Bite the Magazine: Hog Heaven

Think the bacon trend is dead? Think again. I share my list of five Phoenix restaurants that are using the salty strips to feed our breakfast meat addiction and keep us coming back for more via Bite {the magazine}.   Photo by Mark Lipczynski. Be sure to check out the […]

How to Survive (and Thrive) at a Bacon Festival

The experience of attending a bacon festival can be overwhelming. Typically the primary activities of such an event are 1) eating bacon and 2) consuming alcohol. Without a strategy for pacing yourself throughout the day, things can quickly go awry.   Following are a few tips to follow, should you […]

2013 Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival Recap

“We create a safe environment where people can express their love for bacon.” -The Iowa Bacon Board   The Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival in Des Moines, Iowa celebrated its 6th year of bacon fellowship on February 9, 2013. This has become the premiere bacon festival in the United States and […]

Bacon by Chester

Today I received an email from an elementary school teacher in Queens, New York. One of her 4th grade students submitted a poem about bacon to the school magazine and asked if I would be interested in publishing it on my website. Of course my answer was yes! Here it […]