The Ninth Annual Baconfest Recap!

The Ninth Annual Baconfest Recap!

  • April 3, 2017

 \ “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.” — Mark Twain, 1897; Bacon, 2017 9 years in and Baconfest Chicago is still going strong! During one session on Friday night, March 31, and two more on Saturday, April 1,…

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Tahoe Kitchen Company joins Baconfest 2017!

Tahoe Kitchen Company joins Baconfest 2017!

Ever leave Baconfest wishing you could recreate the culinary magic in your own kitchen? This year, Tahoe Kitchen Company will make your dreams come true with a selection of high-quality cookware, cutlery, and more! Only ONE MORE DAY UNTIL BACONFEST, Bacon Nation—do you have your…

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Passanante’s returns to Baconfest 2017

Passanante’s returns to Baconfest 2017

Knock, knock, Bacon Nation! It’s Passanante’s Home Food Service, returning as a Baconfest Chicago 2017 sponsor! Passanante’s delivers fresh, high-quality food straight to your door, and on 3/31 and 4/1, they’ll be delivering bacon straight to your faces. A big thank you…

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BAI joins the Baconfest Chicago 2017 sponsor team

BAI joins the Baconfest Chicago 2017 sponsor team

  Even the heartiest of Baconfest-goers need a pick-me-up. Bai antioxidant infusion drinks will be on hand this year to revitalize you with their exotic tastes, sweetness and essential effervescence! Get your tickets NOW–less than a week to go!—and stop by their station…

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Your 2017 Best Bacon Poem

Your 2017 Best Bacon Poem

  • March 23, 2017

We asked for it and you provided!  The Baconfest Literary Panel had their job cut out for them in choosing this year’s Baconfest Poet Laureate. And we picked a humdinger!  With no further ado, we are please to share the…

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OLE SMOKY TENNESSEE MOONSHINE at Baconfest Chicago 2017!

OLE SMOKY TENNESSEE MOONSHINE at Baconfest Chicago 2017!

  Yeee-haaaaaw! Guess who’s coming back to Baconfest Chicago 2017 on April 1st? Our good friends from Ole Smoky Distillery! That’s right, we’ve got some mountain-made moonshine to wash down those bacon delights! At Saturday lunch and dinner, they will be serving: 1. Electric Lemonade – Ole Smoky…

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BREAKTHRU BEVERAGE presents a “mega bar” at Baconfest 2017

BREAKTHRU BEVERAGE presents a “mega bar” at Baconfest 2017

Baconfest Chicago 2017 is honored to have Breakthru Beverage Illinois back as a sponsor. Last year’s “mega bar” was so mega-successful that it’s back with a vengeance! This year, it features these and other brands: Clyde Mays Bourbon Whiskey, Corazón Tequila, Dickel Tennessee Whisky, Hendrick’s Gin…

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LAGUNITAS teams up again with Baconfest Chicago in 2017

LAGUNITAS teams up again with Baconfest Chicago in 2017

Baconfest Chicago is proud to welcome back our friends from sunny California (and the Southwest side), Lagunitas Brewing Company! They’ll be with us on March 31 and April 1 pouring a variety of seasonal flavors for the thirsty bacon-devouring throngs. And during VIP hour, they’ll…

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