Food·Posted on Oct 25, 202143 Restaurants That Said "Plates Are Overrated" And Got A Little Too Creative With How They Served Their FoodPlease don't serve me my dinner in a shovel. My heart can't take it.by Hannah DobrogoszBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. This restaurant that really killed this whole "ambience" thing: My bread served inside roadkill. from WeWantPlates 2. This restaurant that, I've got to hand it to them, probably saved a lot of money: Most expensive restaurant I've ever been. Chef literally made the starter in our hand. from WeWantPlates 3. This restaurant that doesn't care if people lose their appetite: Chocolate "horse turd" truffles on a manure fork. Just no. from WeWantPlates 4. This restaurant that wanted their meringue to be magical: A meringue served on a magnetically levitated pillow. from WeWantPlates 5. This restaurant that is flaunting wealth in a ridiculous way: Food served on an iPad that's displaying a picture of a plate. from WeWantPlates 6. This restaurant that really embodies "farm to table" dining: My appetizer served on a goathorn and straw... from WeWantPlates 7. This restaurant that was wayyy too cool for plates: Pizza on a snowboard. from WeWantPlates 8. This restaurant that was inspired by Lady Gaga's meat dress: So I went to eat Hot Pot today... from WeWantPlates 9. This restaurant that maybe believes in recycling a little too much: My entree was served in a toaster. from WeWantPlates 10. This restaurant that didn't have as bright of an idea as they thought: Sorbetto with foam served in a lightbulb on a bed of dried grass. from WeWantPlates 11. This restaurant that doesn't want you to dine alone: Fish are friends, not food. from WeWantPlates 12. This restaurant that doesn't know where to draw the line: Ravioli on a clothesline, as you do from WeWantPlates 13. This restaurant that has a bone to pick with you: Someone I know got her food on some kind of bone from WeWantPlates 14. This restaurant that needs a dentist on standby: “Don’t eat the rocks” - Waiter upon serving from WeWantPlates 15. This restaurant that heard you ask for a plate, but thought you meant "license plate": Ask for plates, and you shall receive from WeWantPlates 16. This restaurant that decided to be a little edgy: Beautifully plated, but not a plate, not even over a plate from WeWantPlates 17. This restaurant that has a creative sole: Our appetizer in a shoe. They refused my request to try it on or take it home. from WeWantPlates 18. This restaurant that simply didn't have time for anything even resembling plates: Cheese foam that is spooned onto the back of your hand by the waiter and then you have to lick it off. from WeWantPlates 19. This restaurant that created some sort of broccoli tree nightmare: This is the most awful thing ever. Broccoli impaled on a metal... thing? from WeWantPlates 20. This restaurant that had a not-so-eggsellent idea: Overcooked eggs served in the pan that they were cooked in. Thanks... from WeWantPlates 21. This restaurant that cared about coordinating: The same tiles were in the bathroom from WeWantPlates 22. This restaurant that embraces messiness: Spaghetti bolognese in a bread cone from WeWantPlates 23. This restaurant that did provide a plate, but with some obstacles in the way: Just go ahead and dump my shrimp all over some empty beer cans please from WeWantPlates 24. This restaurant that wanted you to get a little sticky: The syrup is already going down his arm... 😫 from WeWantPlates 25. This restaurant that definitely had a cool vision, but didn't think it through all the way: Pudding in a pot. Wanna know the worst sound ever? Silverware scraping against terracotta from WeWantPlates 26. This restaurant that turned their napkins into plates: Horrifying from WeWantPlates 27. This restaurant that was feeling innovative: Shoonk! French Fries in a Pneumatic Tube from WeWantPlates 28. This restaurant that can't stand plates: Sunday Dinner... on a cake stand. from WeWantPlates 29. This restaurant that has amazing portions and an odd execution: Fried Rice...in a shovel for some stupid reason. from WeWantPlates 30. This restaurant that really deconstructed a salad: Caesar salad or Charlie Brown Christmas tree? from WeWantPlates 31. This restaurant that's playing a dangerous game: Tuna served on an upside down cocktail glass... if only there were a more stable food serving object to eat off of from WeWantPlates 32. This restaurant that made an interesting call: I went to the same place as a previous post but am allergic to fish. So rather than a prawn on a phone, I got a single, lonely carrot on a phone. from WeWantPlates 33. This restaurant that has beef with normal plates, apparently: Here's your beef in a log, now stfu from WeWantPlates 34. This restaurant that made a disturbing statement with their plating: Cheese served on a mouse trap from WeWantPlates 35. This restaurant that really doesn't care if you eat rocks: Mom tried to eat the chocolate looking pieces underneath the cubes...they were pebbles from WeWantPlates 36. This restaurant that really believes in elevating even the simplest of dishes: Yes, I would like your "mini corn dogs on a ceramic decorative pillow" please. from WeWantPlates 37. This restaurant that is, like, so metal: Vegan burgers and nachos served on an electric guitar from WeWantPlates 38. This restaurant that wanted to keep people on their toes: Uh, ok then. from WeWantPlates 39. This restaurant that probably has way crappier to-go boxes: Pierogi in a box from WeWantPlates 40. This restaurant that had a few holes in their plan: The sauce was dripping from the holes from WeWantPlates 41. This restaurant that went for a picture-perfect meal: Main course on a picture frame, the dessert came in a wooden box from WeWantPlates 42. This restaurant that's all about repurposing: Just why?? from WeWantPlates 43. Finally, this restaurant that made things a little creepy: WHY WOULD YOU SERVE (OR EAT) FOOD OUT OF A *KIDNEY PAN*?!?!?! from WeWantPlates Shoutout to r/WeWantPlates for teaching me never to take a plate for granted ever again!!!