Kitchens, kittens—the words are so similar, it makes sense that our Food52 community is interested in both!
Still, I was joyfully overwhelmed with your responses when I asked in not one but two Hotline threads (sorry, technical glitch) for your help naming my future kitten.
Besides being related to food, my other requirements include that the name...
And BerryBaby shared some insight from an article she read on pet names:
First, the name should be one or two syllables in length, it should not be a name/word they hear everyday and the best advice? It should be a name that makes YOU smile when you say it.
We also turned to Twitter, where over 750 people cast a vote. (Let it be known that Bippity-Boop is my first-choice cat name: I realize that it is not food-related, but I feel its other qualities compensate for that one shortcoming. Unfortunately, Bippity-Boop has been vetoed by my future cat co-parent.)
Noodles is a strong contender (and "the only correct choice" according to shitfoodblogger), but also the name of a cat I already know. Below, I've collected all of the best suggestions and starred my favorites.
I will meditate on the options, consult the aforementioned future cat co-parent, and come to a decision. Stay tuned!
And if you find yourself in the market for a pet name, the list above is a great place to start.
What's the best food-focused animal name you've come across? Share it in the comments!