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Friday, September 10, 2010

Ten Awesomely Named Food Trucks

Posted By on Fri, Sep 10, 2010 at 1:30 PM

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Food trucks are so popular right now, it's almost harder to find a truck that doesn't serve lunch. The names are getting pretty awesome, too:

Kim Jong Grillin'

City: Portland

Why it's awesomely named: Korean barbecue named after the home country's most notorious oppressor? Ballsy in the best way.

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Chairman Bao

City: San Francisco

Why it's awesomely named: The Chairman is keeping the dictator/food truck mashup alive in an even splashier way than the mostly stationary Kim Jong. Enjoy it now, for trademark trouble might be afoot.

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India Jones

City: Los Angeles

Why it's awesomely named: What looks like a typo at first circles around your head and smacks you with a cute turn of phrase.

MAPLELEAFLIFE.COM
  • mapleleaflife.com
Buns on Wheels

City: Seattle

Why it's awesomely named: People normally pay too much attention to the burger, leaving the buns as an afterthought.

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The Mud Truck

City: New York

Why it's awesomely named: Old-school diner charm on the go for busy Manhattan.

SUN-SENTINEL.COM
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The Rolling Stove

City: Delray Beach, Fla.

Why it's awesomely named: Besides giving meaning to the giant chimney sticking out of the top, it rocks.

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Rebel Heroes

City: Arlington, Va.

Why it's awesomely named: A great moniker just on its own, it's even better when you learn that this is a Vietnamese-Cuban fusion truck.

EATMEDAILY.COM
  • eatmedaily.com
Big Gay Ice Cream Truck

City: New York

Why it's awesomely named: They're here, they're queer ― just get used to licking it.

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The Dump Truck

City: Portland

Why it's awesomely named: It might evoke garbage, but it actually serves delicious dumplings.

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Patty Wagon

City: Los Angeles

Why it's awesomely named: More than buns deserve to be on wheels.

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