Saturday, October 1, 2022

Food Truck Tracker: July 8 – 15

Island Squeeze will be parked at Riverfront Farmers Market this Saturday. (Courtesy 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.

  • July 9 — Riverfront Farmers Market, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • July 11 — Oak Island Farmers Market, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • July 12 — Kure Beach Farmers Market, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • July 13 — Poplar Grove Plantation/Farmers Market, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • July 14 — Topsail Beach Craft Market, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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

  • July 8 — The Wine Sampler, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • July 9 — Flying Machine Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

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

  • July 8 — Mad Mole Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • July 9 — Flying Machine Brewing Company, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • July 13 — Mad Mole Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • July 14 — Flytrap Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • July 15 — Flying Machine Brewing Company, 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.

  • 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.
  • July 9 — Flying Machine Brewing Company, 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.; Seagate Bottle Shop, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Edward Teach Brewing, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • July 10 — Mad Mole Brewing, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.; End of Days Distillery, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.; Wilmington Brewing Company, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.; Edward Teach Brewing, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • July 11 — Flytrap Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Flying Machine Brewing Company, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • July 12 — Flytrap Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Flying Machine Brewing Company, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • July 13 — Brunswick Beer Xchange, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Outer Dunes Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; End of Days Distillery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • July 14 — Stevenson-Hendrick Honda, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • July 15 — Live Oak Bank Pavilion in Riverfront Park, 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.; Outer Dunes Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

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

  • July 8 — Jerry’s Barber Shop, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • July 9 — Jerry’s Barber Shop, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • July 13 — Eagle Island Fruit & Seafood, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • July 14 — NAPA Auto Parts, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • July 15 — Jerry’s Barber Shop, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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

  • July 8 — Gregory Farms and Vineyard, noon – 3 p.m.
  • July 10 — Waterline Brewing Company, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • July 12 — Seagate Bottle Shop, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • July 14 — Waterline Brewing Company, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • July 15 — Salters Haven, 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.

  • July 9 — Outer Dunes Brewing Company, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • July 10 — Edward Teach Brewing, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

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

  • July 8 — Southport Tap and Cellar, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • July 9 — Brunswick Beer Xchange, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.; Outer Dunes Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • July 10 — Biggers Market, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • July 15 — Good Hops Brewing, 3 p.m. – 7 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 8 — Hendrick Toyota Wilmington, 7:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.
  • July 9 — Figure Eight Island Yacht Club, 7:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.

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

  • July 8 — Hudson’s Hardware, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • July 9 — Hudson’s Hardware, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • July 13 — Hudson’s Hardware, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • July 15 — Hudson’s Hardware, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

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

  • July 8 — Flytrap Brewing, 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.
  • July 9 — Waterline Brewing Company, 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.
  • July 12 — Eagle Island Fruit & Seafood , 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • July 13 — Pender County Health Department, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • July 14 — GE-Wilmington, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • July 15 — 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.

  • July 8 — Broomtail Craft Brewery, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • July 14 — Plantation Village, 6 p.m. – 9p.m.
  • July 15 — The Starling Bar, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

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

  • July 8 — Edward Teach Brewing, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • July 9 — Wilmington Brewing Company, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • July 10 — Flytrap Brewing, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • July 12 — Salty Turtle Beer Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • July 14 — Mad Mole Brewing, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • July 15 — End of Days Distillery, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

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

  • July 8 — Eagle Island Fruit & Seafood, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.; Salters Haven, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • July 9 — Edward Teach Brewing, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • July 10 — Brunswick Beer Xchange, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • July 14 — Broomtail Pub & Arcade, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • July 15 — Summit Logistics, 11:30 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

THE CHROME GNOME
Sister food truck to Platypus and Gnome, ILM’s premier wild game restaurant. Bringing the tastiest handhelds to you!

  • July 8 — End of Days Distillery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • July 9 — Mad Mole Brewing, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.; Southport Tap and Cellar, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • July 10 — Flying Machine Brewing Company, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • July 14 — Flying Machine Brewing Company, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • July 15 — Live Oak Bank Pavilion in Riverfront Park, 7 p.m. – 10 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 8 — MegaCorp Logistics, noon – 2 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 8 — Flying Machine Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • July 9 — Fermental Beer & Wine, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • July 14 — Outer Dunes 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 12 — Leaf & Barrel Provision Co., 4:30 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.
  • GE-Wilmington — 3901 Castle Hayne Rd.
  • Good Hops Brewing — 811 Harper Ave., Carolina Beach
  • 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
  • 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
  • MegaCorp Logistics — 1011 Ashes Dr.
  • NAPA Auto Parts — 413 US-117 S, Burgaw
  • 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
  • Plantation Village — 1200 Porters Neck Rd.
  • Poplar Grove Plantation/Farmers Market — 10200 US-17
  • Riverfront Farmers Market — 110 Dock St.
  • Salters Haven — Leas Ln., Hampstead
  • Salty Turtle Beer Company — 103 Triton Ln., Surf City
  • Seagate Bottle Shop — 6005 Oleander Dr.
  • Southport Tap and Cellar — 827 N. Howe St., Southport
  • The Starling Bar — 1612 Queen St.
  • Stevenson-Hendrick Honda — 6720 Market St.
  • Summit Logistics — 1845 Sir Tyler Dr.
  • Topsail Beach Craft Market — 802 S. Anderson Blvd., Topsail Beach
  • Waterline Brewing Company — 721 Surry St.
  • Wilmington Brewing Company — 824 S. Kerr Ave.
  • The Wine Sampler — 890-3 S Kerr Ave.

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