Part of the pleasures of dining out is not just about savouring the taste of the food, but also the ambience and presentation of the dishes.
Food that is aesthetically pleasing enhances the dining experience, but sometimes, restaurants take it a step too far with their creativity.
Website Acid Cow showcased a few examples of how eateries go to great lengths to jazz up their food presentation, using wooden blocks, sculptures, and even fossils.
Creative? Yes, but sometimes, just a regular plate will do.
Click on the gallery below for examples of over-the-top food displays.