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Food Truck Tracker: Nov. 2-8 [Free read]

Papadom's Singing Sangwich Truck
Papadom’s Singing Sangwich Truck will be at Eagle Island Fruit and Seafood this Friday. (Port City Daily/File)

WILMINGTON — The food truck tracker is a place to find Wilmington’s best food trucks. Events are subject to weather conditions and cancellations — so check back throughout the week.

Run a food truck and want to be included? Let us know the schedule every Monday morning by 8 a.m. by emailing  info@portcitydaily.com

Monday, Nov. 2 – Sunday, Nov. 8

TROLLY STOP
Classic hotdogs, homemade toppings, founded in 1976.

  • Tuesday, Nov. 3 — New Hanover County Courthouse, 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 4 — Alcami, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Saturday, Nov. 7 — Stevenson Hendrick Honda, 11 a.m. – 2 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.

  • Tuesday, Nov. 3 — NHC Sheriff’s Office, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., and Leaf and Barrel, 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 4 — Flying Machine, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, Nov. 5 — NHC Courthouse, 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., and Made Mole, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Friday, Nov. 6 — NHRMC Physician’s Group, Ogden, 11 a.m. -2 p.m., and New Anthem Beer Project, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, Nov. 7 — Parkway Subuaru (Battleship Marathon pickup), 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., and Flytrap Brewing, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Sunday, Nov. 8 — Waterline Brewing, 3:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.

MADE IN VENEZUELAN FOOD
Serving arepas, empanadas and other Venezuelan specialties.

  • Monday, Nov. 2 — Flying Machine, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. 
  • Tuesday, Nov. 3 — Salty Turtle, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Thursday, Nov. 5 — Flying Machine, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. 
  • Friday, Nov. 6 — Mad Mole, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. 
  • Sunday, Nov. 8 — Flytrap Brewing, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. 

BILL’S FRONT PORCH
Food truck launched by the Wilmington craft brewery.

  • Thursday, Nov. 5 — Eagle Island Fruit and Seafood, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

A&M’s RED FOOD TRUCK
Classic sliders and tacos, featuring beef, pork, chicken, fish, and vegan options. A&M is also known (and loved) for their “loaded tots.”

  • Tuesday, Nov. 3 — Eagle Island Fruit and Seafood, 11 a.m. – 2 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).  

  • Friday, Nov. 6 — Eagle Island Fruit and Seafood, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Saturday, Nov. 7 — Coastal Harley Davidson

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

  • Tuesday, Nov. 3 — Stevenson Hendrick Honda, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 4 — Eagle Island Fruit and Seafood, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, Nov. 5 — Canady’s Sports Center, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Friday, Nov. 6 — Jerry’s Barbershop, Rocky Point, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Saturday, Nov. 7 — Gregory Farms Vineyard, Currie, noon – 3 p.m.

T’GEAUX BOYS
Serving traditional New Orleans cuisine featuring PoBoys, french bread grilled cheese, Creole rice dishes, crawfish mac, vegan and gluten-free options.

  • Saturday, Nov. 7 — Broomtail Craft Brewery, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

PORT CITY QUE
Brisket, ribs, pulled pork, and other serious barbecue classics. Based out of Rocky Point, but spotted all over Wilmington.

  • Tuesday, Nov. 3 — Hudson’s Hardware, 11 a.m. – 1: 30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 4 — Hopes Chicken 36, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m., and Hudon’s Hardware, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, Nov. 5 — Pender County Health Department, Burgaw, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • Friday, Nov. 6 — 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. Find location updates on Facebook and Instagram.

  • Wednesday, Nov. 4 — GE, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Friday, Nov. 6 — White Feather Farm, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, Nov. 7 — Fermental, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

CATCH THE FOOD TRUCK
The spinoff of Keith Rhodes’ Catch restaurant, serving all kinds of seafood.

  • Saturday, Nov. 7 — Coastal Harley Davidson

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

  • Friday, Nov. 6 — Flytrap Brewing, 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Saturday, Nov. 7 — Coastal Harley Davidson

2 BROS COASTAL CUISINE
Menus published daily on Facebook and ever evolving. 910-279-4946 to text an order.

ON THYME
Serving po’ boys, burgers, wings, seafood and more! Check Facebook for menu and location updates.

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.

  • All private events through beginning of November

CHEESESMITH
CheeseSmith serves new takes on the classic grilled cheese each week.

JOE LOVES LOBSTER ROLLS
Chef Tony Herndon brings his award-winning lobster rolls to Wilmington. Herndon serves until the lobster runs out — and it usually runs out. Check out the counter-service restaurant in Boiling Spring Lakes.

  • Nothing scheduled this week — check back later!

SOULFUL TWIST
Low country food, with a twist. Call for details: 910-622-2628

  • Take out and some delivery

DONUT BUS
A converted school bus serving up fresh donuts, with flavors like Maple Bacon and Strawberry Shortcake. Get the latest on Facebook.

TBA — Check back soon

VITAL SEEN
After years as head chef in some of Wilmington’s top restaurants, Tripp Engel’s latest project is a food truck, featuring a menu that reflects a Rastafarian philosophy influenced by Jamaican, Ethiopian, Egyptian, and Indian food cultures.

  • TBA — Check back soon

Find a location

  • Alcami — 2320 Scientific Park Dr.
  • Auto Dentz — 6412 Market St.
  • Bottega — 723 N. 4th St.
  • Bradly Creek Marina — 6338 Oleander Dr.
  • Broomtail Craft Brewing — 6404 Amsterdam Way
  • Burnt Mill Creek — 2101 Market St.
  • Canady’s Sport Center — 3220 Wrightsville Ave.
  • The Cargo District — 1608 Queen St.
  • The Crooked Lotus — 1283 NC-210 Unit G, Sneads Ferry 
  • Coastal Harley Davidson — 6620 Market St.
  • Downtown Sundown Concerts / Riverfront Park — 5 N. Water St.
  • Eagle Island Fruit & Seafood — 2500 US-421
  • Edens’ Produce — Corner of US Highway 17 North and Sidbury Rd.
  • End of Days Distillery — 1815 Castle St.
  • Fermental — 7250 Market St.
  • Flytrap Brewing — 319 Walnut St.
  • Flying Machine Brewing Company — 3130 Randall Pkwy
  • Hampstead Ace Hardware — 15597 US Highway 17 North, Hampstead
  • Hawkeswater Neighborhood on the River — 588 Coniston Dr. SE, Leland
  • Health Department — 2029 S. 17th St.
  • Hudson’s Hardware — 6301 Castle Hayne Rd., Castle Hayne
  • Jerry’s Barber Shop, 11975 US-117, Rocky Point, NC
  • Leaf & Barrel — 15010 US-17, Hampstead, NC
  • Mad Mole Brewing — 6309 Boathouse Rd.
  • Makai Brewing Co. — 5850 Ocean Hwy W Unit 1, Ocean Isle Beach
  • New Hanover County Courthouse — 316 Princess St.
  • New Hanover County Sheriff’s Department — 3950 Juvenile Center Rd. Castle Hayne
  • New Hanover Regional Medical Center — 1415 Physicians Dr.
  • NHRMC Emergency Department North — 151 Scotts Hill Medical Dr.
  • Pender County Health Department — 803 Walker St., Burgaw
  • Pender County Government Complex, 820 Walker St., Burgaw
  • Poplar Grove Plantation — 10200 US-17
  • Red Hare Brewing — 4802 Main St., Shallotte
  • Residence Inn — 1200 Culbreth Dr.
  • Salty Turtle Beer Company — 103 Triton Ln., Surf City
  • Seaglass Salvage Maret — 1987 Andrew Jackson Highway
  • Sour Barn —  7211 Market St.
  • Sparrows Bend —  75 Siskin Circle, Hampstead
  • Stevenson Hendrick Honda, 6720 Market St.
  • UNCW, 601 S. College Rd.
  • Washington Acres — 132 Dogwood Ln., Hampstead
  • Waterline Brewing — 721 Surry St.
  • White Weather Farm — 1135 Edgewater Club Rd.

Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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