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FOOD NOTES/A Bacon Themed Happy Hour Comes to Restaurant 3

Posted on Oct 13,2009
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Photo by FLICKR/magpie-moon/2810244357/<br /> <br />Each day for the duration of the week of bacon, Restaurant 3 will offer a daily Bacon Happy Hour, where bar guests can feast on bacon bites such as bacon on a stick & bacon-wrapped shrimp and wash it all down with $3 craft beer draft specials.
Photo by FLICKR/magpie-moon/2810244357/
Each day for the duration of the week of bacon, Restaurant 3
will offer a daily Bacon Happy Hour, where bar guests can
feast on bacon bites such as bacon on a stick & bacon-wrapped
shrimp and wash it all down with $3 craft beer draft specials.

Alexandria, Virginia - Few flavors are as widely regarded and loved as bacon, and Restaurant 3 is putting the spotlight on the cured meat by dedicating an entire week to its smoky salty goodness.  
 
The Clarendon neighborhood restaurant is celebrating the “Week of Bacon” from October 21-27.
 
Each day for the duration of the week of bacon, the restaurant will offer a daily Bacon Happy Hour, where bar guests can feast on bacon bites such as bacon on a stick & bacon-wrapped shrimp and wash it all down with $3 craft beer draft specials.  
 
Executive Chef Brian Robinson cures all his own bacon in-house and is a firm believer in the foodie philosophy that, “Everything tastes better with bacon,” a philosophy that he looks forward to sharing with his guests through his gut-busting Bacon Tasting Menu being offered throughout the duration of the Week of Bacon. Priced at $30 per person, the menu will feature some of Robinson’s favorite food and bacon pairings such as Bacon & Eggs and Maple Bacon Ice Cream.
 
Course 1
Bacon & Egg Salad
Frisee/arugula tossed with chopped house-cured bacon and topped with a poached egg
 
Course 2
Bacon Crusted Mahi Mahi
Oven roasted mahi mahi dusted with a finely ground bacon powder and served over a bacon potato hash
 
Course 3
Bacon studded waffle with maple bacon ice cream
 
A longtime bacon lover, Chef Brian Robison began curing his own bacon over 10 years ago. At 3, Chef Robinson has been able to play around with several different cures and produces several dishes featuring his various styles of house-cured bacon.  
 
Restaurant 3 is located at 2950 Clarendon Blvd. in Arlington, across the Clarendon Metro Station.
 
Open for dinner Monday through Thursday from 5 p.m. – 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 5 p.m. – 11 p.m. and for dinner and brunch on Sunday from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m., 3 is a neighborhood Clarendon eatery featuring Southern cuisine with imaginative twists, an impressive beer list and specialty cocktails.  For more information or reservations please call 703-524-4440 or visit the website at www.restaurantthree.com.



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