On Feb. 2, downtown Los Angeles restaurant Corkbar and bacon purveyor the Cast Iron Gourmet join forces to feature a three-course bacon tasting menu for $25. Expect to dive into Frisée and Bacon Salad with Roasted Tomato, Shallot, Bacon Lardons, and Grain Mustard Vinaigrette; Báhn Mi Sliders, made with Cured Pork Belly, Hoisin Glaze, Sambal Aïoli, Micro Cilantro, and Pickled Daikon and Carrot, served on a Brioche Bun with a side of Sriracha Sauce; and a Bacon Chocolate Cupcake with Caramel Whipped Cream and Bacon Lardons. And as Corkbar is known for their California-centric wine selections you can choose an optional wine pairing for $13 that includes a 2009 Melville Viognier, Santa Ynez Valley; a 2006, Holus Bolus Syrah, Santa Barbara County; and a 2008 Justin “Obtuse” Port, Paso Robles.
You also have till the end of day today to follow @Corkbar on twitter and tweet the name of your favorite bacon dish to win two free “Swine & Wine” dinners.
5- 10 p.m.
Corkbar, 403 W. 12th St., downtown, 213.746.0050. www.corkbar.com