The keto diet limit’s a person’s carbohydrate intake to about 5% of daily calories. Dieters load up on anywhere from 70-90% fats. Keto dieters can gorge on all kinds of fat. Foods heavy in unsaturated fat include avocados, olive oil, and fish, while there are more saturated fats in butter, […]
West Coast burger chain Farmer Boys is offering a pork connoisseur the chance to taste test its bacon as part of a one of a kind one-day internship. The restaurant’s newest employee will be paid $US1,000 to taste the chain’s bacon-loaded menu items, rate each slice on flavour and thickness, […]
Contrary to popular belief, there are great bagels in Los Angeles – We tried three of LA’s favourite bagel spots to determine which one is our favourite The three contenders are Yeastie Boys Bagels, Courage Bagels, and Brooklyn Bagel Bakery Following is a transcript of the video. Sydney: People always […]
Eating even a small amount of red and processed meat could increase the risk of bowel cancer by 20%, according to new research. Researchers at the University of Oxford and Cancer Research UK found that people who eat 76g of red or processed meat per day have a 20% higher […]
McDonald’s and Wendy’s have both unleashed bacon-heavy dishes in the newest front of their battle to win over diners. At the same time, pork prices are hitting record lows, reaching the weakest price per pound in a decade. The prices are due to a surplus caused by the trade war, […]
McDonald’s says it’s giving away free bacon on Tuesday, January 29 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. During that window, the company says, customers can get two pieces of bacon on the side of any order, whether a burger, a Filet-O-Fish, or a hot-fudge sundae. The deal is meant to […]
PETA shared a chart with more “animal-friendly” versions of well-established metaphors. “Bringing home the bacon,” for example, should apparently become “bringing home the bagels.” However, it has prompted outrage on Twitter, being described as “ridiculous,” “pathetic,” and “moronic.” Animal rights organisation PETA has sparked controversy once again. This time, it’s […]
Bacon as we know it dates back to around 1500 B.C., making it one of the oldest cuts of meat. So it’s no surprise that many places around the world have their own versions of bacon. The way this age-old cut of pig is cooked and seasoned differs from place […]
Bacon and sausage are arguably the most popular breakfast meat options. Bacon is the lower-calorie and lower-fat option of the two. A serving of sausage links contains the most protein, but the protein content of sausage patties and bacon strips is comparable. When it comes to breakfast foods, few are […]
President Donald Trump’s trade war is causing pain for many US industries, but the tariffs could actually help US restaurants. The retaliatory tariffs on US agricultural goods are expected to cause a supply glut, which is already leading to price cuts for major agricultural goods. This means restaurants will pay […]
Chipotle is adding bacon to the menu in eight restaurants, with plans for a national rollout if the test goes well. Bacon is just one of a number of new menu tests and deals that would have been unthinkable at Chipotle until recently. Chipotle is undergoing a period of intense […]
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The Australian pork industry woke up to some tough headlines today with the World Health Organisation’s publication of a paper that links processed meat, including everyone’s favourite – bacon – to cancer. At least pork farmers are entering this challenging time from a position of strength. Bacon prices in Australia […]
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[credit provider=”Flickr/Blmurch” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/blmurch/5070496311/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] Wednesday we learned that processed meats — including bacon and sausages — are linked to premature death. BMC Medicine reported that, specifically, too much meat can lead to cardiac problems and cancer. The study is correlational, but the authors suggest that the preservatives in these foods, which include […]
[credit provider=”Owen Thomas, Business Insider”] We had the inestimable pleasure of meeting Twitter chef Lance Holton earlier this week.Holton, better known as @birdfeeder, is just as funny and charming in person as he is in the short videos he posts via Twitter’s Vine video-sharing app.
[credit provider=”Megan Willett/Business Insider”] When Wesley Klein started baking bacon banana bread and bacon chocolate chip cookies at his home in 2011, he knew he had stumbled onto something big.Jump right to photos of our bakery tour and taste test >>
[credit provider=”Flickr via bowena” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/bowena/380139197/in/photostream/”] Whether you’re putting your money on the 49ers or the Ravens this Sunday night, there’s one thing every Super Bowl fan can get behind — Gameday snacks.But after an ugly drought tore across the Midwest last summer, partiers could be shelling out a few extra dollars […]
It’s a scientific fact that everyone loves bacon.
[credit provider=”Courtesy of J&D Foods” url=”http://www.jdfoods.net/”] J&D Foods, the company that specialises in all things bacon, recently announced their latest gift promotion, Bacon Shaving Cream.According to NPR, the shaving cream contains no meat products but is the “highest-quality meat-scented shaving cream on the market today” and is available for all […]
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/6512374519/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] Earlier this month, we reported that a bacon shortage was possible as a result of rising feed prices.But it now appears such fears are overblown — at least in the U.S.
Can you imagine a world where there is no other white meat? If skyrocketing use of the term “aporkalypse” on Twitter is any indication, a recent statement from the United Kingdom’s National Pig Association is causing some anxious consumers to do just that.
[credit provider=”BaconBarter.com” url=”http://www.baconbarter.com”] With reality TV stars the “Barter Kings” trading forklifts for houseboats and average joes building homes out of scavenged goods, one thing is clear:Consumers are getting fed up with the limitations of cold hard cash.
[credit provider=”Flickr / Pedro Moura Pinheiro” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/pedromourapinheiro/4325145990/in/photostream/”] Farmers Guardian’s Alistair Driver writes that as herders cull livestock, bacon prices are set to spike.The latest report from Britain’s National Pig Association shows record-high feed costs are forcing ranchers to massively sell off their pig herds, he writes.
[credit provider=”By Mike Saechang on Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/saechang/4516316564/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] Americans love fast food.The top 15 fast food chains in the nation raked in a combined $115 billion in sales last year, and their 105,000 total stores blanket the landscape.
[credit provider=”Slaters 50/50″ url=”http://www.slaters5050.com/home”] This burger has bacon. A lot of bacon.Here’s the rundown:
[credit provider=”Wikipedia” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Whopper_bar.jpg”] New York City’s Department of Health shut down Burger King’s Whopper Bar in Times Square for the second time in a month due to health code violations, adding to the chain’s free fall from fast-food success.The department cited multiple health code violations, like unrefrigerated, contaminated food and […]
[credit provider=”Kim Bhasin, Business Insider”] Burger King rolled out its fabled “bacon sundae” nationally today.Naturally, we had to try it.
Burger King Japan recently announced a promotion allowing customers to add an extra 15 strips of bacon to their Whoppers for just 100 yen, or about $1.25.
[credit provider=”Screengrab foodbeast.com” url=”http://foodbeast.com/content/2012/04/09/burger-king-testing-a-new-bacon-sundae-because-this-is-america/”] As a part of its corporate makeover with a new menu and new services, Burger King has been quietly testing a bacon ice cream sundae.While the Paula Deen-esque dessert hasn’t made a nation-wide splash, GrubGrade.com reported that it is undergoing a test run in Nashville, Tennessee. […]
[credit provider=”By joo0ey on Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/joo0ey/4933735272/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] Burger King is changing everything, and it’s about time that it does. Wendy’s surpassed it at the end of last year, and it has been completely left in the dust by arch rival McDonald’s.Bill Ackman’s wittily titled presentation, “Justice is a dish best served […]
[credit provider=”Screengrab from mcdonalds.de” url=”http://www.mcdonalds.de/mein_burger/index.cfm#/galerie”] In Europe, McDonald’s is executing a crowdsourcing project brilliantly.They’re called “My Burger” contests, which allow regular people to design their own McDonald’s sandwich with the hopes of one day seeing it on the menu.
[credit provider=”Google Maps” url=”http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.,cf.osb&biw=1375&bih=870&um=1&ie=UTF-8&q=14th+street+ihop&fb=1&gl=us&hq=14th+street+ihop&cid=0,0,5694693996168119965&ei=f0N_T47XOo-60QHtgu2ACA&sa=X&oi=local_result&ct=image&ved=0CCEQ_BI”] This IHOP in Manhattan’s East Village has a problem.Bacon grease reeks. It’s stinking up the areas and the neighbours aren’t happy about it.
[credit provider=”iloveburgers.com” url=”http://www.iloveburgers.com/food/i-love-bacon/”] Prices for burgers are on the rise as upstart chains and long-time fast food monoliths race to capitalise on the upscale burger craze.But are things getting out of hand?
[credit provider=”By lodigs on Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/lodigs/478715579/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] High-end burger chains are all the rage these days, and brands like Smashburger and Five Guys Burgers and Fries have rode the wave with impressive results.But the “gourmet” burger craze may be reaching its breaking point, according to Bloomberg.
[credit provider=”Burger Business” url=”http://www.burgerbusiness.com/?p=9566″] Someone at McDonald’s has decided to make a spinoff of its iconic pork sandwich, the McRib, reports Burger Business.It’s called the McRibster, and it’s hitting McDonald’s locations in Austria today. It’s described as having, “juicy pork, bacon, pepper-Jack cheese, and crunchy iceberg lettuce, red onion, delicious honey-mustard […]
[credit provider=”Jack in the Box” url=”http://www.marrybacon.com/”] Jack in the Box came up with an “outside the box” brilliant stunt that’s not leaving any consumers feeling left out: a bacon-flavored milkshake. The milkshake is part of Jack in the Box’s “Marry Bacon” ad campaign and will appeal to bacon-lovers while also satisfying vegetarians since it’s made with Torani […]
Burger King is getting slammed by health critics in the UK over a high-calorie burger, reports the Daily Mail (via The Consumerist)
The fabled Taco Bell breakfast menu is finally becoming a reality after five years of testing, reports Lisa Jennings at Nation’s Restaurant News.
[credit provider=”Daniel Goodman / Business Insider”] Eating two slices of bacon — or one sausage — a day can increase a person’s risk of developing pancreatic cancer by 19 per cent, a study out of Sweden has found.Pancreatic cancer kills 80 per cent of people in under a year of […]
China consumes around half of the world’s cement, iron and coal, but the number that really amazes us is pigs. Particularly because China’s appetite for pork is growing.
[credit provider=”McDonald’s Japan” url=”http://www.mcdonalds.co.jp/beef/bigamerica/menu/index.html”] The fast food war in Japan continues as McDonald’s re-releases its Big America campaign, which includes a bunch of pretty strange burgers (via Eataku).It’s the third straight year that McDonald’s has brought Big America to Japan. It all started in 2010 with a bacon-laden set of […]