Garrett Oliver's Fake Restaurant Names Make Fun of Hipsters

By: Alyson Wyers - Jan 13, 2015
References: twitter & designtaxi
As part of a satirical series on social media, beer expert Garrett Oliver is tweeting ridiculous restaurant names for fictional hipster eateries. The hilarious accompanying photos depict physical objects that make up the fake establishment's name, often involving two utensils crossed over each other in a makeshift crest.

The illustrated restaurant names include Sword & Pillow, Chopper & Ladle, Hand & Fork, Hawthorne & Cleaver, Knife & Decanter and Spoon & Kukri. The Twitter series is clearly a commentary on the pretentious naming conventions currently in place in the food and beverage industry. The Brewmaster of The Brooklyn Brewery knows his stuff as he wrote a book called The Brewmaster's Table and is the Editor-in-Chief of The Oxford Companion to Beer.