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Baconfest 2012 Dinner Menu

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Baconfest Chicago 2012 was on April 14, 2012 at the UIC Forum in University Village.

2 SPARROWS
Gregory Ellis
Bacon Krispie treats with maple & bacon doughnut holes

676 RESTAURANT & BAR
Daven Wardynski
Widmer six-year cheddar cheese with Nueske’s bacon jam & House-made Catalpa Grove lamb bacon with 676 honey hive mustard

694 WINE & SPIRITS
Chris Dunstatter
The Kick-Ass BLT

ATWOOD CAFE
Derek Simcik
Willy Wonka meets Bacon – an array of Wonka-inspired candies done with bacon

BAKIN’ & EGGS
Bob and Gina Hartwig
Bacon chocolate chip cookies & Cheddar and bacon scones & Jalapeno bacon and smoked gouda mac-n-cheese

THE BEDFORD
Mark Steuer
Bacon beignets, bacon sugar, bacon/walnut/bourbon infused maple caramel

BLACK DOG GELATO
Jessica Oloroso
Mini whiskey bacon pops

BRANCH 27
Katherine August
Cool spring pea soup, applewood bacon straw

BROWNTROUT
Sean Sanders
Escargot & Bacon Bouchee – creamed leeks, red wine pork jus, fines herbes

BUTCHER & THE BURGER
Allen Sternweiler
Benton’s Tennessee Mountain smoked bacon frozen custard, organic dates stuffed with LaPryor Farms Duroc/Hamshire house-made bacon sausage, wrapped in Benton’s bacon

CAFE SPIAGGIA
Sarah Grueneberg and Aaron Diener
Nueske’s wild cherry smoked bacon, Hooks 7-year cheddar gnudi with spring ramps

CANTINA LAREDO
Angel Blasco
Tequila bacon tacos with jicama mango slaw

CANTINA 46
Troy Graves and Brad Goss
Cherrywood-smoked bacon and suckling pig posole with cabbage, radish and pickled red onion

DAVANTI ENOTECA
Jonathan Beatty
Pork belly porchetta with artichoke mostarda

ELLY’S PANCAKE HOUSE
Team Elly’s
Bacon Waffle

EPIC RESTAURANT
Mark Pollard
Root beer-glazed pork belly, golden beets, horseradish cream & Milk Chocolate, bacon caramel, pecans

FARMHOUSE
Eric Mansavage
Cherry wood smoked bacon and cheese pasties with sweet onion marmalade – stuffed with the bacon and cheese filling, garnished with the sweet onion marmalade.

FRANCESCA’S FORNO
Kevin Ives
Applewood smoked bacon & rapini stromboli with cipollini onion jam

GEMINI BISTRO
Jason Paskewitz
Bacon x’s 3: Hand rolled porchetta ravioli, crispy pancetta chip, warm bacon vinaigrette

GIRL & THE GOAT
Stephanie Izard
Bacon Soup

GLENVIEW HOUSE
Grant Slauterbeck
Pan-seared sea scallops on house-made bacon polenta with black truffle aioli and micro fennel shoots

IPO
Trevor Hoyte
Sous Vide Pork Belly – popcorn pudding, pickled ramps, spicy chicharrone and bacon; Smoked Nueske`s bacon and popcorn broth

J. LAFAYETTE CATERING CO.
Alexander Martin
New Orleans-style sweet cayenne bacon bread pudding, coconut praline sauce, topped with sweet cayenne bacon crumbles

JORDAN’S FOOD OF DISTINCTION
Jordan Spritz
Applewood smoked bacon-scented South African lobster cappuccino with crispy lardons and spring chive cream

LEOPOLD
Jeffrey Hedin
Braised cherry-smoked belly with beluga lentils and white asparagus

MARKET
Evan Packer
Bacon & Guajillo Sopes

MERCADITO
Patricio Sandoval
Taco de Pollo – adobo-marinated grilled chicken, bacon mojo, queso fresco, corn-avocado salsa, crispy bacon

MERCAT A LA PLANXA
Cory Morris
Cider-braised pork belly pinxos with truffled parsnip and napa cabbage slaw

NACIONAL 27
Chico Vilchez
Plantain and applewood-smoked bacon croquetas with a spicy tomato-bacon aioli

NANA ORGANIC
Guy Meikle
Tacos de Chicharon: crispy house-smoked and braised bacon skin chicharon in tomatillo salsa; fresh hand-made tortillas, Urban Canopy sunflower sprouts slaw; pickled ramps, carrots, and jalapeno

NONNA SANTI’S BISCOTTI
Jo Marie Frigo
Bacon Biscotti with Burton’s Rum-Infused Maple Syrup

PARK GRILL
Alex Shalev
Chicken Thigh and Applewood Bacon Crostini, English peas, sorrel

PAULINA MARKET
Bill Begale
Cream of Smoked Bacon Soup served in a mini bacon baguette bowl

PERENNIAL VIRANT
Paul Virant
Smoked jerked belly with grilled spring vegetable relish, and candied blood orange

QUINCE
Andy Motto and Joe Dugolenski
Crispy Bacon Spring Roll – onion, chilis, swiss cheese, potato, egg, bacon aioli

ROCKIT BAR & GRILL
Amanda Downing
Applewood-smoked bacon No-Bean-Texas-Style Chili with corn tortilla strips & bacon sour cream

ROSEBUD STEAKHOUSE
Michael Ponzio
Gorgonzola dolce ravioli in bacon brodo & Mini bacon cannoli

SABLE KITCHEN & BAR
Heather Terhune
Nueske’s Applewood-smoked bacon pretzels with cheddar-bacon jam dip

SAIGON SISTERS
Matt Riordan
Bacon pho with black garlic noodles, pickled quail egg and micro Viet herbs

SIXTEEN
Sarah Kosikowski
Tanariva milk chocolate and smoked brown sugar tarts, bacon “crunch”, toasted meringue & Smoked salt bacon caramels

STATE & LAKE
Evan Percoco and Toni Roberts
Foraged Truffle – Nueske’s cherrywood bacon, Valrhona Carmelia, Vermont maple, Buffalo Trace

STOUT BARREL HOUSE
Chris Curren
Bacon-stuffed headcheese – poached quail egg, bacon powder, salsa verde

SUNDA
Jess de Guzman
Braised applewood smoked pork belly ssam with crispy bacon, apple kimchi, rice with a spicy miso paste

SWEET BABY RAY’S RESTAURANTS & CATERING
Dylan R. Lipe and Duce Raymond
Porchetta Cubano – citrus-infused pork loin wrapped with a slow-smoked Latin-cured pork belly; shaved thin and served on a petite pressed roll with citrus ginger mustard; topped with a house-made pickle, onion, and salt pork slaw

Pit Smoked Barbecue BLT – Nueske’s cherry-smoked slab bacon with spicy greens, heirloom tomatoes, and a larded duck egg aioli

Mississippi Bacon Teasers

TABLE FIFTY-TWO
Rey Villalobos
Nueske’s bacon chili, buttermilk biscuit, bread and butter pickle

TERZO PIANO
Megan Neubeck and Meg Colleran-Sahs
Dreymiller and Kray applewood-smoked bacon financier cake with milk chocolate-bourbon cremeux

THE COOKING CHICKS
Vanessa Moses
Chef Vanessa’s lemon, white truffle, bacon potato salad & Bacon-inspired sweets – provided by Cooking Chicks, Cake Bite Girl and Zayna Bakes

THREE ACES
Matt Troost
Shake ‘n Bake: Bacon “Steak” ‘n Bacon Shake - A bacon “shake ‘n bake” with our own special blend, with bacon bolognese and a vanilla-bacon-bourbon milkshake

TINY LOUNGE
Jen Templeton
Cherrywood bacon cream puffs with bourbon custard

TOWNHOUSE
Kelly Wilson
Bacon Doughnuts – applewood-smoked bacon doughnut hole with bourbon-pecan glaze and vanilla bean gelato

TRENCHERMEN
Michael Sheerin and Patrick Sheerin
Bacon kimchi mortadella, pickle aioli and bacon tater tots

VIE
Nathan Sears
Braised pork belly with whitefish brandade, spring peas, pickled green garlic, cracklings

WITTS
Mike Versluis
Bacon with white cheddar mac and cheese, spinach and artichokes

WOW BAO
Team Wow Bao
Freshly steamed BBQ pork bao & Bacon, egg and cheddar bao

ZAPATISTA
Cesar Reyes
Pork carnitas, jalapeno en escabeche relish, with a bacon banana chip on a corn tortilla

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