The first time I visited Truffles N Bacon, it felt like a well-kept secret, tucked into the corner of an antique mall. My husband thought it was a trick to get him to go shopping when we pulled into the parking lot. We had driven across the Las Vegas valley to try the Not Yo Mama’s Grilled Cheese, a grilled cheese loaded with brisket, bacon jam, grilled tomato, kale, and chipotle ranch–it was love at first bite.

Truffles N Bacon Cafe
8872 S Eastern Ave #100, Las Vegas, NV 89123
http://www.trufflesnbacon.com/

Any guise of Truffles N Bacon being a secret quickly vanished, and the female team – Magnolia and Chef Jackie, found themselves in a much larger location, with an open kitchen, and plenty of room to shine. As the name suggests, you’ll find an abundance of porcine-goodness on the menu, along with truffle oil. A signature ingredient is Chef Jackie’s smoky, sweet bacon jam – enjoy it on some chicken and waffles, truffled tater tots, or added to any of their burgers or sandwiches.

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Guac, Cluck, and Roll

I met up with some foodie friends to sample just a few of their creations, and even got the opportunity to name the weekend special! The Guac, Cluck, and Roll, is a house-made chicken sausage burger, served on top of a sweet corn-guacamole, with melted pepper jack cheese, and the most amazing bacon-ketchup I have ever tasted. I fell in love with this sandwich, and fingers crossed it makes the regular menu!

I loved their version of the Monte Cristo, french toast-dipped bread with ham, turkey, cheese, and honey grain mustard. Not as heavy tasting as more heavily breaded versions of this sandwich I’ve tried elsewhere.

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Monte Cristo

Another great sandwich is the Waldorf Chicken, with golden raisins, apple, tomato, cucumber, greens, light mayo, on multi-grain bread.

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Waldorf Chicken

Ube is all the rage in Las Vegas, and with their Filipino roots, you can bet Chef Jackie and Magnolia have a special dish up their sleeves. The Ube French Toast was so incredible, I immediately texted GOF boss Julianne a picture (which in hindsight is a pretty cruel thing to do to pregnant woman). Chef Jackie uses this bright purple yam in a variety of ways – ube bread, ube cream cheese, young coconut, condensed milk, and a scoop of ube for good measure. Because of the availability of ube, if you are planning a visit to try this dish – make sure you give them a call first! 

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Ube French Toast

Truffles N Bacon is located in Henderson, about a 20 minute drive from the middle of the Las Vegas strip. They serve breakfast and lunch 6 days a week, closed Tuesdays. In addition to their regular menu they offer a tea service, with 24 hours notice. Their 10 pound Belly of the Beast burger was recently featured on Food Network’s Ginormous Foods. 

Thank you Magnolia and Chef Jackie for a delicious tasting!

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