the first time i read/heard about this was from the fat duck where they featured a smoked bacon and egg ice cream.
the second time i heard and finally tasted bacon ice cream was at beaver's.
and now its featured at textile.
bacon ice cream
12 oz applewood smoked bacon
3 cups sugar
3 cups milk
4 cups cream
1/4 cup light corn syrup
1/4 tsp xanthan gum
chop bacon into small pieces.
cook in large pot until bacon is crispy.
add remaining ingredients and bring to a boil.
run in blender on high for 5 minutes. (you'll have to do it in batches)
pass through seive.
run on ice cream machine.