13+ Things You Shouldn't Eat at a Restaurant

We asked restaurant industry insiders which foods you should skip, whether it's to avoid outrageous markups, food poisoning, or germ minefields.

By Sheri Alzeerah
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Meat With the Bone in

Small cuts of meat, like bone-in pork or chicken breasts, are harder to cook thoroughly because their outsides easily char. This often translates to crispy on the outside and raw on the inside. Unlike undercooked beef—say, a rare burger or a steak tartare—undercooked pork and chicken are highly dangerous and could causes food-borne illnesses.

Plus, bone-in means less meat.

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