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KnittedC Fri 24-May-13 16:42:22

DP, a chef, is looking into opening a food business; and thinking about a gourmet food van selling hot and cold sandwiches etc. He has mooted the following as a potential name... 'In Bread'.

I think (hope!) he is joking as it's the worst name I've ever heard, but he thinks it's funny. WIBU to LTB if he ever actually did it?

BrianButterfield Fri 24-May-13 17:05:42

I've seen one called Brimful of Rasher, which I love.

Also the one in the B&Q car park near me is called the Paddy Shack and the sign outside says "Quick snack? Paddy Shack!" which always makes me smile!

NettoSuperstar Fri 24-May-13 17:09:44

I like the name, but wouldn't associate it with gourmet food, more sort of greasy spoon stuff.
Nowt wrong with that, just the name doesn't match the food.

namechangeofshame Fri 24-May-13 17:10:01

It's a given sandwich vans have shit joke names so fine.

If he's genuinely trying to go gourmet with attached prices then no!!

GoodbyePorkPie Fri 24-May-13 17:10:31

I really like it BUT it definitely doesn't scream 'gourmet'.

bootsycollins Fri 24-May-13 17:10:53

grin that's comedy gold

What's 'gourmet' about hot and cold sandwiches? It's a butty van! Ooooh auto correct just suggested bitty van, sandwiches for the lactivists grin

pumpkinsweetie Fri 24-May-13 17:11:33

Sounds catchy and memorable!

bran Fri 24-May-13 17:16:03

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

GinOnTwoWheels Fri 24-May-13 17:19:44

In Bread - I like it. Gourmet food vans are the latest thing. Something to do with avoiding the massive start up costs associated with 'real' restaurants - here.

There are some with wood fired ovens, gourmet pizzas, fancy puddings, stuff like that. They use social media to publicise their offerings and schedules and get a real following.

OP - Good luck to your DH, I hope it does well for him!

PollyPlummer Fri 24-May-13 17:31:31

It is funny. I would definitely wander over to have a look at his sandwiches.

I like it too.

Alternatively lovecat's Hamwidge van would be great. He could advertise the naice ham he uses and get the staff to wear MN scarves - I'd love to see a van that did that!!! grin

GilmoursPillow Fri 24-May-13 17:46:45

Surely Upper Crust would be more of a gourmet name?

In Bread did make me snigger though.

diddl Fri 24-May-13 17:50:51

Funny-but I wouldn't want to try anything.

Gourmet food from a van-where will he be parked-who is he aiming at?

nkf Fri 24-May-13 17:53:56

It's funny but, humour is always subjective. It doesn't suggest gourmet to me.

monsterchild Fri 24-May-13 17:59:09

I think its ok. Better than Roach Coach. House about"Hauling Buns"?

nothruroad Fri 24-May-13 18:02:17

There's one I drive past every day called 'Roll with it' - makes me laugh every time!

whattodoo Fri 24-May-13 18:13:42

I think it's funny, but the joke would soon wear off.

Will he park it outside your house when not trading?

His business cards will be amusing.

LittleprincessinGOLDrocks Fri 24-May-13 18:27:25

nothruroad - I was just about to suggest "Roll with it" lol.
It covers hot and cold food, refers to soup and sarnies wink .

I like "in bread" but not sure it is gourmet enough. I guess it all depends on the signage and branding.

Jsa1980 Fri 24-May-13 18:33:27

There is a kebab van in Bristol called Jason 'Doner'van.

I like In Bred.

hollyisalovelyname Fri 24-May-13 18:43:23

InBread sounds naff. Howzabout
The Earl Of Sandwich- provided there is no longer an Earl of Sandwich. grin

SanityClause Fri 24-May-13 18:46:48

I hate it, too, OP.

MiaowTheCat Fri 24-May-13 18:48:47

I love slightly naff pun-named food outlets (although The Codfather's been done to death by now)

SoleSource Fri 24-May-13 20:54:09

Simply Bread?

Leeds2 Fri 24-May-13 21:15:25

Wouldn't be my choice. And certainly wouldn't suggest a gourmet menu!

ElectricSheep Fri 24-May-13 21:17:26

wrong for gourmet food

GetOrfMoiLand Fri 24-May-13 21:18:28

Nothing wrong with vans, really well rated restaurants like Meat Liquor started as vans.

In Bread is pretty good I think.

There is a chip shop round her called For Cod's Sake which makes me smile.

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