Has Bacon Met Its Match? JT February 10, 2009 Bacon, Competitive Eating 5 Comments The bacon craze sweeping the nation has been wellÂ documented on this blog.Â Iâ€™m sure most of you saw the story in the NYT of the above â€œBacon Explosion,â€ or as I like to say, the â€œAngioplasty, Please!â€Â As if it wasnâ€™t enough for someone to make this â€œmassive torpedo-shaped amalgamation of two pounds of bacon woven through and around two pounds of sausage and slathered in barbecue sauce,â€ someone else decided to eat itâ€¦ by himself.Â Enter competitive eater David Cagle, ranked #48, by someone with way too much time on their hands. Not surprisingly, the bacon won â€“ again.Â You know the idea is bad when 4 out of 5 people in Houston think that something has too much fat in it.Â Case closed. H/t to NYT for the pic and @HoustonChron for the story. The following two tabs change content below.BioLatest Posts JT Latest posts by JT (see all) Starbucks Enters New Beverage Territory - August 1, 2013 Dole’s Banana Dippers Look Promising - July 7, 2013 Time For Summer Food - June 20, 2013 5 Responses Cary February 10th, 2009 Does the bacon backlash begin now? Or when Michael Phelps is photographed snorting a line of Baco’s? Reply Whats4lunch February 10th, 2009 @Cary I almost snarfed my BLT when I read that. Reply food techie February 10th, 2009 john. your videos won’t play outside the US Reply JT February 10th, 2009 FT – I may have done you a huge favor… But, I will see if I can track it down. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Comment Current [email protected]* Leave this field empty Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.