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  • Come to the Culinary Fight Club tailgating event!!!

    Tonight from 6-9pm the Hard Rock Cafe at 63 W. Ontario in Chicago will host the Chicago Culinary Fight Club and we will be sampling throughout the event. Come check it out, it's going to be a blast. Get your presale tickets online at <a href="http://www.culinaryfightclub.com/home.html">www.culinaryfightclub.com</a>.

  • Bigfat's featured on Fox & Friends Saturday 3/8/14

    Check out the link below to see the host of Fox and Friends try and love our new Boom Shanka chipotle curry hot sauce. Thanks to Steve Seabury of High River Sauces and his promotion of the NYC Hot Sauce Expo and us.<br /><br /><a href="http://video.foxnews.com/v/3313058643001/feel-the-burn-testing-taste-buds-with-hot-sauces/#sp=show-clips">http://video.foxnews.com</a>

  • See us at the Randolph Street Market this weekend!!

    This weekend we will be sampling at the Randolph Street Market Holiday Fair Saturday and Sunday 10-5pm. It's gonna be hoppin'!! Check it out!!<br /><br /><a href="http://www.randolphstreetmarket.com/‎">www.randolphstreetmarket.com</a>

  • New Release - Coming soon!!!

    Our, once a year, seasonal spread is almost here just in time for Thanksgiving! Cran'kin is a tart, slightly sweet cranberry pumpkin spread that gives you the tastes of fall and a nice little dose of heat to round it all out!<br /><br /><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-uj8k6Ef_osU/Uo4VvOYXecI/AAAAAAAAN5I/znVSI9AqoPE/s1600/crankin.jpg" imageanchor="1" ><img border="0" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-uj8k6Ef_osU/Uo4VvOYXecI/AAAAAAAAN5I/znVSI9AqoPE/s320/crankin.jpg" /></a>

  • Our weekend 9/28-29/13

    This weekend we will be doubling the spicy pleasure and spicy fun. We will be lighting it up both at the Randolph Street Market, Saturday and Sunday from 10-5 each day AND we will also be set up at the NOSH at Wicker Park on Saturday from 10-5 as well. What more could you ask for?! Food, antiques, art, music, fresh air! Summer is winding down so get out of the house have some fun at these awesome markets.<br /><br /><a href="http://www.thenoshfoodfest.com/" target="blank">The Nosh at Wicker Park</a><br /><br /><a href="http://www.randolphstreetmarket.com/" target="blank">Randolph Street Market</a>

  • A recap of the Bowers Chile Pepper Festival by HotSauceDaily.com

    Here's a nice recap with pictures of the 2013 Bowers Chile Pepper Festival in Bowers, PA. Thanks to Brain and Marilyn Meagher.<br /><br /><a href="http://hotsaucedaily.com/#wysija" target="blank">http://hotsaucedaily.com</a>

  • Bowers Chile Pepper Festival Sept. 6 & 7

    If you live in or around Pennsylvania you need to go to this event. It's such a great time full of great sauces, food and people. We'll be there waiting for you!<br /><br /><a href="http://www.pepperfestival.com/pepperfestival/Welcome.html" target="blank">http://www.pepperfestival.com</a>

  • Join us at The Nosh - 7/27/13

    It's a little last minute but we are going to be at The Nosh in Chicago tomorrow from 10-5pm. Lots of tasty grub to check out!!<br /><br />The NOSH - Wicker Park's Weekly Food Festival<br /><br />Saturdays July 13 - October 26<br />A.N. Pritzker School 2009 W. Schiller Parking Lot <br />FREE<br /><br />The Nosh- takes place every Saturday beginning July 13th and will run through October. Approximately 30 venders are currently part of the program and they're not limited to just Chicago eateries. Participants are from all over the Midwest. You'll find everything from Da Lobsta in Streeterville (featuring their lobster rolls) to Tiny But Mighty Popcorn from Iowa.<br /><br /><br /><br />The Nosh kicks off July 13th in the parking lot of A.N. Pritzker School - 2009 W. Schiller. It will run from 10am - 5pm every Saturday. And it's free.<br />

  • Randolph Street Market Sat & Sun, July 27/28

    Come join us at the Randolph Street Market in Chicago this weekend. <br /><br />2013 Randolph Street Market<br />10-5pm both days<br />July 27/28<br /><br />The Randolph Street Market Festival is home to the world-renowned Chicago Antique Market, Indie Designer Market, Modern Vintage Chicago and the Holiday Market. As seen in Travel & Leisure, the NY Times, Lucky Magazine and featured on TV news shows and web casts, the Randolph Street Market Festival is considered “a mecca of cool”, “the best hot spot for antiquing”, “the best Chicago venue for people watching”, and “the Barney’s of Vintage”. Celebrity designer Nate Berkus says, “I love this market…the quality is incredible!” As one of Chicago’s most happening monthly parties, Randolph Street Market has become the summer destination!<br /><br />This European-style, indoor-outdoor urban antique market in the historic West Loop neighborhood features 200 select purveyors of high quality, amazingly priced “finds”, offering unlimited creative inspiration and hours of fun. Shoppers can find furnishings, vintage clothing, jewelry, collectibles, etc.<br /><br />• Complimentary Furniture Delivery* within downtown Chicago! Click for info.<br />• Shopping Refund Vouchers for Admission by Vendors: Each voucher is for $5 off and the vendors should reduce the purchase price by $5 on items valued $25 or more. Note that not all vendors are able to honor the voucher due to their profit margins and customer should ask vendor if they accept the voucher before they shop in their booth.<br />• Lower advance ticket price! $8 general online / $3 student online<br />• KIDS UNDER 12 ALWAYS FREE!<br />• NEW Early Shopping Saturdays - Outdoors at 8am and Indoors at 9am/ 100% of proceeds going to Chicago House charity. $25 at the door / $20 online advance<br /><br />And this “Market of Markets” just gets bigger and better!<br /><br />VINYL SWAP MEET! Thousands of collectible records from 45’s to LP’s, jazz to rock and show tunes galore will make you tap your toes and groove down memory lane;<br /><br />FANCY FOOD MARKET! All types of chocolates, cakes, breads, spices, olive oils, salsa to bring home or enjoy during the event;<br /><br />GLOBAL GOODS BAZAAR! Some delightful crafts and artisan goods representative of Chicago’s ethnic neighborhoods.<br /><br />Fabulous food and drink specialties abound! Come and dine al fresco against the backdrop of the beautiful Chicago skyline!<br /><br />THIS IS A PET FRIENDLY EVENT however, due to liability issues with our landlord, your pet is only allowed in the outdoor portions of the market. If it’s a super hot day, we highly recommend leaving Fido at home. Also, for insurance purposes NO PIT BULLS OR DOBERMANS ALLOWED ON PREMISES. Sorry, your dog might be the sweetest in the world - but those are the exclusions to this event.

  • One more place to find Bigfat's Hot Sauce

    We are very happy to announce that you can now find our sauces at Chili's Fire Pit in Ohio at www.chilisfirepit.com and also 9570 Mentor Ave, Mentor, OH. Check out the store. There's lots of great stuff. Tell Chili - Bigfat sent you!

  • Randolph Street Market May 25-26, 2013

    We will be at the Randolph Street Market this weekend from 10-5 both days. It's the 10th Anniversary of the event to it's going we big!! Sample great specialty to foods (including our hot sauce), check out the beer garden and grab a snack. Lots of great art and antiques as well!<br /><br /><a href="http://www.randolphstreetmarket.com/">www.randolphstreetmarket.com/</a><br /><br />----------

  • Vote for Bigfat's in the Ultimate Hot Sauce Showdown

    Please vote for us in Scott Roberts Ultimate Hot Sauce Showdown so we can make it to the next round, one step closer to the top. Just follow the link and vote, it's that simple. As always, we appreciate your support!!<br /><br /><a href="http://www.scottrobertsweb.com/Ultimate-Hot-Sauce-Showdown-First-Round-Bigfats-608-Pineapple-Habanero-Hot-Sauce-VS-Ladybird-and-Friends-Ladybird-Hot-Sauce">www.scottrobertsweb.com</a><br /><br />----------

  • We get a mention by Two Frys blog at NYC Hot Sauce Expo

    In part 2 of this 5 part blog article the Two Frys talk about stopping by the booth at the NYC Hot Sauce Expo complete with pictures.<br /><br /><a href="http://twofrys.blogspot.com/2013/04/new-york-city-hot-sauce-expo-2-of-5.html">http://twofrys.blogspot.com/2013/04/new-york-city-hot-sauce-expo-2-of-5.html</a><br />----------

  • Art in the Park Show - May 4&5 2013

    Spring is heating up and we're gonna give it a little push. Come out this weekend and join us at the Art In The Park Show in Elmhurst, 10-5 Saturday and Sunday. Loads of great vendors to check out. Stop by, say hello and grab some sauce for your Cinco de Mayo fiesta.<br /><a href="http://www.rglmarketingforthearts.com/elmhurst-art-in-the-park">http://www.rglmarketingforthearts.com/elmhurst-art-in-the-park</a><br /><br />----------

  • More from the NYC Hot Sauce Expo

    Here's another blog article about the NYC Hot Sauce Expo from last weekend. Although we're not mentioned by name there are two pictures of our table and sauces. </br><br /><a href="http://www.nbcbayarea.com/blogs/1st-look/Feel-the-Heat-at-Underground-Eats-Hot-Sauce-Expo-204496501.html" target="blank">http://www.nbcbayarea.com/blogs/1st-look/Feel-the-Heat-at-Underground-Eats-Hot-Sauce-Expo-204496501.html</a><br /><br />----------

  • A Rundown of the Screaming Mimi's Taste Test

    Here's another article leading up to the hype about the New York City Hot Sauce Expo which is shaping up to be a killer show with an amazing line up of vendors. I do believe you might see our 7o8 7 Pot Citrus in the pictures included.<br /><a href="http://uglyfoodtastesbetter.com/2013/04/12/nyc-hot-sauce-expo/" target="blank">http://uglyfoodtastesbetter.com/2013/04/12/nyc-hot-sauce-expo/</a><br /><br />---------

  • Bigfat's new Website Launches

    We are happy launch our new website with all the bells and most of the whistles that we've always wanted It's still at the same address you've come to know and love. Check it out and let us know what you think!!<br /><br />---------

  • Bigfat's 6o8 pineapple habanero spotted on Rachael Ray's blog

    Word is getting out about the <b>New York City Hot Sauce Expo</b> happening in two weeks in Brooklyn and having a picture of one of our most popular sauces on Rachael Ray's blog page doesn't hurt a bit!<br /><a href="http://rachaelraymag.tumblr.com/post/47127723577/i-attended-the-press-preview-of-the-1st-annual-nyc" target="blank">http://rachaelraymag.tumblr.com/post/47127723577/i-attended-the-press-preview-of-the-1st-annual-nyc</a><br /><br />--------<br /><br />

  • Bigfat's 7o8 gets a mention

    Check it out, the other night a group of judges got together in New York to taste all the sauces entered into the <b>NYC Hot Sauce Expo Screamin' Mimi Awards</b>. We're already getting some good press from the event!!<br /><a href="http://blog.thenibble.com/2013/04/04/event-best-hot-sauces-the-nyc-hot-sauce-expo/" target="blank">http://blog.thenibble.com/2013/04/04/event-best-hot-sauces-the-nyc-hot-sauce-expo/</a><br /><br />----------<br /><br /><br />