Nueske’s

Nueske’s

NUESKE’S Our Nueske family ancestors came to Wisconsin in 1882, bringing with them the European skills of Applewood smoking and dozens of recipes for spicing and curing meat. In 1933, during The Great Depression, our dad R.C. Nueske couldn’t find…

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Chicago's Food Bank

Chicago's Food Bank

  The Greater Chicago Food Depository, Chicago’s food bank, is a nonprofit food distribution and training center providing food for hungry people while striving to end hunger in our community.  The Food Depository distributes donated and purchased food through a…

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Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer

Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer

See Also:  http://baconfestchicago.com/huzzah-to-pbr Pabst Blue Ribbon American Style Premium Lager Pabst Blue Ribbon is a premium lager brew crafted with a hefty infusion of 6-row barley in its ingredient package, a carefully balanced carbohydrate profile from corn syrup, and a…

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Templeton Rye

Templeton Rye

Templeton Rye When prohibition outlawed the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages in 1920, many enterprising residents of tiny Templeton, Iowa, population 350, came together to create an American classic known as Templeton Rye Whiskey, or “The Good Stuff” to…

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Candid Wines

Candid Wines

About Candid Wines: Twitter:  @candidwines Facebook Candid Wines is Illinois’ first distributor to focus exclusively on organic, biodynamic and family grown wines. Our roots run deep in the world’s finest vineyards, kitchens and restaurants where we picked, cooked, pruned, and served…

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The Fifty 50

The Fifty 50

The Fifty/50 Dining scene vets Greg Mohr and Scott Weiner co-own this Wicker Park tri-level restaurant and upscale sports bar replete with 16 flatscreen televisions and a revamped 65-seat outdoor patio with two additional flatscreen TVs. Open for dinner, lunch,…

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Bakon Vodka

Bakon Vodka

Bakon Vodka Folklore says that in the twelfth century, if a man and wife could prove that their first year of marriage was blissful and free of disharmony, they were entitled to a slab of bacon. The earthy fragrance, the…

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Illinois Pork Producers

Illinois Pork Producers

For 2011 see also: Announcing Baconfest Chicago’s New Presenting Sponsor: The Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA) – Farmers Support Baconfest Chicago, Benefit Local Foodbank The Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA) is an agricultural trade association representing more than 2,900 pork…

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Das Foods

Das Foods

Katie Das started Das Foods in 2006 in Chicago, IL. Originally specializing in gourmet salts, Katie had signed up for a World Of Chocolate fundraiser organized by the AIDS Foundation of Chicago. Caramels, Katie decided, would allow her to showcase French…

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BLEEDING HEART BAKERY

BLEEDING HEART BAKERY

Website – Facebook – Twitter Bleeding Heart Bakery was first opened as a tiny stand at a farmer’s market before becoming a tiny space on Chicago Avenue in 2004, and then finally moving to its current home in Roscoe Village…

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Streamlight Interactive

Streamlight Interactive

Streamlight Interactive is a website development and marketing studio based in Chicago, Illinois. We specialize in custom website development and creative print design. Streamlight Interactive launched in 2007 with one objective: Offer clients a mixture of creativity and business sense…

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The Onion

The Onion

The Onion is a national publication and website that offers award-winning news and views that readers can’t get anywhere else. Every week, our attention grabbing headlines and photojournalism paint a unique picture of the world. More than 3 million people…

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Torani

Torani

Torani Syrup – With handwritten recipes from their hometown of Lucca, Italy, Rinaldo and Ezilda Torre introduced Torani syrups to the North Beach neighborhood of San Francisco in 1925. Mixing their syrup recipes with sparkling water, the Torres introduced the…

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Fig Catering

Fig Catering

FIG Catering doesn’t aim to be the biggest, the fanciest, or the hippest caterer in Chicago – just the right creative, personal service-oriented caterer to serve up fantastic food for your intimate gathering. Flexible, too: want organic? Vegetarian? Ethnic? Exotic?…

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Bar Deville

Bar Deville

Bar Deville, French for “bar of the city,” is a one-of-a-kind experience in a laid-back atmosphere. Located at Damen and Huron inside an ominously black building, this Ukrainian Village tavern attracts neighborhood patrons and bar enthusiasts alike. Owner Matt Eisler…

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J&D’s

J&D’s

J & D Foods started with 3 flavors of Bacon Salt – Original, Hickory and Peppered. Since then, we’ve found even more things to make taste like bacon. We’ve expanded the Bacon Salt family to include Natural Bacon Salt and…

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

The A.V. Club, The Onion’s arts and entertainment section, provides thorough coverage of the week’s cultural happenings, be they local or national. From interviews and offbeat features through obsessive, pitiless reviews of the latest films, music, books, and video games,…

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