Tuesday, October 14, 2008

make a note of this

You know what I've decided I like more than food? Drink.

Exhibit A: A lot of times at a restaurant as I'm perusing the menu there is no dish that looks particularly appealing to me; meanwhile I am drooling at the beverage offerings on the last page tucked in that bottom corner. I don't know why they don't give drinks a place of more prominence on menus. They deserve it. I think one of these days I'm just going to go for it, get what I really want when the waiter comes up and asks if he can start us off with some drinks. "Could I have a Diet Coke? And a raspberry lemonade? And a chocolate milk? And a cranberry juice? And a water? And keep all the refills coming, please."

Exhibit B: If you look in my fridge right now, you will find orange juice, grapefruit juice, cranberry juice, limeade, white cranberry peach juice, milk, assorted water bottles, assorted flavored water bottles, Diet Coke, Mountain Dew, Dr. Pepper, Korean plum juice, root beer, and then, like, some cheese.

Exhibit C: I'd rather drink an actual liquid milkshake than eat a bowl of ice cream. I'd rather suck a blend of fruit and yogurt and juice up through a straw than sit down and munch on some oranges and strawberries and bananas.


I thought of an Exhibit D: Every time I do the dishes the ratio is something like five glasses to every plate.

Drinks, for the win.


Ethan T said...

Yeah! Chewing sucks!

Mom said...

All I EVER order to drink in a restaurant is water, and that is usually what I drink at home too. I much prefer a bowl of ice cream to a shake. We are different this way.

kristen said...

i know you could care less about the health implications of your beverage consumption, but maybe i can make an environmental appeal to replace the bottled drinks with filtered tap water??

Tracy said...

Not to worry K-train, all the bottles full of water are filled and refilled and refilled from my sink. Not even filtered! I throw caution to the wind when it comes to my own health, but not mother earth's.

Ems said...

hey I like this idea...and I totally agree about the milkshake versus the ice cream...bowls can suck it!

kristen said...

phew, and high five.

Gatsby said...

I am totally the same. I drink several glasses of whatever whenever I eat.

If there is a small glass of beverage - even water - that cannot be refilled, it really ruins the meal for me.

Expavesco said...

I am like this also, I am probably troublesome for the server as they need to refill my drink several times. If they don't refill it though, they may as well kiss their tip goodbye.