Food-Obsessed Vanity Plates Across America

1CHERRY (Maine)

2BANANA (Maine)

2JIVE (Florida)

Arthur Bovino

The 2 Jive Turkeys food truck of Mirmar, Fla., specializes in... fried turkey. Their personalized license plate was spotted during the 2013 South Beach Wine & Food Festival's Trucks on Midtown's Tracks.

ABES BBQ (Mississippi)

APLTINI (Maine)

APPLE1 (Maine)

BANANA (Maine)

EGGROL4U (North Carolina)

BEERISFOOD

BEER (Texas)

BERRY4 (Maine)

BF JERKY (Kansas)

BLIZZRD (Maine)

BLK KOFE (Maine)

BOILED (Maine)

BON VIN (Maine)

GORMAY (Washington)

ILV2EAT (Virginia)

TACO (North Carolina)

BREWLOT (New Hampshire)

BUD RIDE (Maine)

CHEESES (Maryland)

CHEEZIE (Maine)

CHEEZY (Maine)

CHEF (Maine)

CHEFAS (Maine)

CHMPGNE (Maine)

CHOCOL8 (Maine)

CHOPS (Maine)

CHOWDR (Maine)

CHOWS (Maine)

CIDER1 (Maine)

CLAMDIP (Maine)

CLMNTIN (Maine)

COOKY (Maine)

COORS (Maine)

CRN SYRP (Maine)

Really interesting what people get passionate about. Corn syrup? Can we get a ROUX? Or maybe some BKGPWDR?

DAPEACH (Maine)

DASH (Maine)

A little Ms. Dash, anyone?

DQ (Maine)

DRUNK

EAT ALGA (Maine)

EAT CAKE (Maine)

EAT BEEF

EAT BUGS (MAine)

EAT CAB (Tennessee)

EAT CAB. Certified Angus Beef that is...

EAT OUT (Hawaii)

EAT THE KIDS FIRST (Virginia)

EAT VEG (Virginia)

E BAKERY (Maine)

NDHUNGR (Arizona)

FISH TACO (Florida)

FLAMBE (Maine)

FOODIE (California)

FRITAS (Florida)

Arthur Bovino

The food truck expansion of El Ray de las Fritas on Calle Ocho in Miami's Little Havana neighborhood is home of fritas, or Cuban hamburgers. El Ray's personalized license plate was spotted during the 2013 South Beach Wine & Food Festival's Trucks on Midtown's Tracks.

GOODFOOD (New York)

GOT CAKE (Maine)

GOTSUBS (Maine)

H8MEAT (Virginia)

HIBACHI (New York)

HIP POPS (Florida)

Arthur Bovino

South Florida's HipPOP's Handcrafted Gelato Bars dessert truck doles out artisanal gelato, sorbet, and frozen yogurt, offeringhundreds of customizable variations on its pops made to order.Their personalized license plate was spotted during the 2013 South Beach Wine & Food Festival's Trucks on Midtown's Tracks.

HOTDOGS (Maine)

I WINE (New York)

I?KABOB (California)

ILVTOFU (Colorado)

As The Huffington Post noted, this plate was actually rejected by the DMV for having been judged X-rated by state officials. Where were their minds?

I?VODKA (California)

JALPENO (Maine)

JOJI-YO (Florida)

Arthur Bovino

Billed as South Florida's "first self-serve frozen yogurt truck," Joji Frozen Yogurt debuted last summer. Their personalized license plate was spotted during the 2013 South Beach Wine & Food Festival's Trucks on Midtown's Tracks.

KEY LME (Maine)

LBSTER 1 (Maine)

LBSTLV (Maine)

LK2EAT (ALASKA)

This plate was spotted in June of 2012, during the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen. What does it have to do with food? Easy. One of the festival's participating talented chefs Tim Love was visiting from Fort Worth, Texas where you can find his restaurant Lonesome Dove.

LOBSTAS (Maine)

LOPSTAH (New Hampshire)

M&MS (Maine)

MAPLE 2 (Maine)

MEATY (Maine)

MILATME (New Hampshire)

MOXIEE (Massachusetts)

Very well may refer to the soft drink "Moxie," which is said to have originated as a medicine called "Moxie Nerve Food" create by Dr. Augustin Thompson in Lowell, Mass.

MUFFINS (California)

NOODLE (Maine)

NUTMEG 1 (Maine)

OILSEED (Maine)

ORREO (Maine)

OYSTER1 (Mississippi)

OYSTAHS (Maine)

PANCAKE (Maine)

PEZ PAL (California)

PICNICS (Maine)

PIE FARM (Maine)

PIGOUT (New Hampshire)

PIGOUT (New Hampshire)

PLUMM (Maine)

POPCORN (Maine)

PSOUP (Maine)

PTOFFEE (Florida)

Arthur Bovino

The personalized license plate, "PTOFFEE" on South Florida's Potoffee Gourmet Chips Truck,was spotted during the 2013 South Beach Wine & Food Festival's Trucks on Midtown's Tracks. For the uninitiated, potoffee's signature fare are "salty potato chips smothered with rich, handmade butter toffee." They're also occasionally drenched in decadent chocolate. 

PUNKIN1 (Maine)

PUPCAKE (Maine)

RAW FOOD (California)

RD PEPPR (Maine)

RTBR FLT (Maine)

SALTY1 (Maine)

SCALLUP (Maine)

SEASALT (Washington)

SEA VEG (Maine)

SNACKS (Maine)

SNAPPR (Maine)

SWEET P (Maine)

TACO (Maine)

TATR TOT (Maine)

TEKEELA (Maine)

THYMELY (Maine)

TRY WINE (Virginia)

TWO PEAS (Maine)

VEGANS (Maine)

XPRESO (Maine)

SEASLT (Maine)

SHRIMP (Connecticut)

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EGGROLL (California)

CUP CKE (Texas)

Arthur Bovino

Spotted in the food truck court in Austin on South Congress in late December, 2012, the Hey Cupcake! Airstream trailer bears the license plate, "CUP CKE."

EAT BIG (Colorado)

Arthur Bovino

In Aspen, the sign atop the orange Volkswagen beetle parked on East Cooper Avenue, a punch buggy bearing Johnny McGuire's Pickle Says, 'We Dill iver,' also has a personalized license plate that reads, "Eat Big." Click here to read more about Johnny McGuire's story. This plate was spotted in June of 2012, during the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen.

FLVRTWN

Arthur Bovino

On the wall in Guy Fieri's Times Square restaurant Guy's American Kitchen and Bar is a mural referencing his Food Network show Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives, Guy's practically trademarked catchphrase "Flavourtown," and the famed 1967 Chevy Camaro SS Convertible featured in it. The plate in the mural? Personalized with Fieri's catchphrase "FLVRTWN."

GARLIC1 (Prince Edward Island, Canada)

Arthur Bovino

Prince Edward Island garlic guru Al Picketts is a black garlic savant and entrepreneur. The plate spotted last July on the car outside his garlic experiments? "GARLIC1," of course.

HEINZ (Prince Edward Island, Canada)

Arthur Bovino

This food license plate, "HEINZ" was spotted outside The Inn At Bay Fortune last July on Prince Edward Island.

LDOVE (Texas)

This plate was spotted in June of 2012, during the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen. What does it have to do with food? Easy. One of the festival's participating talented chefs Tim Love was visiting from Fort Worth, Texas where you can find his restaurant Lonesome Dove.