New Jersey vs. Pennsylvania’s Food Trucks are Ready to Rumble (Grumble?) at SteelStacks in Bethlehem on Saturday, June 11
How fun does this sound? Better yet, if you want to go for FREE – we’re giving a pair of tickets away! Just tell us why you want to go in the comments.
On June 11, some of the Garden State’s finest food trucks will go head to head with the Keystone State’s most creative mobile food eateries in the inaugural Food Truck Border Brawl at SteelStacks.
The event, which takes place from noon-7 p.m., will feature eight food trucks from the New Jersey Food Truck Association going up against eight food trucks from the Greater Lehigh Valley Mobile Food Alliance and Philadelphia Mobile Food Association, with the winning truck taking home the “Best Overall Food Truck” Award and earning bragging rights for his or her state for the entire year.
Tickets for the Food Truck Border Brawl, which takes place at PNC Plaza at SteelStacks, are $8 in advance and $10 day of the event. Order tickets here or call 610-332-3378.
A special VIP Pass, which includes a Musikfest 2016 Mug and early access to the Border Brawl from 11 a.m.-noon to enjoy all of the food trucks without the crowds, is $21 in advance and $23 day of the event.
All proceeds from Border Brawl ticket sales will go to support the nonprofit ArtsQuest’s free music, arts and education programming for the region, including Musikfest, the largest free music festival in the nation, set for Aug. 5-14.
Food Truck Teams are as follows:
TEAM PENNSYLVANIA – #nomnomnomPA
Bonjour Creperie, New Hope, PA
Sweet and savory crepes including the Celso Crepe, made with fresh mozzarella, baby spinach, balsamic glaze and Roma tomatoes; and the Bella Crepe, with Nutella and fresh sliced strawberries and bananas.
Chick’n Cone, Mount Bethel, PA
Crispy Chicken Tenders with Signature Sauces, piled into a Waffle Cone; Clucked Up Fries
Cinnamini Donuts, Royersford, PA
Donut Fruit Trifle, Donut Ice Cream Sundaes, Mini Donuts and Freshly Squeezed Lemonade
Nick’s Roast Beef, Philadelphia, PA
Roast Beef Sandwiches, Roast Pork Sandwiches and Gravy Fries
Oink and Moo BBQ, Philadelphia, PA
Brisket Sliders, Pulled Pork Sliders, Pulled Pork Tacos, Chipotle Chicken Tacos and Baby Back Ribs
Philly Fry, Philadelphia, PA
Specialty Fries including the Steak N’ Bake, Loaded Potato, Buffalo Bleu and Ultimate Crab
The Cow and The Curd, Philadelphia, PA
Wisconsin Battered Fried Cheese Curds with Signature Dipping Sauces; Sprecher Root Beer & Cream Soda
The Happy Pita, Downingtown, PA
Pitas, Falafel and Curried Sweet Potato Fries
TEAM NEW JERSEY – #nomnomnomNJ
The Empanada Guy, Old Bridge, NJ
Chicken, Beef, Chorizo, Pork and Lobster Empanadas; Cuban Sandwiches; Sweet Fried Plantains; Tamales and Stuffed Potato Balls
Pizza Vita Pizza Truck, Summit, NJ
Award-winning gourmet wood-fired pizzas
Jersey Johnny’s Grill, Pequannock, NJ
Handmade Burgers, Texas Wieners, Italian Hot Dogs, Fried Mac & Cheese Wedges, Chicken Fingers, Fries, Chili Cheese Fries
My Four Suns, Hamilton, NJ
Beef, Chicken, Pork or Tofu Tacos; Beef, Chicken, Pork or Tofu Rice Bowls; the Mac and Che’; K-Town Hero; Dumpling Bowls; Totzilla; Suki Rolls and more.
Polkadot Cupcake Shop, Rutherford, NJ
Freshly Baked Cupcakes, Cake Pops, Cookie Sammies and Cannoli Cones
Pompier (Pierogi Flats), Hightstown, NJ
Potato and Farmers Cheese, Potato and Cheese and Cabbage Pierogies; Barumba Bowl; Proziaka (Polish Flatbread); Kielbasa and more.
Surf and Turf Truck, Hamilton, NJ
Warm Lobster Roll, Chilled Lobster Roll, BLT Lobster Roll, Rosemary Steak Sandwich, Surf and Turf Roll, Spicy Tofu Roll
The Thai Elephant, Totowa, NJ
Pad Thai, Spring Rolls, Dumplings, Curry Puffs, Mango Sticky Rice
💡 Head’s up – food is not free; it’s pay as you go. 💡
The Border Brawl will also include live music by local and regional bands, as well as a variety of beverages and the Musikfest 2016 Mugs available for purchase. Following the event, attendees are invited to stay at SteelStacks to enjoy a free Levitt Pavilion Summer Concert Series show at 7:30 p.m. by Blues Music Award winner The Cedric Burnside Project.
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