Last week, a U.K. group struck fear in the hearts of bacon lovers everywhere when it predicted an "unavoidable" pork shortage next year. But now experts say there's no real threat of an impending "aporkalypse" here in the U.S. and that the organization's report amounts to nothing more than propaganda. Whew!
So far we've learned that the worst US drought in 50 years will cause meat prices to rise and has even forced some ranchers to feed candy to their cattle. But now comes truly disturbing news from the UK's National Pig Association (who knew there was such a thing?): a worldwide bacon and sausage shortage may also be in the future.
Portlandia has endeared the nation, nay, the world to the weird charm of Stumptown aka Rose City. Many might not know the area is actually a strip club haven – with exotic dancers that are more akin to SuicideGirls than Hooters waitresses. If you need further reason why Portland should be your next travel destination – we present Portland’s 2nd annual Bacon Cup, which combined man’s favorite food