10 Top Bites from Baconfest Chicago 2013 Slideshow
April 26, 2013
3 Floyds Brewing Company
A favorite from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.: French toast, seared bacon confit, cured egg yolk, and bourbon barrel aged maple whipped cream.
Adults can still be kids at Atwood Cafe: Braised compressed bacon belly with Maker's Mark glaze, a "Fig Newton" with crispy chicken skin, and bacon-infused root beer float with Maker's Mark gelato.
Blue Plate Catering
A personal favorite by Blue Plate Catering: Peanut Butter and Bacon Sandwich - Braised Nueske's bacon, Thai peanut sauce, daikon sprouts and sriracha.
A sweet treat from Cafe Spiaggia: rhubarb-glazed Italian-style doughnut with Nueske’s bacon crème anglaise.
Edzo's Burger Shop
Edzo's Burger Shop mixes it up: Applewood-smoked bacon & maple milkshake.
A hearty forkful from Frontier: Bacon & cheddar biscuits with bacon gravy.
This one from Sable came highly recommended: Smoked pork belly sliders on Hawaiian buns with pickled pineapple relish and brown sugar ginger soy glaze.
An adventurous bite from Saigon Sisters: “Black Pearl” Bacon Nem Nuong – Bacon fish meatballs, squid ink tapioca, nuoc cham dressing, cucumber, chili oil, and Viet herbs.
The award-winning dish from Three Aces: The "Wake n' Bake" - bacon scrapple with bacon sriracha, bacon-salt cured egg yolks, and a bacon-Malort Julius.
Vera's clever take on a traditional dessert: Bacon banana rice pudding with Marcona almonds and Nutella.