Psst... We're working on the next generation of Chowhound! View >
HOME > Chowhound > Los Angeles Area >
Dec 22, 2012 10:00 AM

Best THICK CUT Bacon in LA

Where can I find it???

  1. Click to Upload a photo (10 MB limit)
  1. Vicente Foods has Nueski bacon. They will slice it to any thickness you desire.

    1. I don't know if its the best, but European Meat Specialties in an industrial park on Saticoy just west of Coldwater, makes several types of bacon. They will slice it to order, or you can purchase it as a slab. I believe HOWS Market in Pasadena still makes their own, as well as Jim's Fallbrook Market in West Hills. Surfas carries Nueske. To be honest I think Trader Joe's applewood smoked is right up there with any of the others even though they no longer carry Niman Ranch.

      1 Reply
      1. re: ebethsdad

        The TJ applewood smoked is godly and cheap as dirt.

      2. Ask Harvey Guss if he has thick cut. (323) 937-4622
        The thin cut is amazing.

        1. What about restaurants that serve it?

          1 Reply
          1. re: ckadison

            My absolute favorite is at Canele where they cure their own. I always take some home for a BLT later.

          2. Marcondas Meats in Farmers Market, 3rd/Fairfax, will slice to order, including the wonderful slabs from Holland. In Santa Monica, Bob's Market on Ocean Park I'm sure will slice to order.