Food Truck Border Brawl Hits SteelStacks June 11

Jun 9th, 2016Press Release from ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks

Bethlehem, PA—Hundreds upon hundreds of food lovers will descend on SteelStacks June 11 for the culinary brawl to end it all as New Jersey’s and Pennsylvania’s finest mobile eateries compete in the inaugural Border Brawl.

Highlighting the event are exciting, creative menu offerings such as curry puffs, donut ice cream sundaes, BLT lobster rolls and fried Wisconsin cheese curds. The festival includes 16 highly-praised mobile food eateries, some of which have been featured on Fox 29,, The New York Times and the Food Network’s Food Truck Wars.

During the event, attendees have the chance to vote for their favorite food truck for the “People’s Choice” Award. In addition, a panel of local “celebrity” judges will sample the trucks during the VIP Hour from 11 a.m.-noon to name the “Best Overall Food Truck.”

The event also includes live music by the Billy Bauer Band and Dina Hall Band, as well as a variety of beverages available for purchase. The complete list of food trucks and their menus is: 

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


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

Border Brawl tickets are $8 in advance and $10 on the day of the event; they can be purchased at and 610-332-3378. A VIP Pass, which includes a Musikfest 2016 Mug and early access to the Border Brawl from 11 a.m.-noon, is $21 in advance and $23 on the day of the event.


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