Over-the-Top “Kitchen Sink” Dishes in Boston

How do you know a dish goes over the top? The words "kitchen sink" appear in its name. Here are a few examples from around Boston.


Kitchen-sink sundae
Number of ingredients: 18
Includes: 12 scoops of ice cream, three toppings, whipped cream, nuts, and sprinkles.

Boston Burger Company

Kitchen-sink burger
Number of ingredients: 12
Includes: patty, bun, fried egg, ham, bacon, grilled onions, peppers, mushrooms, BBC sauce (a combination of ketchup and barbecue sauce), and American, cheddar, and provolone cheeses.

The Friendly Toast

Kitchen-sink quesadilla
Number of ingredients: 10
Includes: tortillas, pecans, jalapeño-jack cheese, cheddar cheese, spinach, red onions, sweet-potato fries, mango sour cream, balsamic glaze, and coconut shrimp.

Eagles Deli

Kitchen-sink omelette
Number of ingredients: 13
Includes: eggs, peppers, onions, tomatoes, mushrooms, spinach, sausage, bacon, ham, and cheddar, American, provolone, and Swiss cheeses.


Kitchen-sink chopped salad
Number of ingredients: 17
Includes: romaine lettuce, cabbage, arugula, zucchini, radishes, celery, cucumber, haricots verts, green onions, red onions, bacon, poached chicken, ham, asparagus, cherry tomatoes, Manchego cheese, and avocado-lime dressing.