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Baconfest Chicago is proud to announce EVENTBRITE as the Official Ticketing Sponsor of Baconfest Chicago 2012. Eventbrite thinks events are awesome. They believe that anyone can be an event organizer.  That’s why they created tools that make it easy to sell tickets to all kinds of events — whether it’s a  [Read More]

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Bacon-Nation, by now you’ve seen the incredible line-up of Chefs for Baconfest Chicago 2012 .  We’ve talked Beer:  Pabst , Goose Island , Greenbush Brewery (and Piece is doing some beer with their pizza samples).  We’ve talked about the still and sparkling wines that will be flowing thanks to Candid Wines .  Over the next few days we’ll be discussing some of the  [Read More]

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“Wine and Swine, together Divine” – Dante’s Inferno (canto xix) Greetings Bacon Nation: We at Baconfest Chicago are pleased and proud to welcome back long-time Baconfest supporters Candid Wines who will be on hand April 14h with their vino.  They’ve been with us almost since the beginning of this great adventure back  [Read More]

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Bacon Nation, What a turnout! We had 33 contestants competing for 5 finalist slots.  And over 4500 votes were cast.  Awesome.  Just awesome.  Let me first say that the caliber of recipes this year was just off the charts spectacular.  Thank you to all who took the time to submit. It was  [Read More]

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Greenbush Brewing Co. joins Baconfest Chicago 2012

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Bacon Nation, Let’s give a big ol’ Baconfest Chicago welcome to the great folks at Greenbush Brewing Co .  They are joining us on April 14th as one of our Beer Sponsors and we are thrilled to have them in the room pouring an assortment of craft flavors. Read more about them  [Read More]

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Pabst Blue Ribbon and Baconfest Chicago 2012

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Bacon Nation, Loyalty and seniority must be rewarded, and we at Baconfest Chicago are so thrilled to welcome Pabst Blue Ribbon back for their third straight year at Baconfest.  They’ve been with us since back in the days of the Stan Mansion, when we were but a tiny start-up.  We  [Read More]

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Ok Bacon Nation, Some brief updates: 1.  As you all know by now, Baconfest Chicago on April 14th at the UIC Forum is SOLD OUT.  Yes, we almost doubled the scope of the event.  Yes, it still sold out in no time at all.  Yes, we are STOKED to give  [Read More]

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Greetings Bacon Nation, Last week, tickets SOLD OUT whiplash fast – and for the next few weeks we’ll be switching gears to feature some of our fabulous partners who are coming together to make April 14th spectacular starting with perhaps the most important: We are proud to announce THE GREATER CHICAGO FOOD DEPOSITORY as the  [Read More]

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nueskes

Dear Bacon Nation: We have 33 contestants competing for 5 finalist slots in the Nueske’s Applewood Smoked Meats Baconfest Chicago 2012 AMATEUR COOK-OFF.  I must say, so many of the recipes look AWESOME! Their recipes are below, some more elaborate than others, many with photo documentation.  We at Baconfest Chicago would love some input.   [Read More]

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Baconfest Chicago 2012 is Officially SOLD OUT

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Well Bacon Nation, tickets for Baconfest Chicago 2012 are SOLD OUT.  As always, they went swiftly, in spite of our almost doubling the available tickets from last year.  And once again you’ve proven to us that your bacon-love knows no bounds.  Yes, we’ve shown the world that those who claim  [Read More]

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