Tuesday, April 30, 2013
More than 15 restaurants served dishes inspired by the cured-meat at the inaugural Northshore Baconfest held on April 27 in Glenview.
Bacon-topped sundae, bacon-wrapped shrimp skewer and pork belly sliders were just some of the items people enjoyed during Wagner Farm's first inaugural Northshore Baconfest, which raised funds for Friends of Wagner Farm to help support programs, projects and events at the Glenview farm, Glenview Announcement reported. Dana Kruger, owner of Skokie-based Sweety Pies Bakery, who also participated in the Baconfest held on April 27, created bacon-inspired deserts such as banana Elvis cake topped with bacon bits, and bacon and cheddar scones all month long in anticipation of the event, Glenview Announcement reported. Tell us: What’s your favorite dish featuring bacon? Have a recipe? We want it! Past Coverage
Sunday, April 21, 2013
The Wagner Farms event this Saturday is fully booked.
Wagner Farm has sold out its tickets to the first ever North Shore Baconfest on Saturday, April 27 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Chefs from across the North Shore will serve up tastings of their unique bacon creations. The event will feature live music by Bucky Halker, a cash bar and an array of unique bacon-related merchandise available for purchase. Restaurants that are participating include: Arnold’s Meats, Blue Grass Restaurant, Bravo Cucina Italiana, Casa Bonita Mexican Restaurant, Catered by Design, Egg Harbor Café, Hearty Boys Restaurant, Jolane’s Restaurant & Bar, Maier’s Bakery, North Branch Pizza and Burger Co., Real Urban BBQ, Sweet Dreams Organic Bakery & Café and more. Sign up for the Glenview Patch morning newsletter to see the …
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Northshore Baconfest is scheduled for Saturday, April 27 at Wagner Farm. Tickets are $45.
As Wagner Farm prepares itself for the "Northshore Baconfest" on Saturday, April 27, word is getting out about some of the dishes participating restaurants will be offering to patrons. Suzy Breden, manager at Glenview's Jolane's Restaurant & Bar, said the eatery's executive chef is making bacon desserts for the event, such as candied bacon, according to the Glenview Announcements. Restaurants that are participating include: Arnold’s Meats, Blue Grass Restaurant, Bravo Cucina Italiana, Casa Bonita Mexican Restaurant, Catered by Design, Egg Harbor Café, Hearty Boys Restaurant, Jolane’s Restaurant & Bar, Maier’s Bakery, North Branch Pizza and Burger Co., Real Urban BBQ, Sweet Dreams Organic Bakery & Café and more. General admission tickets …