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5 Best Eating and Drinking Events This Weekend

It was hard to choose just five to recommend, but we did. So here they are, our top five picks for the best in eating, drinking, and merrymaking this weekend.


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NYC’s 5 Best Bacon Cocktails

Over the past few weeks, we’ve cataloged the city’s best bacon dishes and best bacon desserts. We conclude this bacon-focused series not with a trip to the cardiologist but with a look at New York’s best bacon cocktails.


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NYC’s 5 Best Bacon Desserts

Bacon: it’s not just to put atop burgers. Or to eat as a snack. Or to turn into jam. Or to have for dinner. Indeed, bacon might be best when pared with something super-sugary. These dishes combine the salty savoriness of bacon with the soul-satisfying sweetness of baked goods and chocolate.


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NYC’s 5 Best Bacon Dishes

Question: what’s better with bacon? Answer: everything. As New York’s love affair with bacon continues apace, restaurants continue to find unique ways of making this food even better. The five dishes described below represent our current favorites.


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Cooking On The Couch With Chef Scott Kroener

The Del Frisco’s Grille chef stopped by to make bacon wrapped scallops.


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NYC’s 5 Best Bacon Desserts

Because everything is better with bacon, right?

CBS New York–12/06/2012


Gridiron Grub: Big Apple Burgers

You don’t have to live in the Big Apple to enjoy the immense taste of it. Even if the Giants aren’t your team, Big Apple Burgers will taste great to fans from all regions.


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Gridiron Grub: Did Someone Say Bacon?

When it comes to tailgating, grilling is a must. As a simple crowd pleaser, kabobs have infinite variations. This version combines a rich, smoky and sweet bourbon glaze with the sweet-tart flavor of pineapples and […]


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First-Ever Bacon Fest Held In Upstate New York

If sizzling, crispy salty bacon makes you drool – there’s a festival for that.


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Report: Anonymous Caller Takes Responsibility For Bacon Found At S.I. Ramadan Site

An anonymous caller who claimed to have discarded spoiled bacon in a park where Muslims had scheduled Ramadan prayers said he was putting it out for seagulls and raccoons to eat, not as an anti-Muslim statement.


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NYPD Probing Hate Crime After Bacon Found At Staten Island Ramadan Site

Followers of Islam are forbidden to eat pork. Even before the bacon was located, someone left offensive messages on the organization’s website.


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NYC’s 4 Best Bacon Cocktails

We already brought you our picks for the 5 best meat cocktails in New York, but there were so many contenders in the ‘bacon’ category, we’re bringing you round two.

CBS New York–02/12/2012