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30 Times People Wouldve Rather Got Plates And Glasses Instead Of These Disasters (New Pics)

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What’s important is the quality of the food, not what it’s served on. Right? Wrong! Sometimes, when you’re at a fancy restaurant, waiters serve you food on such weird things and in such strange containers that you pay more attention to them than your dinner. Those are the times that it’s acceptable to bombard your friends with pictures of your food, instead of eating it.

There’s a whole community of people who have banded together to form the online group ‘We Want Plates.’ Their mission is all in their name — they want restaurants to serve food on actual plates, not on “bits of wood and roof tiles, chips in mugs and drinks in jam jars.” This is an internet community that loathes hipsterish trends, and “crusades” for the right to have their food brought to them on plates, as Mother Nature intended.

Keep scrolling and let us know in the comments what peculiar way of serving food you found to be the most amusing. Let us know if you’ve seen something even weirder! Remember to upvote your faves and share with your friends. And after you’re done, have a look at Bored Panda’s other lists about restaurants that have gone too far with food serving and trying to impress customers too hard. Some of these eateries are beyond saving, don’t you think?

More info: wewantplates.com | Reddit | Facebook | Instagram |Twitter

#1

My Bread Served Inside Roadkill

#2

Self-Aware Absurdity? Apple Pastry Desert Served On An Image Of A Plate…. On An iPad

The ‘We Want Plates’ community is very popular in the internet realm. Nearly 95,000 people follow the group on Facebook, another 20,000 on Instagram, and almost 156,000 on Twitter; while the plate-lovers’ subreddit has more than 509,000 members.

#3

A Meringue Served On A Magnetically Levitated Pillow

It took over 5 minutes for them to get the pillow to hover. I nearly fell asleep.

#4

So These Motherf**** Actually Gave Me A Plate… Upside Down

Lesley Lassiter from the Nashville Scene wonders whether the only reason restaurants put so much effort in presenting food is that the owners want to get popular online and get more customers. Naturally, this backfires more often than not because the presentation is impractical and just plain bizarre. There’s also the added question of money: do restaurants jack up their prices just because they spent an inordinate amount of cash on random things for serving food on?

#5

Cheese Foam That Is Spooned Onto The Back Of Your Hand By The Waiter And Then You Have To Lick It Off

#6

“I Put Fries In An Enclosed Bowl So They Steam And Get Soggy” – Some Prick Cook

The next time you’re out for dinner with your friends at your local artsy restaurant, watch their reactions when everything leaves the kitchen served on twigs, logs, and leaves. If your friends’ eyes light up and they start posting photos online, they might just be a ‘We Want Plates’ enthusiast.

#7

Curry On A Chopping Board

#8

My Boyfriend Was Just Served A Bloody Mary In A Fry Basket

#9

Saw This On Twitter

#10

Ravioli On A Clothesline, As You Do

#11

This Is The Most Awful Thing Ever. Broccoli Impaled On A Metal… Thing?

#12

Self Cleaning Bowl

#13

I Guess I’m Not Supposed To Eat My Soup?

#14

Fish Are Friends, Not Food

#15

It Has A Plate… But Still

#16

Horrifying

#17

Your Food Directly From The Shovel To The Table

#18

Pizza Served On Hooks

#19

I Was Served 3 Chips On A Log

#20

Raspberry Ice Cream On A Twig, In A Hole Drilled Into A Rock

#21

Pizza On A Snowboard

#22

My Wife’s Cocktail Was Served In A Hollow Stone And Had To Be Drunk Through The Hole, Without A Straw

#23

Love It When Sand Gets In My Soup

#24

This Dessert Trend Needs To Stop

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#26

Why?????

#27

My Parents Sent Me This Picture From Their Vacation In Italy

#28

So I Went To Eat Hot Pot Today…

#29

Our Appetizer In A Shoe. They Refused My Request To Try It On Or Take It Home.

#30

Literaly 6 Nachos For The Whole Table

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