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Upcoming festival celebrates love of bacon and beer

One food event organizer is pairing bacon, craft beer and a fundraiser for D.C.\'s Bacon and Beer Festival. (Courtesy Eat Boston/Chris Piascik)

WASHINGTON — Aaron Cohen of Boston, Mass., discovered a secret that attracts crowds of people to one of the food sampling events he organizes across the country. That secret is bacon.

“Food culture is pretty big and it’s grown over the last couple of years, and bacon is a food item that people seem to put on a pedestal


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