MMMmmmmonday: Slaters 50/50

If you didn’t have enough heart burn on Turkey day, here is your second chance. Introducing Slater’s 50/50. Named 50/50 after their infamous creation of the 50/50 burger, 1/2 ground bacon and 1/2 ground beef. My mom, Rita is a full blown foodie as well (where else would I get it from??). She is constantly researching new restaurants and discovered this bacon gem out in Point Loma, San Diego. This week Chanda and I ventured down south to assist in catering a Christmas tea, so we had it out on our agenda to experience the glory of bacon. MMMMmmmmm. We don’t mess around, are you ready for this????

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First off we stopped our heart with Vampire dip, a blend cheeses, garlic, and artichoke all in a bread bowl. Next we washed it down with deep fried panko crusted macaroni cheese bacon balls dipped in chipotle ranch dressing. Are you starting to calorie count??

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Whoops- nobody stopped to let us take a picture because they were so YUMMMMM.

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Feeling a little thirsty?? Not to fret, they have 111 beers on tap!! Check out the full list here. Our dear friend Tera Perry (aka T Pain) flipped her lid when she found out  the triple one’s, she has a thing for the number 11. HA!:)

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Now onto the meal. They have a creative list of burger creations here, but you can also design your own. With endless possibilities from “baconnaise” (bacon mayo) to spam, pumpkin sauce, peanut butter & jelly, and fritos. Curious what we zested??

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Tera designed a veggie burger with fresh corn, sprouts, black beans, cucumbers, sauerkraut, and smothered brie cheese.

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Momma ordered a classic burger with some “baconnaise” and vampire dip, MMMMmmmmMMM

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Chanda and I rocked our usual split action with the lovely 50/50 classic complete with mashed avocados, a fried egg and bacon- cuz ya gotta try what a restaurant is named after. We also gobbled up the Flamin Hot complete with beer battered jalapeños, fire roasted green chilies, pepper jack cheese and chipotle adobo mayo on white brioche.

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Billy ordered the Peanut Butter and Jellousy burger, ground beef topped with thick cut bacon, creamy peanut butter and strawberry jelly on a honey wheat bun. That’s right his patty is twice the size of his bun!!

After we gobbled all this up we had some HAPPPPPYYY BELLY’s.

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And for dessert?? Do we go with the bacon brownie or the bacon milkshake?

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Bacon milkshake it is! The perfect combo of sweet n salty.

Ready to go back for breakfast?? Wouldn’t wanna miss out on this action…..

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That’s right your eyes are not mistaking, that’s a donut cheeseburger. And I quote, “I think they are trying to kill people one meal at a time” -Chanda

Well that’s a wrap on something super tasty- so if you’re scrounging around San Diego be sure to check out Slater’s 50/50 for some good eats!

~Sam & Chanda

 

 

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