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Greetings Bacon Nation, We are pleased to announce that Baconfest Chicago veteran  Templeton Rye Whiskey  will be joining us a Liquor Sponsor for Baconfest Chicago 2013, April 20th at the UIC Forum. They’ll be unveiling the world premiere of a new cocktail consisting of Templeton Rye Whiskey (of course).  Name and details  t.b.a.  [Read More]

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Baconfest Chicago is proud to welcome back The Cooking Channel to the roster of Sponsors for 2013!!  Be sure to check out their new show ROADTRIP with G. Garvin Tuesdays at 9pm ET.     Roadtrip with G. Garvin on Cooking Channel Tuesdays at 9pm ET/8pm CT Acclaimed cookbook author,  [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 20th as one of our Beer Sponsors and we are thrilled to have them in the room pouring an assortment of craft flavors.  Their beer is simply  [Read More]

Categories: Blog, Chicago Blog
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Ok Bacon Nation, As of 1pm today, Steve Nordin’s poem Winter vs. Bacon has won BOTH the digital poll (270 votes) and the “comment vote” tally (plus 93). Laura Haugen’s poem To Bacon or not to Bacon came in a close second in the digital poll (262 votes) and (plus  [Read More]

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Announcing 2013 Nueske’s Amateur Bacon Cook-off

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Greetings Bacon Nation: By now you’ve no doubt heard that tickets for Baconfest Chicago 2013 on April 20th have COMPLETELY SOLD OUT.  Whiplash fast.  Awesome.  Just awesome.  To those of you out there who did not get tickets and are currently waving your fists to the heavens in some combination of  [Read More]

Categories: Blog
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Hello Bacon Nation, Yes.  We know.  SOLD OUT are the saddest two words in the English language when referencing a bacon festival for which you have no tickets.  We want to help you use your imagination and creativity to find your way into this Bacon Valhalla.  These contests are for  [Read More]

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UPDATE: 3/20/2013 Hi Nation, Ok, we’ve had like a zillion poems submitted.  We, the Baconfest Chicago Literary Board, are reading through them all with love and appreciation (or as much as there can be in the subjective process that is poetry “evaluation”.)  We’ll weed it down to our favorite final  [Read More]

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Website  -  Facebook  -  Twitter Baconfest Chicago is pleased to welcome back Smeraldina water as the official bottled water of Baconfest Chicago 2013.  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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Greetings Bacon Nation, We know these contests are coming fast and furious.  Can you blame us for wanting to give you non-ticket-holders as many opportunities as possible to win free tickets to the SOLD OUT Baconfest Chicago on April 20th?  The final installment in our bacon olympics is The Baconfest  [Read More]

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Goose Island Beer Co.

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          Well Bacon-Nation, Baconfest Chicago is pleased to announce Goose Island Brewery as a returning veteran of the Baconfest Chicago Sponsor family.