Tropicana Beer & Bacon week is January 11-17. Here’s what we know.
SUNDAY, JANUARY 11, 2015 – SATURDAY, JANUARY 17, 2015
BRING ON THE BACON!
A DAM GOOD DELI – Get a quick bacon fix with a BLT, chips, and soda for $8 or bacon on a stick for $6.
A DAM GOOD SPORTS BAR – Indulge in the ultimate comfort food with a bacon wrapped stuffed burger for $10.
BROADWAY BURGER BAR – For a bit of variety, Broadway Burger Bar is serving up bacon three ways. Liquid Bacon is a house-made bacon infused bourbon Bloody Mary, Sweet Bacon is a chocolate covered bacon and caramel sundae, and Casual Bacon is a bacon wrapped prime beef burger with pepper jack cheese and caramelized onions, bacon macaroni and cheese, side dish of sautéed Brussel sprouts and bacon.
CARMINE’S – When you’re ready for something to eat, Carmine’s celebrates Bacon and Beer Week with 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.
CHICKIE’S & PETE’S CRAB HOUSE AND SPORTS BAR – Bacon devotees will find lots to love with the crab bisque topped with bacon and homemade croutons for $6.95, a Bacon Bleu Burger for $9.95 and Mussels Bleu with fresh mussels, bacon, bleu cheese and onion for $13.95.
CUBA LIBRE RESTAURANT & RUM BAR – When choosing the ultimate burger, stick to the Three Bs: Skirt steak Beef patty, pork Belly and Bacon crisped slider on a sesame brioche roll. $5
FIN –Chocolate Bacon Martini for $12, Steamed 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 and a Pepper Bacon Wrapped Filet Mignon with a Boursin horseradish crust, caramelized onion, and Guiness stout demi for $42.
FIREWATERS – Spice up your day with a bacon Bloody Mary for $6.50.
GOYOGO – Go hog wild and ask for bacon as a topping on your yogurt!
HOOTERS – Skip the wings this time around and dig in to a ½ pound BLT with fries for $10.
il VERDI –Chocolate Bacon Martini for $12 or Fava Bean Jumbo Lump Crab and Pancetta Soup for $7.
MRS. FIELDS – The name that’s synonymous with tasty treats gets into Bacon and Beer Week with maple bacon apple fritters for just $4.99.
OLD FARMER’S ALMANAC – Take 20% off all bacon merchandise including Maple Bacon Hot Chocolate, bacon candies and even bacon books. Talk about being in hog heaven!
THE PALM – Bacon makes everything better! Enjoy a $5 Steakhouse Slab bacon appetizer with the purchase of an entrée.
RIRA IRISH PUB – Rí Rá brings on the bacon in three 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. And for dessert? A $6 chocolate covered bacon sundae with bacon salted caramel sauce, of course.
SEASIDE CAFÉ –Super 1 Pound BLT for $10.50, Beer Cheese Jalapeno and Bacon Burger for $12.50, savor a Bacon Grilled Cheese with Tomato Jam for $9.95 and BLT Pizza for $12.50. Bacon Blueberry Pancakes for $10.50!
TALK OF THE WALK – Bring home the bacon with 15% off any regular priced items in this chic boutique known for its fashionable take on designer women’s clothing, shoes and accessories.
The Bar at FIN – Savor some bite-sized bacon with BBQ Mangalitsa Bacon Burger Sliders topped with cheddar cheese, stout caramelized onions, and served with FIN fries for $12.
SAY CHEERS FOR BEERS!
A DAM GOOD SPORTS BAR – Raise a glass for $2 select pints!
A TIME FOR WINE – Perhaps best known for its collection of wines and cigars from around the world, this specialty store is also carries a variety of unique and complex beers. Guests will enjoy 15% off all beer purchases January 11 through 17.
BROADWAY BURGER BAR – To kick off the beer festivities, Broadway Burger Bar will host a Beer Brunch on Saturday, January 11which will perfectly pair craft beer with fabulous food. To continue the beer bonanza, there will be a Beer Dinner on Thursday, January 15. Beginning at 6pm, Broadway Burger Bar will pair its menu with an amazing collection of draft craft beers from some of the finest brewers in the country.
CARMINE’S – Order a pint of Peroni Italian Lager for $7 and take home an engraved Peroni glass as your souvenir.
CASA TACO – It’s a week-long party at Casa Taco, where all Mexican beers are $4 all day. For just $12, guests can savor the featured appetizer: Dos Equis amber queso dip served with house-fried warm tortillas. For lunch, Casa Taco is serving Victoria beer-battered tilapia with fresh cabbage slaw, tomato, avocado and chipotle mayo for $12. Or swing around for the dinner special: Victoria beer-battered tilapia with fried sweet plantains and black beans for $17.
CHICKIE’S & PETE’S CRAB HOUSE AND SPORTS BAR – All that bacon can work up a serious thirst. Quench it with a Victory CrAbbey Ale for just $5.75. This Belgian single abbey style beer is brewed with Pete’s secret Crab Fry seasoning and is available only at Chickie’s & Pete’s.
FIN –Grilled Double Cut Pork Chop served with green apples, onions, and beer braised red cabbage for $34 or the Chocolate stout lava cake served with vanilla gelato for $8.
FIREWATERS – Frosty never felt so good! All winter seasonal samplers are $7.50.
il VERDI –Steamed Peroni Clams or Mussels for $14 (your choice of clams or mussels are steamed in Peroni beer and natural juices and garnished with pancetta, garlic, onion, Calabrian chili, fresh parsley, and plum tomatoes), Beer Braised Kobe Short Rib for $32 (served with pancetta Parmesan polenta and mixed baby vegetables) and Chocolate Stout Lava Cake for $8 (served with vanilla gelato).
PLANET ROSE KARAOKE – Beer lovers will be singing a happy tune as Planet Rose offers a mini beer festival featuring 7 oz. Rolling Rock ($2), Heineken ($3), and Corona ($3).
RIRA IRISH PUB – Bacon and Beer Week means a craft beer bonanza at everyone’s favorite Irish pub. Choose from Paulaner Hefe-Weissbier, Red Stripe, Yards Brawler Pugilist Ale, Sly Fox Pikeland Pils, Blue Point Toasted Lager, Founders All Day IPA, Rogue Dead Guy Ale, and many more at just $4 per bottle or $20 per bucket.
SEASIDE CAFÉ –Draft Beer Specials for $4 as well as $9 Pitchers with $6 Refills.
TANGO’S LOUNGE – Beer specials abound for just $5! Featuring Sam Adams, Blue Moon, and Flying Fish.
The Bar at FIN –Young’s Double Chocolate Stout served with caramel and bacon is $6. Enjoy $9 pitchers and $6 refills of Flying Fish Red Fish, Leinenkugel Orange Shandy, and Pilsner Urquell and $5 Craft Beer Bottles featuring Goose Island, Flying Fish, and Brooklyn Brewery.