Monday, April 15, 2024

Food Truck Tracker: Feb. 23 – March 1

Port City Plates will be at Mannkind Brewing Company this weekend. (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 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.

  • February 23 — Broomtail Craft Brewery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • February 24 — Mannkind Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • February 28 — PPD Building, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • February 29 — Outer Dunes Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

DONUT BUS
Serving hot and fresh mini donuts made to order! You can choose from more than 15 glazes, sugars and fruits.

  • February 24 — Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity ReStore, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Feburary 25 — Brooklyn Arts Center, noon – 2 p.m.
  • February 29 — Northchase neighborhood, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

KEITH’S MEMPHIS STYLE BBQ
A BBQ truck that grew from a true love story. Offering smoked pork butts and briskets with special sauces to the Port City.

  • February 29 — Flytrap Brewing, 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.

  • February 26 — Fisher Student Center at UNCW, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • February 29 — Fisher Student Center at UNCW, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

PEPE’S TACO TRUCK
Bringing authentic tacos, tortas, quesadillas, and burritos to our friends in New Hanover and Pender counties.

  • February 23 — Flytrap Brewing, 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
  • March 1 — Flytrap Brewing, 6 p.m. – 10 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 23 — nCino, Inc., 11 a.m.– 2 p.m.; Wilmington Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • February 24 — The Wild Goose Bar & Lounge, 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.

SEOUL SUSHI
A Korean fusion food truck that offers catering and sushi classes.

  • February 23 — Brunswick Beer XChange, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • February 24 — Wilmington Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • February 26 — Satellite Bar and Lounge, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
  • February 27 — Brunswick Community College, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Lanvale Forest Neighborhood, 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • February 29 — Freya’s Haus, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • March 1 — PPD Building, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Flying Machine Brewing Company, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

WELL-FED ED
Simple, vibrant and delicious dishes for the Wilmington area.

  • February 23 — Pine Valley Elementary School, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.; The Bridge Church, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • February 24 — Flytrap Brewing, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • February 25 — The Veggie Wagon, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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

  • February 23 — Jerry’s Barber Shop, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • February 28 — Eagle Island Fruit & Seafood, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • March 1 — Jerry’s Barber Shop, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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

  • February 23 — Flying Machine Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • February 24 — Flytrap Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • February 28 — Mad Mole Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • February 29 — Broomtail Craft Brewery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

SEALEVEL CITY VEGAN
All-vegan diner food with lots of gluten-free options. House-made lentil burgers, black bean tempeh, and more.

  • February 23 — Fisher Student Center at UNCW, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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

  • February 23 — Quad Apartments, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • February 24 — Seagate Bottle Shop, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • February 26 — Brunswick Community College, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • February 29 — Grayson Park, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

SHAWARMA EXPRESS
Fine Mediterranean food on the go.

  • Monday through Thursday: Mediterranean Halal Market & Bakery, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Friday through Saturday: Village Market, 5 p.m. – 3 a.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 24 — Atlantic Marine, 7:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.

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

  • February 26 — Flytrap Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

RIPE
Ripe is dedicated to offering scrumptious breakfast and lunch options that celebrate the art of eating well. The menu is a symphony of flavors, combining whole foods and quality meat with wholesome ingredients to nourish your body and soul.

  • February 23 — Dead Crow Comedy Room, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
  • February 24 — Leland Brewing Co., 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.; Fermental Beer & Wine, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

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

  • February 23 — Salty Turtle Brewing Co., 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • February 24 — DrumTrout Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • February 25 — Flying Machine Brewing Company, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • February 27 — Salty Turtle Brewing Co., 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • February 29 — Surf City Brewing Company, 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.

  • February 23 — Bull City Ciderworks, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • February 24 — Mad Mole Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • February 25 — Brooklyn Arts Center, noon – 3 p.m.
  • February 28 — Broomtail Craft Brewery, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • February 29 — Flying Machine Brewing Company, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • March 1 — Biggers Market, 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.

  • February 23 — Hudson’s Hardware, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • February 24 — Hudson’s Hardware, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • February 28 — Pender County Health Department, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • March 1 — Hudson’s Hardware, 11 a.m. – 2 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 28 — The Scapegoat Taproom, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • March 1 — Wilmington VA Clinic, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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

  • February 23 — Mad Mole Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • February 24 — Salty Turtle Brewing Co., 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • February 25 — Mannkind Brewing Company, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Find a location

  • Atlantic Marine — 2035 Eastwood Rd.
  • Biggers Market — 6250 Market St.
  • The Bridge Church — 2101 Market St.
  • Brooklyn Arts Center — 516 N 4th St.
  • 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 Sheriff’s Office — 70 Stamp Act Dr NE, Bolivia
  • Bull City Ciderworks — 615 S 17th St.
  • By The Beach Brewing — 102 Old Eastwood Rd.
  • Cape Fear Community College North Campus — 4500 Blue Clay Rd., Castle Hayne
  • Cape Fear Community College Wilmington Campus — 411 N. Front St.
  • Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity ReStore — 6138 Carolina Beach Rd
  • Carolina Beach Lake Park — 400 S. Lake Park Blvd., Carolina Beach
  • Coastal Seafood & Propane — 301 Village Rd NE, Leland
  • 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.
  • Fisher Student Center at UNCW — 615 Hamilton Dr.
  • Flying Machine Brewing Company — 3130 Randall Pkwy.
  • Flytrap Brewing — 319 Walnut St.
  • Fort Fisher Air Force Recreation Area — 118 Riverfront Rd., Kure Beach
  • Freya’s Haus — 55 Scotts Hill Loop Rd.
  • GE-Wilmington — 3901 Castle Hayne Rd.
  • Goat & Compass — 710 N 4th St.
  • Good Hops Brewing — 811 Harper Ave., Carolina Beach
  • Grayson Park — 2050 Grayson Parkway, Leland
  • Greenfield Lake Amphitheater — 1941 Amphitheatre Dr.
  • Greenfield Lake Yacht Club — 1756 Carolina Beach 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
  • Jeff Gordon Chevrolet — 228 S. College Rd.
  • Jerry’s Barber Shop — 11975 US-117, Rocky Point
  • Lanvale Forest Neighborhood — 8590 Lanvale Forest Dr.
  • LA Times Bar — 2851 Maco Rd. NE, Leland
  • Leaf & Barrel Provision Co. — 15010 US-17, Hampstead
  • Legends Seafood & Produce — 1501 NC-53, Burgaw
  • Leland Brewing Co. — 133 Fayetteville Rd
  • Leland Fire and Rescue Station 51 — 1970 Popular St. NE, Leland
  • Live Oak Bank Pavilion in Riverfront Park — 10 Cowan St.
  • Makai Brewing Company — 5850 Ocean Hwy W #1, Ocean Isle Beach
  • Mad Mole Brewing — 6309 Boathouse Rd. Unit C
  • Mannkind Brewing Company — 9600 Ploof Rd SE #7, Leland
  • Mediterranean Halal Market & Bakery — 2069 Carolina Beach Rd.
  • nCino, Inc. — 6770 Parker Farm Dr.
  • New Anthem Beer Project — 116 Dock St.; 110 Greenfield St. #100
  • New Hanover County Health & Human Services — 1650 Greenfield St.
  • New Hanover County Department of Social Services — 1650 Greenfield St.
  • New Hanover County Sheriff’s Department — 3950 Juvenile Center Rd., Castle Hayne
  • Northchase neighborhood — 2832 Northchase Pkwy. W.
  • Oasis at Riverlights — 4027 Watercraft Ferry Ave.
  • Ocean Front Park and Pavilion — 105 Atlantic Ave, Kure Beach
  • Outer Dunes Brewing Company — 7976 Market St.
  • Palate Bottle Shop & Garden — 1007 N 4th St.
  • Pender’s Community Market — 1501 NC-53, Burgaw
  • Pender County Courthouse Square — 100 S. Wright St.
  • Pender County Health Department — 803 S. Walker St., Burgaw
  • Pine Valley Elementary School — 440 John S Mosby Dr.
  • Poplar Grove Plantation/Farmers Market — 10200 US-17
  • PPD Building — 929 N. Front St.
  • Quad Apartments — 734 MacMillan Ave.
  • Riverfront Farmers Market — 110 Dock St.
  • Riverlights — 4124 Watercraft Ferry Ave.
  • Salters Haven — Leas Ln., Hampstead
  • Salty Turtle Beer Company — 103 Triton Ln., Surf City
  • Sandpiper Brewing Company — 624 E. Ocean Rd., Holly Ridge
  • Satellite Bar and Lounge — 120 Greenfield St., #6123
  • Scapegoat Taproom — 2789 Compass Pointe South Wynd NE, Ste. 4, Leland
  • Seagate Bottle Shop — 6005 Oleander Dr.
  • Sea Witch Lounge — 13775 NC-50 Ste. 103
  • Social Coffee and Supply Co. — 4718 Oriole Dr
  • Southport Tap and Cellar — 827 N. Howe St., Southport
  • The Starling Bar — 1612 Queen St.
  • Stevenson-Hendrick Honda — 6720 Market St.
  • Stevenson-Hendrick Mazda Wilmington — 5911 Market St.
  • Summit Logistics — 1845 Sir Tyler Dr.
  • SUNdays Café — 708B S. Lumina Ave., Wrightsville Beach
  • Surf City Brewing Company — 402 Alston Blvd. Ext, Hampstead
  • Tipsy Goat Bottles & Taps — 1930 Castle Hayne Rd. Suite 120
  • The Venue at Wilmington Brewing Company — 800 S. Kerr Ave.
  • The Vault CB — 612 N Lake Park Blvd., Carolina Beach
  • The Veggie Wagon — 608 Lake Park Blvd. S., Carolina Beach
  • Village Market — 26 S 2nd St
  • Waterline Brewing Company — 721 Surry St.
  • The Wild Goose Bar & Lounge — 2731 Castle Hayne Rd.
  • Wilmington Brewing Company — 824 S. Kerr Ave.
  • Wilmington VA Clinic — 1705 Gardner Rd.
  • The Wine Sampler — 890-3 S Kerr Ave.
  • Wrightsville Beach Park — 3 Bob Sawyer Dr., Wrightsville Beach

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