Windy City Media Group Frontpage News
Celebrating 30 Years of Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Trans News
home search facebook twitter join
Gay News Sponsor Windy City Times 2017-01-18
DOWNLOAD ISSUE
About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage


  WINDY CITY TIMES

Thousands attend Baconfest
Special to the online edition of Windy City Times
2013-04-23

facebook twitter pin it google +1 reddit email

      More Photos


Tickets for the fifth annual Baconfest Chicago sold out in 41 minutes, confirming that many people would indulge in pork products—and there would be miles of smiles.

The event took place April 20 at the UIC Forum, and approximately 3,000 people attended the lunch and dinner sessions (general admission and VIP).

Among the dozens of restaurants present this year were Slurping Turtle, Mexique, The Signature Room on the 95th, Bacaro (in Champaign), One North Kitchen & Bar, South Water Kitchen, Hearty, David Burke's Primehouse at the James, Townhouse and Spacca Napoli Pizzeria.

Baconfest supports the Greater Chicago Food Depository, contributing $50,000 this year. Photos by Andrew Davis and Ed Negron

Photo spread at www.windycitymediagroup.com/gay/lesbian/news/photospreadthumbs.php .


facebook twitter pin it google +1 reddit email




Windy City Media Group does not approve or necessarily agree with the views posted below.
Please do not post letters to the editor here. Please also be civil in your dialogue.
If you need to be mean, just know that the longer you stay on this page, the more you help us.


  ARTICLES YOU MIGHT LIKE

Gay News

Dining news: Monkey's Paw chef, 'Dolly Parton' event, Care Bear cupcakes 2017-01-18 - —The Monkey's Paw, a Lincoln Park gastropub established in 2012, has announced Adam Allen as its new executive chef. Allen previously cooked under ...


Gay News

SAVOR Mama's Boy 2017-01-18 - Mama's Boy Peasant Italian ( 445 N. Dearborn St.; RosebudRestaurants.com/restaurant/mamas-boy-peasant-italian/ ) is in an interesting spot. The eatery is located in River North—and ...


Gay News

SAVOR Animale 2017-01-11 - Animale ( 1904 N. Western Ave.; AnimaleChicago.com )—a restaurant owned by Aldo Zaninotto and Chef Cameron Grant—is definitely a non-traditional northern Italian spot. ...


Gay News

Dining news: Hewn event; Honey Butter's action; Floriole's tarts 2017-01-10 - —On Wed., Jan. 11, at 6 p.m., Evanston's Hewn, 810 Dempster St., will host an event featuring bread made with the Marquis heritage ...


Gay News

Local trans baker opens Filipino-inspired, late-night business 2017-01-04 - Jenne Vailoces' passion for baking emerged young. Growing up in the Philippines, her mom would take her into the kitchen while she baked. ...


Gay News

Dining news: New Presidio chef; seafood offerings 2017-01-04 - —Presidio, 1749 N. Damen Ave., has a new executive chef: Nicole Bayani. Under Bayani, Presidio will feature a mix of the restaurant's signature ...


Gay News

Common Threads marks Cooking for Life Month 2017-01-04 - Common Threads—a non-profit organization that provides hands-on cooking and nutrition education to children from underserved communities—is celebrating its second annual Cooking for Life ...


Gay News

DISH: SAVOR Bodega 2017-01-04 - Welcome to your parents' living room. At least that was the feeling I got when I entered the drinking spot Bodega ( ...


Gay News

SAVOR Top spots of 2016 2016-12-28 - In 2016, I had the opportunity to visit a lot of area restaurants, ranging from fast-food places to very upscale spots. Below are ...


Gay News

Dining news: Cape Cod closing, grilled-cheese offerings, NYE options 2016-12-27 - —The Drake Hotel's Cape Cod Room—known as the restaurant where Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio carved their initials after getting married in 1954—will ...


 



Copyright © 2017 Windy City Media Group. All rights reserved.
Reprint by permission only. PDFs for back issues are downloadable from
our online archives. Single copies of back issues in print form are
available for $4 per issue, older than one month for $6 if available,
by check to the mailing address listed below.

Return postage must accompany all manuscripts, drawings, and
photographs submitted if they are to be returned, and no
responsibility may be assumed for unsolicited materials.
All rights to letters, art and photos sent to Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago
Gay and Lesbian News and Feature Publication) will be treated
as unconditionally assigned for publication purposes and as such,
subject to editing and comment. The opinions expressed by the
columnists, cartoonists, letter writers, and commentators are
their own and do not necessarily reflect the position of Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay,
Lesbian, Bisexual and Transegender News and Feature Publication).

The appearance of a name, image or photo of a person or group in
Nightspots (Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times
(a Chicago Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender News and Feature
Publication) does not indicate the sexual orientation of such
individuals or groups. While we encourage readers to support the
advertisers who make this newspaper possible, Nightspots (Chicago
GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay, Lesbian
News and Feature Publication) cannot accept responsibility for
any advertising claims or promotions.

 

 

 

TRENDINGBREAKINGPHOTOS

Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor


 



Sponsor

About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage



About WCMG      Contact Us      Online Front  Page      Windy City  Times      Nightspots      OUT! Guide     
Identity      BLACKlines      En La Vida      Archives      Subscriptions      Distribution      Windy City Queercast     
Queercast Archives      Advertising  Rates      Deadlines      Advanced Search     
Press  Releases      Event Photos      Join WCMG  Email List      Email Blast     
Upcoming Events      Todays Events      Ongoing Events      Post an Event      Bar Guide      Community Groups      In Memoriam      Outguide Categories      Outguide Advertisers      Search Outguide      Travel      Dining Out      Blogs      Spotlight  Video     
Classifieds      Real Estate      Place a  Classified     

Windy City Media Group produces Windy City Queercast, & publishes Windy City Times,
The Weekly Voice of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Community,
Nightspots, Out! Resource Guide, and Identity.
5315 N. Clark St. #192, Chicago, IL 60640-2113 • PH (773) 871-7610 • FAX (773) 871-7609.