VIP Tickets for Baconfest Chicago 2011

Baconfest will release information on early-action VIP ticket sales this week. If you want to be the first to know, sign up for our email list at www.baconfestchicago.com. If you’re already on Facebook, it’s not enough! We will be using…

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Zingerman's Camp Bacon – tix on sale now!!

Greetings Bacon Nation: For those of you in Chicago-land serious about your Bacon-love, AND willing to drive for it, our pal and LEGENDARY bacon aficionado Ari Weinzweig is hosting an event in Ann Arbor Michigan called Zingerman’s Camp Bacon.  You…

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Baconfest Chicago visits Paddy Long's

Mike, Erin and I had the good fortune to attend the Mayfest Pig Roast at Paddy Long’s last Saturday in the wake of that killer Blackhawks OT win. We of course had pulled pork sandwiches which were melt-in-your-mouth delicious.  Also…

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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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