Food Paradise: Bacon Paradise 2-Another Slab

  (8 restaurants)     Aired on: October 3, 2012 
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1
Baconfest
725 W Roosevelt Rd
Chicago, IL 60607
baconfestchicago.com...
  • Bacon-Based Foods
4.5 out of 5
29 ratings
started in 2009; bacon festival/competition held in April offering "fun-filled walk-around tasting events featuring creative bacon dishes from the best chefs in the country"
2
Grub
911 Seward St
Los Angeles, CA 90038
(323) 461-3663
www.grub-la.com
  • Sweet & Sassy Bacon
    sometimes called "crack bacon" (because it's so addicting)
  • The Carnivore B.F.P. (Big Flippin' Pancake)
    popular dish; giant plate-sized pancake w/ chopped Sweet & Sassy Bacon baked in & topped w/ cheddar cheese & drizzled w/ syrup & butter
4.0 out of 5
1639 ratings
"California Comfort Food" in a converted 1920's duplex; created by the duo "The Grub Gals"; in multiple shows including "Rachel Ray's Tasty Travels" & "Top Chef"; voted #1 brunch & lunch by CitySearch
3
Paddy Long's
1028 W Diversey Pkwy
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 290-6988
www.paddylongs.com
  • The Bacon Bomb
    five pounds of ground sausage, pork & beef mixed w/ spices & wrapped in a weave of brown sugar bacon, & then slow cooked for 3 hrs on pig roaster; served with potato salad or fries; Bacon Bomb Challenge: eat 1 whole w/ 1-lb of fries in 45-min & you win free bomb, t-shirt & "admiration & disgust of your friends & family"...only 1 person (out of 61) has succeeded at airing
4.0 out of 5
351 ratings
#81 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); opened in 2007; pub in a refinished 73-year-old bar; offer beer & bacon tastings every week
4
Bacon (CLOSED)
900 W 10th St
Austin, TX 78703
(512) 322-9777
baconaustin.com
  • Bacon Reuben
    corned bacon, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut, pickles & Russian dressing on marbled rye; looks good
  • Double Grind Burger
    all natural house ground steak & bacon blend, crisp romaine, tomato, red onion, pickles & house mayo
3.5 out of 5
548 ratings
CLOSED; since 2011; cure & smoke their own bacon & cut to 1/4-inch slices; offer a different flavor bacon everyday; bacon in almost everything in menu; counter service restaurant w/ 50 indoor table dinning seats & 7 large communal style picnic tables outside
5
Berkshire
7352 E 29th Ave
Denver, CO 80238
(303) 321-4010
www.theberkshirerestauran...
  • Bacon Martini
    using homemade bacon-infused vodka
  • The King Sandwich
    variation of Elvis's favorite sandwich; sandwich w/ peanut butter, caramelized bananas & crispy bacon on grilled Hawaiian bread
3.5 out of 5
375 ratings
opened in 2007; created by self-proclaimed hamthropologist; motto: "swine, wine & a good time!"
6
Bacon Boise
121 N 9th St
Boise, ID 83702
(208) 387-3553
www.johnberryhillrestaura...
  • Bacon Lasagna
    bacon, ham, mushrooms & onions baked in marinara, chevre bechamel, jack, cheddar, parmesan & ricotta
3.0 out of 5
53 ratings
offer 8 different varieties of bacon; moved from original airing location (915 W Idaho St)
7
Zazu
6770 McKinley St
Sebastopol, CA 95472
(707) 523-4814
www.zazurestaurant.com...
  • "Bacon-in-the-Batter" Waffle
    signature dish; Cochon award-winning; topped w/ espresso gelato & bacon bits
  • Black Pig Bacon
    dry-cured for 21-days & applewood-smoked for 16 hrs; "parliament funkadelic"-Mario Batali
  • Bacon Caramel Popcorn
    apple-wood smoked bacon rendered to form "bacon salt" (bacon bits), mixed w/ caramel & popcorn
3.0 out of 5
376 ratings
roadside restaurant; farm-to-table growing much of their own produce; proclaimed as "pig paradise" by Food & Wine magazine; won Aspen Grand Cochon "Prince of Porc" award (2011); moved to new location...formerly a roadside restaurant located at 3535 Guerneville Rd in Santa Rosa
8
Baconery
953 Columbus Ave
New York, NY 10025
www.baconery.com
  • Bacon Brownies
  • Bacon Pecan Pie
  • Chocolate Peanut Butter Bacon Cookies
out of 5
0 ratings
bacon in everything
 Food Paradise: Bacon Paradise 2-Another Slab  (8 restaurants)     Aired on: October 3, 2012