BacoTV #6 – Boka's Giuseppe Tentori

  • October 12, 2009

It’s impossible not to feel good about the confraternity of bacon-lovers when you watch Boka chef Giuseppe Tentori talking about what he loves about bacon and his abiding respect for his fellow bacon-chefs.

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BacoTV #5 – Young Turk, Nathan Sears of Vie

  • October 9, 2009

Nathan Sears, sous chef of Vie restaurant in Western Springs, talks bacon and plates cotechino in today’s episode of BacoTV. He would like you to know that, notwithstanding our snarky captions, he is not a control freak. Personally I like…

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New BacoVideos! One a day all week!

  • October 4, 2009

Dude.  Sometimes we love running Baconfest Chicago. This last week we ran all around town shooting videos on our teeny tiny cameras for each chef that’s competing in the Pro Cookoff at the Publican on October 24.  It was a…

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Three Floyd's/Paddy Longs Tap Takeover

This in from our pal Chris Latchford at Paddy Longs. You may recall them from Baconfest Chicago 2011 when they rolled in with a whole roast pig weave-wrapped in bacon.  Needless to say, they take their bacon VERY seriously. Come…

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Bacon Songwriting Competition

  • August 13, 2009

A healthy holy crap goes to Captain Ambivalent for the breathtakingly awesome MP3 he sent us of his astonishing entry into the Baconfest Songwriting competition, only 4 months after the call for entries.  If the production qualities are any indication,…

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Bacon Flavored Ice Cream

For those of us who’ve accidentally had our bacon touch our syrupy pancakes (sounds dirty), or get lost in a waffle ala mode, this is no news flash. But sounds interesting… http://www.turnto23.com/southwest_county/20055504/detail.html Thoughts? Andre Vonbaconvitch

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The Publican is on board!

  • July 14, 2009

We couldn’t be more excited about the fact that Paul Kahan, the super chef behind Chicago’s Blackbird, Avec and Publican has agreed to host the VIP Pro Bacon Cookoff at The Publican on October 24 from Noon – Three.  The Publican…

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7/14: ChicagoReader.com: Kahan to Host VIP Event

  • July 14, 2009

Kahan to host Baconfest cookoff at the Publican; McDonald, Subido thrown in By Mike Sula Skepticism continues to crumble like burnt bacon. Earlier today the news broke via Twitter that chefs Michael McDonald of One Sixtyblue and Kristine Subido of…

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6/3: Menupages Chicago

  • July 13, 2009

Baconfest Chicago Attacks Your Arteries October 25 Get out your calendar and circle October 25 in red, pink, and creamy white: Baconfest Chicago is officially happening that date, at swanky Stan Mansion in Logan Square. Now that the where and…

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3/31: Menupages Chicago

  • July 13, 2009

Baconfest Chicago Is Coming! (Posted by Helen Rosner, 3/31/2009) You might not have heard of Baconfest Chicago before now, but believe us when we say it will change your life. The brainchild of pork belly fans Michael Griggs, Andre Vonbaconvitch,…

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6/3: Chicago Sun-Times – Our Town

  • July 13, 2009

Chicago Sun-Times: Our Town Blog: Sizzlin’ news about Baconfest (Posted by Matt Wood) Porkophiles, circle October 25 on your calendars. That’s when Chicago’s first-ever Baconfest goes down at the Stan Mansion in Logan Square. Details have yet to crisp up…

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