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Baconfest Tickets on Sale Monday; Underground Wonder Bar on 'Bar Rescue'; More

Plus, there's still tickets available for Poutine Fest and Lost Lake gets its own beer.


EVERYWHERE—General admission tickets for the seventh annual Baconfest at UIC Forum go on sale on Monday at noon via this link. Tickets sell out every year, so if you're interested in going it's best to try on Monday. Check out the lineup for all three sessions here. [EaterWire]

DVR ALERT—The episode of "Bar Rescue" that makes over venerable bar and music club Underground Wonder Bar will air on Sunday at 8 p.m. on Spike TV. The changes, including renaming it Clear Bar, happened in the fall. [EaterWire]

WEST LOOP—In other food festival news, tickets are still available for the second session of the third annual Poutine Fest, happening Sunday at Haymarket Pub & Brewery. [EaterWire]

LOGAN SQUARE—Lost Lake now has its own beer, courtesy of Bridgeport's Marz Community Brewing. Lost Lake Exotica Ale, a Maibock/Helles bock (6% a.b.v.), will have its release party at Paul McGee's blazing hot tiki bar on Monday between 4 p.m. and 2 a.m. [EaterWire]

Underground Wonder Bar

710 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654 (312) 266-7761 Visit Website

Haymarket Pub & Brewery

737 West Randolph Street, , IL 60661 (312) 638-0700 Visit Website

Lost Lake

3154 West Diversey Avenue, , IL 60647 (773) 293-6048 Visit Website

UIC Forum

725 W Roosevelt Rd, Chicago, IL 60607 (312) 413-9875