Score free food and drink at the Justice League of Street Food party on Saturday
The Justice League of Street Food, the convoy of food trucks and carts that gave a whole new meaning to pavement cuisine when it became a superpower of street food last summer, is gearing up for its second party of the season -- and we're giving one Cafe Society reader (and a guest) free rein to eat and drink without spending a single copper penny.
The street stampede of eleven trucks will gather at 5 p.m. on Saturday in a lot at 29th and Huron, and along with lots of beer and food, there's also going to be live entertainment. "We've got super cool surprise entertainment lined up that's going to blow people away," promises Delores Tronco, who organizes the Justice League events. "It's the biggest entertainment undertaking that we've done so far, and while I can't give too much away, I'll give you this much: It involves music and a lot of other visual effects, and it'll take the party by the storm after 9 p.m."
In addition, says Tronco, beer will more readily available, which is good news for those of you who have complained about the dearth of suds -- and the long lines to get a brew. Avery is pouring the beer, and, along with two beer bars, there will be two Avery beer wagons, which will be pulled around the party, and if you catch a wagon on the move, you can buy a beer while waiting in line.
Also cool: All the trucks are rolling out a new menu item to go along with their regular truck menus. Here's what each truck/cart has in store:
Biker Jim's Gourmet Dogs : Vietnamese bahn Mi sausage with pickled cucumber slaw
Stick it to Me: Moroccan turkey kabob with a harissa aioli
Gastro Cart Denver: Mike Winston, who owns the Gastro Cart and Scott Parker, exec chef of Table 6, are making roasted vegetable "manwiches" with pickles and "Parker" house rolls, along with spicy chicken tacos and barbecued pork sandwiches with caramelized onions and bacon ranch dressing.
The Steamin' Demon: Crispy chile tacos with black beans and queso fresco.
Pinche Tacos: Shrimp ceviche "Xni Pec" Yucatan-style with pico de gallo, marinated peppers and onions and habenero chiles
Denver Cupcake Truck: Milk and chocolate chip cookies
Denver Biscuit Bus: Chicken cordon bleu with cheddar, Niman Ranch ham and honey butter
Sully's Slice Truck: Nutella dessert pizza
Deluxe/Little Orange Rocket: Chinese barbecue ribs
Cream City Treats: Ice cream and ice cream sandwiches
So...how do you win the free loot? Tell us, in 50 words or less (we're being generous this time around) who your favorite superhero is and why, and what superpower you'd most like to have and why.
We'll announce the winner on Friday, no later than 5 p.m.
Please remember to leave at least your first name, along with a valid e-mail address, when you type in your submission in the comments section.