62 Times People Would’ve Rather Had Plates And Glasses Instead Of These Disasters (New Pics)

Let me tell you, when your mashed potato gets served in a glass vase or your soup is poured in a stiletto, you’re at a crossroads. One one hand, you can call the absurdity out, complain to your waiter but don’t expect much. After all, if that restaurant is guilty of anything, then it’s trying hard to impress you. Another option is to ignore the serving and enjoy its content, but that would end in a strong longing for simple life where plates are a thing.

However, such try-hard food servings seem to be everywhere and it’s become impossible to ignore them. And the internet’s beloved project “We Want Plates” is a safe space to talk about hard things, aka the plate drought in restaurants.

According to their website, it’s “the global crusade against serving food on bits of wood and roof slates, chips in mugs and drinks in jam jars.” It’s also home to an impressive collection of some of the craziest, most wondrous, and ‘what is dat thing?’-kinda food servings people encountered.

Psst! More pics of, let’s be honest, barely edible craziness can be found in our previous posts with “We Want Plates” here, here and here.

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#1 Blood Pancakes In A Mask..

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#2 Friend's Mother Went To A Restaurant And Got A Glass Of Pasta! Upside Down!

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#3 My Cocktail Came In A Box

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#4 Please Take A Charcuterie And Have A Seat

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#5 Caesar Salad Or Charlie Brown Christmas Tree?

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#6 Venison Cubes On A Deer Antler (Was Actually Incredible)

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#7 Got Sandy Feet As A Dessert

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#8 Whats Up With All Of This Food On Your Hand Trend?

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#9 A Friend Ordered Tiramisu In Scotland. Why Sugar The Lid?

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#10 Please Feed Me Too

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#11 The Sauce Was Dripping From The Holes

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#12 Beautifully Plated, But Not A Plate, Not Even Over A Plate

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#13 So I Went To Alinea This Weekend

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#14 Yes, I Would Like Your "Mini Corn Dogs On A Ceramic Decorative Pillow" Please

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#15 Saw This On Instagram And It Sent Me Into A Fit Of Rage

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#16 Gravy In A Urinal

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#17 Served On A Moose Antler

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#18 I Just Thought You Guys Were No Fun, But I Get It Now….

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#19 Syrup Kept Spilling Over

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#20 Chocolate "Horse Turd" Truffles On A Manure Fork. Just No

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#21 My Beef Guinness "Pie"

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#22 Especially In This Times, Don't Want To Eat From One Table With Like 10 Other People

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#23 The Churro Shoe

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#24 Japan..

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#25 Served In An Ashtray

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#26 First Patio Since Covid And This Is What I Get. I Told The Owner I Was Going To Post On This Sub And He Said He Would Bring Me The Sandwich On A Plate Next Time If This Post Blows Up

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#27 Why

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#28 Can You Spot Our Appetizers?

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#29 Can You Spot My Lamb Chop?

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#30 At A 2 Michelin Starred Restaurant

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#31 Our Corn Chips Came In A Rusty Bucket

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#32 Apple Crumble In A Jam Jar With Powdered Sugar On The Lid So When You Open It You Get Covered In Sugar

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#33 Nachos On A Rusty Bin Lid

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#34 Make Sure You Only Eat What’s Edible

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#35 Would Have Been Better If The Wheels Worked On The Truck

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#36 I Know There’s A Plate.. Symbolically

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#37 They Ruined Poutine

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#38 Pasta, Sauce, Bread. In A Wire Cone

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#39 I Didn’t Get A Plate But At Least My Steak Will Be Vaccinated

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#40 Ribs On A Picnic Table

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#41 England’s Pubs Are Allowed To Serve Food Again Which Means One Thing: Return Of The Log Slice

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#42 I Did Not Mind The Lack Of Plates With Delicius Croquettes

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#43 How... How Am I Supposed To Eat This? Is This A Challenge?

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#44 Here's A Kneeslapper

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#45 I Mean Come On Now...

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#46 My Cocktail Was Caged Because What If It Flies Away

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#47 Pasta Flight, Ended Up Everywhere

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#48 Found This Sub And Was Reminded Of How We Were Served A Pork Sandwich In Spain

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#49 Plates Shouldn’t Fall Over When You Stab Them With A Fork

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#50 Food Served In Shoe Boxes. Friend Sent Me His Experience

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#51 Uhm.. How Do I Drink It..?

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#52 Cocktail Bathtub Complete With Rubber Ducky

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#53 ‘Forest’ Was Served On A Piece Of Tree. Delicious Though

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#54 Of All Things, They Used A Cone

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#55 Not Only Weird To See Your Stake Hanging From A Hook, It Obviously Got Cold In Minutes

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#56 The Chip To Dip Ratio Was Also Off

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#57 These Bloody Mary Bars Are Getting Out Of Control...

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#58 Alfredo In Garlic Bread

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#59 Ordered A Cocktail Got A Science Experiment Instead

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#60 Baked Potato So Fresh It Left The Soil A Second Ago And Served Immediately

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#61 $85 Cotton Candy

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#62 My Meal Was Served In A Folded License Plate. I Mean I Guess It Is A Plate In A Way

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