Al’s Cafe wins a local ‘throwdown’

Family, friends and employees cheer for the winner of the audience vote: Al's State Street Cafe. Monday, January 13, 2014 at the Phantom Gourmet's "Steak & Cheese Throwdown" at Howl at the Moon in Boston, with competing restaurants All Star Sandwich Bar and Al's State Street Cafe. Photo by Laurie Swope
Family, friends and employees cheer for the winner of the audience vote: Al's State Street Cafe. Monday, January 13, 2014 at the Phantom Gourmet's "Steak & Cheese Throwdown" at Howl at the Moon in Boston, with competing restaurants All Star Sandwich Bar and Al's State Street Cafe. Photo by Laurie Swope
The Boston Globe

The Phantom Gourmet hosted a “Steak & Cheese Throwdown” competition at Howl at the Moon this week. The winner of the night was Al’s Cafe, which was represented at the party by owner Al Costello of Saugus and manager Jenella Lauria of Medford (both at left).

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