Saturday, June 25, 2022

Food Truck Tracker: Apr. 15 – 22

Island Squeeze will be parked at Riverfront Farmers Market this Saturday. (Port City Daily/Island Squeeze)

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 8 a.m. to Angela Benitez at benitezas724@gmail.com.

Weekly schedules

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

  • April 16 — Riverfront Farmers Market, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • April 20 — Poplar Grove Plantation/Farmers Market, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

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

  • April 15 — Brunswick Beer Xchange, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • April 16 — Seagate Bottle Shop, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • April 18 — Eagle Island Fruit & Seafood, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • April 21 — Brunswick Beer Xchange, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • April 22 — Waterline Brewing Company, 6 p.m.– 9 p.m.

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

  • April 15 — Jerry’s Barber Shop, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • April 16 — Jerry’s Barber Shop, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • April 20 — Eagle Island Fruit & Seafood, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • April 21 — NAPA Auto Parts, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • April 22 — Jerry’s Barber Shop, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

WILMIRICANS
Puerto Rican-run and owned, WilmiRicans offers a variety of dishes that represent a taste of the island, from mofongo (mashed plantain), tripleta (sandwich), papas locas (loaded fries) and many other delicious options. Come and have a taste of Puerto Rico.

  • April 15 — Wilmington Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • April 16 — Brunswick Beer Xchange, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • April 17 — Edward Teach Brewery, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • April 20 — Wilmington Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • April 21 — Eagle Island Fruit & Seafood, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Good Hops Brewing, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • April 22 — End of Days Distillery, 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.

  • April 15 — Hudson’s Hardware, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • April 16 — Hudson’s Hardware, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • April 20 — Hudson’s Hardware, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • April 22 — Hudson’s Hardware, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.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.

  • April 15 — Mad Mole Brewing, 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.

FRANCHY’S
Franchy’s food truck serves a variety of lovingly made empandas along with special sauces. Read more here.

  • April 15 — End of Days Distillery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • April 16 — The Venue at Wilmington Brewing Company, noon – 3 p.m.
  • April 21 — Broomtail Craft Brewery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • April 22 — The Brewer’s Kettle, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

MOMMIEZ
Offering old family recipes, including shredded beef, famous chicken salads, with other yummy things.

  • April 15 — Riverlights, 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • April 16 — Mad Mole, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.; Broomtail Craft Brewery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • April 20 — Wilmington Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • April 21 — Flytrap Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • April 22 — Eagle Island Fruit & Seafood, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Broomtail Craft Brewery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

JASMINE TASTY THAI
Serving authentic Thai food made with fresh ingredients.

  • April 15 — The Crooked Lotus, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • April 16 — Salty Turtle Beer Company, 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.

  • April 19 — Leaf & Barrel Provision Co., 4:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.

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

  • April 15 — Flytrap Brewing, 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.
  • April 22 — Flytrap Brewing, 6 p.m. – 11 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.

  • April 15 — Hi-Wire Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • April 16 — Wilmington Brewing Company, noon – 3 p.m.
  • April 22 — Bradley Creek Elementary School, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

PAELLA FUSION
Serving authentic paella and pupusas to Wilmington.

  • April 15 — Cape Fear Community College Wilmington Campus, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • April 16 — Flytrap Brewing, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

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

  • April 22 — Salty Turtle Beer Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

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

  • April 15 — Southport Tap and Cellar, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • April 17 — Flytrap Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • April 19 — Salty Turtle Beer Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • April 21 — Flying Machine Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • April 22 — The Crooked Lotus, 6 p.m. – 9 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.

  • April 18 — Fisher Student Center at UNCW, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • April 21 — Fisher Student Center at UNCW, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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

  • April 15 — Alcami, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.; Ironclad Beer Garden, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Broomtail Craft Brewery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Outer Dunes Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.
  • April 16 — Hi-Wire Brewing, noon – 3 p.m.; Flying Machine Brewing Company, 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.; Broomtail Craft Brewery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Waterline Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.; Edward Teach Brewery, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • April 17 — Brunswick Beer Xchange, noon – 3 p.m.; Wilmington Brewing Company, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • April 18 — Flytrap Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Hi-Wire Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • April 19 — Cape Fear Community College Wilmington Campus, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.; Edward Teach Brewery, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.; Flytrap Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Flying Machine Brewing Company, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • April 20 — Outer Dunes Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Brunswick Beer Xchange, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Flying Machine Brewing Company, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • April 21 — Stevenson-Hendrick Honda, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.; Hendrick Toyota Wilmington, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.; Wilmington Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Broomtail Craft Brewery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Tipsy Goat Bottles & Taps, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • April 22 — Mad Mole Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Outer Dunes Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.; Brunswick Beer Xchange, 6 p.m. – 9 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

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

  • April 15 — Good Hops Brewing, 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • April 16 — Eagle Island Fruit & Seafood, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • April 17 — Mad Mole Brewing, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.; Outer Dunes Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • April 22 — End of Days Distillery, 1 p.m. – 4 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.

  • April 15 — Bodega Market, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • April 16 — Flying Machine Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • April 20 — Edward Teach Brewery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • April 21 — Outer Dunes Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • April 22 — Flying Machine Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

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

  • April 15 — Broomtail Craft Brewery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • April 16 — The Venue at Wilmington Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • April 20 — Broomtail Craft Brewery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • April 21 — Hi-Wire Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • April 22 — Seagate Bottle Shop, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Find a location

  • Advanced Auto Parts — 2722 Carolina Beach Rd.
  • Alcami — 2320 Scientific Park Dr.
  • Bodega Market — 1222 3rd St.
  • Bradley Creek Elementary School — 6211 Greenville Loop Rd.
  • The Brewer’s Kettle — 4718 Oleander Dr.
  • Broomtail Craft Brewery — 6404 Amsterdam Way
  • Brunswick Beer Xchange — 113 Village Rd. NE, Leland
  • Cape Fear Community College Wilmington Campus — 411 N. Front 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.
  • Fisher Student Center at UNCW — 615 Hamilton Dr.
  • Flying Machine Brewing Company — 3130 Randall Pkwy.
  • Flytrap Brewing — 319 Walnut St.
  • Good Hops Brewing — 811 Harper Ave., Carolina Beach
  • Hendrick Toyota Wilmington — 5640 Market St.
  • Hi-Wire Brewing — 1020 Princess St.
  • Hudson’s Hardware — 6301 Castle Hayne Rd., Castle Hayne
  • Ironclad Golf & Beer Garden — 2368 Country Club Dr., Hampstead
  • 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
  • Outer Dunes Brewing Company — 7976 Market St.
  • Poplar Grove Plantation/Farmers Market — 10200 US-17
  • Riverfront Farmers Market — 110 Dock St.
  • Riverlights — 4124 Watercraft Ferry Ave.
  • Salty Turtle Beer Company — 103 Triton Ln., Surf City
  • Seagate Bottle Shop — 6005 Oleander Dr.
  • Southport Tap and Cellar — 827 N. Howe St., Southport
  • Stevenson-Hendrick Honda — 6720 Market St.
  • Tipsy Goat Bottles & Taps — 1930 Castle Hayne Rd. Suite 120
  • The Venue at Wilmington Brewing Company — 800 S. Kerr Ave.
  • Waterline Brewing Company — 721 Surry St.
  • Wilmington Brewing Company — 824 S. Kerr Ave.

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