April 22, 2010

Bacon Tasting With Ari Weinzweig

Last night we met up with our man Ari Weinzweig of Zingerman's for a bacon tasting at Holeman & Finch. He talked a bit about his bacon book, which everybody should own. But the real highlight was the bacon flight:Left to right, the bacons were:
Benton's - the smoky, salty, fatty powerhouse;
Edwards - the porkiest of the bunch, tasted just like pig;
H&F House Bacon - a great all-purpose meat;
H&F Lamb - very lamb-y;
Meacham - sweeter and more mild than the others;
H&F Pancetta - almost as porky as the Edwards.