04/21/2013 11:39 am ET

Baconfest: 'It's Like Heaven'

DNAinfo/Quinn Ford

NEAR WEST SIDE — Daniel Cribbs said as soon as he heard there was a festival dedicated to bacon, he knew he had to go.

"I was Googling bacon because I love it so much, and the first hit was Baconfest," Cribbs said.

That was two years ago. Cribbs said he tried both years to get tickets, but each time the event was sold out. This year, he said his girlfriend surprised him with tickets.

"I'm excited man," Cribbs said. "I've been waiting for this for months."

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