Welcome XRT Listeners!

Welcome XRT Listeners!

  • January 30, 2015

Hiya!  Thanks for listening to XRT and checking out Baconfest Chicago. If you’d like to buy all-inclusive tickets to our 2015 event, please click here: Buy Baconfest Tickets   If you’d like to learn more, check out our FAQ.

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The Menu – Baconfest Chicago 2014

The Menu – Baconfest Chicago 2014

  • April 18, 2014

Over these last six years, we’ve seen a lot of bacon come and a lot of bacon go.  There have been dishes that amazed us with their technical prowess and nuanced complexity.  There have been dishes that moved us with…

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Deschutes

Deschutes

  • December 18, 2012

          Website - Facebook - Twitter What if you went to work thinking, “What rule can we rule out today? What sacred cow can we tip on its big, fat flank? What if the boss strode the halls urging: ‘put…

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Menus from Baconfest

  • April 11, 2010

Here are the links to PDF downloads for the menus for yesterday’s fest: Shift 1 Shift 2 ADDENDUM: Daniel Zemans of SeriousEats.com took a look at our menus and cross-checked them against his reporter’s notebook. He let us know about…

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Gebert and Wiviott to Demo Recipes at Baconfest

  • April 6, 2010

We’re super excited about the bacon cooking demos we’ve set up for the fest. In the first shift, Mike Gebert, king of Chicago’s spectacular food video podcast Sky Full of Bacon, will show attendees how to prepare a pork belly…

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Who Won The Golden Rashers?

  • October 26, 2009

At Saturday’s Pro Bacon Cook-off, we were lucky to eat ten outstanding bacon-centric dishes. During our video shoots, we tried to get the chefs to act macho and competitive about the Golden Rasher competition. We thought it would make good…

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