Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Food Truck Tracker: Feb. 3 – 10

Michael’s Seafood Express will be parked at Wilmington Brewing Company on Saturday. (Courtesy Michael’s Seafood Express)

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

MICHAEL’S SEAFOOD EXPRESS
A 25-year local landmark now franchising as an express model serving your favorite menu items.

  • February 4 — Seagate Bottle Shop, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • February 5 — Flying Machine Brewing Company, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • February 6 — New Hanover County Courthouse, 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • February 7 — Brunswick Beer Xchange, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • February 8 — Cape Fear Community College North Campus, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Good Hops 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.

  • February 3 — Wrightsboro Elementary School, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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

  • February 5 — Flytrap Brewing, 4 p.m. – 7 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.

  • February 7 — Leaf & Barrel Provision Co., 4:30 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.

  • February 3 — Mad Mole Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • February 4 — Flying Machine Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • February 8 — The Venue at Wilmington Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • February 9 — Broomtail Craft Brewery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • February 10 — The Starling Bar, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

PORT CITY PLATES

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

  • February 3 — Salty Turtle Beer Company, 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • February 4 — Dead Crow Comedy Room, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • February 7 — Outer Dunes Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • February 9 — Bull City Ciderworks, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • February 10 — Fermental Beer & Wine, 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.

  • February 3 — Scotchman gas station, noon – 4 p.m.; Filler’ Up Pub, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • February 4 — Scotchman gas station, noon – 4 p.m.; End of Days Distillery, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
  • February 5 — Scotchman gas station, noon – 4 p.m.
  • February 8 — Flytrap Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

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

  • February 3 — Brunswick Beer Xchange, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • February 8 — Brunswick Community College, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • February 9 — 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.

  • February 3 — Jerry’s Barber Shop, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • February 4 — Jerry’s Barber Shop, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • February 8 — Eagle Island Fruit & Seafood, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • February 9 — NAPA Auto Parts, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • February 10 — Jerry’s Barber Shop, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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

  • February 3 — Outer Dunes Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.; Waterline Brewing Company, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • February 4 — Flying Machine Brewing Company, 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.; End of Days Distillery, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.; Brunswick Beer Xchange, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • February 5 — Wilmington Brewing Company, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.; Edward Teach Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • February 6 — Flytrap Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • February 7 — Flytrap Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Flying Machine Brewing Company, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
  • February 8 — New Hanover County Courthouse, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.; Outer Dunes Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Brunswick Beer Xchange, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • February 9 — The Elements at Barclays, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • February 10 — Outer Dunes Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.; Salters Haven, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

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

  • February 3 — Edward Teach Brewing, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • February 4 — Salty Turtle Beer Company, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
  • February 5 — Southport Tap and Cellar, 4 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.

  • February 3 — Bull City Ciderworks, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • February 4 — The Brewer’s Kettle, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • February 10 — Wilmington Brewing Company, 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.

  • February 3 — Salty Turtle Beer Company, 6 p.m. – 8:30 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.

  • February 6 — Fisher Student Center at UNCW, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • February 9 — Fisher Student Center at UNCW, 11 a.m. – 2 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.

  • February 3 — Broomtail Craft Brewery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • February 6 — Brunswick Community College, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • February 7 — Brunswick County Government Complex, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • February 9 — Flytrap Brewing, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • February 10 — Dead Crow Comedy Room, 5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.

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

  • February 4 — Flytrap Brewing, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

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

  • February 3 — Fermental Beer & Wine, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • February 4 — Wilmington Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • February 8 — Broomtail Craft Brewery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • February 9 — GE-Wilmington, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • February 10 — 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.

  • February 3 — Flytrap Brewing, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • February 10 — Flytrap Brewing, 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.

  • February 3 — Hendrick Toyota Wilmington, 7:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.
  • February 5 — Salters Haven, 7:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.

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

  • February 3 — Flying Machine Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • February 4 — Mad Mole Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Find a location

  • 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 Community College — 50 College Rd, NE, Bolivia
  • Brunswick County Government Complex — 30 Government Center Dr. NE, Bolivia
  • Bull City Ciderworks — 615 S 17th St.
  • Cape Fear Community College North Campus — 4500 Blue Clay Rd., Castle Hayne
  • 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.
  • The Elements at Barclays — 1605 Barclay Pointe Blvd.
  • End of Days Distillery — 1815 Castle St.
  • Fermental Beer & Wine — 600 S. 17th St.
  • Figure Eight Island Yacht Club — 15 Bridge Rd.
  • Filler’ Up Pub — 2403 Market St.
  • Fisher Student Center at UNCW — 615 Hamilton Dr.
  • 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
  • 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
  • NAPA Auto Parts — 413 US-117 S, Burgaw
  • New Hanover County Courthouse — 316 Princess St.
  • New Hanover County Department of Social Services — 1650 Greenfield St.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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