Posts tagged "BaconFest"

Baconfest 2014 Serves OVER 130,000 Bites!

Baconfest 2014 Serves OVER 130,000 Bites!
It’s been great to see the amazing growth of Baconfest year over year since 2009. If you’re asking “Is the bacon craze over after a 6th event?” From the numbers below, reported by Seth Zurer – one of the founders, I would say bacon and Baconfest isn’t going away any time soon. After reading the... Read more »

My Bacon Hangover

My Bacon Hangover
I’m a fan of bacon, a big fan. I’ve enjoyed the Porcine Pork-a-Palooza, Baconfest, the past 2 years and enjoying its growth and rabid, dedicated fan base. This past year it seemingly doubled in size with TWO sessions to eat, lunch and dinner. But is bigger better? After 4 years, the event has gone national... Read more »

20 Questions - Seth Zurer, co-Founder, Baconfest

20 Questions - Seth Zurer, co-Founder, Baconfest
If you love Bacon, you’ve heard of or been to Baconfest. There is a lot more to the event then over indulgence. Baconfest has become a year round parade to salty, cured goodness and will have its third large format dine around event at UIC Forum in 92 days – April 14, 2012. I caught up... Read more »
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Food Fun Friday!

Food Fun Friday!
Happy almost Thanksgiving! I refuse to put anything about Christmas – I’ve gotten a ton of info already – up before the Thanksgiving Holiday. The Indians who saved the poorly traveled Pilgrims deserve their day. I don’t think I’m cooking this year, which is the first since I’ve left the restaurant world. I will enjoy... Read more »

Bacon Takedown

Bacon Takedown
This past Saturday Hormel Sponsored the “Bacon Takedown.” I went in not knowing really what to expect other than I’d be consuming LOTS of bacon. For $15, you got a ballot, plate, fork and the chance to taste 16 items from home cooks all revolving around bacon. I have to say I wasn’t sure why... Read more »

This just in...

Wednesday in the culinary world is the day of the food section. News, reviews and other topics are discussed. The New York Times is the gold standard that all chefs’ look to for news. I’ll be hitting up the online version and giving you some of the highlights on the NYT and the Tribune food... Read more »
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