"The Justice League of Street Food is back for its third year of urban feasting, and the group is more determined than ever to maintain the edge they've always had," Andra Zeppelin, who handles the public relations for the Justice League of Street Food, told me back in May when the squadron of local food trucks announced they'd hit the pavement for another round of street food bashes. And the soirees, she added, would be held at different venues throughout the Mile High City.
The first party unfolded at TAXI, and judging from the crowds, Denver's mobile food movement is still going strong. And tomorrow night, from 5 to 10 p.m., the Denver Design Center, located at 595 South Broadway, will host the League's second social gathering of the season.
"It'll be pop-art themed party of epic proportions," promises Zeppelin, who reveals that eleven trucks -- Biker Jim's Gourmet Dogs, Pinche Tacos, Steuben's, The Biscuit Bus, Sully's Slice Truck, Quiero Arepas, Stick it to Me, the Denver Pie Truck (a cousin of the Denver Cupcake Truck), Yatai Hand-Rolled Sushi, the Vegan Van, and Aiko Pops -- will all be in attendance.
And there won't be any shortage of liquid assets, thanks to beer from Avery, Republic Tequila margaritas, sangria and shot specials. Plus, if you take the light rail to the Design Center, your ticket stub is good for $2 off a drink, which will come in handy if you're at the bash between 5 and 6 p.m. or between 9 and 10 p.m., since those are designated happy hours.
In addition, DJ Matt Brown will spin vinyl records from the the 1960s through the '80s. "DJ Matt Brown is a staple of the South Broadway community and a great addition to the entertainment component of the Justice League bash," says Zeppelin, adding that there will also be chalk art for kids, a well as a chalk art competition for adults. And the artists of the two best chalk drawings (bring your own chalk!) will win unlimited free food and drink at the next Justice League party.
But one Cafe Society reader and a guest can eat and drink for free at tomorrow's bash by answering this question: How many glasses of Avery beer were sold at the May 19 Justice League event?
Submit your guesses in the comment section below, and we'll announce the winner today around 5:30 p.m. The person who comes the closest to the actual number without going over will get the free passes. Oh, and please make sure you include a valid e-mail address, so we can contact you if you win.
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