Bite of the Week: Bacon-Wrapped Dates at Feller

Bite of the Week is a weekly feature showcasing an exceptional meal or dish, curated by The Growler. Do appetizers get any more square than bacon-wrapped dates? These little Disco Era nuggets have been circulating for decades and they’ve earned a bad reputation along the way—too dry, too stringy, and too utterly played out. That they … [ Read more]


Schmacon’s website has a message for its ubiquitous and easier-to-pronounce cousin: “Mooove over Bacon!” Via press release: “SchmaconTM, “Beef’s Answer to BaconTM,” announces its retail launch at Hy-Vee stores across Minnesota. SchmaconTM is a delicious take on a food favorite that provides an appealing option for those who do not eat pork products, those who simply love beef, or … [ Read more]