Bacon Donut

Hot off the heels of the The Big Bite Bacon Fest at The San Diego County Fair, the sizzling pork adventure will travel north for its debut at the Queen Mary in Long Beach on August 2. The scent of sweet and savory pork delicacies will fill the air as local restaurants and chefs present more than 40 unique dishes with unlimited tastings of their own unique spins on the star ingredient – bacon.

Chefs from across Southern California will be crossing culinary boundaries to showcase their salty skillsets. Bigmista’s Barbecue will offer their Pig Candy and Bacon Bauna Couda. Meat Inc. will sample the infamous Bacon Ball and Sea Salt Rub & Chocolate Bacon plus candied pork belly. Slater’s 50/50 will offer their famous Ba Ba Ba Bacon Burger and the Bacon Blondie. Savage Chef will offer their infamous Hog Pocket made of peanut butter, bacon and jelly in a hot pocket! Sweet and salty treats will abound from Ghost Scream Hot Sauce with their Spicy Bacon Caramel Corn. Farrell’s Ice Cream will offer the Hunka Hunka Bacon Love Sundae and The Donut Bar will feature their Vermont Maple Syrup Bacon Donuts. Festivalgoers can wash down their favorite pork cuisine with a selection of more than 40 craft beers from local breweries. With more than 40 all you can eat savory and sweet unique bacon and pork dishes to a selection of more than 40 craft beers to wash down all that bacon y goodness, bacon and beer paradise is coming to Long Beach!

The festival offers two tasting options including a lunch or dinner session. Throughout both sessions the public will have opportunity to vote for their favorite pork-tastic dish to determine the winner of the People’s Choice Award powered by Yelp. The cast of ALT 98.7FM’s newest hit show “The Woody Show” will be on-site sampling all vendor dishes to determine the winner of the Critic’s Choice Award. In between the lunch and dinner sessions, the Big Bite Bacon Fest will host the Big Bite Bacon Dish culinary cook-off featuring pro chefs, amateur home cooks and child chefs competing for $1,500 cash and automatic entry to the World Food Championship in Las Vegas.

Tickets to Big Bite Bacon Fest at the Queen Mary on August 2 include unlimited bacon and pork tastings, plus a self-guided tour of the majestic Queen Mary and start at just $35 online. VIP tickets are available starting at $55 online and include early entrance, VIP lounge access and a pork swag bag. For more information on this event visit

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