Tonight, I went to my favorite restaurant tonight (ACME, a restaurant in Carrboro NC). I will post more on ACME sometime soon – still collecting stuff in order to do it justice. Well, tonight they had two appetizer specials. We got both. No pictures – so close your eyes and use your imagination. Hold on to your f*&%ing hats.
- Porkbelly on collard greens. For those of you who have not had pork belly before – it is the best thing ever. Pork Belly is like a giant chunk of bacon – unsliced.
- The Gem O’ the Evening and reason for this post: A trout mousse with rosemary infused fatback spread, pork cracklins’, candied peanuts, and apple compote.
Let me say that again. Pork Cracklins. With Fatback spread.
Once more…because it bears repeating. I ate fried pork skin (the ‘cracklin’), covered in Fatback. Fatback is pure pork fat. Not bacon fat. No no – that’s much too lean.
I wish I had pictures. I’m gonna go lie down now. Goodnight moon.
ACME Food and Beverage Company
110 E Main. Street.
Carrboro, NC 27510