When visiting Canada, and you ask the waiter/waitress/grocery clerk for some Canadian Bacon, they will generally respond in one of two ways.
- So…what part of the States are you from?
For the record, in Canada, it’s called ‘Back Bacon’, a center cut of meat from the loin of the pig found on the…let’s say it together…back. American Bacon (or streaky Bacon) comes from the belly cut, where there’s a tad more fat to be found.
This has been a pubic service reminder designed to promote goodwill and joy between the Great White North and their American Neighbor.