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Greetings Bacon Nation: For the fourth consecutive year, we’d like to welcome a MAJOR sponsor aboard:  Nueske’s Applewood Smoked Meats .
  Their bacon is great.  We love them.  Visit their website , order on-line and buy Nueske’s Applewood Smoked Meats at any of the fine retail locations in Chicagoland listed below. Seriously, we can never say enough great things  [Read More]

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Greetings Bacon Nation, T-minus 60 days to Baconfest Chicago 2012.  Tickets will be going on sale later this month (thanks to our ticketing sponsor Eventbrite !).  If you are not on the mailing list, sign up here .  In the past, BFC tickets have sold out lighting fast.  Historical fact. As of  [Read More]

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All right Bacon Nation,  Let’s do this!! Happy New Year to each and every one of you out there in Baconland.  April 14th is T minus 92 days and counting.  We wanted to kick off the new year by sharing with you a sneak peek at the roster of restaurants  [Read More]

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The kind folks at Google / Zagat reached out to invite us to participate in our first blog hop – in which they’ve asked Chicago bloggers to write a little about good nights out in the city.  They’re putting it together in honor of the release of their 2012 survey .

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Greetings Bacon-Nation, Three Satellite Dinners are in the books and we have one more to go.  Thanks again to Chef Perry Hendrix, Mixologist Adam Seger (with special Guest Steve Dolinsky), the incredible team at Custom House Tavern for being such AMAZING hosts and all of the Satellite Dinner sponsors for their generous support  [Read More]

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UPDATED 12/14/2011 Baconfest Chicago VIP Pre-Sale Tickets are currently SOLD OUT! Thanks Bacon-Nation for your enthusiasm and faith in the event! Stay tuned next year for info on General Admission Tickets. ***** Greetings Bacon-Nation: Well, here we are again in mid December on the verge of our annual crescendo towards  [Read More]

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Greetings Bacon Nation, Well, we’ve had two Satellite Dinners come and go and two more are on the horizon. First, due props to Chef Gilbert Langlois of Chalkboard and Chef Derek Simcik of the Atwood Cafe for their INCREDIBLE evenings of Bacon-Nirvana.  Below are some highlight photos.  (I know, looking at pictures of  [Read More]

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Baconfest Chicago Announces Date & Venue for 2012

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Greetings Bacon-Nation, Well, the time has come to sound the trumpets.  We at Baconfest Chicago are thrilled to announce the Date and Venue for our 4th annual celebration of all things Bacon! Baconfest Chicago 2012 will be held on Saturday April 14th at the UIC Forum.  Save the date! The exact times  [Read More]

Baconfest Chicago Satellite Dinner Series ANNOUNCED!

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Hi Bacon-Nation: First things first:  We know many of you out there are wondering when we’re going to announce the Date and Venue for Baconfest Chicago’s 2012 annual spring bacon celebration.  Hang tight, a big announcement is coming next week re: 2012.  Stay tuned to baconfestchicago.com for details and make sure  [Read More]

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Chalkboard Baconfest Dinner – Tuesday November 8th

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Tuesday, November 8 Chalkboard Restaurant 4343 North Lincoln Avenue Chicago, IL 60618-1741 6:30 PM passed appetizers, 7:00 PM dinner Cost: $55 per person – includes meal and one complimentary cocktail provided by Candid Wines and Tenuta Santome, the Official Bubbly of Baconfest Chicago. Tax, tip, and additional beverages not included.  [Read More]

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