Think bacon is sooo 2009? In a pig’s eye, it is. Take a look at the throngs that descend on Royal Oak’s Bacon Bash. Described as a “celebration of all things covered, wrapped, and seasoned with bacon,” it’s a culinary challenge to harness the comforting power of the breakfast meat to create entrées, sides, cocktails, and desserts. Sample the creations of more than three dozen sponsors, from caterers to soul food restaurants to hot sauce producers to salsa companies and more.
Price: $60 VIP, $45 GA