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Date posted: 01/15/2014
Explore LA’s Bacon Festival this February
Returning for the second year after incredibly popular demand following the success of the 2013 event, the Los Angeles Bacon Festival is definitely a date for the calendar. Presented by Mendocino Farms and Drink Eat Play Events, this February 8th bacon lovers from the whole county will be gathering to celebrate the best of local pork and its related products of all kinds. The festival is being held in the Peterson Auto Museum in Los Angeles between 2pm and 6pm. If you’re staying around Los Angeles, then explore this unique food festival. Special early access ticket holders will be able to get in one hour before the rest of the crowd to get the first bite of those tasty treats, and will receive a complimentary speciality cocktail as well.
All ticket holders, at both VIP and general admission levels, will be able to enjoy plenty of tasters of the dishes presented by the numerous vendors as well as access to the Car Museum in the venue. An over 21 event due to the alcohol, adults of all ages will love to try the bacon innovations both sweet and savory including the famous bacon cupcakes.
An enormous range of local breweries and food outlets are being represented at the festival. A taster event with a clear theme, it’s an opportunity to try new ideas with such a common food item. More than thirty food vendors and restaurants are in attendance at the festival, each with special tasters for guests and a range of items available for sale. These include the Haven Gastropub, Bow and Truss, Cliff’s Edge, Starry Kitchen, Michael’s, Grub, The Glendon, Abigaile, the Applewood Creek Artisan BBQ Sauce Company, Malibu and Vine, Del Frisco’s, Cupcake Fusion LA, The Federal Bar, Big Wangs, Slater’s 50/50, Seoul Sausage, Muddy Leek, MexiKosher, Machego, Wood and Vine, Hamasaku LA, Il Grano, FEED Body and Soul, Bean and Thyme, Friandise, Mykaji Cakery, The Sticky Pig, Beachy Cream, Lobos, Cool Haus, Shorts Cookies, Savage Chefs and M Street Kitchen.
Photo courtesy of labaconfest.com