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Bacon Week Returns to Tropicana


Bacon Week is Back at Tropicana Atlantic City

Resort-wide celebration returns January 17 – 23

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (December 14, 2015) — Atlantic City’s premier bacon event is back by popular demand. Indulge in unique bacon dishes including bacon cocktails, desserts, and more. Bite into a super one pound BLT, savor a bacon ice cream sundae, or even drink your bacon in a Bacon Maple Manhattan. We’re serving up bacon every which way during Bacon Week January 17 through January 23, 2016.

“Bacon Week has become one of Tropicana’s most successful themed promotional weeks. People love the creative offerings and we have fun trying to top ourselves every year,” said Steve Callender, General Manager of Tropicana Atlantic City.

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 Saltimbocca featuring 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 two tasty specials for Bacon Week. The first 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. The second is the Bacon Blue Burger, a half-pound burger with bacon, sliced American cheese, and barbecue sauce on a brioche bun for $9.95.

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.

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. Visit tropicana.net for details.

About Tropicana Atlantic City

Tropicana Casino & Resort is a 24-hour gaming destination located on the beach and Boardwalk. Featuring 2,079 rooms and suites and home of The Quarter, a 200,000 square foot entertainment complex, Tropicana is the premier resort in Atlantic City. With 24 restaurants, 25 shops, 18 bars and lounges, 2 pools, an IMAX Theatre and a spa, Tropicana is consistently rated as a “Must-See Attraction” in Atlantic City. In spring 2015 Tropicana underwent a $50 million renovation, which includes its spectacular Multimedia Light and Sound Show, the addition of AtlantiCare LifeCenter Fitness and renovations to its North Tower hotel rooms and casino. Must be 21. Gambling Problem? Call 1-800-GAMBLER. For more information, visit the official Web site at www.tropicana.net or:

About Tropicana Entertainment

Tropicana Entertainment Inc. (OTCQB: TCPA) is a publicly traded company that, through its subsidiaries, owns and operates eight casinos and resorts in Indiana, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, Nevada, New Jersey and Aruba. Tropicana properties collectively have approximately 7,166 employees, 5,525 rooms, 8,035 slot positions and 304 table games. The company is based in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tropicana is a majority-owned subsidiary of Icahn Enterprises, L.P. (NASDAQ:  IEP).  To learn more about Tropicana, visit www.Tropicanacasinos.com.