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.Mark Shanahan can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow him on Twitter @MarkAShanahan. Meredith Goldstein can be reached at email@example.com. Follow her on Twitter @MeredithGoldste.