It doesn’t seem that long ago that cronuts were the hashtag du jour. Everyone was freaking out about them, posting photos all over Instagram, which is highly credited for the pastry hybrid’s success. And now, the floodgates have opened and businesses are creating foods specifically to be splashed all over social media. These viral photos are an astute marketing trick, as people tend to flock to restaurants serving foods that make better photos than meals. Here are 9 prime examples of food that seem to be nothing more than consumable art installations. If it’s possible to get eye diabetes, these pictures are a health hazard in addition to being absurd.
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