On the coattails of Baconfest, which sold out in record time, there’s no doubt that Chicagoans love chowing down on some pig. There seems to be a little bacon in almost everything these days. Even popcorn. That’s right. BACON popcorn! It’s served in the lounge area at the Icon theater on Roosevelt, along with a full menu of munchies that includes a selection of cheeses, pizzas, and other small plates.
When @khaslett and I read about this popcorn in the Trib, we decided we had to have it. Did it measure up? Well, I’m glad I tried it. But honestly, the pizza or cheese plate is a better bet. The popcorn was a tad too salty, and oddly not greasy enough. Go figure. In the end, we got regular popcorn too.