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Published:May 15th, 2010 22:12 EST
1st Annual   Bacon & Beer Festival

1st Annual Bacon & Beer Festival

By Rocco Loosbrock

Saturday, April 24 was Boston`s inaugural celebration of what is planned to become a regular, cherished annual even, the official 2010 Boston Bacon & Beer Festival, " a celebration of bacon, beer, music and art, appropriately held at the historic Power Station " in the SoWa district of the South End of Boston.

This is one of the coolest, hippest most happening locations for the Boston art, music and event scene as well as where the ever popular Open Market " and Antique Market " are regularly held.

The event was a huge success, proudly presented by the good people over at "SoWa Sundays" and "@EatBoston", which is associated with "Where To Eat In Boston".

This citywide celebration of bacon, beer, music and art was a perfect opportunity for Boston citizenry to reconnect, party and cheer Here Comes The Sun, " after a long, cold lonely winter. The event is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy a great day of Baco-Mania, while helping to raise money for such worthy and notable charities as Share Our Strength ", Community Servings ", South End Youth Baseball and The Juniper Fund.

People enjoyed Everything Bacon, " from bacon chips, bacon popcorn, bacon pretzels, bacon scones, bacon sandwiches, bacon-stuffed buns, bacon cupcakes, bacon brownies, bacon milkshakes and chocolate covered bacon, just to name a few of the daring and delectably delicious and delightful delicacies.

Bacon Cuisine was provided by the following restaurants: 33 Restaurant | 51 Lincoln |
Atwood`s | B.Good |Biltmore Bar & Grille | Franklin Cafe | The Gallows |Garden at the Cellar | Gaslight | Happy Pig Salumi &Taza Chocolate | Henrietta`s Table | Eat At Jumbo`s | Myers and Chang | Petit Robert Bistro | Picco | Rialto |Rocca | South End Buttery | Stoddard`s | The Fireplace| Trina`s Starlite Lounge | Turner Fisheries | Union | Whole Foods Symphony | Wicked Kickn` Cheesecake.

Meanwhile The Beer was provided by: Brooklyn Brewery | Blue Hills Brewery | Cape Anne Brewing | Clown Shoes Beer | Dogfish Head | Cody Brewing Company | Harpoon Brewery | Just Beer | Magic Hat Brewing Company | Mayflower Brewing Company | Mercury Brewing Company | Narragansett Beer| Peak Organic Brewery | Pretty Things Beer and Ale Project | Rapscallion | Smuttynose Brewing Company.

An absolutely splendid day was enjoyed by all.

Signing off at Pigging out!
Rocco "Boss Hog" Loosbrock