So often when I visit a restaurant or whip up some awesome dish on the grill, I post a picture of the plate.  The plate before, not after.

Why not an after-plate?  Isn’t the empty plate more


In memorium: 12 brave oysters who gave their lives for this tasty po’boy that is no more: Consumed in full!

 compelling than the full plate?  Surely so!  No matter how attractive the full plate, if the taste doesn’t deliver the promise of the food’s appearance, how disappointing!

So here’s an after-plate, an empty after-plate, proof that the oyster po’boy that was placed on the plate really was as good as it looked.