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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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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Get Bacon Month discounts from BFC sponsor JEWEL-OSCO!

Get Bacon Month discounts from BFC sponsor JEWEL-OSCO!

  Baconfest Chicago is pleased to welcome back Jewel-Osco to the roster of amazing sponsors for 2017!  As the official sponsor of the Saturday Lunch session and our exclusive grocery parter, they’re bringing home the bacon for Baconfest attendees and everyone…

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GOOSE ISLAND returns to Baconfest Chicago 2017

GOOSE ISLAND returns to Baconfest Chicago 2017

Hello, Bacon Nation! Baconfest Chicago is overjoyed to welcome back Chicago’s own Goose Island Brewery, esteemed veterans of the Baconfest Chicago sponsor team. On March 31st and April 1st, they will be pouring an assortment of Goose Island seasonal brews. HUZZAH to the entire Goose Island family for…

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Win VIP Tickets with Bacon Poems!

Win VIP Tickets with Bacon Poems!

  • March 8, 2017

You guys. Baconfest is right around the corner. On March 31 and April 1, the best chefs in town will gather at the UIC Forum for three bacon-filled sessions to celebrate bacon in all its forms. You can go to…

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