Markers of Hipster Eateries

  1. Public, co-ed hand washing station outside toilets.
    "Oh, hey there. You just peed too? Cool! Enjoy your meal."
  2. Pork in dishes that don't usually contain pork.
    Bacon popcorn! Guanciale-studded risotto! Pork belly creme brûlée!
  3. Brussels sprouts.
    Usually fried, probably containing bacon.
  4. Tiny mason jars as water glasses.
  5. "Spirit-forward" cocktails usually containing bourbon.
    Also served in mason jars.
  6. Servers' aprons that look like they would be equally appropriate for iron welders.
  7. Pickles.
  8. Bulb signs and white subway tile
    Suggested by   @sloan
  9. Quirky font usage
    Suggested by   @jakebrandman
  10. Edison lightbulbs
    Suggested by   @eatthelove
  11. Juniper and Venison. Extra points if they're in the same dish.
    Suggested by   @dball
  12. Infant in ironic rock inspired tshirt
    Suggested by   @gilbaron
  13. Chalkboard specials in writing cleaner than helvetica
    Suggested by   @gilbaron
  14. More attention to the ingredients in a dish than service
    Suggested by   @gilbaron
  15. my least favorite ... No reservations!
    Suggested by   @gilbaron
  16. Oatmeal is "Steel Cut"
    Suggested by   @Nicholas
  17. A "+" or "&" in the name
    Suggested by   @jeanette
  18. Community Table
    Suggested by   @dena