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Announcing the 2014 Baconfest Chicago Poetry Contest

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Ok Bacon Nation, As you all know by now, Baconfest Chicago is on April 25th and 26th at the UIC Forum.  As always, we are STOKED to give you ticket holders out there the GREATEST culinary experience of your lives.  Those of you without tickets, we’ve got a few more  [Read More]

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Bacon Nation, Let’s give a big ol’ Baconfest Chicago WELCOME BACK to the great folks at  Greenbush Brewing Co .  They are joining us on April 25th & 26th as one of our Beer Sponsors and we are thrilled to have them in the room pouring an assortment of craft flavors.  Their beer  [Read More]

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Website Facebook  -  Twitter Well Bacon-Nation, Baconfest Chicago is pleased to announce  Goose Island Brewery  as a returning veteran of the Baconfest Chicago Sponsor family. On April 25th and 26th at the UIC Forum, they will be pouring an assortment of Goose Island brews.  Read about them  here. To add a little spice to their station, they’ll  [Read More]

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Website  -  Facebook  -  Twitter Baconfest Chicago is pleased to welcome back Smeraldina water as the official mineral water of Baconfest Chicago 2014.  Eating all of those delicious bacon dishes and sampling the many tasty cocktails will make you thirsty.  Have no fear!  Smeraldina has your hydration needs covered. About Smeraldina Water Smeraldina  [Read More]

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Whole Foods Market to Sponsor Baconfest Chicago 2014

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  Website  -  Facebook  -  Twitter Well Bacon Nation, Baconfest Chicago is pleased to announce Whole Foods Market as our newest Sponsor for both Bacon Month and Baconfest Chicago 4/25 & 4/26. Our friends at all five area Whole Foods Markets will be throwing a free store-wide bacon party on Saturday April 12  [Read More]

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Dear Bacon Nation: It is fitting that on the day after the primary elections, we are here to report the winners of our own democratic process!  But, before we do, a few reminders: A dwindling supply of tickets for our Friday Dinner session remain for sale.   Buy them here! A new contest  [Read More]

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April is Bacon Month!

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Bacon Nation! Who loves you? We do! Who loves bacon? You do! On April 25 & 26, our love for you will manifest itself in the form of Baconfest Chicago – the only place in the universe where Chicago’s greatest restaurants share their bacon genius with you, our beloved bacon  [Read More]

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Greetings Bacon Nation, We know these contests are coming fast and furious.  Can you blame us for wanting to give you  as many opportunities as possible to win free tickets to Baconfest Chicago on April 25/26th?  The next installment in our bacon olympics is The Baconfest Chicago 2014 Bacon Cocktail Contest.  [Read More]

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Baconfest is exciting!  Gets your heart racing and your blood pumping! That’s why we are thrilled that this year, for the first time, Concentra is joining Baconfest as a sponsor.   When the fest to be a little too exciting, guests can take a break and visit the Concentra Chill  [Read More]

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Dear Bacon Nation: We here at Baconfest Chicago headquarters are pleased to announce the 9 semi-finalists competing for 5 finalist slots in the  Nueske’s Applewood Smoked Meats  Baconfest Chicago 2014 AMATEUR COOK-OFF.  I must say, the recipes look AWESOME! Their recipes are below, all with photo documentation.  Please utilize our swanky new FACEBOOK based polling system and  [Read More]

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