Bacon is back this week! (Along with your good pals lettuce and tomato, too.)
That’s right: Bacon Fest Sacramento presents BLT Week 2012, July 16-22.
WHAT HAPPENED: Heirloom tomatoes are (thank God, finally) in season. Sacramento’s chefs are stoked.
WHERE CAN I GET THE DAMN BLTs?: At these 916 restaurants all week: The Golden Bear, Bacon & Butter, Mulvaney’s B&L, Restaurant Thir13en, Grange, Blackbird Kitchen and Bar, Shady Lady Saloon, Magpie Cafe and Caterers, Fat Face @ Bows & Arrows. Even a doughnut BLT at Doughbot!
WHAT ABOUT THIS BLT BIKE CRAWL?: On Saturday, July 21, some 60 lucky bike riders will nom-nom on bite-sized BLTs and sip beers at all the above restaurants during theinaugural BLT Bike Crawl 2012. Get info and buy tickets here, at Brown Paper Tickets, for $30, which includes all food, a few beers, a sweet Bacon Fest T-shirt. All the proceeds go to nonprofits, including the Center for Land Based Learning. THIS IS ALMOST SOLD OUT! HURRY!
AND THERE’S A PARTY? AND AWARDS??: Vote on your favorite BLT and attend the BLT PARTY AND AWARDS on Saturday night, July 21, at 6 p.m. at Bows & Arrows (19th & S streets). This event is FREE! Local chefs will win the BEST BELT award, special beers will be priced to drink, DJs will play, you will eat more bacon than you can wrap your head around. Or wrap around your head.
FIND THE OFFICIAL SACTO BLT WEEK POSTER ON FACEBOOK!
FIND OUT MORE:
On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SacramentoBaconFest
On Twitter: @sacbaconfest
On Brown Paper Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/258594
PRAISE THE LARD!!!