For an additional fee on top of the price of a Great American Beer Festival ticket, attendees at last night's opening beer bonanza earned access to the annual festival's farm-to-table pavilion
, where chefs, local and national, along with independent brewers offered samples from restaurants and breweries across the country. Ticket holders also scored exclusive privileges: What happens in the pavilion stays in the pavilion, and its limited brews are not served elsewhere at the festival. Westword
Cafe Society editor Lori Midson stopped by and sampled last night's farm-to-table cuisine. Continue reading for more of her photos from GABF's opening night.
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