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Baconfest

April 25-April 26

UIC Forum
725 W Roosevelt Rd
bt Union Ave & Halsted St
Chicago, IL 60607

Tickets will go fast for the annual event, which corrals swine samples from the hottest restaurants in town. Last year’s participants included La Sirena Clandestina, Bang Bang Pie Shop, Belly Q, and Pleasant House Bakery. A portion of proceeds benefits Greater Chicago Food Depository. Plus, there are additions to the program, like amateur cook-offs and poetry contests. Tickets ($106-$206) at eventbrite.com.

Photo: I Believe I Can Fry / Flickr


Times:

Fri., 6-9:30 pm; Sat., 11:30 am-3 pm, 6-9:30 pm

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