Twitter account We Want Plates names and shames the worst offenders who've served food in vessels other than plates and bowls …
Over the past few years, serving food on plates – previously considered to be the most practical receptacle for food – has become very unfashionable. Now you can expect trendy joints to serve your dinner on anything from a skateboard to a marble slab.
Luckily, for our amusement, the hilarious Twitter account We Want Plates is here to rat out the worst offenders. From the sublime to the cor blimey, here's how we imagine some of these genius ideas came to pass …
"To be honest Steve, we just got a bit carried away in the shop and, well, we blew all the crockery budget on the forks"
"I hear what you're saying about the bowl for the nachos but wouldn't it just be more FUN if they were pulled by a wooden donkey cart?"
"Skateboard cheeseboard, it's like, a cheeseboard, but it's on a skateboard" *takes another puff*
"I know! Brainwave! Why don't we do the mushrooms, but on THIS SPADE I FOUND?"
"But what if instead of filling the shopping basket with shopping, we fill it with, I dunno … SCAMPI?"
"Yes, this large slab of marble certainly seems like the most practical vessel for a salad"
To conclude …