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Food Truck Tracker: July 9-16

Papadom's Singing Sangwich Truck
Papadom’s Singing Sangwich Truck will be parked at Waterline Brewing on Saturday. (Port City Daily/File)

WILMINGTON — Port City Daily publishes the Food Truck Tracker every Friday, so folks can know where to access the best mobile eats while planning their weekend activities.

All schedules, which will run Friday to Friday, are subject to weather conditions and cancellations. The addresses of where the food trucks will be parked are alphabetized at the bottom.

Run a food truck and want to be included? Send schedules every Thursday by noon to Shea Carver at shea@localdailymedia.com.

Weekly Schedules:

GRIMM BURGER
Serving smash burgers, fries, homemade condiments and more. Read more here.

  • Friday, July 9 — Seagate Bottle Shop, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Friday, July 16 — Wilmington Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

POOR PIGGY’S BBQ
Traditional North Carolina-style barbecue and Southern food, now with three trucks in the Wilmington area. Two of the trucks serve classic BBQ, and the ‘Goin’ Ham’ truck serves burgers. Caterings available here.

  • Friday, July 9 — Jeff Gordon Chevrolet, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Saturday, July 10 — Greenfield Lake Amphitheater concert, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Sunday, July 11 — Demarest Village, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 14 — DSS, 11 a.m – 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, July 15 — GE, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Friday, July 16 — Eagle Island, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., and Riverfront Park concert, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

TROLLY STOP
Classic hot dogs, served with homemade toppings since in 1976.

  • Friday, July 9 — Auto Dentz, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Monday, July 12 — Eagle Island, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, July 15 — Auto Dentz, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

LANE’S FERRY
The Pender County institution returns, this time hitting the road with its popular burgers.

  • Friday, July 9 — Jerry’s Barber Shop, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Saturday, July 10 — Jerry’s Barber Shop, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 14 —  Eagle Island, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Friday, July 16 — Jerry’s Barber Shop, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

THE FIRST BITE
The First Bite is a breakfast food truck. We offer breakfast burritos, sandwiches, as well as some other breakfast items.  We serve breakfast in the morning, noon, and evenings.

  • Friday, July 9 — Parkway Volvo, 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.
  • Saturday, July 10 — Figure 8, 7 a.m. – 10 a.m., and Fermental Bottle Shop, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 13 — Stevenson Honda, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 14 — GE, 3 a.m. – 5 a.m., and Flytrap (dinner)
  • Thursday, July 15 — Glen Meade (lunch), and Mad Mole, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Friday, July 16 —Sundays Surf Cafe, 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.

CBT BURGER
CBT Burger is James Beard Foundation Winning Chef Bud Taylor’s modern take on classic roadside burgers.Fresh ground beef, cooked thin on a flat top, with crispy edges and melted cheese on a soft bun; read more here.

  • Friday, July 9 — Mad Mole Brewing, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Thursday, July 15 — Salty Turtle Beer Co., 5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.

PORT CITY QUE
Brisket, ribs, pulled pork, and other serious barbecue classics. Based out of Rocky Point, but spotted all over Wilmington.

  • Friday, July 9 —  Hudson’s Hardware, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, July 10 — Hudson’s Hardware, 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Friday, July 16 —  Hudson’s Hardware, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

BILL’S BREW FOOD
Food truck launched by the Wilmington craft brewery.

  • Thursday, July 15 — Eagle Island, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

WILMYWOODIE
The region’s first wood-fired pizza oven on wheels, this food truck’s 1000-degree oven can cook a pizza in less than 2 minutes.

  • Friday, July 9 — White Feather Farm 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, July 10 — Wilmington Brewing, noon
  • Tuesday, July 13 — Figure 8 Island Country Club, 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • Friday, July 16 — Fermental, 5 p.m.

MADE IN VENEZUELAN FOOD
Serving arepas, empanadas and other Venezuelan specialties.

  • Friday, July 9 — New Anthem Beer (Greenfield Street), 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, July 11 — Flytrap, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 13  — Salty Turtle, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, July 15 — Broomtail
  • Friday, July 16 — Sneads Ferry Fest

ISLAND SQUEEZE
Gourmet fresh-squeezed lemonade, all-natural and eco-friendly, made to order — serving Wilmington, NC, and area beaches.

  • Saturday, July 10 — Riverfront Farmers Market, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m., and Cape Fear 7’s Rugby Tournament, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. 
  • Tuesday, July 13 — Kure Beach Farmers Market, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. 
  • Wednesday, July 14 — Poplar Grove Farmers Market, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

TAQUERIA LA VILLITA #2
Offering freshly made tacos, tortas, sopes and quesadillas weekly at Advanced Auto Parts, located at 2722 Carolina Beach Rd.

  • Tuesday – Saturday, 11:30 a.m. – 9 p.m., and Sun., 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, 11:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Closed Mondays

LOBSTER DOGS
Specializing in lobster, crab and shrimp rolls, plus avocado stacks. Read all about the truck here.

  • Friday, July 9 — Good Hops Brewing, 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, July 10 — Edward Teach Brewing, noon – 3 p.m., and Flytrap Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, July 11 — Flying Machine Brewing, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m., and Salty Turtle Beer, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

PEPE’S TACO TRUCK
Bringing authentic tacos, tortas, quesadillas, and burritos to our friends in New Hanover and Pender counties.

  • Friday, July 9 — Flytrap, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Saturday, July 10 —  Hi-Wire, 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Sunday, July 12 — Stevenson Hendrick-Honda, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Monday, July 13 — Eagle Island, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

BUNS IN THE SUN CONCESSIONS
Food truck selling hot dogs, sausage, burgers, popcorn chicken, fries and concession snacks. 

  • Friday, July 9 — Oak Island Concert Series, 4602 E Beach Dr., Oak Island, 4:30 p.m.
  • Friday, July 16 — Oak Island Concert Series, 4602 E Beach Dr., Oak Island, 4:30 p.m.

FOR THE SHELL OF IT
Bringing New England to Coastal NC! Lobster-inspired food truck now available to cater to public and private events in New Hanover, Pender, and Onslow counties. Serving whole steamed lobster, lobster bisque, lobster mac and cheese, and more.

  • Friday, July 9 — Aquesta Bank, 11 a.m., and Kiwanis Park Summer Concert Series, 5:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, July 10 — Biggers Market, 11 a.m., and Salty Turtle Beer Co., 5:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, July 11 — Mad Mole, 3 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 13 — Leaf and Barrel, 4:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 14 — Wyndwater Neighborhood, 5 p.m.
  • Friday, July 16 — Hi-Wire, 1 p.m.

NOWADAYS
Serving always fresh and elevated sammies out of a ’61 Serro Scotty vintage camper. Catering available; read more here.

  • Saturday, July 10 — Greenfield Grind Skate Park (BMX Event), 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., and Edward Teach Brewing, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Monday, July 12 — Flytrap Brewing, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Friday, July 16 — Sundown in the Ferry (Sneads Ferry Concert Series), 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

WHEELZ GOURMET PIZZA
Your neighborhood food truck, serving Wilmington the best gourmet, Neapolitan-Brooklyn-style pizza in the area.

  • Friday, July 9 — Hi-Wire Brewing, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.; Bodega Market, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Outer Dunes Brewery, 5. p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, July 10 — Flying Machine Brewing, 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., and Flying Machine Brewing, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

PAPADOM’S SINGING SANGWICH TRUCK
Singing and sandwiches, including the classic Italian sausage roll, Latin-style roast pork, and the spiedie sandwich (upstate New York’s answer to shishkabob, on a sandwich).  

  • Saturday, July 10 — Waterline Brewing, 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, July 15 — Brunswick County Government Center, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. 
  • Friday, July 16 — Waterline Brewing, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. 

Find a location

  • Alcami — 2320 Scientific Park Dr.
  • Alcove Beer Garden — 348 Hutchison Ln.
  • All Saints Church — 18737 US-17, Hampstead
  • Anaya Market and Garden Soirre — 3247 Holden Beach Rd.
  • Auto Dentz — 6412 Market St.
  • Aquesta Bank and Insurance — 901 Military Cutoff Rd.
  • Backwater Guns — 1024 S. Kerr Ave.
  • Barn at Rock Creek — 5900 Rock Creek Rd NE, Leland, NC
  • Bottega — 723 N. 4th St.
  • Bradly Creek Marina — 6338 Oleander Dr.
  • Broomtail Craft Brewing — 6404 Amsterdam Way
  • Burnt Mill Creek — 2101 Market St.
  • Canady’s Sport Center — 3220 Wrightsville Ave.
  • CFCC North Campus — 4500 Blue Clay Rd, Castle Hayne
  • Cape Fear Customs — 6121 Market St.
  • Cape Fear Soccer Park — 205 Sutton Stream Plant Rd., Wilmington
  • The Cargo District — 1608 Queen St.
  • The Crooked Lotus — 1283 NC-210 Unit G, Sneads Ferry 
  • Coastal Harley Davidson — 6620 Market St.
  • DSS — 1650 Greenfield St.
  • Del Webb — 4136 Passerine Ave.
  • Downtown ILM Market — 1801 Market St.
  • Downtown Sundown Concerts / Riverfront Park — 5 N. Water St.
  • Eagle Island Fruit & Seafood — 2500 US-421
  • Edens’ Produce — Corner of US Highway 17 North and Sidbury Rd.
  • Edward Teach Brewing — 604 N 4th St.
  • End of Days Distillery — 1815 Castle St.
  • Fairway Ford — 444 US-117, Burgaw
  • Family Dollar Parking Lot — 200 W Wilmington St., Burgaw
  • Fermental — 7250 Market St.
  • Figure 8 Yacht Club — 15 Bridge Rd
  • Flytrap Brewing — 319 Walnut St.
  • Flying Machine Brewing Company — 3130 Randall Pkwy
  • Fort Fisher Air Force Recreation — 118 Riverfront Rd, Kure Beach
  • Glen Meade Ob/Gyn — 1809 Glen Meade Rd, Wilmington, and 1333 S Dickinson Dr., Leland
  • Grayson Park subdivision — 3000 Ramble Dr, Leland, NC
  • Hampstead Ace Hardware — 15597 US Highway 17 North, Hampstead
  • Hawkeswater Neighborhood on the River — 588 Coniston Dr. SE, Leland
  • Health Department — 2029 S. 17th St.
  • Hi-Wire Brewing — 1020 Princess St.
  • Hudson’s Hardware — 6301 Castle Hayne Rd., Castle Hayne
  • Inklanation Tattoos — 4583 Long Beach Rd SE #1, Southport
  • Ironclad Golf — 2368 Country Club Dr., Hampstead
  • Jacksonville Commons Recreation Complex, 100 Recreation Lane
  • Jerry’s Barber Shop — 11975 US-117, Rocky Point, NC
  • Kohl’s — Old Eastwood Rd.
  • Lanier Hardware — 307 W. Wilmington St., Burgaw, NC
  • Leaf & Barrel — 15010 US-17, Hampstead, NC
  • Luck’s Tavern — 6401-A Castle Hayne Rd., Castle Hayne
  • Mad Mole Brewing — 6309 Boathouse Rd.
  • Makai Brewing Co. — 5850 Ocean Hwy W Unit 1, Ocean Isle Beach
  • Masonboro Forest subdivision — Runs along Navaho Trail
  • Mike Chappel Park — S. Dow Rd. , Carolina Beach
  • New Anthem — 116 Dock St. and 110 Greenfield St. #100
  • New Hanover County Courthouse — 316 Princess St.
  • New Hanover County Sheriff’s Department — 3950 Juvenile Center Rd. Castle Hayne
  • New Hanover Regional Medical Center — 1415 Physicians Dr.
  • NHRMC Emergency Department North — 151 Scotts Hill Medical Dr.
  • NHMRC Physician Group, Ogden — 7420 Market St.
  • NHMRC Physician Group, Wilmington — 1814 New Hanover Medical Park Dr.
  • Oak Island Farmers Market — 4910 E Oak Island Dr.
  • Oak Island Middleton Park — 4610 E Dolphin Dr., Oak Island, NC 
  • P&L Palms!, 20062 US-17, Hampstead
  • Peace Baptist Church — 320 Military Cutoff Rd.
  • Pender County Health Department — 803 Walker St., Burgaw
  • Pender County Government Complex, 820 Walker St., Burgaw
  • Poplar Grove Plantation — 10200 US-17
  • Red Hare Brewing — 4802 Main St., Shallotte
  • Riverfront Farmers Market — 621 Surry St.
  • Riverlights, 4124 Watercraft Ferry Ave.
  • Residence Inn — 1200 Culbreth Dr.
  • Salty Turtle Beer Company — 103 Triton Ln., Surf City
  • Seabrooke Community — 639 Avington Ln NE, Leland
  • Seagate Bottle Shop — 6005 Oleander Dr.
  • Seaglass Salvage Market — 1987 Andrew Jackson Highway
  • Sour Barn —  7211 Market St.
  • Southport Tap & Cellar — 827 N Howe St., Southport
  • Sparrows Bend —  75 Siskin Circle, Hampstead
  • Stevenson Hendrick Honda — 6720 Market St.
  • SUNdays Café —  708 B S Lumina Ave, Wrightsville Beach
  • Summerhouse Community — 261 Spicer Lake Dr., Holly Ridge
  • Topsail Craft Market — 802 S Anderson Blvd, Holly Ridge, NC
  • Tiba’s Spot — 1823 Carolina Beach Rd.
  • UNCW — 601 S. College Rd.
  • Unwined — 114 N. Topsail Dr., Surf City
  • Washington Acres — 132 Dogwood Ln., Hampstead
  • Waterline Brewing — 721 Surry St.
  • West Brunswick High School — 550 Whiteville Road, NW
  • Whispering Pines — Beretta Way/Chukka Way
  • White Weather Farm — 1135 Edgewater Club Rd.
  • Wilmington KOA Holiday — 7415 Market St.
  • Wilmington Moose Lodge — 4610 Carolina Beach Rd.
  • Woodlake Subdivision — 7005 Ontario Rd.

Want to add your truck? Contact Shea Carver at shea@localdailymedia.com.

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Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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