Delicious DIRT. BaconFest 2011

Inside: Moto, Boka, Nana, The Piggery, Bakon Vodka, David Burke’s Primehouse, iNG, Piccolo Sogno, RB Grille, Park Grill, The Black Sheep, Forest Grill, Custom House Tavern, Boka, Gemini Bistro, Inovasi, Vie, The Bedford, Zacapa Rum, Sable Kitchen & Bar, South Water Kitchen, Terzo Piano, one sixtyblue, Signature Room, Longman & Eagle, Lillie Q’s, Cafe des Architectes, Big Jones, Black Dog Gelato y mas.

LOVE ♥ ♥ bacon?  The heavenly smell, the luscious taste, the simple ease of its flavor make bacon -> irresistible FOOD PORN.   That’s why us food nerds could not get enough of BaconFest 2011! Elevate Your Presence and Chicago Food Mafia are literally still FULL from Baconfest Chicago! Much Delicious DIRT below… Brace yourselves as your mouths will water, your hearts will flutter, your stomachs will CRAVE.  ♥, DeliciousDIRT ‘s BaconFest Team!  CLICK PHOTOS TO ENLARGE

Longman & Eagle is an Elevate Your Presence #favorite. Photo: Longman & Eagle’s Bacon rillette lollipop w/ maple bacon cotton candy. See pic below

Photo by Erin Majder

You get your spatzel on? Elevate Your Presence could not get enough of Boka Grp + Giuseppe Tentori‘s #DeliciousDIRT @ Baconfest Chicago. Boka Grp’s braised #bacon with bacon spatzel @ Baconfest Chicago. We ♥ Giuseppe Tentori. See photo below.

Photo by Erin Majder

Big Jones’ Bacon & Foie Gras Moon Pie

Photo by EM

Black Dog Gelato’s Banana + Bacon’s Foster

Photo by Erin Majder

Anyone devour this #DeliciousDIRT (below)? Elevate Your Presence ♥’s David Burke’s Primehouse‘s bacon suckers from Baconfest Chicago. See photo below for David Burke’s Primehouse’s bacon daddy–>whiskey caramel #bacon #candy #suckers.

Photo by Erin Majder

Nana’s Life’s Little Pleasures Candy Bar: house-smoked bacon cake, koval whiskey, burton’s maplewood farm syrup, caramel. 

Photo by EM

Moto’s BLT…

Photo by EM

Bakon Vodka & The Piggery’s BLT Martinis… Dangerously DELISH

Photo by EM

Adored Lillie Q’s pork belly & grit hash with smoked gulf shrimp, bacon E.N.C. and vinegar sauce

Photo by EM

Vie’s roasted pork belly with meyer lemon marmalade, buttermilk biscuit, and pinenut aillade. Paul blows us away! 

Photo by EM

Inovasi’s Becker Lane belly quick cure and confit with grits, blue Mediterraneo cheese, and verjus-pickled cauliflower. AMAZE 

Photo by EM

Gemini Bistro’s The Elvis: homemade crunchy peanut butter, fried banana, honey-peppered bacon, + griddled banana bread. 

Photo by EM

Signature Room’s bacon-stuffed bacon, maple egg jam with whipped pancakes.

Photo by EM

BONUS-> 2 in 1: one sixtyblue’s pastrami-cured pork belly reuben with sauerkraut + The Southern’s smoked bacon, blue cheese, and roasted apple mac and cheese. ♥ ♥ 

Photo by EM

Custom House Tavern’s Bacon Manhattan: templeton rye braised pork belly, sweet vermouth & onion marmalade with tart cherry mustard. 

Photo by EM

Forest Grill’s roasted bacon bratwurst sausage on carmelized onions with german potato salad 

Photo by EM

The Black Sheep’s banana panna cotta, cherrywood smoked bacon brittle, peanut butter froth with a lady finger spoon.

Photo by EM

RB Grille’s house-cured apple bacon cider-braised with jicama, red onion, chile, granny slaw & Nueske’s Bacon brewery-cured Mexican-style chorizo. 

Photo by EM

Piccolo Sogno’s paccheri all’Amatriciana: flat tubular pasta tossed with ragu of house-cured pancetta, red onion, and tomato.

Photo by EM

Terzo Piano’s empanadas DELIGHT with cinnamon bacon, dried strawberry, toasted almond, & salsa verde.

Photo by EM

Elevate Your Presence wonders who went to Baconfest Chicago? #Buy a #T’shirt? Share #DeliciousDIRT w/us + @BaconFestCHI.

South Water Kitchen’s bacon cheddar grit waffle.

Photo by EM

Zacapa Rum & Sable Kitchen & Bar’s Swine and Twine: zacapa rum, bacon syrup, creme de cacao, chocolate bitters. 

Photo by EM

The Bedford’s crispy bacon meatballs, english pea mash, pickled mushrooms, blue cheese, bacon fat Bearnaise. Can not wait for our KEY!

Photo by EM

Park Grill’s berkshire pork maxwell street burger: butterkasse cheese with crisp belly bacon.

Photo by EM

iNG’s bacon “Drumstick.

Photo by EM

Comments

Leave a Reply