Not Content To Remain In The Burger Realm, Wendy’s Expands The Baconator Brand To Fries

Not Content To Remain In The Burger Realm, Wendy’s Expands The Baconator Brand To Fries

The thing about bacon is, once you’ve put it on one thing, everyone expects you to dump it all over everything else. Which is just fine with Wendy’s, as the chain is extending the Baconator brand from its burgers to its new bacon-and-cheese fries. [More]

[Insert joke about literally bringing home the bacon here]

Indiana Lottery Debuts Bacon-Scented Scratch-Off Tickets, Prizes Include 20-Year Supply Of Bacon

It appears Indiana likes New Hampshire’s style, as the state’s Hoosier Lottery has introduced a bacon-scented scratch-off ticket of its own. But unlike previous bacon-themed lotteries designed to tempt your olfactory system, this one actually includes the savory meat in the list of prizes, with a 20-year-supply of bacon at stake for players. [More]

Hardee’s/Carl’s Jr. Slaps A Hot Dog & Potato Chips On A Cheeseburger, Calls It “Most American Thickburger”

Hardee’s/Carl’s Jr. Slaps A Hot Dog & Potato Chips On A Cheeseburger, Calls It “Most American Thickburger”

When it comes to stacking meat-upon-meat, pretty much nothing surprises us these days. So a hot dog on a hamburger? Pretty much inevitable (see: bacon on hamburgers). Adding potato chips? Sure, why not get it all done with at once. That’s the lineup for the Carl’s Jr./Hardee’s upcoming Most American Thickburger. [More]

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Hero Sets Record By Eating 182 Slices Of Bacon In Five Minutes

Listen, not everyone can throw arterial caution to the wind, so when someone does go above and beyond the usual bacon intake to prove themselves a hero in the pork-eating world, it must be noted. I salute you, guy who ate 182 slices of bacon in five minutes, because there is no way I will ever be you. [More]

Little Caesars has wrapped a pizza in bacon. Behold.

Little Caesars Makes Internet-Ready, Bacon-Wrapped Pizza

What’s the fastest way for a fast food purveyor to make news online? Slap some bacon on whatever they’re selling. Or in the case of Little Caesars, wrap 3.5 feet of bacon around it. [More]

Your Pork Prayers Have Been Answered: Bacon Prices Are Falling


The choice between money in your wallet and savory, melt-in-your-mouth bacon has just gotten a lot easier, my bacon-loving friends: The pork industry is coming through a recent porcine diarrhea epidemic that slowed down business for awhile, meaning your next bacon fix won’t be quite as costly. [More]

Man, I love this photo. (Carbon Arc)

Officials In Chinese City Blaming “Severe Air Pollution” On Bacon, Delicious Bacon

While smoked bacon might be No. 1 on your list of favorite all-time foods/friends in the entire world, one city in China has had it up to here with oderiferous waves of pork smell wafting into the air. Officials there are blaming residents’ love of homemade smoked bacon on “severe air pollution.” More like, “severe belly delight,” am I right? [More]

New Hampshire Lottery Offering Bacon-Scented Scratch-Off Tickets

New Hampshire Lottery Offering Bacon-Scented Scratch-Off Tickets

What’s better than the smell of bacon? The smell of bacon bringing you a bunch of money. Because with a scratch-off lottery ticket, even if you don’t bring home the big win, you get to smell bacon. Mmm, bacon. [More]

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Today In Sad Food News: 80,000 Pounds Of Bacon Recalled For Misbranding

Let’s all pour out a little bacon grease on the ground for our fallen pork comrades, delicious bits of savory umami that will never reach the lips of consumers: More than 80,000 pounds of bacon have been recalled after a Florida company says the products were misbranded. [More]

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From Guacamole To Coffee To Beef To Bourbon, Your Favorite Things Will Cost More In 2015

While the prices on certain things will inevitably decrease in the coming year — like the cost of my 1989 Daihatsu Charade or the amount of money I need to spend on shampoo — lots of things are expected to get pricier. Unfortunately, a number of these more expensive items are probably on many of your “things I really enjoy” lists. [More]

Meat Dreams: Bacon-Scented Pillowcases Exist

Meat Dreams: Bacon-Scented Pillowcases Exist

Trying to conjure up all the instances where we’ve run across bacon-scented products that claim to ensare your senses just like the real thing would be a futile effort. And now there’s one more, from the same meat obsessed folks that brought the world bacon condoms and bacon shaving cream (not to mention bacon caskets) have a new pork product to peddle: Bacon-scented pillowcases. [More]

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Halloween Eats: Free Bacon At Arby’s, $3 Burritos At Chipotle

While we’re still reeling from the revelation that Arby’s may be shorting customers on their fountain drinks, the fast food chain is doing one thing right this week — offering to give away free bacon to customers on Halloween. [More]

Cafe Banned From Cooking Bacon Because Not Everyone Loves The Smell

(Danny Ngan)

Many people enjoy the smoky, porky sent of bacon wafting out a kitchen in the morning. But it might not be the scent you want surrounding you while shopping for wedding dresses, which is why one cafe in Australia isn’t allowed to cook the stuff anymore. [More]

Red Robin Fulfills Dreams, Offers Bacon Caramel Bourbon Milkshake

Red Robin Fulfills Dreams, Offers Bacon Caramel Bourbon Milkshake

2014 hasn’t been a great year for our planet overall, but here’s one bit of great news in our otherwise gloomy world. Following the news that Five Guys plans to offer bacon as an ingredient in their new customizable shakes, even wackier burger chain Red Robin has announced that they’ll be offering bacon shakes with bourbon, caramel, and a strip of candied bacon to stir the whole thing with. [More]

(Carbon Arc)

The Only Thing You Need To Know About Five Guys Testing Customizable Shakes Is That Bacon Is Involved

There are times when it’s good to keep a separation between your sweet and savory foods, probably, but once you bring bacon up, all walls can be torn down and it should be welcomed as part of any concoction. At least, that’s what was decided by the Famous Bacon Accords Of 1996. Which is why the most important part of Five Guys burger chains testing out customizable milkshakes is that bacon is an optional ingredient. [More]

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I Need To Find The Motorcycle Powered By Bacon Grease And Drive Behind It Forever

I’ve got a problem. Well, two problems, really. The first one being that I don’t know where a motorcycle powered by bacon grease currently is, and two I don’t have a vehicle to chase it down in order to drive behind it forever and ever. Because clearly a life on the road would be worth it to smell bacon always, right? [More]

We Tried It: Bakin’ Bacon In The Oven

We Tried It: Bakin’ Bacon In The Oven

They say life is hard. Not so, my friends. Not so when you’re tasked with trying a new way to make and subsequently eat bacon. And of course, you’re right — making bacon in the oven isn’t exactly a “new” concept. [More]


Reviews Of Effervescent Bacon Drink Tabs Are Predictably Negative

While the mere mention of a bacon product can stir mouths everywhere into a foaming, slavering lather of gustatory desire, let’s not get carried away into thinking that everything bacon-flavored will taste good. Which is why we’re totally unsurprised that the reviews for Effervescent Bacon Tablets are pretty much united on the “eww, these are gross” front. You’ve been warned. [More]