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David Burke’s Bacon Bar Opens in Chicago
Facebook/ Burke's Bacon BarBurke's Bacon Bar goes all out with bacon.
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Burke’s Bacon Bar serves “handwiches,” which feature one of four different types of bacon, such as Benton’s Tennessee Bacon, “Angry Bacon,” Dreymiller & Kray “Matilda” cured bacon, and Niman Ranch Pepper Bacon. The nine sandwiches on the menu celebrate meat, with selections including banh mi, five-spice duck, beef n’ cheddar, hot turkey roll wrap, and more. There is one vegetarian option: the smoked eggplant meatball parmesan, although the menu adds that you can add bacon for an extra buck.
The bacon-themed sandwich shop also serves desserts like bacon chocolate chip cookies and bacon peanut brittle. And if that isn’t enough, bacon-lovers can go all out with bacon-inspired t-shirts, bacon strips adhesive bandages, and other items.
Time will tell how the sandwich shop pans out, but it’s hard to go wrong with bacon.
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