Chicago is getting ready to celebrate the 11th annual Baconfest on April 5 and 6.
Not familiar with Baconfest? You need to be! Here's a little bit about the event, according to the Baconfest website:
Baconfest Chicago is a nationally renowned, locally beloved festival dedicated to America’s favorite cured meat: bacon! At Baconfest, Chicago’s best chefs concoct and serve brilliant bacon dishes to thousands of passionate bacon lovers. Liquor sponsors provide cocktails, beer and wine designed to complement a bacon meal. Bacontrepreneurs and bacon-friendly brands exhibit their wares and connect with our bacon community. A panel of judges bestows the Golden Rasher awards on chefs and guests for achievement in the bacon arts. It is a raucous, rockin’ good time for everybody involved.
Here's what you need to know:
Where: UIC DORIN FORUM - 725 W Roosevelt Road – Chicago, IL 60607
When: Friday April 5 and Saturday April 6
How much: General Admission tickets cost $85 + fees (tickets available here)