January 24, 2015


The Tunnel in Manhattan, NY
608 West 28th Street, NYC 10001 (11th & 28th) 

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Noon - 4pm Session 1: 
The Bacon Bash Tasting Session

5:30pm – 9:30pm Session 2: 
The Whole Hog Pig Pickin’ Session

Noon – 9:30pm Session 3: 
The Grand Poobah Chicken N' Biscuits Session


The Big Apple's Favorite Winter Porkapalooza Is Back!

Join us  for the SIXTH INSTALLMENT of Chelsea’s own down-home, Southern-fried, good time. Get ready to enjoy all those pleasures that true Southerners live by - Beer, Bourbon, Barbeque, Bacon, and Bluegrass! It's a great day of beer sippin', bourbon tastin', music listenin', cigar smokin', and barbeque eatin'. Your admission buys you a sampling glass so you can enjoy an ALL-YOU-CARE –TO-TASTE sampling of beer and bourbon

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What's Cooking ...

All Sessions Enjoy The Following:

  • Limited Access. This is an exclusive event for our super fans. Tickets are limited to 1000 guests for each session and both sessions will sell-out.
  • Ticket Prices Have Remained The Same As In Previous Years.
  • Souvenir Glass For Tastings.
  • Food Tastings from our own pit masters / chefs as well as some of NYC’s finest BBQ and southern cuisine restaurants. 
  • In addition, to these tastings, guests are invited to purchase more of their BBQ favorites – pulled pork, ribs, briskets and any fixin’ you could imagine.  We’ll keep the portions heavy and the prices low.
  • Enjoy Seminars in the Tasting Theater with Master Distillers, Brewmasters, and Pit Masters From the Deep South. 
  • Listen To an awesome DJ playing all your favorites while at the show.
  • Browse brewerania, Hot sauces, and bbq accessories.
  • Bacon Eating Contest! There will be a bacon eating contest during both sessions ... if you can handle the SMOKE!
  • NEW THIS YEAR! Enjoy the Shrine of Swine! Our archeologists uncovered an ancient secret shrine that you have to taste to believe. The Shrine features pulled pork - right from the source. Pork worship at its finest!

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Choices, choices, choices … 


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SESSION ONE: The Bacon Bash Tasting Session: $109 SOLD OUT
Valid from Noon-4pm. Includes admission into the event, a souvenir tasting glass, unlimited samplings of beer and bourbon.
In addition to the all of the features above, if you are a certified BACON FREAK ... join us for SESSION ONE.  This session will feature an additional 10+ Tasting Stations featuring gourmet bacons from all over the country and local NYC restaurants serving up their favorite Bacon & Southern Dishes (food served Noon - 3pm). As the show date nears we will list our restaurant participants and their dishes.




 Daisy Mays BBBQ

 Tres Carnes

 Tri Tip Grill

 Bourbon Street

 Route 66 Smoke House



Butcher Bar


 Royal Rib House



SESSION TWO:  The Whole Hog Pig Pickin’ Session: $99  SOLD OUT

Valid from 5:30pm – 9:30pm. Includes admission into the event, a souvenir tasting glass, unlimited samplings of beer and bourbon.

If you can’t get enough bbq …join us for the second session. SESSION TWO will feature stations with many great meat choices with sides and fixin’s.

SESSION 3: TheGrand Poobah Chicken N' Biscuits Session: $199 SOLD OUT

Valid from Noon – 9:30pm. Includes admission into the event for both sessions for 1 person, a souvenir tasting glass, unlimited samplings of beer and bourbon, and all food tasting outlined above for each session.
This is a limited tasting offer for ONLY 75 individuals. (sorry that we can’t do more – we don’t have any more of our rare, precious bourbons) These lucky guests will also enjoy admission to a special tasting soiree from 4:00pm – 5:30pm. This session will feature A Master Tasting Class (classroom style) complete with a sampling of 6 of the Best Fried Chicken and 3 of the best Biscuits in NYC and the country!  Don’t worry – there is also Bacon, BBQ, Beer and The Best Bourbons as well!

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 All guests must be 21 or over to attend this event.   


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Advance ticket sales close the 1/21/15 Wednesday before the event date at 5pm or when tickets are sold out.

Tickets will NOT be sent to your mailing address. Your name will be places on the “Will Call List”. Tickets will be available for pick up at the onsite “Will Call” station at the start time of your tickets admission. You can gain entry by presenting a valid ID (Driver’s License of other Government Issued form of ID). Guests must be over the legal drinking age of 21. All Ticket sales are final. No Refunds. No Exchanges. Tickets are subject to taxes and fees. Ticket price does not include the guarantee of an autograph. Tickets are limited and will be sold on a first come, first serve basis. For questions concerning your ticket please email emily@triggeragency.com.

The show is RAIN or SHINE. All service dogs must register in advance at info@triggeragency.com. They must also register at the event entrance upon arrival with proper service dog documentation. Pets are not allowed. Management reserves the right to check all bags and coolers. No outside glassware or alcohol is allowed. All alcoholic drinks must be samples from the tasting glass/cup provided with your ticket. Management reserves the right in our discretion to remove any individuals for including but not limited to intoxication, fighting and/or rudeness without a refund. All drink items listed on the “Drink Menu” are subject to change and some brands and styles of beer and/or bourbon will run out before others onsite. Your ticket does not guarantee that you will taste any certain product available at the show or listed online. The earlier you are at the show the better chance you have of tasting the products available. Beware of “driving while intoxicated laws” and plan accordingly. Please drink responsibly.

All ticket purchasers understand that their voice, name and image may be recorded by various mechanical and/or electrical means. All ticket holders release any claim they might have in law or equity in connection with the utilization of such material by Trigger Agency, LLC and authorize Trigger Agency, LLC and grant unto it or its assignees the absolute right to use said materials in connection with advertising, publicity, exhibitions, or without limitation, any other purpose.