Baconfest

George the pig enjoys his fredom, playing with children at Baconfest in St. Louis on March 23, 2013. The centerpiece of Baconfest will be the World’s Largest Hog Log with a world record weight of 500 pounds of bacon cooked in a custom-built smoker.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Baconfest in St. Louis George the pig enjoys his fredom, playing with children at Baconfest in St. Louis on March 23, 2013. The centerpiece of Baconfest will be the World’s Largest Hog Log with a world record weight of 500 pounds of bacon cooked in a custom-built smoker. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Visitors to Kiener Plaza get close for a look at at the World’s Largest Hog Log in a custom-built smoker at Baconfest in Kiener Plaza in St. Louis on March 23, 2013. The event was created to celebrate bacon as a food staple.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Baconfest in St. Louis Visitors to Kiener Plaza get close for a look at at the World’s Largest Hog Log in a custom-built smoker at Baconfest in Kiener Plaza in St. Louis on March 23, 2013. The event was created to celebrate bacon as a food staple. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Chef John Johnson checks the status of the hoglog at Baconfest in St. Louis on March 23, 2013. The centerpiece of Baconfest is the World’s Largest hunk of bacon with a world record weight of 500 pounds cooked in a custom-built smoker.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Baconfest in St. Louis Chef John Johnson checks the status of the hoglog at Baconfest in St. Louis on March 23, 2013. The centerpiece of Baconfest is the World’s Largest hunk of bacon with a world record weight of 500 pounds cooked in a custom-built smoker. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
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