Diffraction Fiber: Taking Bacon-crafts to a new level

Beth Cummings, one of Baconfest Chicago’s great vendors, is a local artisan who really takes bacon SERIOUSLY. Check out her line of new Bacon-items at the links below. Go Beth!! http://www.shopdiffraction.com/ http://www.etsy.com/listing/45174906/iron-on-bacon-patches–baconize-just-abo http://www.etsy.com/listing/45200051/bacon-coasters–set-of-four?ref=vl_other_1 http://www.etsy.com/listing/42340035/my-kind-of-town-pillow http://www.etsy.com/listing/33702919/chicago-flag-pillows http://www.etsy.com/listing/43406412/tastes-like-bacon-lumbar-eco-felt-pillow

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Menus from Baconfest

  • April 11, 2010

Here are the links to PDF downloads for the menus for yesterday’s fest: Shift 1 Shift 2 ADDENDUM: Daniel Zemans of SeriousEats.com took a look at our menus and cross-checked them against his reporter’s notebook. He let us know about…

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Baconfest 2010 Menu

Baconfest Chicago 2010 was on April 10, 2010 at the Stan Mansion in Logan Square SHIFT ONE Chef Paul Fehribach of Big Jones Bacon Fat Buckwheat Shortbread, House Pecan Wood-Smoked Bacon, Passionfruit and Apricot Conserves, and Niman Ranch Applewood Smoked…

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Bleeding Heart Bakery – Sponsors Baconfest Chicago!

Michelle Garcia and the Bleeding Heart Bakery ROCK!!! – Literally and figuratively. One of the original Baconfest Chicago Sponsors.  We love them, their space, their dedication to first-class locally-sourced premium organic ingredients – a first rate bakery that can’t be…

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Das Foods Sponsors Baconfest Chicago!

We love our sponsors.  And we’re not just saying that.  Katie Das of Das Foods was a strong early advocate for BACONFEST CHICAGO and continues to support our efforts to bring bacon to you Bacon Nation.  She is joining us…

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Gebert and Wiviott to Demo Recipes at Baconfest

  • April 6, 2010

We’re super excited about the bacon cooking demos we’ve set up for the fest. In the first shift, Mike Gebert, king of Chicago’s spectacular food video podcast Sky Full of Bacon, will show attendees how to prepare a pork belly…

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Huzzah to PABST BLUE RIBBON!!!!

Baconfest Chicago is proud to welcome Pabst Blue Ribbon aboard our merry Bandwagon. They are now THE OFFICIAL BEER SPONSOR of Baconfest Chicago 2010. What else is there to say:  It’s PBR – and Baconfest Chicago joining forces. A match…

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Announcing Our Charity Beneficiary

Greetings Bacon Nation. It’s not just all about feeding our bacon urge.  We at Baconfest wanna give something back.  We are proud to announce THE GREATER CHICAGO FOOD DEPOSITORY as a beneficiary of Baconfest Chicago 2010. Ticket-holders, sponsors, friends:  thank…

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Nueske's Amateur Bacon Cook-off Application Info

Greetings Bacon-nation: We’d like to welcome a MAJOR sponsor aboard.  NUESKE’S BACON based in Wittenberg, Wisconsin. Their bacon is great.  We love them. Because they are fun and cool, they want part of their sponsorship to include an amateur cook-off!…

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