Booky lists down the top 10 bacon dishes in Manila. Perfect for your cheat day.
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This article was originally published on Booky. Changes have been made by TFKI editors.
While bacon is most definitely on the top of most unhealthy food lists, its salty sweet cured goodness is indeed one of the most popular foods in the world. Most popular as a breakfast item, it’s making its way to all sorts of food items, dessert even!
Check out these over-the-top bacon dishes that are perfect for your cheat days.
Bacon on Mud from Single Origin
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This restaurant is a go-to meeting place by day and a chill, after-work drinking spot by night. Make your next visit count by ordering their bestselling Bacon on Mud: Maplewood-bacon and Valrhona Chocolate dip on the side.
Bacon Dracula Eggette from The Dessert Kitchen
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Dessert Kitchen is a restaurant franchise from Hong Kong that specializes in iced desserts and eggette waffles. Their Bacon Dracula is basically a freshly-made eggette with bacon and cheddar cheese. Think of it as your breakfast on the go.
Bacon S’Mores Dip from Fat Daddy’s Smokehouse
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Fat Daddy’s serves anything carnivorous and grilled to perfection. It’s no surprise that their s’mores dessert is topped with their homemade smoked bacon strips.
Crispy Smoked Bacon Fries from Rue Bourbon
Rue Bourbon has been one of your usual go-to after office hangout since they opened last 2009. One of their newest bar chow items is their Crispy Smoked Bacon Fries–crispy potato skins, double smoked bacon, poached egg, pepper gravy.
Maple Candied Bacon & Lemon from Duck & Buvette
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What used to be the classic Cafe Provençal in Shangri-la is now D&B. This French restaurant spices things up on their traditional menu with their Candied Bacon appetizer: glazed smoked bacon belly, drizzled with lemon.
Bacon and Cheese Ice Cream from Carousel Creamery
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Carousel Creamery is a homegrown ice cream parlor that serves up to 101 flavors of artisanal ice cream. Sweet and savory dessert take on an iced form in Carousel’s Bacon and Cheese flavored ice cream.
Bacon Cheese Gyoza from Osaka Ohsho
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Osaka Ohsho prides itself as the #1 gyoza restaurant in Japan. What sets them apart from other Japanese restaurants is their extensive menu of gyoza flavors like curry, kimchi, and bacon and cheese gyoza.
Tempura Fried Bacon from Dyce N Dyne
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Dyce n Dyne is a board game cafe tucked away in Pasig City. Gamers get unlimited access to their extensive selection of board games as long as they order a full meal and a drink. Make your next board game date worth it by ordering their Tempura Fried Bacon.
Bacon Ni Jojie from Locavore Kitchen + Drinks
Locavore serves only locally grown and produced Filipino dishes with a French twist from Chef Mikel Zaguirre, former head chef of La Regalade. Aside from their bestelling Sizzling Sinigang, try out their underrated bacon appetizer.
Bacon Stack from Moonshine PUB x Public Urban Bar
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Moonshine is a chill, pub-style bar located at one of Ortigas’ newest buildings: the Sapphire Bloc. Enjoy your cold brews while snacking on their bestselling stack of bacon with Baconnaise.
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