|What improves the taste of a craft beer? How about Mexican street fare from El Jefe Luchador? |
Beer gets a lot of the editorial spotlight -- hell, it even gets to be included in the name -- leading up to the New Times
, but believe it or not, the shindig this Saturday isn't only about brews. Yeah, it's the marquee draw for many, but there also is food to be had, and it's nothing to shake a stick at.
Mike Saperstein, owner of El Jefe Luchador
, said the Beerfest is the kind of event his restaurant likes to participate in because the attendees tend to crave the kind of goods his business is offering.
"[There are] more of our kind of customers at this type of event," he said, explaining that people who tend to frequent culinary and food gatherings like Beerfest are the typical El Jefe Luchador customer: Someone inclined to like "solid food and drink craft beer."
El Jefe, which will serve a take on its popular Barbacoa with a Florida corn salsa fresca, is just one of the vendors that will be serving small bites in the VIP area at Beerfest
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