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Meet and Greet with Patrick Lombardi as he signs copies of his book The New Jersey Food Truck Cookbook on Thursday, August 17th at 5:00 PM at The Lahaska Bookshop. Meet the author, then enjoy an evening of the region’s favorite food trucks and local entertainment from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Food Truck Thursday located on the Street Road Green. Bring a picnic blanket and your appetite.

About the Book:

Discover the best of the Garden State’s booming food truck scene… Whether appearing at food festivals, catering personal and business events or just serving up lunch on the job site, New Jersey’s food trucks are some of the best in the nation. These eateries on wheels offer mouthwatering favorites alongside innovative interpretations of iconic dishes. The Jersey Roll truck and shop keeps tradition alive, slinging the Garden State staple pork roll, egg and cheese sandwich to the masses. Beach vibes and good eats are found at the Surf and Turf truck, where the BLT lobster roll offers a twist on the coastal classic. Baking some of the best cheesecakes in the region for more than forty years, Maddalena’s opened a roving dessert truck that serves the deliciously different cheesecake on a stick. Popular publication BestofNJ.com presents profiles of the best New Jersey food trucks, including easy-to-cook recipes from some of their most delectable meals.

About the Author:

Patrick Lombardi is a lifelong New Jersey resident. He contributes original content to Best of NJ and has been published in outlets such as BuzzFeed, NJ.com, Odyssey, MyCentralJersey.com and Patch.com. His first book, Junk Sale, a collection of humorous short stories and essays, was published in August 2018. To see his latest projects, visit his website (https://www.patricklombardi.com). Vincent Parisi is the editor-in-chief for Best of NJ (https://bestofnj.com). He is a New Jersey native, born and raised in Bergen County. Vincent has developed many original series which showcase hiking trails, local artists, historic landmarks, food trucks and other topics. Beyond this, Best of NJ is famous for its “Best of” lists. Vincent is determined to make Best of NJ the go-to source to find the best restaurants, events and services in the state.