December 1st, 2022
12 Bacon Dishes to Try in KL and Selangor
Bacon makes everything better – here’s a round-up of 12 mouth-watering bacon dishes, spanning not only pork bacon, but beef, turkey and duck bacon too. We’ve even found bacon in a beverage!
1. Golden Duck Bacon Strips at TBF, Kota Damansara
Salty-sweet, with a firm bite and fulfilling chew, evocative of traditional Chinese bakkwa. A fun snack; note that it’s served at room temperature, not warmed, to preserve its crunch.
Address: Ground Floor, Sunway Giza, 2, Jalan PJU 5/14, 47810 Kota Damansara
2. Turkey bacon pizza at La Casa, Mont Kiara
Plenty of pizza varieties at this cafe, but the house specialty is topped with crisp turkey bacon, mushrooms, pineapple, tomatoes, pesto sauce and mozzarella.
Address: Ground Floor, Verve Shops @ Verve Suites, Jalan Kiara 5
3. Pork Bacon French Toast at Breadfruits, Desa Sri Hartamas
French Toast gets a twist at one of Hartamas’ top hangouts, piled with pork bacon, ripe roasted bananas & Breadfruits’ one-of-a-kind wild honey spread mixed thickly with passion fruit.
Address: 17, Jalan 26/70A, 50480 Desa Sri Hartamas
See Also: BreadFruits Cafe at Desa Sri Hartamas: Restaurant Review
4. Beef Bacon & Strawberry Open Sandwich at The Front Door, Jalan Sultan
The Front Door’s open-face sandwiches boast beautifully tuned flavours that make each toasted creation distinctive and delicious. Special mention for the beef bacon with honey, cheddar and strawberries, a complex ensemble supplying supreme satisfaction
Address: 78, Jalan Sultan, Kuala Lumpur
5. All-Bacon Carbonara at Ante Kitchen & Bar, Solaris Dutamas
The ‘All-Bacon’ Carbonara has long been one of Ante Kitchen’s most popular orders at this restaurant where pork is the prime pleasure.
Address: A2-G1-09, Solaris Dutamas
6. ‘Bacones’ at Smoking Hog, Petaling Jaya
An all-day-breakfast dish of house-smoked crispy pork bacon cones stuffed with scrambled eggs, mashed potatoes and own-baked beans, served with Smoking Hog’s kitchen-made tomato sauce.A can’t-fail magnet for crowds, this photogenic pleasure has been clogging up arteries and social media feeds in recent weeks.
Address: 21 Jalan SS2/64, 47300 Petaling Jaya
7. Bacon Vodka at 44 Cocktail Bar, Bangsar
Bacon-infused potato vodka by Seattle’s Black Rock Spirits. Sniff it, then sip it – it smells like Marmite and tastes kinda like pork, with savoury umami notes that remain both potent and clean
Address: Art Printing Works, 29, Jalan Riong
8. Beef Bacon Gelato at Whimsical, Solaris Dutamas
Beef bacon gelato (with bits of seared meat in a luscious fior de latte base) transforms what would otherwise be a run-of-the-mill Big Breakfast (scrambled eggs, beef sausage and pancakes) into an idiosyncratically sweet-savoury, hot-and-cold showcase of Whimsical’s experimental streak.
Address: D2-G3-05, Solaris Dutamas, 1
9. Pork Bacon Waffle at Standing Theory, Petaling Jaya
Crispy house-cured pork bacon crownsthe tasty ‘BBC Waffle’ (made with Standing Theory’s own batter), complemented with bananas and cornflake ice cream by everyone’s favourite Fatbaby.
Address: Jalan SS2/103, 47300 Petaling Jaya
10. Bacon Jam by Five & Two
Five & Two Fine Foods, suppliers of sweet-savoury meat preserves, specialises in liquor-laced bacon jams. Each pungent pot bristles with bits of chewy-fried bacon, confidently infused with Scotch whisky, beer or a quarter-pint of stout.
Address: Five & Two website
11. Pancetta Pizza at Enorme, Petaling Jaya
Enorme’s pizzas include this one, well-topped with pancetta (Italian pork belly bacon), a sunny-side-up, mozzarella and diced tomatoes, though there are also other options with Parma ham, streaky bacon or honey-baked ham.
Address: Ground Floor, PJ Centrestage, Jalan 13/1, 46000 Petaling Jaya
12. Grilled pork bacon at Rocku Yakiniku, Pavilion
Pure protein power: Pork bacon is part of the all-you-can-eat menu at this new mall-based Japanese grill restaurant.
Address: Level 7, Pavilion KL, 168, Jalan Bukit Bintang