THE GREAT BIG BACON PICNIC - NYC
Date: Sept 24-25, 2016
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Where do I even start?! It's basically an everything bacon event so where can you go wrong? I was extremely excited about this event and my excitement immediately quadrupled as soon as I walked into the event and saw a bacon buffet. Yes, literally A BACON BUFFET with different cuts and flavors of bacon. It was such a beautiful sight that I wish I could share with you, but I was too busy shoving bacon in my mouth to take a picture of the buffet.
TIP! Don't over indulge on the first thing you see at an event, even if it's a bacon buffet. Although I enjoyed every bite of the crispy, salty goodness, I filled up on all the bacon strips before trying all the bacon dishes presented by all the vendors. I know I am sending mixed messages here, but #NoRegrets.
In addition to all the bacon there were cocktails and Bloody Marys to wash it all down with. There was also a band, nap truck, corn hole and a bacon toss where you tossed a piece of bacon to your partner and they dove to catch it with their mouth. For those with a VIP ticket (meeeeeee :)) there were unique spirits to sample, early admissions, and a comfortable lounge to relax in.
I really enjoyed Bacon Picnic and would definitely attend again. It was hosted in an outdoors location so it wasn't crowded. There was a decent number of vendors offering up unique dishes (all with bacon of course), and most importantly great food quality. Every bite at the event showed creativity and originality. Already looking forward to the next event!