Feast on our in-depth investigative report on the third Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival (which sold out in under 30 minutes), Des Moines' quirkiest annual event this side of the Iowa State Fair.
Bacon Fest 101Metromix
February 24, 2009
In its third year, BaconFest expands to 600 guests and over 1,000 pounds of bacon
Saturday's line-up of events
It's bacon-tastic all week long!
Chocolate covered bacon? Bacon cupcakes? Trust us, they're awesome
A year ago, Joe Lawler wrote this ode to his favorite meat on Earth.
La Querica prosciutto is so good even Oprah raves about it
Last year's champ shares his bacon-binge tips