Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Ontological Restaurant

St. Anselms dining establishment
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This restaurant serves the the greatest dish ever, or at least the concept of the greatest dish ever.

If you complain about the total lack of sustenace they will argue that if such a dish fails to exist, then a greater dish — namely, a dish so great that no greater can be conceived, *and* which exists — can be conceived. This is of course impossible: nothing can be greater than a dish of which no greater can be conceived. So a dish of which no greater can be conceived — exists.

Tuck in.

wagster, Oct 02 2009

Dark Star http://www.youtube....watch?v=qjGRySVyTDk
Like talkong to the Managing Director, only slight;ly better ... [8th of 7, Oct 02 2009]

Copenhaagen-Dasz Ice Cream Copenhaagen-Dasz_20Ice_20Cream
Spiced with Quantum Uncertainty ... [8th of 7, Oct 06 2009]

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       Do they provide Occam's Razors as tableware ?
8th of 7, Oct 02 2009

       Drizzled with an ad absurdio reduction.
egbert, Oct 02 2009

       //The waitress has no clothes.// Not that I'm complaining, but... are we at the same restaurant?
pertinax, Oct 02 2009

       Any dish can be made greater simply by adding more food to the plate (definition 1), or reducing the price (definition 2).
vincevincevince, Oct 02 2009

       The greatest uniform that can be conceived. So to speak.
egbert, Oct 02 2009

       Food for thoughts.
xenzag, Oct 02 2009

       //It is not clear from the description whether the meal is abstract or concrete//

Well a concrete meal would surely be worse for your teeth than an abstract one, so the concept approach scores again I feel!
DrBob, Oct 02 2009

       The problem is that the place serves crap beer.
bungston, Oct 02 2009

       //It is not clear from the description whether the meal is abstract or concrete//   

       That depends largely on your theological position.
wagster, Oct 02 2009

       Don't get me started on how they don't fill the water glasses all the way up to the top...
normzone, Oct 02 2009

       They try, but tend to fall foul of Xeno's Paradox (q.v.)   

       What about dessert ? If small, frozen desserts based on dairy products, chocolate and fruit sauces are on offer, the dinner discussion could be continued ad nauseam in an attempt to "Teach The Bombe Phenomenology" ....
8th of 7, Oct 02 2009

       Do they serve milk before meat?
RayfordSteele, Oct 04 2009

       I'll take the Kant Combo.   

       I don't like it, but I just have to eat one.
MikeD, Oct 06 2009

       Free food is greatest, so you'd need some philosophers doing the accountancy, too.
loonquawl, Oct 06 2009

       Do they serve the chicken or the egg first?
hippo, Oct 06 2009

       Thanks a million for that link [8th] - haven't seen that film for years!   

Now, bomb, consider this next question, very carefully. What is your one purpose in life?
BOMB #20
To explode, of course.
And you can only do it once, right?
BOMB #20
That is correct.
And you wouldn't want to explode on the basis of false data, would you?
BOMB #20
Of course not.
Well then, you've already admitted that you have no real proof of the existence of the outside universe.
BOMB #20
Yes, well...

       Douglas Adams would have loved it, and maybe he did.
wagster, Oct 06 2009

       An alternative BorgCo dessert option ....   

8th of 7, Oct 06 2009


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