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The Eatsdropper has, you know, plain in it

Whew, got quite a load of them this time. I’ve been sitting on my inbox for a while, so enjoy this springtime bumper crop! And as always, keep sending your overheards my way via eatsdropper-at-seantimberlake-dot-com or append @Hedonia before it on Twitter.

Table of three people: "Yes, three green tea ice cream. We’ll share!"

– Eatsdropped by Jessica at Sushiholic

Check-Out Girl (holding goat cheese):
"What is that?"
Karina: "Goat cheese!"
COG: "Oh. I only eat the square cheese."
Karina: "Cheddar?"
COG: "Orange cheese."

– Eatsdropped by Karina at Albertsons

One man to another picking out shopping carts:

    "We’re not at the point in our relationship where we can share a cart."

– Eatsdropped by Camper at Safeway

Woman not loving the lardo pizza:

    "If a dentist made pizza, this is what it would taste like."

– Eatsdropped anonymously at Beretta

Middle-aged woman, distracted by toddlers:

    "I’m looking for sort of an American-made, Swiss-involved Cheddar."

– Eatsdropped by Anita at Cowgirl Creamery

Crackhead choosing a better lime (to steal): "This one’s too dry."

– Eatsdropped by Camper outside Val 16 Market

A twentysomething man waxes rhapsodic at the Eatwell Farms stand:
    "They got mad fava beans over here."

– Eatsdropped by Cameron at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

Ditzy young woman:
"What’s ‘plain’?"
Ditzier girlfriend: "You know, plain. It has, you know, plain in it."

– Eatsdropped by Anita in front of St Benoit

Woman 1: "I love mayo."
Woman 2: "Me too… I just wish it wasn’t fattening."
Woman 1: "But it’s good for you.’
Woman 2: "What??"
Woman 1: "Sure, I mean, why do you think they put it on Filet o’ Fish?"

– Eatsdropped by Anita in line at Peet’s

Coworker 1: "You’re skinnier now."
Coworker 2: "No, I’m not."
Coworker 1: "Yes, you are."

Coworker 2:
"No, I’m not."

Coworker 1: "Just accept the compliment!!!"

– Eatsdropped by Jennifer in the office


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  1. “You know, it has plain in it.”
    Was that Jessica Simpson, by any chance? (She who looked at a can of “Chicken of the Sea” tuna and wondered it there was chicken in it.)
    “Plain in it” is going into our family lexicon, I guarantee it. Thanks for the laugh.

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