Definition of heart attack on a plate in US English:

heart attack on a plate

phrase

informal
  • An especially unhealthy meal, typically one that is high in saturated fat.

    ‘a heart attack on a plate made with four beef patties and 20 slices of bacon’
    • ‘Shouldn't parents know that their kids are eating a "heart attack on a plate"?’
    • ‘Most things on this menu are like a heart attack on a plate.’
    • ‘It might look like a heart attack on a plate, but it tastes fabulous.’
    • ‘If you want to eat a "heart attack on a plate", this restaurant is for you.’
    • ‘However, as years pass and good health becomes more important, these foods have become known as "heart attacks on a plate".’
    • ‘The queues for a heart attack on a plate (giant all-day breakfast) can go out the door, even just before closing, which is 10pm on a Wednesday.’
    • ‘I must warn you, it's a heart attack on a plate, but innovative and lip-smacking nonetheless.’
    • ‘I love the country benedict, which is eggs benedict with biscuits and gravy, even though it's pretty much a heart attack on a plate.’
    • ‘It may sound like a heart attack on a plate, but you'd be surprised at how well the chili cheese fries really cut through that acidy feeling after drinking too much beer.’
    • ‘I mean I love meat, but I didn't want to have a heart attack on a plate!’
    • ‘"Double cheeseburgers and large portions of meat or chicken coated with Alfredo sauce are heart attacks on a plate," she states.’
    • ‘The sauce is a noteworthy far cry from the customary butter and heavy cream-laden "heart attack on a plate" variety.’