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The Sizzling Love Affair: Exploring Why People Crave Bacon

And 5 Must-Try Metro Diner Bacon Menu Options

Bacon, the sizzling sensation that has captured the hearts and taste buds of food fans worldwide. Its crispy, smoky allure is irresistible, leaving us longing for more. But why do people crave bacon? What makes it so universally adored? 



Why People Crave Bacon

Irresistible Flavor

Bacon’s distinctive flavor is one of the primary reasons why people love it so much. The combination of smokiness, saltiness, and overall essence creates a taste sensation that is hard to replicate. The crispy texture adds a great crunch, while the fat contributes to its mouthwatering juiciness. Whether enjoyed on its own or as an ingredient in your favorite dishes, there’s no denying bacon’s flavor is simply irresistible.

Versatility in Culinary Applications

Bacon’s versatility is another reason it’s so popular. It can be used as the main ingredient or a complementary element in countless recipes. From breakfast classics like bacon and eggs to enhancing the flavors of salads, sandwiches, pasta dishes, soups, and even desserts, bacon adds interest to a wide range of culinary creations. Its ability to enhance both sweet and savory dishes makes it a go-to ingredient for cooks of all experience levels. 

Sensory Appeal and Nostalgia

Bacon has a unique ability to evoke strong sensory memories. The aroma of sizzling bacon sizzling in the pan triggers a sense of comfort and anticipation, reminiscent of weekend breakfasts or family gatherings. The sound of bacon crackling in the pan and the sight of its golden-brown color further enhance the sensory experience. These sensory cues, combined with the indulgent taste, create a nostalgic connection for many people, reinforcing their love for bacon.


Metro Diner’s Bacon Delights

Now, let’s explore five mouthwatering menu items from Metro Diner that lovingly incorporate the magic of bacon:

Bissell Breakfast

If you crave a breakfast (or breakfast for dinner!) that satisfies your bacon cravings, then we recommend the Bissell Breakfast (pictured). It features two eggs cooked to order, accompanied by crispy bacon, seasoned home fries, toast, and short stack of pancakes. A delightful traditional morning treat that celebrates the beloved breakfast meat.

Bissell Breakfast Lunch
Metro Club

Sink your teeth into Metro Diner’s Metro Club, a diner menu classic. This eye-catching dish features layers of ham, turkey and, of course crispy bacon, stacked with Swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato, and mayo.  The smoky bacon takes this classic dish to new heights of flavor – literally.

Metro Shrimp & Grits

Indulge in the Southern classic, Shrimp & Grits. This guest-favorite dish combines sautéed shrimp with creamy grits and is topped with a rich and flavorful bacon-infused gravy. Every spoonful is a celebration of bold flavors.

Bacon Avocado Scramble Bowl

Satisfy your craving for breakfast-all-day with Metro Diner’s Bacon Avocado Scramble Bowl. This decadent dish features scrambled eggs piled high on a stack of hash browns, topped with avocado, roasted grape tomatoes, a drizzle of hollandaise sauce, and the ingredient that brings it all together: crispy bacon. It’s a mouthwatering fusion of savory goodness sure to make your tastebuds happy.

Double Decker BLT (Big Mike’s BLT)

Naturally, we couldn’t NOT include a BLT on this list. And it isn’t just any BLT… prepare for bacon-stacked perfection with Metro Diner’s Double Decker BLT. This towering creation boasts 3 pieces of toast, crisp bacon slices, crisp lettuce, sliced tomato, and creamy mayo. The combination of flavors and textures is a true culinary triumph.

Add bacon to anything!

Reminder: anything can include bacon if you just ask! Bacon on your Avocado Toast? We love it. On your Grilled Cheese? You’re basically a chef. Bacon on your salad? Jim Gaffigan approves.


Bacon Lover Holidays 🥓 🎉

The love for bacon knows no bounds, with its enticing aroma, versatile nature, and unforgettable flavors leaving a lasting impression on our palates. The love is so real, there are multiple holidays throughout the year to celebrate it including International Bacon Day (first week of September), Bacon Lover Day (August 20), and National Bacon Day (December 30).

We at Metro Diner understand the bacon obsession and has crafted an array of irresistible menu items that celebrate this culinary gem. Whether you’re starting your day with a hearty breakfast or indulging in comfort food favorites, Metro Diner’s bacon dishes are guaranteed to satisfy your cravings.

So, join the legion of bacon lovers and embark on a flavor-filled journey at Metro Diner. Experience the magic of bacon in every bite, and discover why this humble ingredient has earned its place in the hearts of food enthusiasts worldwide. Get ready to elevate your dining experience with the bacon delights that Metro Diner proudly serves.



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