May 28th 2010 By Harmon Leon
When done properly, images of a certain restaurant's food will make you hungrier and totally obsessed with eating, say, the amazing-looking stick-meat chicken right away
But sometimes restaurant-food photography is a disaster. This usually happens when hopeful eatery owners snap their own pics of various items on their menu, hang them in their front window in a misguided attempt to lure passersby into their establishment -- and fail miserably.
Asylum scoured San Francisco for some of the absolute worst food photography the city's restaurants have to offer, and luckily for all of us, mission accomplished. Click through the images to see more meals and menu items made unappealing by bad photography.