Bacon At Its Best In Brooklyn


The Great Bacon Picnic in Brooklyn is known as the “Bacon Event of the Year.” Bacon enthusiasts got to savor bacon dishes from Brooklyn’s top restaurants, a variety of beer, spirits and cocktails and play fun games including corn hole and Giant Jenga.  Other activities included catching the most pieces of bacon by mouth to win several years’ worth of passes to the Great Bacon Picnic.  The Great Bacon Picnic even had a bacon bar containing different varieties of bacon.

I attended the event on Saturday with my wife and our writer Lauren Jablonski was there to cover the event on Sunday. The event was definately a success and the weather was beautiful too. In speaking with others at the event, people were definately having a great time even if their doctor disagrees. (That is what happened to me at my annual physical on Monday, lol) Lauren and I put together some of our favorite bacon items from the event and wanted to share them with you so consider this a joint post.

Lauren’s Favorites:

The Master Purveyors served up delicious juicy burgers with a bacon dusting on top
Vander Rose Farms Artisan Dry Cured Applewood Smoked Crispy Bacon
Kettle Brand Maple Bacon Potato Chips
Traif dulce de leches doughnuts
Chocolate Egg Cream with Bakon Vodka
Inside out grilled cheese from PJ Clarks

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Here are some ways Lauren likes to enjoy her Kettle Brand Maple Bacon chips at home. Maybe you might like them too. If you have other ways you enjoy your Kettle Chips, share them below.

How to enjoy Kettle Brand Maple Bacon Potato Chips at home

  1. Dip in chocolate for a sweet and salty snack
  2. Enjoy with your favorite sandwich or wrap
  3. Crush and coat chicken cutlets or cauliflower

Ray’s Favorites:

Off The Hook mixed Seafood Chowder meets bacon
Ho’ Brah Chipotle bacon avocado deviled eggs
Grilled Cheese Alley rye bread, sauerkraut, homemade reuben dressing, swiss cheese and bacon sandwich
Cow & Clover BLT Lettuce wraps
Gossip Coffee Caramel Chocolate IPA bacon donut
Feast bacon, carmelized apple, charred charred scallion & chinkiang vinegar glaze
5 Shades of Bacon by 1633NYC
XIXA Carnitas of pork belly & Pork cheeks
NYC Handcraf Kitchen & Cocktails bison, wild boar bacon meatballs
Les Moissons Single Malt
Barrow’s Intense Ginger Liqueur

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