If you’ve dined at an eatery considered to be on trend, you may have had a meal served up on piece of tile or slate, in a glass jar, on a wooden slab maybe.
Now while this kind of presentation may excite the eye, which is where your dining experience begins, there is a school of foodies out there who’re longing to #BringBackThePlate!
And after seeing some of what's out there – trend wise apparently – we can understand why!
Here's a look at some of the serving trends captured by the Twitter Group @WeWantPlates
Mash and gravy... in a cocktail glass!
A scientific experiment gone wrong?
Your eyes do not deceive you, that is indeed a dustpan!
dessert in an ashtray... I think not!
A maybe less extreme idea, and one commonly used, is to serve food up on a plank. This is a classic example of why plank, bark, chopping board, slate, tiles and other flat surfaces DON'T work!
It's a NO from me!
And the winner for the serving style that should definitely be left swimming with the fishes is...