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Episode 216 – The 4th annual Baconfest preview, with Logan Square restaurant Twain and Baconfest co-founder Seth Zurer

BACON, BACON, BACON, BACON, BACON, BACON, BACON, BACON

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Pro tip: Don’t invite people to your home who ignite flash bombs. Exploring Baconstock with 13-Monsters (Episode 183)

13-Monsters members and co-organizers of the annual Baconstock event in Romeoville, Deb and Jamie, join me at this year’s Baconstock.

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Baconfest: Saluting ’10 years of the greatest pork geniuses in Chicago’ with Paulie Gee’s (Episode 148)

Baconfest is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, and co-founder Seth Zurer jumps in the Mazda 3 to talk about this year’s event. Joining us is Derrick Tung, owner of…

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Baconfest 2017 recap

I’m in stretchy pants and a hoodie, typing this from my couch. My body is worn and my stomach stretched dangerously taut from a night at Baconfest. No regrets; these…

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‘Pace yourself, or you’ll die’: Baconfest preview with Honey Butter Fried Chicken’s Christine Cikowski (Episode 98)

Baconfest founder Seth Zurer returns for Car Con Carne’s annual preview of Baconfest 2017 (March 31 & April 1 at the UIC Forum, 725 West Roosevelt). You need to go,…

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‘It’s like Taste of Chicago, but everything is going to be bacon.’ (Episode 60)

Baconfest co-founder Seth Zurer, answering whether it’s possible to get sick of bacon: “First of all, it’s a ludicrous proposition.” James VanOsdol: “Second of all, shut up.” Baconfest Chicago takes…