Today We Celebrate ILLINOIS BACON DAY!

Today we celebrate Illinois Bacon Day!

Did you know that the Illinois pork industry produces more than 6 billion slices of bacon each year? Today we are celebrating this beloved protein and the pork producers who put it on our plates.

Thank you Illinois Pork Producers for your hard work to bring the love of bacon to our homes! 🥓

Illinois Bacon Day

Springfield’s “Horseshoe Trail” Puts Downstate Delicacy On The Map

Visit Springfield has introduced a new food tour focusing on Springfield’s most iconic dish: the horseshoe. Horseshoe Trail is a digitally based tour that takes hungry Illinoisans to 24 of the Capitol’s best restaurants, all serving up the legendary horseshoe sandwich.

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