If you were pining for a jar of Chicks With Knives' bacon jam, let's hope you arrived early at Artisanal LA. Even at $12 for a 6-oz. jar, the Chicks had sold out of the sweet, pungent spread by Sunday afternoon.
Where Villebois' pork rillette is a mellow, purely savory concoction that you could spread across a whole bagel, the Chicks' bacon jam is stronger and sweeter: powered as much by caramelized onions as it is by bacon. It's perfect for dipping crackers into or spreading lightly on a sandwich in lieu of mayonnaise. It would also make an excellent accompaniment to a cheese or charcuterie platter.
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Yes, it can be eaten straight from the jar (there's no shame in that game), but the way this stuff is selling, you might want to pace yourself.