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Bacon Week


Sunday, January 17, 2016 - Saturday, January 23, 2016


Pig’s Choice Awards 2016

*Bacon Cinnamon Roll cocktail at Broadway Burger Bar

*Super One-Pound BLT at Seaside Café

*Bacon Peanut Butter Cups at Bacon Bites
*Chocolate Bacon Lava Cake at Il Verdi and FIN

*Bacon Breath Mints at LICK

Liquid Bacon (Bacon Cocktails)

Broadway Burger Bar – Tropicana’s popular burger joint will offer two tasty ways to raise a glass. Try the Bacon Cinnamon Roll cocktail, made with bacon-infused vodka, crème de cocoa, chocolate liquor and cream. Or keep it simple and savor the unique flavor combination of bacon-infused bourbon.

Carmine’s – The week’s featured ingredient adds a smoky complexity to the classic Manhattan in Carmine’s Bacon Maple Manhattan for $13.50.

FIN- We bet James Bond would be shaken and stirred by this Chocolate Caramel Bacon Martini for $12. 

Il Verdi – Your taste buds will spin with this fun twist on a classic favorite, a Chocolate Bacon Martini for $12.


Sweet Bacon (Bacon Desserts)

Broadway Burger Bar – Taste the Chocolate-Covered Bacon Caramel Sundae at the Burger Bar and you’ll understand why fans have dubbed bacon “meat candy.”

Casa Taco & Tequila Bar – Casa Taco is firing up the flavor of dessert with their Bacon Wrapped Sweet Plantain. Offered at $7, this tempting treat features a ripe plantain wrapped in bacon and topped with sweet dolce de leche sauce.

FIN and Il Verdi – For an eruption of delicious flavor, order the Chocolate Bacon Lava Cake with vanilla gelato for $8.

Rí Rá Irish Pub – A $6 Chocolate-Covered Bacon Sundae with bacon salted caramel sauce will make any Bacon Week experience a sweet one.


Savory Bacon- Bacon Dishes

The Bar at FIN – Slide into a seat and treat your taste buds to a $12 order of BBQ Bacon Burger Sliders topped with cheddar cheese and stout caramelized onions, served with truffle and white cheddar fries. 

Broadway Burger Bar – When it comes to serving up tasty meat masterpieces, the folks at Broadway Burger Bar know what they are doing. Enjoy bacon in its purest form when you try the Assorted Seasoned Bacon Strips, served in a shot glass.

Carmine’s – Carmine’s is serving up bacon in the way they know best – family style! Try the Classic Carbonara ($30.50) blending pasta with eggs, cheese, bacon and black pepper to create a luscious and satisfying plate. Carmine’s Pomodoro ($29.50) is a fresh plum tomato sauce made to order with white wine, tomatoes, garlic, prosciutto, and herbs over your choice of pasta. Or try the Saltimboccafeaturing chicken ($33.50) or veal ($39.50) pounded thin and covered with prosciutto, sage butter, and mozzarella in spinach and thickened marsala sauce. 

Casa Taco & Tequila Bar – Your taste buds will be popping once you’ve tried the Bacon Poppers at Casa Taco, featuring five jalapeno peppers filled with bacon, cream cheese and cheddar cheese, served with chipotle ranch for $9.00. Casa’s Bacon Wrapped Atlantic Salmon dish is priced at just $24, and features a salmon fillet wrapped in bacon and served with coconut rice, arugula salad and Vidalia onion cream sauce.

Chickie’s & Pete’s – Everyone’s favorite crab house and sports bar offers three tasty specials for Bacon Week. The first is the BBQ Burger, fresh half pound homemade burger with crispy bacon, fried onions, smokey barbeque sauce, and American cheese for 9.95. The second is the Bacon Blue Burger, fresh half pound homemade burger piled with bleu cheese and crispy bacon for $9.95. The third is the Bacon Blue Sriracha Salad, a mixed green salad with tomatoes, red onions, carrots, bacon, and blue cheese crumbles with a bacon sriracha vinaigrette for $12.95.

Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar – Más bacon, por favor! Cuba Libre will offer a special Pork Belly Slider with grilled Berkshire pork belly, crispy bacon and chipotle-onion marmalade. Served on a sesame brioche roll with vigorón slaw for just $5.

FIN – Even seafood gets the bacon treatment at Fin with Bacon Little Neck Clams steamed in Flying Fish Beer and natural juices with Neuske’s smoked bacon, garlic, crushed red pepper and fresh parsley for $14. Pepper Bacon Wrapped Filet Mignon with a Boursin horseradish crust, caramelized onion, and Port demi for $42.

Il Verdi – Il Verdi puts an Italian spin on Bacon Week with Bacon Littleneck Clams steamed in Peroni beer and natural juices with pancetta, garlic, onion, Calabrian chili, fresh parsley, and plum tomatoes for $14. Or kick off your meal with the Braised Kobe Short Rib served with pancetta Parmesan polenta for $16. Grilled Garlic and Rosemary Veal Chop, served with a roasted tomato pancetta cream, mixed mushrooms and hand-cut Fettuccine for $48.

The Palm Restaurant – Known for their generous portions and special way with proteins, Palm Restaurant will offer Maple Glazed Slab Bacon with house made sauce for $8 during Bacon Week. Purchase of Entrée required.

Rí Rá Irish Pub – Rí Rá brings on the bacon in two unexpected ways. Try the Pan Seared Scallops on a bed of green apples and chopped salad with bacon, ranch, and tabasco vinaigrette for $15.95. Or order up the Bacon Wrapped Salmon over bacon glazed Brussels sprouts and roasted fingerling potatoes for $17.95.

Seaside Café – Bacon Week specials run ‘round the clock with Bacon Blueberry Pancakes for $10.50, Bacon Grilled Cheese with Tomato Jam for $9.95, a Super 1 Pound BLT for $10.50, a Beer Cheese Jalapeno and Bacon Burger for $12.50 and a BLT Pizza for $12.50.

Bring Home the Bacon- Retail Specials

A Time for Wine – Shop the selection of luxury wines and cigars from around the world and save 15% off your purchase with the mention of Bacon Week.

Bacon Bites– If you’re new to bacon week, you’ll want to follow your snout to the Bacon Bites booth in The Quarter, where you’ll find a variety of bacon items including bacon pretzels & potato chips and a variety of chocolate covered bacon flavors: original, peanut butter, and Angry Pigs (Spicy). 6 pound bacon pigs, bacon pigettes, slab bacon, bacon peanut butter cups, and The Bacon Pizza round out these delicious offerings. While you’re there, choose from a selection of novelty items including plush pigs, bacon t-shirts, pig noses and more.

LICK Candy Store– Known for its zany, sweet treats, LICK will not disappoint. Their bacon inventory includes bacon cotton candy, bacon gum balls, bacon toothpicks, bacon jellybeans,bacon lollipops and even bacon breath mints. Prices range from $3.95- $10.00.


Put Your Piggies in a Blanket- Hotel Rates

Can’t get enough of Tropicana’s Bacon Week? Stay overnight and put your piggies in blanket with hotel rates starting at $49.99.