Monday, August 15, 2022

Food Truck Tracker: Aug. 5 – 12

The First Bite will be parked at Figure Eight Island Yacht Club this weekend. (Courtesy The First Bite)

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

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.

  • August 6 — Figure Eight Island Yacht Club, 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.

CHEESESTEAK HUSTLE
A veteran-owned and operated food truck offering grass-fed ribeye cheesesteaks. Read more here.

  • August 6 — Brunswick Beer Xchange, 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.

  • August 5 — Outer Dunes Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Ironclad Golf & Beer Garden, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 6 — Flying Machine Brewing Company, 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.; Live Oak Bank Pavilion in Riverfront Park, 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.
  • August 7 — Wilmington Brewing Company, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.; End of Days Distillery, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.; Greenfield Lake Amphitheater, 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.
  • August 8 — Flytrap Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 9 — Flytrap Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Flying Machine Brewing Company, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • August 10 — Brunswick Beer Xchange, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Outer Dunes Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; End of Days Distillery, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • August 11 — Stevenson-Hendrick Honda, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • August 12 — Outer Dunes Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Broomtail Craft Brewery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Brunswick Beer Xchange, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

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

  • August 5 — Flying Machine Brewing Company, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • August 6 — Flytrap Brewing, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • August 10 — Flying Machine Brewing Company, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • August 11 — Wilmington Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 12 — Mad Mole Brewing, 5 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.

  • August 5 — Flytrap Brewing, 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.
  • August 12 — Flytrap Brewing, 6 p.m. – 11 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.

  • August 9 — Leaf & Barrel Provision Co., 4:30 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.

  • August 5 — Brunswick Beer Xchange, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 6 — Mad Mole Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 9 — Eagle Island Fruit & Seafood, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • August 11 — Mad Mole Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 12 — Grayson Park subdivision, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

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

  • August 5 — Waterline Brewing Company, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • August 6 — Eagle Island Fruit & Seafood, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • August 7 — Biggers Market, noon – 3 p.m.
  • August 9 — Seagate Bottle Shop, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • August 11 — Brunswick Beer Xchange, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

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

  • August 5 — Broomtail Craft Brewery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 6 — Biggers Market, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • August 7 — Waterline Brewing Company, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • August 9 — Salty Turtle Beer Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 11 — Broomtail Craft Brewery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 12 — Salty Turtle Beer Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

PAELLA FUSION
Serving authentic paella and pupusas to Wilmington.

  • August 5 — Summit Logistics, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.; The Venue at Wilmington Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 6 — Seagate Bottle Shop, 5 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.

  • August 6 — Riverfront Farmers Market, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • August 8 — Oak Island Farmers Market, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • August 9 — Kure Beach Farmers Market, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • August 10 — Poplar Grove Plantation/Farmers Market, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • August 11 — Topsail Beach Craft Market, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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

  • August 5 — Jerry’s Barber Shop, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • August 10 — Eagle Island Fruit & Seafood, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • August 11 — NAPA Auto Parts, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • August 12 — Jerry’s Barber Shop, 11 a.m. – 2 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

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.

  • August 5 — Mad Mole Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 6 — Wilmington Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 9 — Figure Eight Island Yacht Club, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • August 11 — GE-Wilmington, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • August 12 — nCino, Inc., 11:30 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.

  • August 5 — Salty Turtle Beer Company, 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.

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

  • August 5 — Edward Teach Brewing, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • August 6 — Salty Turtle Beer Company, 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.; Outer Dunes Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 7 — Brunswick Beer Xchange, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

WILMYRICANS
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.

  • August 5 — nCino, Inc., 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Seagate Bottle Shop, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • August 6 — Outer Dunes Brewing Company, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.;
  • August 7 — Waterline Brewing Company, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

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

  • August 5 — Hudson’s Hardware, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • August 6 — Hudson’s Hardware, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • August 10 — Hudson’s Hardware, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • August 12 — Hudson’s Hardware, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Find a location

  • Advanced Auto Parts — 2722 Carolina Beach Rd.
  • Biggers Market — 6250 Market St.
  • Broomtail Craft Brewery — 6404 Amsterdam Way
  • Brunswick Beer Xchange — 113 Village Rd. NE, Leland
  • Eagle Island Fruit & Seafood — 2500 US-421
  • Edward Teach Brewing — 604 N. 4th St.
  • End of Days Distillery — 1815 Castle 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.
  • Grayson Park subdivision — 3000 Ramble Dr., Leland
  • Greenfield Lake Amphitheater — 1941 Amphitheatre Dr.
  • 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
  • NAPA Auto Parts — 413 US-117 S, Burgaw
  • nCino, Inc. — 6770 Parker Farm Dr.
  • Oak Island Farmers Market — SE 49th St., Oak Island
  • Outer Dunes Brewing Company — 7976 Market St.
  • 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.
  • Summit Logistics — 1845 Sir Tyler Dr.
  • Topsail Beach Craft Market — 802 S. Anderson Blvd., Topsail Beach
  • 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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