24 Of The Worst Things Hipsters Did To Food In 2016

I'll take my coffee in a test tube and my dinner in a shoe, please.

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1. When they mutilated an innocent Caesar salad by wrapping a single piece of bread around a joyless leaf.

This is not what I expected when I ordered a Caesar salad

2. When they destroyed the sanctity of a good cup of coffee by serving it in a test tube.

My mate ordered a strong black coffee and I've never been so angry in all my life wtf even is this?

3. And turned a simple cup of tea into a science experiment.

Instagram: @hollomaphone

4. When this scotch egg was triumphantly served IN A TROPHY.

The guy at the table next to me has just been served the most SENSATIONAL scotch egg. It comes in a TROPHY.

"World's Best Scotch Egg" served in "World's Most Useless Utensil".

5. And this dessert was served in a mini bath tub instead of, you know, a bowl.

@TheWeebl chose to eat his desert out of a bath regrets it.

6. When customers were forced to risk their fingers for a slice of cheese.

Instagram: @robtinsley

7. And this bread was served in a sack, presumably to keep it warm.

Instagram: @londonpiggy

And to add some extra fun to your meal by playing "how many sack hairs can i pull off my toast?"

8. When this dessert was essentially served on a mini climbing frame.

*dies of embarrassment looking at this hipster food*

9. And a few lucky diners were invited to assemble their own spaghetti bolognese.

You're going to love this: DECONSTRUCTED SPAG BOL, La Folie Douce, Val d'isere, €29 (@WeWantPlates)

10. When they decided the only logical way to serve afternoon tea was on a bookshelf.

Instagram: @toriredding92

11. Which means the only proper way to serve dinner is on a skateboard.

Call us cynical, but we don't believe this skateboard will see the inside of a dishwasher. (Pic: @GabrielGTweets)

Obviously.

12. When appetisers were suddenly way less appetising once served in a shoe.

@WeWantPlates the table next to us got their tempura in a handbag......

13. Because WHO IN THE WORLD wants to eat their meal out of a GODDAMN TRAINER?

Instagram: @tobychiz

14. When fruit crumble was literally crumbled onto a chopping board.

Comforting, traditional, fruit crumble ordered. This arrives. @WeWantPlates

15. And no one bothered to transfer the mac and cheese from the measuring cup to an actual plate.

I need to draw the line on this hipster food presentation. This is a goddamn measuring cup.

16. When they put coleslaw in a trolley and assumed that was totally normal.

Hey, tell you what would be a great idea, let's put the coleslaw IN A SHOPPING TROLLEY

17. Which meant it was totally okay to serve this entire meal IN A SPADE.

Instagram: @anneavelo

19. And this chicken looked delectable in its picnic hamper, complete with chutney in a spade.

Instagram: @meganpop

20. When popcorn was no longer sweet or salty, but salted with kale and quinoa!

The logical conclusion of hipster food trends.

Perfect cinema food, if you ask me.

21. When they served this...well...what even is this?

Instagram: @merlinmason

22. And this corn on the cob was undeservedly pierced with a screw.

.@WeWantPlates that time everything came in enamel wear & the corn on the cob impaled with a rusty nail

23. When this scone was placed in a plant pot on top of a plate, instead of just on the plate.

Instagram: @justinelewisauthor

24. And this sandwich was served as actual rubbish in a dustpan.

I told the waitress, ripping the piss, that she forgot to give me the brush. Ripping the piss, she brought me one.

Which sums it all up really.

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