Thursday, September 29, 2022

Food Truck Tracker: Aug. 26 – Sept. 2

Franchy’s will be parked at The Venue at Wilmington Brewing Company this weekend. (Courtesy Franchy’s)

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

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

  • August 26 — The Venue at Wilmington Brewing Company, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.;
  • Broomtail Pub & Arcade, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 27 — The Venue at Wilmington Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

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

  • August 26 — End of Days Distillery, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.; Oak Island Concert in Middleton Park, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
  • August 27 — Never Ever Boards, noon – 3 p.m.
  • August 28 — Outer Dunes Brewing Company, 1 p.m. – 6 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 26 — Waterline Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 27 — Mad Mole Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 30 — Figure Eight Island Yacht Club, 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 31 — Broomtail Craft Brewery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • September 1 — Broomtail Pub & Arcade, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • September 2 — Fermental Beer & Wine, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

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

  • August 26 — Biggers Market, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 27 — Salty Turtle Beer Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 28 — Flytrap Brewing, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • August 30 — Salty Turtle Beer Company, 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 26 — Riverfront Farmers Market, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • August 28 — Oak Island Farmers Market, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • August 29 — Kure Beach Farmers Market, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • August 30 — Poplar Grove Plantation/Farmers Market, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • August 31 — Topsail Beach Craft Market, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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

  • August 27 — Flytrap Brewing, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

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

  • August 26 — Wilmington Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 27 — Flying Machine Brewing Company, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • August 31 — Edward Teach Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • September 1 — Broomtail Craft Brewery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • September 2 — Mad Mole Brewing, 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

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 27 — Eagle Island Fruit & Seafood, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • August 28 — Brunswick Beer Xchange, 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.

  • August 29 — Fisher Student Center at UNCW, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • September 1 — Fisher Student Center at UNCW, 11 a.m. – 2 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 26 — Mad Mole Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 27 — Edward Teach Brewing, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • August 28 — Waterline Brewing Company, 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • August 31 — End of Days Distillery, 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.

  • 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.
  • August 27 — Flying Machine Brewing Company, 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.; Mad Mole Brewing, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.; Outer Dunes Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Brunswick Beer Xchange, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • August 28 — End of Days Distillery, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.; Wilmington Brewing Company, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • August 29 — Flytrap Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 30 — Flytrap Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Flying Machine Brewing Company, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • August 31 — Outer Dunes Brewing Company, 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.

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

  • August 31 — Flytrap Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

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

  • August 30 — Seagate Bottle Shop, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • September 1 — Brunswick Beer Xchange, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

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

  • August 26 — Jerry’s Barber Shop, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • August 27 — Biggers Market, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • August 31 — Eagle Island Fruit & Seafood, 11 a.m. – 2 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 26 — Scotchman gas station, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Bull City Ciderworks, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 27 — Bats and Brews, noon – 3 p.m.; Biggers Market, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 28 — Flying Machine Brewing Company, 1 p.m. – 4 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 26 — Salters Haven, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • August 30 — Stevenson-Hendrick Honda, 11 a.m.– 2 p.m.
  • September 2 — 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.

  • August 26 — Pirate Ship Powersports, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • August 31 — Sparrows Bend Apartments, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • September 1 — Oasis at Riverlights, 8 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.

  • August 26 — Flytrap Brewing, 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.
  • September 2 — 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 30 — Leaf & Barrel Provision Co., 4:30 p.m. – 8 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 26 — Hudson’s Hardware, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • August 27 — Hudson’s Hardware, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • August 31 — Hudson’s Hardware, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • September 2 — Hudson’s Hardware, 11 a.m. – 1:30 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.

  • August 26 — Flying Machine Brewing Company, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • August 31 — Mad Mole Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • September 2 — Broomtail Craft Brewery, 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.

  • September 2 — Salty Turtle Beer Company, 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Find a location

  • Advanced Auto Parts — 2722 Carolina Beach Rd.
  • Bats and Brews — 5570 Oleander Dr.
  • 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
  • Bull City Ciderworks — 615 S 17th 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.
  • Fisher Student Center at UNCW — 615 Hamilton Dr.
  • Flying Machine Brewing Company — 3130 Randall Pkwy.
  • Flytrap Brewing — 319 Walnut St.
  • Hi-Wire Brewing — 1020 Princess St.
  • Hudson’s Hardware — 6301 Castle Hayne Rd., Castle Hayne
  • 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
  • Never Ever Boards — 8813 E Oak Island Dr., Oak Island
  • Oak Island Concert in Middleton Park — 4610 E. Dolphin Dr., Oak Island
  • Oak Island Farmers Market — SE 49th St., Oak Island
  • Oasis at Riverlights — 4027 Watercraft Ferry Ave.
  • Outer Dunes Brewing Company — 7976 Market St.
  • Pirate Ship Powersports — 5725 Market St.
  • 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
  • Scotchman gas station — 5302 Carolina Beach Rd.
  • Seagate Bottle Shop — 6005 Oleander Dr.
  • Southport Tap and Cellar — 827 N. Howe St., Southport
  • Sparrows Bend Apartments — 75 Siskin Circle, Hampstead
  • 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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