Bacon has always been a favorite breakfast staple, but its popularity has increased exponentially in the last couple of years. It can be found in all types dishes, from breakfast to dessert and more, covered in chocolate, found in alcoholic beverages, and even lollipops.
The love of bacon does not have to stop at meal times. You can fill your homes with the mouth-watering scent of bacon at all hours of the day with bacon candles. Dedicate your kitchen to bacon with bacon décor. They have aprons, towels, oven mitts, and more, featuring bacon. How about some bacon lip balm or soap? You can buy it!
So, what’s the fascination with the trendy cured meat? Well, the answer is in the consumption. According to Time Magazine, Americans consume an average of 18 pounds of bacon per year and it just keeps growing. This smoked breakfast meat has been popular for centuries, and has transitioned into the booming industry it is today.
Currently found as a main ingredient within gourmet cuisine, bacon has made its mark in the foodie realm, splashed across food magazine, featured in all types of dishes, and discussed in how-to’s on curing your own bacon.
It’s a wonderful time for bacon lovers, especially in Savannah!
Need to indulge your bacon addiction? Well, look no further! Savannah, Georgia will be hosting a Bacon Festival on River Street, September 5-6. Local restaurants will display their delicious bacon concoctions for the public to enjoy. What better way than to sample the assorted cuisine found in Savannah?
This is a festival you certainly do not want to miss out on, located on the historic River Street, facing the Savannah River; it’s the perfect place to be during one of the prettiest months in Savannah.
So make your plans and come hungry to Savannah’s Bacon Festival. Stroll up and down River Street, and let the aroma of bacon lead you around the foodie haven found here in the Hostess City. See you there!