Picture this: you’ve gone to eat at a restaurant and you’re very hungry. You’ve heard great things about the food and you just can’t wait to try it out. Once you’re in and seated, the service is excellent and your order is taken immediately. When the food comes it looks amazing, but there’s just one problem- there are no plates anywhere!
It’s a fairly new trend where food is served on literally anything else but plates. Is there a worldwide shortage of plates? No. Have manufacturers stopped making plates? Also no.
No one is sure when, or why, but it’s here and it doesn’t look like it’s stopping anytime soon. You’ll mostly find this in bourgee establishments trying to be trendy and provocative. Some go too far and we end up with this:
So next time you break a plate and your mum tells you ‘vunja zote’, you actually can, coz who needs them?