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Bacon and Vodka – always a great match.  Baconfest Chicago is pleased to welcome Tito’s Handmade Vodka as a Sponsor.  They’ll be sampling their tasty vodka in a cocktail to the Bacon loving masses on April 25/26.  Tito’s is terrific! Website  -  Facebook  -  Twitter Tito’s Handmade Vodka is the personal recipe of  [Read More]

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Baconfest Chicago is thrilled to welcome Chicago’s own Revolution Brewing Company as a Beer Sponsor for April 25/26.  Their brewpub in Logan Square is a bustling, neighborhood institution where friends and families meet to enjoy the freshest beer in town. And their brewery and taproom on Kedzie is an oasis  [Read More]

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Hello Bacon Nation: We are pleased to announce the winner of the 2014 Bacon Poetry Contest.  Congratulations to Angela Allan.  Her piece Bringin’ the Bacon Home has been selected as winner by the BFC Literary Panel.  We’re pleased to award her with two tickets to Baconfest Chicago on April 25 or 26.   [Read More]

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Wirtz Beverage Illinois is Flooding The Zone!

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If you live in Chicago, you know the Wirtz name.   This pre-eminent family has done amazing things for our city.  Last year, they brought the Stanley Cup home with an astounding display of Blackhawk prowess.  This year, they’re also helping us to bring our liquor game to a new  [Read More]

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Greetings Bacon Nation (and more specifically, all those with tickets to Baconfest Chicago on April 25/26), We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again:  Baconfest Chicago is NOT merely a celebration of Bacon-gluttony, (though yes, that’s undeniably the huge selling point – we understand.)  For the fifth straight year, we,  [Read More]

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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 fifth 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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Website  -  Facebook  -  Twitter Let’s give a big ol’ Baconfest Chicago welcome to our new friends at Old Forester Whisky.  They’ll be joining us for the first time serving their delicious bourbon to the bacon-loving masses on April 25/26! About Love Life. Sip Responsibly. Old Forester, 43-50% ABV, Brown-Forman Distillers Company, Louisville,  [Read More]

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          Greetings Bacon Nation, Well, as you can imagine, getting 160+ restaurants, 30 vendors/sponsors and 4000+ bacon crazed fans together generates a lot of used disposable plates/napkins/cups and flatware. We at Baconfest Chicago believe in being as “green” as we can be whilst conducting the world  [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 25th and 26th with their vino.  They’ve been with us almost since the beginning of this great  [Read More]

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Website  -  Facebook  -  Twitter  -  YouTube Baconfest Chicago is proud to welcome aboard our friends from sunny California and now the South Side, Lagunitas Brewing Company. They’ll be with us on April 25th and 26th pouring a variety of seasonal flavors for you thirsty bacon-chomping masses.  What’s more, they’re helping us to transform  [Read More]

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