Archive for 2007

There Goes That Young Man’s 10-Cent Tip

Old UES lady: We want to split the salad. Can they do that for us?
Waiter, patiently: I’m sorry, we don’t split the salads in the kitchen, but I can bring you an extra plate.
Old UES lady: Ugh, I just find that so offensive.

–Candle 79 Restaurant

Overheard by: sypmathetic former waitress

Please Do It on the Coat

Drunk hipster #1: Hey, are you okay?
Drunk hipster #2, looking at girl in Houndstooth pattern coat: Yeah, I just didn’t realize how drunk I was until I started staring at that girl’s coat, and now I think I’m gonna throw up.

–Matchless Bar, Greenpoint

Overheard by: Aria Grillo