Aztec with passion fruit, these special treats are the perfect summertime indulgence. The one-stop shop is also filled floor-to-ceiling with chocolates and other goodies if you need more sweets to ensure you’ve achieved dad bod stature.
Please don’t overexert yourself. Maintain a healthy 30 minutes of cardio, 10lb weights and about 30 sit ups max about 2x’s a week and you’ll be able to maintain the perfect pudgy midsection.
End result: A cuddly body and relaxed lifestyle! Now, go out and enjoy since you’ve worked so hard. You earned it. If you already have a dad bod then congratulations, you’re trending.