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Dear Bacon Nation, We at Baconfest Chicago wanted to take this opportunity to offer up a word of gratitude to some of our sponsors who help make the experience that much more entertaining, green and well stocked with the necessary supplies that facilitate bacon entering your mouths. First, our awesome  [Read More]

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Bacon-Nation! The Fifty/50  is back as a Baconfest Chicago Sponsor for 2014.  Owners Greg Mohr and Scott Weiner are bringing back their patented Bacon Bloody Mary - the Wobble Stopper.  This is a Bloody Mary so delicious that we’ve named it the Official Bloody Mary of Baconfest Chicago.  It never fails to let us  [Read More]

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We’re thrilled to welcome the following Experience Partner Sponsors to Baconfest Chicago 2014.  These artisan producers of bacon and bacon-related merchandise represent an astonishing range of creativity and fun. They run the gamut from artisan bacon-makers, to hip designers of bacon apparel and craft confectioners mixing salty and sweet. We  [Read More]

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Website Facebook Twitter  -  Instagram  -  YouTube Baconfest Chicago is pleased to welcome aboard our new friends from the country that gave us Neil Young and Ice Hockey (among many other great things).  Labatt Blue is joining us as a Beer Sponsor for Baconfest Chicago on April 25/26!  Thank you Labatt Blue for your  [Read More]

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The Menu – Baconfest Chicago 2014

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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 their simplicity and soul.  Every year, we’ve seen dishes that  [Read More]

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Bacon and Vodka – always a great match.  Baconfest Chicago is pleased to welcome Tito’s Handmade Vodka as a Sponsor.  They’ll be sampling their tasty vodka in a cocktail to the Bacon loving masses on April 25/26.  Tito’s is terrific! Website  -  Facebook  -  Twitter Tito’s Handmade Vodka is the personal recipe of  [Read More]

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Baconfest Chicago is thrilled to welcome Chicago’s own Revolution Brewing Company as a Beer Sponsor for April 25/26.  Their brewpub in Logan Square is a bustling, neighborhood institution where friends and families meet to enjoy the freshest beer in town. And their brewery and taproom on Kedzie is an oasis  [Read More]

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Hello Bacon Nation: We are pleased to announce the winner of the 2014 Bacon Poetry Contest.  Congratulations to Angela Allan.  Her piece Bringin’ the Bacon Home has been selected as winner by the BFC Literary Panel.  We’re pleased to award her with two tickets to Baconfest Chicago on April 25 or 26.   [Read More]

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Wirtz Beverage Illinois is Flooding The Zone!

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If you live in Chicago, you know the Wirtz name.   This pre-eminent family has done amazing things for our city.  Last year, they brought the Stanley Cup home with an astounding display of Blackhawk prowess.  This year, they’re also helping us to bring our liquor game to a new  [Read More]

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Greetings Bacon Nation (and more specifically, all those with tickets to Baconfest Chicago on April 25/26), We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again:  Baconfest Chicago is NOT merely a celebration of Bacon-gluttony, (though yes, that’s undeniably the huge selling point – we understand.)  For the fifth straight year, we,  [Read More]

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