Bacon is the Anna Nicole Smith of foods—hedonistic, superficial, and willfully ignorant. Arterial self-destruction wrapped around a shrill, desperate vacuum. Bacon is your pair of yellow H2s slouching beside your 7,000 sq ft McMansion, all of it mere minutes from being repossessed by the bank.
Cilantro is Natalie Portman, Lily Allen, and Zooey Deschanel all rolled into one: responsible yet stylish, challenging and charming, intelligent without being pedantic. Recession-friendly in every way. Cilantro will make your modest meal a sensation before it goes out into the cooling dusk and mends your dilapidated gate with bailing wire and elbow grease.