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"It's the classical age of bacon. ... This is the Periclean age of bacon."

By Ezra Klein  |  April 7, 2010; 12:31 PM ET
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bacon is reconciliation for meat and fat.

but where's the alarm clock?

Posted by: bdballard | April 7, 2010 1:01 PM | Report abuse

Bacon mints are the worst, I imagine slightly worse than the gum.

Posted by: DC88 | April 7, 2010 1:35 PM | Report abuse

I'm attending the first Baconfest Chicago this weekend and am very excited. Tickets sold out in 30 minutes.

Posted by: dustbag44 | April 7, 2010 2:06 PM | Report abuse

Don't forget the Vodka! Prost!

Posted by: mortsworld | April 7, 2010 2:07 PM | Report abuse

Finally something appetizing on this blog! For too long us meat-eaters have felt shut out and ignored.

P.S. Long live Baconfest Chicago! (I thought the tickets were already sold out.)

Posted by: leoklein | April 7, 2010 2:23 PM | Report abuse

Of course, heart attacks aren't a problem. Saturated fat doesn't cause heart disease. It's actually good for you, particularly if you're a woman. At least according to that radical publication, the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

"...a high-fat, high–saturated fat diet is associated with diminished coronary artery disease progression in women with the metabolic syndrome..."

And this recent study:

The nitrates, not so much, of course.

Posted by: sbguy | April 7, 2010 3:47 PM | Report abuse

Maybe bacon would have made your GVP more tasty at lunch!

Posted by: RalfW | April 7, 2010 3:58 PM | Report abuse

Man can turn a phrase, I'll give him that. But the bacon, the bacon I'll keep for myself. Mmmmm...

Posted by: MosBen | April 7, 2010 9:00 PM | Report abuse

I'm disappointed this bit (ahem) didn't include a Jim Gaffigan clip.

Posted by: dollarwatcher | April 8, 2010 8:00 PM | Report abuse

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