Vacation Restaurant Location: Chicago

Have you ever heard of BaconFest? If you haven’t, Chicago is the coolest place in America for hosting this event every year. The proceeds go to giving free meals to the greater Chicago area. That’s one more reason you should go. The best part is once your tickets are bought you can try all the food and drinks you want from over 150 vendors and specialty shops that all focus on, you guessed it, bacon! It’s a carnivore’s dream.The 2017 BaconFest earned $30,000 for the Food Depository in Chicago. According to BaconFest’s 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’ a good time for everybody involved.

It is a crazy mix of bacon lovers dressed up as their favorite food and gorgeous dishes for every palate.Try these beautiful dishes on for size! Try not to let your mouth water.

Bacon Long John Donut Suprise

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Peanut Butter Chocolate and Bacon Cheesecake

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Blue Cheese and Bacon Pierogi

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Smoked Bacon and Pancetta Arancini with Bacon Jam

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Every year Baconfest happens in Chicago, so make it your vacation restaurant location and dig into some of that bacony goodness while doing good work for charity!To learn more about Baconfest visit their website here.SaveSave