Foodie Underground: Big on Bacon
By Anna Brones
Even the professional industry is having a bacon love affair. Chef Amy Jurist, who runs Amy’s Culinary Adventures, recently hosted her second underground bacon dinner, aptly titled The Bacon Affair. The event sold out.
Interested in joining the bacon movement? The key is find the stuff that’s made by small producers and from meat raised on local pastures where the animals are treated in a humane manner; happy pigs means happy bacon-eaters. Or, just leave the selection to guys like the Ethical Butcher.