My lord, I love bacon. That's why I wish I had been in South St. Louis recently:
The fifth-annual Tomato Fest at Iron Barley in South St. Louis wrapped up Sunday with owner Tom Coghill and a crew of 90 volunteers working to create the world's longest bacon-lettuce-and-tomato sandwich, at 179-feet, two-inches. (That's a lot of bacon -- 500 pounds of savory, crispy, delicious bacon.) The previous record was 169 feet.
5oo pounds of happiness. My arteries be damned. And they definitely would be. Here's the link: