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Monday, September 12, 2011

Good Foods' All-Bacon Dinner Returns

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click to enlarge Dontaye Ball's bacon tastes better without the plastic. - GOOD FOODS CATERING
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  • Dontaye Ball's bacon tastes better without the plastic.
All Bacon Dinner No. 5


When: Sept. 17


Where: Same as it ever was


Cost: $55-$75



Six courses of bacon: does this sound like hog heaven?



If so, you'll want to reserve for Dontaye Ball's fifth edition of his All-Bacon Dinner, which will be held at the same secret San Francisco location (revealed upon reservation) as previous iterations of the meaty pop-up.



Ball has meat cred with us; Good Foods Catering won "Best Roaming Barbecue" in SF Weekly's 2010 Best-Of issue.



Diners can expect an informal yet convivial atmosphere, with communal tables of fellow porcine adventurers and Ball making you feel right at home. His bacon-laden menus are far from just sizzling strips. He showcases the ingredient with different preparations, techniques, and even amounts, so you end up full but don't feel like a pig. He even offers the whole menu to go for five bucks less ($60 to sit down, $75 with wine pairings, $55 to go).

This time around, Ball offers a six-course menu of bacon popcorn, gazpacho with bacon and corn salsa, a deconstructed BLAT featuring housemade pork belly, stone fruit salad with bacon vinaigrette, roasted salmon with corn and squash, and a dessert-tasting. The wine pairing features selections from Portugal, Spain, and California.

Tickets for the Sept. 17 event may be purchased via Eventbrite.

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