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This is why the Eatsdropper drinks wine

Whew, hot stuff in the city today! You know what else is hot? When you whisper sweet little overheard nothings in my electronic ear at eatsdropper-at-seantimberlake-dot-com or by Twittering them to @Hedonia. Mwah!


Mommy, with whining, flailing tot:
    "This is why mommy drinks wine."

– Eatsdropped by yours truly at Plumpjack Wines

Julie: "Quercia Rossa Berkshire ham? Oh … I think I know this pig!"

– Self-eatsdropped by Julie at La├»ola

Middle-eastern guy to middle-eastern coworker:
    "Mas lavash, por favor"

– Eatsdropped by Anita at Ali Baba’s Cave

Him, in shorts and flip-flops: "I wrote you a two page poem, I’d like to read it to you. I wanted to get you a rose to hold while I read it."
Her, in a beautiful dress and gorgeous heels: (looks around nervously) "Maybe not here."

Him:
"I spent so much time writing it, I really want to read it to you. It’s
romantic. What, should I pretend I haven’t spent days writing it?"
Her: "That would be okay, yes."
Him: "Okay, I’ll just forget it. I’ll forget I wrote you a two page poem and was going to read it."
Her: "Yes, that sounds like a good plan."
Him: repeats himself over and over, saying same thing…
Her: "Maybe we could just leave."
Him: "And ruin this evening I have planned? What’s changed between us?"

– Eatsdropped by Poshmama at "kind of a
nice French place, but small with tables close together. you know the
type" (via Twitter)

Student:  How do you tell which ones are the male squash blossoms?
Teacher:  You can tell.  Seen one, seen ’em all.

– Eatsdropped by Elise at a cooking class


A jack-and-coke-drinking young gay man, tasting his halibut:

    "You know what it reminds me of? The turkey at Boston Market!"

– Eatsdropped by Anita at Range

Amy: "I haven’t made that soup since I made that soup."

– Eatsdropped by yours truly at Canteen

This Post Has 2 Comments
  1. Oh I love these segments. Cracks me up. I especially like “this is why mommy drinks wine”. I can soooo relate!
    Great blog!

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