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Old City's Nick's Roast Beef Hosts Second Annual Bacon and Beer Fest, Sat., Oct. 4

Old City’s stalwart neighborhood corner bar Nick’s Roast Beef is throwing a proper pig-out on Saturday, October 4 with the another installment of its popular Bacon and Beer Fest.

For this second annual run of the crowd-pleasing celebration of the best parts of the pig, Nick’s will serve a mind-boggling spread of bacon-centric dishes, some bacon beers and other seasonal brews from craft breweries near and far.

The fest's all-bacon menu includes Nick's infamous Ground Bacon Burger — a house-blend of 35% ground bacon with 65% ground beef, served on a brioche roll, with lettuce and tomato and pickle chips on the side — in several different variations, including:

Bloody Mary Ground Bacon Burger (with bloody mary ketchup, blue cheese, green olives, celery shavings, black pepper) $9.50

Bacon Bacon Ground Bacon Burger (with applewood bacon and apple onion jam) $9.50

Breakfast Ground Bacon Burger (topped with fried egg and American cheese) $9.50

South Philly Ground Bacon Burger (topped with sharp provolone and long hots) $9.00

Southwestern Ground Bacon Burger (topped with fried pickles, house-made salsa, jalapeño slices and pepperjack cheese) $9.00

Classic Ground Bacon Burger (with American cheese, lettuce and tomato) $8.50

Ground Bacon Burger (with lettuce and tomato) $8.00

Ground Bacon Slider Assortment (with Bloody Mary, Bacon Bacon, Southwest and Classic) $15.00

Other bacon-y delights being served include:

Bacon Deviled Eggs (featuring special blend of bacon, chipotle and jalapeno) $8.00

Bacon Nachos (corn chips with crumbled bacon, cheese whiz, black olives, lettuce, tomato and sliced jalapenos) $10.00

Bacon Wrapped Shrimp (featuring pecan smoked bacon with cherry pepper aioli) $12.00

Spinach Salad (featuring crumbled bacon and blue cheese, hot bacon dressing and hard boiled egg) $9.00

Bacon Crusted Cheesecake (topped with caramelized apples, rosemary and garlic) $6.00

Pumpkin Bacon Brownies (chocolate fudge brownies with cherrywood smoked bacon and pumpkin cheesecake, with bacon crumble on top) $6.00

Bacon Fest beers include:

Prism Chocolate Bacon Stoudt $6.00

Pennsylvania Brewing Company Pumpkin Roll Ale $6.00

Flying Fish Oktoberfest $6.00

Flight of Hoegaarden Stella Artois and Leffe Blond $12.00

The fest runs 4 PM - 8 PM, and everything will be available pay-as-you-go.

Photo: Nick's Roast Beef Old City

Event Date: 10/04
Event Time: 4 - 8 PM
Location: Nick's Roast Beef in Old City
Price: PAYG
Type: Beer,Food


Tags: Beer, Food
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