Diary of a Bacon Pimp

  • February 18, 2010

Dear Bacon-Nation, It’s hard out there for a bacon-pimp – let me tell you.  I never write blog entries with random musings about what’s on my mind, but this is what planning the Bacon-bash to end all Bacon-bashes has driven…

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Support The Publican Food Drive

  • February 17, 2010

Greetings Bacon-nation: We at Baconfest Chicago wanted to help get the word out about this great event that our friends at THE PUBLICAN are putting together.  They’ve been AMAZING to Baconfest Chicago.  Let’s get out there and help make their…

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Dreymiller and Kray joins Baconfest Chicago

  • February 11, 2010

Every now and then you have a conversation that rejuvenates your faith in the communal power of smoked meat. I had the pleasure of starting my day today with a joyous conversation with Ed Resier of Dreymiller and Kray. He’ll…

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9/28: True/Slant – Dawn Reiss

Baconfest Chicago! That’s right folks, in case you haven’t heard Chi-town is getting its very own Baconfest. Baconfest Chicago! Can you smell it? There is something about bacon that just about everybody loves.  (We’ve all heard the “I’m a vegetarian ….except…

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Who Won The Golden Rashers?

  • October 26, 2009

At Saturday’s Pro Bacon Cook-off, we were lucky to eat ten outstanding bacon-centric dishes. During our video shoots, we tried to get the chefs to act macho and competitive about the Golden Rasher competition. We thought it would make good…

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Gift bag Roundup

  • October 24, 2009

We had in the Baconfest gift bags: Chocolate-Covered Bacon from Bleeding Heart Bakery Bacon Bourbon Caramel Corm from Salted Caramel Bacon Salt & Bacon Lip-balm from J and D’s Bacon Maple Man-Bait Lollies from Das Foods Bacon Maple Doughnuts from…

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The Dishes from today's Cookoff!

  • October 24, 2009

We’ll be posting much more info in the days to come, but for now feast your eyes on the delicious dishes and tasty beer pairings that our intrepid chefs put together for today’s wildly awesome cook-off: Chef Giuseppe Tentori of…

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