Slows BBQ honored for best bacon burger in the U.S.

May 16, 2014
Photo courtesy of Rmiastk , Flickr Creative Commons

Photo courtesy of Rmiastk , Flickr Creative Commons

For years, chefs have been tossing fat, thick slabs of bacon onto burgers, making the topping one of the most popular burger add ons in the country.

Recently, the folks from Food and Wine magazine scoured the U.S. for the best bacon burgers they could find and compiled a top 19 burger ranking.

Number two on their list? Slows BBQ (which, as you know, isn’t even their house specialty).

via F&W:

Executive chef and co-owner Brian Perrone was reluctant to put a burger on the menu because he wanted to focus on barbecue. At the insistence of his partners, he came up with a patty-melt-style version topped with smoked Gouda, sweet house-made barbecue sauce, hot-sauce-spiked onions and house-smoked thick-cut bacon. It was an instant hit.

Congrats, Slows!

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