Saturday, July 2, 2022

Food Truck Tracker: Dec. 3 – 10

The Pepe’s Tacos food truck will be parked at Flytrap Brewing and Hi-Wire this weekend. (Port City Daily/Pepe’s Tacos)

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 Angela Benitez at benitezas724@gmail.com.

Weekly Schedules:

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

  • December 3 — Flytrap Brewing, 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.
  • December 4 — Hi-Wire Brewing, 5 p.m. – 11 p.m.
  • December 6 — New Hanover County Courthouse, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • December 7 — Eagle Island Fruit & Seafood, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • December 8 — Pender County Government Complex, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • December 9 — GE-Wilmington, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • December 10 — Flytrap Brewing, 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.

MR. MAC SALAD’S O.G. BBQ
Serving BBQ from Texas, Kansas City, North Carolina, and Washington.

  • December 7 — The Sour Barn, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • December 8 — Waterline Brewing Company, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • December 10 — The Sour Barn, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

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

  • December 3 — Jerry’s Barber Shop, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • December 4 — Jerry’s Barber Shop, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • December 8 — Eagle Island Fruit & Seafood, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • December 9 — NAPA Auto Parts, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • December 10 — 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.

  • December 3 — Hawthorne at Pine Forest, 7:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.

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

  • December 6 — Cape Fear Community College North Campus, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.; Flytrap Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Hi-Wire Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • December 7 — Cape Fear Community College Wilmington Campus, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.; Hi-Wire Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Edward Teach Brewing, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.; Flying Machine Brewery, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • December 8 — Hi-Wire Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Flying Machine Brewery, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.; Outer Dunes Brewing, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • December 9 — Mad Mole Brewing, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • December 10 — Outer Dunes Brewing, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.; Brunswick Beer Xchange, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.; Wilmington Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

MADE IN VENEZUELA
Serving arepas, empanadas and other Venezuelan specialties.

  • December 4 — The Crooked Lotus, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • December 5 — Flying Machine Brewery, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.; Flytrap Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • December 7 — Salty Turtle Beer Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • December 9 — Flying Machine Brewery, 1 p.m. – 4 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.

  • December 3 — Bodega Market, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • December 4 — Casa Blanca Holiday Market, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • December 9 — GE-Wilmington, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

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

  • December 3 — Wilmington Brewing Company, 5 p.m.– 8 p.m.
  • December 4 — Outer Dunes Brewing, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • December 5 — Hi-Wire Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

BANH SAI
A new Asian-inspired food truck is rolling through Wilmington, NC. It specializes in curries, noodle dishes and banh mis. Read more here.

  • December 3 — Flying Machine Brewery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • December 4 — Edward Teach Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • December 8 — Flytrap Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • December 9 — End of Days Distillery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • December 10 — Fermental Beer & Wine, 5 p.m. – 8 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.

  • December 7 — Leaf & Barrel Provision Co., 4:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • December 9 — Flytrap Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 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.
  • Sunday — 11:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Closed Mondays

2 BROS COASTAL CUISINE
A local food truck serving made-to-order sandwiches and wraps.

  • December 3 — Brunswick Beer Xchange, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • December 4 — Waterline Brewing Company, 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
  • December 5 — Brunswick Beer Xchange, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • December 6 — Eagle Island Fruit & Seafood, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • December 8 — Brunswick Beer Xchange, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • December 9 — Seagate Bottle Shop, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • December 10 — Stevenson-Hendrick Honda, 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Waterline Brewing Company, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

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

  • December 3 — Mad Mole Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • December 4 — Fermental Beer & Wine, noon – 3 p.m.; Flying Machine Brewery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • December 9 — Hi-Wire Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • December 10 — Flying Machine Brewery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

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

  • December 3 — Hudson’s Hardware, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • December 4 — Hudson’s Hardware, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • December 10 — Hudson’s Hardware, 11 a.m. – 1:30 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.

  • December 6 — Fisher Student Center at UNCW, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • December 7 — Fisher Student Center at UNCW, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • December 8 — Fisher Student Center at UNCW, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Find a location

  • Advanced Auto Parts — 2722 Carolina Beach Rd.
  • Bodega Market — 1222 3rd St.
  • Brunswick Beer Xchange — 113 Village Rd NE, Leland
  • Cape Fear Community College North Campus — 4500 Blue Clay Rd., Castle Hayne
  • Cape Fear Community College Wilmington Campus — 411 N. Front St.
  • Casa Blanca Holiday Market — 7409 Market St.
  • The Crooked Lotus — 1283 NC-210 Unit G, Sneads Ferry
  • Eagle Island Fruit & Seafood — 2500 US-421
  • Edward Teach Brewing — 604 N. 4th St.
  • End of Days Distillery — 1815 Castle St.
  • Fermental Beer & Wine — 7250 Market St.
  • Fisher Student Center at UNCW — 615 Hamilton Dr.
  • Flying Machine Brewing Company — 3130 Randall Pkwy.
  • Flytrap Brewing — 319 Walnut St.
  • GE-Wilmington — 3901 Castle Hayne Rd.
  • Hawthorne at Pine Forest — 1045 Woodsia Way, Oak Island
  • Hi-Wire Brewing — 1020 Princess St.
  • Hudson’s Hardware — 6301 Castle Hayne Rd., Castle Hayne
  • Jerry’s Barber Shop — 11975 US-117, Rocky Point
  • Leaf & Barrel Provision Co. — 15010 US-17, Hampstead
  • Mad Mole Brewing — 6309 Boathouse Rd. Unit C
  • NAPA Auto Parts — 413 US-117 S, Burgaw
  • New Hanover County Courthouse — 316 Princess St.
  • Outer Dunes Brewing Company — 7976 Market St.
  • Pender County Government Complex — 805 S. Walker St., Burgaw
  • Salty Turtle Beer Company — 103 Triton Ln., Surf City
  • Seagate Bottle Shop — 6005 Oleander Dr.
  • The Sour Barn — 7211 Market St.
  • Stevenson-Hendrick Honda — 6720 Market St.
  • Waterline Brewing Company — 721 Surry St.
  • Wilmington Brewing Company — 824 S. Kerr Ave.

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