Monday, August 15, 2022

Food Truck Tracker: July 1 – 8

Pepe’s Taco Truck will be parked at MegaCorp Logistics and Pender County Health Department this week. (Courtesy Pepe’s Taco Truck)

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

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

  • July 1 — Flytrap Brewing, 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.
  • July 2 — Salty Turtle Beer Company, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • July 5 — MegaCorp Logistics, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • July 6 — Pender County Health Department, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • July 8 — Flytrap Brewing, 6 p.m. – 11 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.

  • July 2 — Flying Machine Brewing Company, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • July 6 — End of Days Distillery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • July 8 — Flying Machine Brewing 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.

  • July 5 — Leaf & Barrel Provision Co., 4:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.

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

  • July 2 — Riverfront Farmers Market, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • July 4 — Oak Island Farmers Market, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • July 5 — Kure Beach Farmers Market, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • July 6 — Poplar Grove Plantation/Farmers Market, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • July 7 — Topsail Beach Craft Market, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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

  • July 1 — Broomtail Craft Brewery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • July 2 — Waterline Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • July 4 — Waterline Brewing Company, 2 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • July 6 — Edward Teach Brewing, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • July 8 — Waterline Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 9 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.

  • July 1 — Masonboro Forrest Neighborhood, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • July 2 — Wilmington Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • July 3 — Figure Eight Island Yacht Club, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
  • July 5 — Figure Eight Island Yacht Club, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • July 7 — Waterline Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • July 8 — Broomtail Craft Brewery, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

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

  • July 1 — Brunswick Beer Xchange, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • July 2 — Eagle Island Fruit & Seafood, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Seagate Bottle Shop, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • July 5 — Seagate Bottle Shop, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • July 7 — Brunswick Beer Xchange, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

BEYOND THE BAYOU
Beyond the Bayou food truck specializes in Cajun cuisine. We are happy to bring a taste of the bayou to the Cape Fear.

  • July 2 — Windsor Park Community, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • July 2 — Broomtail Pub & Arcade, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • July 8 — MegaCorp Logistics, noon – 2 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.

  • July 1 — Salty Turtle Beer Company, 5:30 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

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

  • July 1 — Jerry’s Barber Shop, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • July 2 — Jerry’s Barber Shop, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • July 6 — Eagle Island Fruit & Seafood, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • July 7 — NAPA Auto Parts, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • July 8 — Jerry’s Barber Shop, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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

  • July 1 — End of Days Distillery, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • July 2 — Mad Mole Brewing, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • July 7 — Broomtail Craft Brewery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • July 8 — Edward Teach Brewing, 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.

  • July 1 — New Hanover County Courthouse, 7:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.

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

  • July 1 — Mad Mole Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • July 2 — Flying Machine Brewing Company, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • July 6 — Flytrap Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • July 7 — Outer Dunes Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • July 8 — Mad Mole Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

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

  • July 1 — Edward Teach Brewing, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • July 2 — Salty Turtle Beer Company, 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • July 5 — Figure Eight Island Yacht Club, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • July 7 — End of Days Distillery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • July 8 — Southport Tap and Cellar, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

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

  • July 1 — Outer Dunes Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.; The Vintage Cellar, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • July 2 — Flying Machine Brewing Company, 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.; Dead Crow Comedy Room, noon – 2 p.m.; Broomtail Craft Brewery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Fermental Beer & Wine, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Live Oak Bank Pavilion in Riverfront Park, 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.
  • July 3 — Brunswick Beer Xchange, noon – 3 p.m.; Wilmington Brewing Company, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.; End of Days Distillery, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.; Edward Teach Brewing, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.; Outer Dunes Brewing Company, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
  • July 5 — Flytrap Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Flying Machine Brewing Company, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • July 6 — Brunswick Beer Xchange, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Outer Dunes Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Flying Machine Brewing Company, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • July 7 — Stevenson-Hendrick Honda, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.; Hendrick Toyota Wilmington, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.; Tipsy Goat Bottles & Taps, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • July 8 — Outer Dunes Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.; Ironclad Golf & Beer Garden, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Dead Crow Comedy Room, 5:45 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

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

  • July 1 — Hudson’s Hardware, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • July 2 — Hudson’s Hardware, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • July 6 — Hudson’s Hardware, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • July 8 — Hudson’s Hardware, 11 a.m. – 1:30 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.

  • July 2 — Biggers Market, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • July 3 — Edward Teach Brewing, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

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

  • July 1 — Seagate Bottle Shop, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • July 2 — End of Days Distillery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Find a location

  • Advanced Auto Parts — 2722 Carolina Beach Rd.
  • Biggers Market — 6250 Market St.
  • Broomtail Craft Brewery — 6404 Amsterdam Way
  • Broomtail Pub & Arcade — 7211 Market St.
  • Brunswick Beer Xchange — 113 Village Rd. NE, Leland
  • 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.
  • Figure Eight Island Yacht Club — 15 Bridge Rd.
  • Flying Machine Brewing Company — 3130 Randall Pkwy.
  • Flytrap Brewing — 319 Walnut St.
  • 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
  • Kure Beach Farmers Market — 105 Atlantic Ave., Kure Beach
  • Leaf & Barrel Provision Co. — 15010 US-17, Hampstead
  • Live Oak Bank Pavilion in Riverfront Park — 10 Cowan St.
  • Mad Mole Brewing — 6309 Boathouse Rd. Unit C
  • Masonboro Forrest Neighborhood — 4900 Nicholas Creek Circle
  • MegaCorp Logistics — 1011 Ashes Dr.
  • NAPA Auto Parts — 413 US-117 S, Burgaw
  • New Hanover County Courthouse — 316 Princess St.
  • Oak Island Farmers Market — SE 49th St., Oak Island
  • Outer Dunes Brewing Company — 7976 Market St.
  • Pender County Health Department — 803 S. Walker St., Burgaw
  • Poplar Grove Plantation/Farmers Market — 10200 US-17
  • Riverfront Farmers Market — 110 Dock St.
  • 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.
  • Topsail Beach Craft Market — 802 S. Anderson Blvd., Topsail Beach
  • The Vintage Cellar — 1605 Queen St. Unit 102
  • Waterline Brewing Company — 721 Surry St.
  • Wilmington Brewing Company — 824 S. Kerr Ave.
  • Windsor Park Community — 1301 Windsor Pines, Leland

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