#(Mostly) food truck name ideas

Punny name ideas for food trucks (and other businesses) pop into my head at the strangest moments. One time, kottke.org noticed and linked to me, which was pretty neat. I also got to talk about them in episode 17 of the Slack Variety Pack podcast, which was even neater.

  1. A Currant Affair
  2. A Fare to Remember (travel fare alert service)
  3. A Flan For All Seasons
  4. A Porkalypse Bao
  5. All I Want For Christmas is Jus
  6. American Samosa
  7. Another One Bites the Crust
  8. Armed & Dungeness
  9. Au Gratin For All Seasons
  10. Bachman Churner Overdrive
  11. Bacon Bad
  12. Ballroom Blintz
  13. Bark to the Future (dog kennel)
  14. Beam Me Up, Biscotti (bakery)
  15. Better Plate Than Never
  16. Big Girls Don’t Chai
  17. Bikram Yogurt
  18. Blame It On The Grain
  19. Bone Thugs & Hominy
  20. Braise The Roof
  21. Bread Pirate Roberts
  22. Brie’s Company
  23. Buenos Nachos
  24. Buns & Roses (combination bakery/flower shop name)
  25. C’est La Brie
  26. Calamari Damacy
  27. Celeryman
  28. Chai Another Day
  29. Chai Me A River
  30. Chai Times
  31. Challah Challah
  32. Challah-back Girl
  33. Chard To Kill
  34. Cheese All That
  35. Churn After Reading (ice cream truck, ideally positioned in front of a library)
  36. Churn Back Time (old-fashioned ice cream truck)
  37. Clam-o-flage
  38. Mötley Brëw (coffee shop and/or brewery)
  39. Cous Cous, Bang Bang
  40. Cumin League
  41. Custard’s Last Stand
  42. Dan Dan Revolution
  43. Dawn of the Bread
  44. Don’t Get Curried Away
  45. Draught Punk
  46. Dungeness Liasons
  47. Empanada Surf
  48. Entrée The Giant
  49. Epic Wrap Battles (fusion food)
  50. Fantastic Beets and Where to Find Them
  51. Farrow Faucet
  52. Faster Pussycat, Grill Grill
  53. Fed Zeppelin
  54. Filling Me Softly
  55. Fireside Chaat
  56. Flan in 60 Seconds
  57. Flan with the Wind
  58. Flantasic Four
  59. Flour Power
  60. Forgot About Dreidel (Hanukkah-themed rap album?)
  61. Freight Expectations (shopping company)
  62. Fries Wide Shut
  63. From Dusk Til Prawn
  64. Get Quiche or Die Tryin’
  65. Ghee Whiz
  66. Girls Just Wanna Have Flan
  67. Glazed & Infused
  68. Gone With The Vindaloo
  69. Grillin’ Me Softly
  70. Grills Just Wanna Have Fun (this one is from my mom)
  71. Grills On Film
  72. Guac’ ‘n’ Roll
  73. Guys & Dahls
  74. Hairless Whisper (80s-themed waxing salon)
  75. Happy Hollandaise
  76. Hass of Pain (Fancy french bread/avocado toast)
  77. Havarti in the USA
  78. Hooked On A Filling (pies & filled pastries)
  79. Hunan After All
  80. I Believe In A Thing Called Shrub (non-alcoholic hipster beverages)
  81. I Pita The Fool
  82. If Looks Could Grill
  83. Impasta Syndrome
  84. In Cod We Trust
  85. Indiana Jones and the Tempeh of Doom
  86. It’s Your Potty, You Can Cry If You Want To (children’s book)
  87. Jagged Little Grill
  88. Jamaican Me Crazy
  89. Kale Caesar
  90. Kiln Me Softly (paint-your-own-pottery studio)
  91. Klaatu Burrata Nikto (scifi-themed cheese shop)
  92. Klaatu Burrito Nikto (scifi-themed Mexican food truck)
  93. Knead To Know Basis (bakery)
  94. Lager Than Life
  95. Lamb-orghini (supercar-themed)
  96. Let’s Get Ready to Crumble
  97. Let’s Ketchup Sometime
  98. License To Grill
  99. License To Kale
  100. License To Kielbasa
  101. Lil Bao Wow
  102. Marco Pollo
  103. Mind Over Kalamata
  104. Monty Python’s Life Of Brine
  105. Morsel Kombat
  106. Naan In 60 Seconds
  107. Netflix Enchilada
  108. No Country For Ramen
  109. No Harm, No Fowl (vegan food)
  110. No More Mister Rice Guy
  111. No Scone Unturned
  112. Non-Stop Naan Stop
  113. Nougat Served
  114. Nouveau Quiche
  115. Ode To Soy
  116. Okrahoma
  117. Om Nom Nomelette
  118. Pancakes One To Know One
  119. Papadom Preach
  120. Parfait Accompli
  121. Pasta Dutchie (cannabis-infused Italian food?)
  122. Pasta La Vista
  123. Pesto Résistance
  124. Pickle Me Elmo
  125. Pie-rates Of The Carribean
  126. Planet Of The Crepes
  127. Planet Of The Grapes (wine store)
  128. Poke Face
  129. Poultry In Motion
  130. Poutine On The Ritz
  131. Puddin’ On The Ritz
  132. Ribdiculous
  133. Rice Guys Finish Last
  134. Rice To The Occasion
  135. Rice, Rice, Baby
  136. Rolling Scones
  137. Romancing The Scone
  138. Russian Rillette
  139. Saigon In 60 Seconds
  140. Sake To Me
  141. Satay Anything
  142. SeaTaco (restaurant at the Seattle airport?)
  143. Seabrisket
  144. Serendipi-Tea
  145. Shoes Your Own Adventure (footwear store)
  146. Shwarma Chameleon
  147. Shwarmageddon
  148. Slaw & Order
  149. Smells Like Poutine Spirit
  150. Soccerpunch (sportsbar)
  151. Somebody That I Yeast To Know (Bakery and/or brewery)
  152. Soup, There It Is
  153. Spice Invaders
  154. Spice: The Fennel Frontier
  155. Steaks One to Know One
  156. Steaks on a Plane (presumably in an airport)
  157. Stewpendous
  158. Subpoena Coladas (bar for lawyers)
  159. Sundae Bloody Sundae
  160. Sushi & The Banshees
  161. Taco The Town
  162. Tagine-ie in a Bottle
  163. Tamari, and Tamari, and Tamari (Shakespearean-themed Japanese food truck)
  164. Thai Hard
  165. That Fish Cray
  166. That’s All, Yolks!
  167. That’s What I’m Tolkien ‘Bout (fantasy book store)
  168. The Absinthe Minded Professor
  169. The Crepes Of Wrath
  170. The Deli Llama
  171. The Fast And the Curry-est
  172. The Feast And The Furious
  173. The Fennel Countdown
  174. The Filling Is Mutual
  175. The Flan Before Time
  176. The Gourds Must Be Crazy
  177. The Hunt For Bread October
  178. The Lamb Before Thyme
  179. The Lambshank Redemption
  180. The Non-Stop Naan Stop (needs to be open 24/7)
  181. The Peas Corps (slogan: “give peas a chance”)
  182. The Romaines Of The Day
  183. The Sandwiches Of Eastwick
  184. There’s No Place Like Foam (cappucino stand)
  185. To Sirloin With Love
  186. To Sriracha With Love
  187. Toast Ride the Whip
  188. Toast in the Shell
  189. Tofu Think You Can Dance
  190. Trifle 65
  191. Turmerics Of Injera-ment
  192. Utter Naan Sense
  193. Veal With It
  194. Vegan Be Heroes (Just For One Day)
  195. Weeding Rainbow (lawncare company; donates its proceeds to literacy programs)
  196. Whack-a-mole (Oaxacan cuisine)
  197. What About Kebab?
  198. What Good Shallot Do Today?
  199. Whisky Business
  200. Wok Like An Egyptian
  201. Wok This Way
  202. Wonton Destruction
  203. Wurst Case Scenario
  204. Wyld Scallions
  205. You Feta Believe It

I have a problem. Fortunately, I also have an understanding spouse—here are some delightful ideas from my wife, Nathalie:

  1. Churro Your Own Adventure
  2. Mission Im-pasta-bowl
  3. Naan Disclosure Agreement
  4. Raita Way
  5. Star-Spangled Bangers