Saturday, October 1, 2022

Food Truck Tracker: Aug. 19 – 26

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

  • August 20 — Riverfront Farmers Market, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • August 22 — Oak Island Farmers Market, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • August 23 — Kure Beach Farmers Market, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • August 24 — Poplar Grove Plantation/Farmers Market, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • August 25 — Topsail Beach Craft Market, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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

  • August 19 — Outer Dunes Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Seagate Bottle Shop, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • August 20 — Flying Machine Brewing Company, 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.; Broomtail Craft Brewery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 21 — End of Days Distillery, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.; Wilmington Brewing Company, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.; Greenfield Lake Amphitheater, 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.
  • August 22 — Flytrap Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 23 — Flytrap Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Flying Machine Brewing Company, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • August 24 — Brunswick Beer Xchange, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Outer Dunes Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 25 — Stevenson-Hendrick Honda, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • August 26 — Outer Dunes Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Broomtail Craft Brewery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; End of Days Distillery, 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.

  • August 19 — Waterline Brewing Company, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • August 20 — Flytrap Brewing, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.; End of Days Distillery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 21 — Biggers Market, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

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

  • August 19 — Jerry’s Barber Shop, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • August 24 — Eagle Island Fruit & Seafood, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • August 25 — NAPA Auto Parts, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • August 26 — Jerry’s Barber Shop, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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

  • August 12 — Flying Machine Brewing Company, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • August 13 — Mad Mole Brewing, 5 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.

  • August 19 — The Venue at Wilmington Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 20 — Edward Teach Brewing, 6 p.m. – 9 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 23 — Leaf & Barrel Provision Co., 4:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.

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

  • August 19 — Good Hops Brewing, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • August 20 — Edward Teach Brewing, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.; Broomtail Pub & Arcade, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 21 — Flying Machine Brewing Company, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • August 24 — Waterline Brewing Company, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • August 26 — Mad Mole Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

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

  • August 20 — Waterline Brewing Company, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • August 22 — Brunswick Community College, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • August 23 — Seagate Bottle Shop, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • August 25 — Brunswick Beer Xchange, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

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

  • August 19 — Southport Tap and Cellar, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 21 — Flytrap Brewing, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • August 23 — Salty Turtle Beer Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 25 — Southport Tap and Cellar, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 26 — Biggers Market, 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.

  • August 19 — Mad Mole Brewing, 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 25 — Ironclad Golf & Beer Garden, 6 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 23 — Eagle Island Fruit & Seafood, 11 a.m.– 2 p.m.
  • August 26 — Salters Haven, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • August 30 — Stevenson-Hendrick Honda, 11 a.m.– 2 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.

  • August 19 — Hendrick Toyota Wilmington, 7:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.
  • August 20 — Figure Eight Island Yacht Club, 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.
  • August 21 — Port City Community Church, 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 19 — Flytrap Brewing, 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.
  • August 26 — 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.

  • August 19 — Fermental Beer & Wine, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 20 — The Venue at Wilmington Brewing Company, 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.; Flying Machine Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 24 — End of Days Distillery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 25 — The Venue at Wilmington Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 26 — Flying Machine Brewing Company, 6 p.m. – 9 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).

  • August 26 — Brunswick Beer Xchange, 5 p.m. – 9 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 19 — Hudson’s Hardware, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • August 20 — Hudson’s Hardware, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • August 24 — Hudson’s Hardware, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • August 26 — Hudson’s Hardware, 11 a.m. – 1:30 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.

  • August 19 — The Starling Bar, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 20 — Wilmington Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 25 — GE-Wilmington, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • August 26 — Waterline Brewing Company, 5 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

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

  • August 20 — Eagle Island Fruit & Seafood, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • August 21 — Brunswick Beer Xchange, 1 p.m. – 4 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
  • Cadillac Ranch Leland — 2851 Maco Rd. NE
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Port City Community Church — 250 Vision Dr.
  • 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.
  • 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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