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Tip Top Tour

February 2nd, 2009 by Mike Nelson · 73 Comments

Conor and I made a lunch time trip to one of my favorite bacon destinations, Tip Top Meats in Carlsbad, California, just a 15 minute ride from RiffTrax Towers. I offer this photo tour.

Conor and a femur bone.

This greets you when you enter.

Go past the many wursts, all of which have the same four ingredients [...]

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This Little Piggy

December 10th, 2008 by Conor Lastowka · 19 Comments

The famous Nursery Rhyme “This Little Piggy” leads to lots of questions once you take a closer look at it:
This little piggy went to market.
-I always assumed that the first pig went off to market to do shopping, but it’s entirely possible that he was led there with a rope around [...]

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October 30th, 2008 by Conor Lastowka · 55 Comments

The geniuses who brought you Bacon Salt, have listened to the cries of the masses. Launching today is Baconaise: The Ultimate Bacon Flavored Spread.
Yes, spreadable bacon has arrived.  We’d like to reiterate that this is spreadable bacon.  This is not designed for direct jar-to-mouth-via-spoon consumption.  Once they put it in an EZ Cheez style spray [...]

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Major food innovation

October 15th, 2008 by Conor Lastowka · 51 Comments

Your eyes are not deceiving you.  This is a photo of a bacon patty melt that for bread uses grilled cheese sandwiches stuffed with bacon. reports about this food of the gods, dubbed the Bacon Fatty Melt.  Using two sandwiches two make a larger sandwich is the revolutionary type of forward food thinking that [...]

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Wild Boar Bacon!

August 12th, 2008 by Conor Lastowka · 16 Comments

A new butcher shop has opened in La Jolla and it carries Wild Boar Bacon!  Homegrown Meats is the new go to place for grass fed beef raised near San Diego but it’s the Wild Boar Bacon that is flying off the shelves, selling three times more than the regular bacon, according to the butcher.  [...]

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Where have I been?

July 22nd, 2008 by Conor Lastowka · 22 Comments

Has it really been two weeks since I posted anything on the blog?  Where the hell have I been?
Answer:  Cooking bacon!
Friday night it became necessary to cook up 8 pounds of bacon, a process that took a long time, three pans, resulted in more than 32 ounces of liquid grease and finished at 2:30 in [...]

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May 2nd, 2008 by Conor Lastowka · 15 Comments

Anybody who has tried the gourmet “Mo’s Bacon Bar” has undoubtedly walked away disappointed.  The packaging depicts a big beautiful full strip of bacon, but the actual bacon content in the bar is tiny little baco bits, that more than anything, add a salty flavor to your bite of chocolate.  It’s a testament to its [...]

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Bacon Egg and Cheese Combos

April 14th, 2008 by Conor Lastowka · 31 Comments

Do you like bacon egg and cheese biscuits? Who doesn’t! Well now the perfect way to start your weekend morning is available in bite size form!

No, it’s not a clever photoshop job. Combos, the favorite snack food of people who could truly not care less what you think about them, have branched [...]

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I’m Worried About Bill.

March 26th, 2008 by Kevin Murphy · 20 Comments

Folks, please join me in my concern for fellow Riffer Bill Corbett. A series of seemingly unrelated events has been strung together by his latest bizarre missive renouncing, of all things, bacon.
It started as a lark, a curiosity really; last Saturday morning when I was preparing to cook some lovely bacon, our pup Boomer began [...]

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Tags: Bill · Events · In the Media · RiffTrax · bacon · food

You asked for it

March 25th, 2008 by Mike Nelson · 21 Comments

Or rather reader JackTheRIFFER asked for it when he rightly noticed that our blog became distracted from its mission and veered into music news. As recompense I offer Rauchbier:

Why Rauchbier? Because I have it on the best authority that this smoked brew resembles nothing so much as bacon. Visit a specialty liquor store or butcher [...]

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Meet the true Baconator!

March 23rd, 2008 by Mike Nelson · 41 Comments

The Baconator is not a sandwich. The Baconator is a man!

And what a man!
(If you’re impatient, go to 1′25″ for the bacony pay-off – chicken-fried bacon! WITH CREAM GRAVY!!)

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Bold Prediction

March 14th, 2008 by Conor Lastowka · 14 Comments

Before 2008 is halfway done, Wendy’s will follow up the spectacular success of the Baconator and the new Spicy Baconator with the third and final chapter in the trilogy: The Breakfast Baconator. You heard it here first.

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The Baconator Gets Schooled

March 10th, 2008 by Mike Nelson · 40 Comments

In keeping with our policy of reporting on all things Bacon, I give you Schlotzky’s

For more information on this masterpiece and its sister sandwiches, the French Dipsky, and the Philly Dilly click here.
It’s time for them to get working on the Cheese-o-saurus von Bacon-tastic Beef Tower Triple.

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Keanu Regional Semi-Final

February 26th, 2008 by Conor Lastowka · 25 Comments

We narrow down the final two State Quarters in the Keanu Regional. Catch up on all the previous matchups here!

Arkansas is confident. They remain the last of the truly “Abstract” state quarters in the running for the title. But a quarter can only get so far on its weirdness alone. [...]

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Tags: Joey Pants · RiffTrax · bacon · bracketology · currency · state quarters

Fruitful Youtube Searches

February 11th, 2008 by Conor Lastowka · 10 Comments

Every so often, I feel it is important to search for your family’s name on youtube, in hopes/fear that a relative of yours may uploaded something that will make the family proud/ashamed. God forbid any members of the extended “Pruane” family has done such a search recently. During my last search, I was [...]

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