Saturday, June 25, 2022

Food Truck Tracker: Apr. 29 – May 6

For the Shell of It will be parked at Leaf & Barrel Provision Co. on May 3. (Port City Daily/For the Shell of It)

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

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.

  • May 3 — Leaf & Barrel Provision Co., 4:30 p.m. – 8 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 29 — Hi-Wire Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • April 30 — Mad Mole Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • May 5 — Broomtail Pub & Arcade, 5 p.m. – 8 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 29 — Hendrick Toyota Wilmington, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • April 30 — Wilmington Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • May 1 — End of Days Distillery, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • May 3 — Flytrap Brewing, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • May 4 — Edward Teach Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • May 5 — Eagle Island Fruit & Seafood, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Tipsy Goat Bottles & Taps, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
  • May 6 — Brunswick Beer Xchange, 6 p.m. – 9 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.

  • April 30 — SUNdays Café, 7:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.

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

  • April 29 — Flytrap Brewing, 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.
  • May 6 — Flytrap Brewing, 6 p.m. – 11 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 29 — Hudson’s Hardware, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • April 30 — Hudson’s Hardware, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • May 4 — Hudson’s Hardware, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • May 6 — Hudson’s Hardware, 11 a.m. – 1:30 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

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

  • May 5 — End of Days Distillery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

PAELLA FUSION
Serving authentic paella and pupusas to Wilmington.

  • April 30 — Mad Mole Brewing, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.; Waterline Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

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

  • April 29 — Jerry’s Barber Shop, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • April 30 — Biggers Market, noon – 3 p.m.

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

  • April 29 — Alcami, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.; Outer Dunes Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.; Fermental Beer & Wine, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • April 30 — Hi-Wire Brewing, noon – 3 p.m.; Flying Machine Brewing Company, 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.; Dead Crow Comedy Room, 5:45 – 8:45 p.m.; Brunswick Beer Xchange, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.; Seagate Bottle Shop, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • May 1 — Hi-Wire Brewing, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.; Wilmington Brewing Company, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.; Waterline Brewing Company, 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.; Edward Teach Brewery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • May 2 — Flytrap Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Hi-Wire Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • May 3 — Cape Fear Community College Wilmington Campus, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.; Flytrap Brewing, 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.
  • May 4 — Outer Dunes Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Brunswick Beer Xchange, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • May 5 — Stevenson-Hendrick Honda, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.; Hendrick Toyota Wilmington, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.; Leland Municipal Park, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
  • May 6 — Live Oak Bank Pavilion in Riverfront Park, 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.; Outer Dunes Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.; Southport Tap and Cellar, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

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

  • April 30 — Ocean Front Park and Pavilion, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • May 4 — Poplar Grove Plantation/Farmers Market, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

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

  • April 29 — New Hanover County Sheriff’s Department, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • April 30 — Brunswick Beer Xchange, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.; Edward Teach Brewery, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

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

  • April 29 — End of Days Distillery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • April 30 — Masonboro Commons, noon – 3 p.m.
  • May 6 — End of Days Distillery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

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

  • April 29 — Broomtail Craft Brewery, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • April 30 — Eagle Island Fruit & Seafood, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • May 3 — Seagate Bottle Shop, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • May 5 — Brunswick Beer Xchange, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • May 6 — Biggers Market, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

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

  • April 29 — Flying Machine Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • April 30 — Salty Turtle Beer Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • May 6 — The Crooked Lotus, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 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.

  • May 4 — Flytrap Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • May 5 — The Venue at Wilmington Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • May 6 — Flying Machine Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

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

  • April 29 — The Venue at Wilmington Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • May 4 — Broomtail Craft Brewery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • May 5 — Hi-Wire Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • May 6 — Seagate Bottle Shop, 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.

  • May 2 — Fisher Student Center at UNCW, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • May 5 — Fisher Student Center at UNCW, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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

  • April 29 — The Wine Sampler, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • April 30 — Never Ever Boards, 1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.; Flytrap Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • May 1 — Biggers Market, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.; Brunswick Beer Xchange, 5 p.m. – 8 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.

  • May 6 — Salty Turtle Beer Company, 5 p.m. – 8 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).

  • April 30 — Gregory Farms and Vineyard, noon – 3 p.m.
  • May 1 — Brunswick Beer Xchange, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • May 5 — Southport Tap and Cellar, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • May 6 — Broomtail Pub & Arcade, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Find a location

  • Advanced Auto Parts — 2722 Carolina Beach Rd.
  • Alcami — 2320 Scientific Park Dr.
  • Autumn Hall neighborhood — 413 Dungannon Blvd.
  • Biggers Market — 6250 Market St.
  • 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
  • Broomtail Pub & Arcade — 7211 Market St.
  • Brunswick Beer Xchange — 113 Village Rd. NE, Leland
  • Brunswick Community College — 50 College Rd, NE, Bolivia
  • Cape Fear Community College Wilmington Campus — 411 N. Front St.
  • The Crooked Lotus — 1283 NC-210 Unit G, Sneads Ferry
  • Dead Crow Comedy Room — 511 N. 3rd St.
  • 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.
  • Good Hops Brewing — 811 Harper Ave., Carolina Beach
  • Greenfield Lake Amphitheater — 1941 Amphitheatre Dr.
  • Gregory Farms and Vineyard — 2576 Montague Rd., Currie
  • 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
  • Leland Municipal Park — 113 Town Hall Dr., Leland
  • Live Oak Bank Pavilion in Riverfront Park — 10 Cowan St.
  • Long Leaf Park — 314 Pine Grove Dr.
  • Mad Mole Brewing — 6309 Boathouse Rd. Unit C
  • Marsh Oaks Yard Sale — 117 Marsh Oaks Dr.
  • Masonboro Commons — 6404 Carolina Beach Rd.
  • NAPA Auto Parts — 413 US-117 S, Burgaw
  • Never Ever Boards — 8813 E. Oak Island Dr., Oak Island
  • New Hanover County Courthouse — 316 Princess St.
  • New Hanover County Sheriff’s Department — 3950 Juvenile Center Rd., Castle Hayne
  • Ocean Front Park and Pavilion — 105 Atlantic Ave., Kure Beach
  • Ogden Park Food Truck Rodeo — 615 Ogden Park Dr.
  • Outer Dunes Brewing Company — 7976 Market St.
  • Pirate Ship Power Sports — 5725 US-17-BR
  • Poplar Grove Plantation/Farmers Market — 10200 US-17
  • Red Hare Brewing — 4802 Main St., Shallotte
  • 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.
  • SUNdays Café — 708B S. Lumina Ave., Wrightsville Beach
  • 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.
  • Wilmington Earth Day Festival — Long Leaf Park, 314 Pine Grove Dr.
  • The Wine Sampler — 890-3 S Kerr Ave.

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