Sunday, February 25, 2024

Food Truck Tracker: Jan. 13 – 20

port city plates food truck
Port City Plates will be parked at Mad Mole Brewing this Saturday. (Courtesy Port City Plates)

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

PORT CITY PLATES
A food truck that serves Rochester, NY-style trash plates to the Wilmington area. Read more here.

  • January 13 — Salty Turtle Beer Company, 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • January 14 — Mad Mole Brewing, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.; Bull City Ciderworks, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

BANH SAI
A new Asian-inspired food truck is rolling through Wilmington, NC. It specializes in curries, noodle dishes and banh mis.

  • January 13 — Flying Machine Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • January 14 — The Venue at Wilmington Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • January 18 — Bull City Ciderworks, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • January 19 — Mad Mole Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • January 20 — Flying Machine Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

PAELLA FUSION
Serving authentic paella and pupusas to Wilmington.

  • January 14 — Flytrap Brewing, 6 p.m. – 9 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.

  • January 16 — Fisher Student Center at UNCW, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • January 19 — Fisher Student Center at UNCW, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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

  • January 13 — Mad Mole Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • January 14 — Flying Machine Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

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

  • January 13 — Broomtail Craft Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • January 14 — The Crooked Lotus, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • January 15 — Flytrap Brewing, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • January 17 — Salty Turtle Beer Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • January 20 — The Eagle’s Dare, 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.

  • January 13 — Outer Dunes Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.; Palate Bottle Shop & Garden, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Broomtail Pub & Arcade, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • January 14 — Flying Machine Brewing Company, 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.; Unwined on the Square, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Palate Bottle Shop & Garden, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Broomtail Pub & Arcade, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • January 15 — School of Rock, 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.; Wilmington Brewing Company, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • January 16 — Flytrap Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • January 17 — Flytrap Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Wilmington Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Flying Machine Brewing Company, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
  • January 18 — End of Days Distillery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Outer Dunes Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Flying Machine Brewing Company, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
  • January 19 — Bull City Ciderworks, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; The Eagle’s Dare, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • January 20 — Outer Dunes Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.; Unwined on the Square, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Edward Teach 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.

  • January 13 — Flytrap Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • January 20 — Flytrap Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

FORKS ‘N’ MOTION
A local food truck run by a full-time fireman that aims to support local farmers, small businesses, and the community at large. Read more here.

  • January 16 — Eagle Island Fruit & Seafood, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Brunswick Beer Xchange, 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • January 17 — Brunswick Beer Xchange, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • January 19 — Brunswick County Government Complex, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.; End of Days Distillery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

SMASH N DASH
Serving smash burgers and bacon-wrapped hotdogs.

  • January 15 — Edward Teach Brewing, 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.

  • January 13 — Hawkeswater Neighborhood on the River, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • January 14 — Broomtail Craft Brewery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • January 16 — Riverlights, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
  • January 17 — Brunswick County Government Complex, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • January 20 — Brunswick Beer Xchange, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

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

  • January 13 — Waterline Brewing Company, 6 p.m.– 9 p.m.
  • January 17 — Seagate Bottle Shop, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • January 18 — Brunswick Community College, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • January 19 — Brunswick Beer Xchange, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • January 20 — Waterline Brewing Company, 6 p.m.– 9 p.m.

WEBO’S FOOD TRUCK
Webo’s Food Truck & Catering is a specialty soul food BBQ service in the Wilmington, NC area headed by professionally trained chef Hardie Ballard.

  • January 13 — Ironclad Golf & Beer Garden, 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

WILMYWOODIE
Wilmington’s first and only wood-fired pizza truck, serving up unique and delicious creations as well as the classics.

  • January 13 — Ruff Draft, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • January 14 — Salty Turtle Beer Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • January 19 — Flytrap Brewing, 5 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.

  • January 13 — Hudson’s Hardware, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • January 17 — GE-Wilmington, noon – 1 p.m.
  • January 18 — New Hanover County Department of Social Services, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • January 19 — Pender County Health Department, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • January 20 — Hudson’s Hardware, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

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

  • January 13 — The Eagle’s Dare, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • January 14 — DrumTrout Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • January 15 — Outer Dunes Brewing Company, 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
  • January 19 — Wilmington Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • January 20 — Summit Logistics, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

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

  • January 13 — Jerry’s Barber Shop, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • January 14 — Jerry’s Barber Shop, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • January 18 — Eagle Island Fruit & Seafood, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • January 20 — Jerry’s Barber Shop, 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!

  • January 13 — Dead Crow Comedy Room, 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
  • January 15 — Waterline Brewing Company, 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
  • January 18 — Edward Teach Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • January 19 — Flying Machine Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • January 20 — Dead Crow Comedy Room, 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 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.

  • January 20 — Mad Mole Brewing, 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

D’nA WINGS
D’nA Wings is a new and unique type of food truck business that offers casual-fine dining cuisine. We serve wings, phillies, fries, salads, and housemade teas and lemonades.

  • January 14 — End of Days Distillery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • January 19 — Tipsy Goat Bottles & Taps, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Find a location

  • Advanced Auto Parts — 2722 Carolina Beach Rd.
  • Avalon Apartments — 327 Guinevere Ln.
  • Blair Elementary School — 6510 Market St.
  • The Brewer’s Kettle — 4718 Oleander Dr.
  • Broomtail Craft Brewery — 6404 Amsterdam Way
  • Broomtail Pub & Arcade — 7211 Market St.
  • Brunswick Beer Xchange — 113 Village Rd. NE, Leland
  • Brunswick County Government Complex — 30 Government Center Dr. NE, Bolivia
  • Bull City Ciderworks — 615 S 17th St.
  • Burgaw Blueberry Drop — 106 E. Wilmington St.
  • The Crooked Lotus — 1283 NC-210 Unit G, Sneads Ferry
  • Dead Crow Comedy Room — 511 N. 3rd St.
  • DrumTrout Brewing Company — 3710 College Rd Suite 143
  • Eagle Island Fruit & Seafood — 2500 US-421
  • The Eagle’s Dare — 420 N. 3rd St.
  • Edward Teach Brewing — 604 N. 4th St.
  • End of Days Distillery — 1815 Castle St.
  • Fermental Beer & Wine — 600 S. 17th 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.
  • Hawkeswater Neighborhood on the River — 588 Coniston Dr. SE, Leland
  • 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
  • Mad Mole Brewing — 6309 Boathouse Rd. Unit C
  • Never Ever Boards — 8813 E Oak Island Dr., Oak Island
  • New Hanover County Department of Social Services — 1650 Greenfield St.
  • New Hanover Medical Group: Myrtle Grove — 5145 S. College Rd.
  • Oasis at Riverlights — 4027 Watercraft Ferry Ave.
  • Outer Dunes Brewing Company — 7976 Market St.
  • Palate Bottle Shop & Garden — 1007 N 4th St.
  • Pender County Health Department — 803 S. Walker St., Burgaw
  • Poplar Grove Plantation/Farmers Market — 10200 US-17
  • Riverfront Farmers Market — 110 Dock St.
  • Riverlights — 4124 Watercraft Ferry Ave.
  • Ruff Draft — 2144 Wrightsville Ave.
  • Salty Turtle Beer Company — 103 Triton Ln., Surf City
  • School of Rock — 820 Town Center Dr., Ste 130
  • 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.
  • Tipsy Goat Bottles & Taps — 1930 Castle Hayne Rd. Suite 120
  • Unwined on the Square — 2163 Britton Rd., Leland
  • The Venue at Wilmington Brewing Company — 800 S. Kerr Ave.
  • Waterline Brewing Company — 721 Surry St.
  • Wilmington Brewing Company — 824 S. Kerr Ave.
  • Wrightsboro Elementary School — 2716 Castle Hayne Rd.

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