The Publican is on board!

  • July 14, 2009

We couldn’t be more excited about the fact that Paul Kahan, the super chef behind Chicago’s Blackbird, Avec and Publican has agreed to host the VIP Pro Bacon Cookoff at The Publican on October 24 from Noon – Three.  The Publican…

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7/14: ChicagoReader.com: Kahan to Host VIP Event

  • July 14, 2009

Kahan to host Baconfest cookoff at the Publican; McDonald, Subido thrown in By Mike Sula Skepticism continues to crumble like burnt bacon. Earlier today the news broke via Twitter that chefs Michael McDonald of One Sixtyblue and Kristine Subido of…

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6/3: Menupages Chicago

  • July 13, 2009

Baconfest Chicago Attacks Your Arteries October 25 Get out your calendar and circle October 25 in red, pink, and creamy white: Baconfest Chicago is officially happening that date, at swanky Stan Mansion in Logan Square. Now that the where and…

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3/31: Menupages Chicago

  • July 13, 2009

Baconfest Chicago Is Coming! (Posted by Helen Rosner, 3/31/2009) You might not have heard of Baconfest Chicago before now, but believe us when we say it will change your life. The brainchild of pork belly fans Michael Griggs, Andre Vonbaconvitch,…

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6/3: Chicago Sun-Times – Our Town

  • July 13, 2009

Chicago Sun-Times: Our Town Blog: Sizzlin’ news about Baconfest (Posted by Matt Wood) Porkophiles, circle October 25 on your calendars. That’s when Chicago’s first-ever Baconfest goes down at the Stan Mansion in Logan Square. Details have yet to crisp up…

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Bacon Around The World; Vol.1, No. 1.

Friends, it is with great pleasure I introduce an old friend of mine, Carne En Su Jugo. Our first installment of Bacon Around The World, in which we post pictures of delicious meals we have eaten that feature bacon in…

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6/9: NBCChicago.com Around Town

Bacon Gets its Day: Chicago fest to honor the meat we love to eat For some, bacon goes beyond breakfast these days.  Bacon lip balm, baconnaise spread, bacon salt, bacon tuxedos and even books written solely on how to use…

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6/3: ChicagoReader.com

After hectoring dozens of chefs, producers, potential sponsors, journalists, and bacon lovers, the Baconfest triumvirate envisions a range of artisanal pork producers and bacon entrepreneurs sampling and selling their wares, alongside booze makers large and small, pro and amateur bacon…

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