Toss bread cubes in the bacon drippings. Sear
the halved grape tomatoes
in 2 tablespoons of oil, cut side down, until caramelized about 5 minutes, set aside.
Combine red wine vinegar
, salt and pepper in a bowl, slowly whisk
in olive oil in a thin stream until emulsified.
Combine all tomatoes, bread, bacon, and lettuce and dress
, toss well, garnish
and basil and serve.