Posts Tagged ‘dining’

  • Just Roll With It

    Date: 2012.03.01 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Lucky Co-Worker: I’m graduating soon and I’ve already got an internship.
    Other Co-Worker: Good for you, man. What are you gonna do?
    Lucky Co-Worker: I’m going into education, probably going to be working with autistic kids.
    Other Co-Worker: Yeah? That’s cool! What do they draw?

    Mankato, Gary’s Pizza
    Overheard by D.R.B.

  • I Drink To Forget My Drug Addiction

    Date: 2011.07.27 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Tattooed male hipster: So, I’ve decided to stop doing X all the time, ’cause basically all my life’s experiences I’ve been on X and I want to start experiencing things, you know?
    Hipster gal pal: Yeah, I get ya. So, how’s it going?
    Tattooed male hipster: Well, the first thing I did was go to Happy Hour and just drink, and it actually went really well.

    Minneapolis, The Bad Waitress
    Overheard by Thats one way to get a new lease on life.

  • Define Successful

    Date: 2011.07.07 | Category: all | Response: 0

    60-something woman telling her friend about the engagement of a younger couple: I think this will be a very successful first marriage.

    Minneapolis, Downtown restaurant at lunch
    Overheard by Jerod.

  • We Received A Double Order This Week

    Date: 2011.05.08 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Employee putting together orders: We’re low on everything! The one thing we’re not low on is sadness.

    St. Louis Park, Panera-West End

  • We Can Get A Hallmark Card Out Of This

    Date: 2011.04.03 | Category: all | Response: 0

    20-something man #1: Do you love her?
    20-something man #2: No! Well, I tell her that I love her but I don’t love her in the way that I would tell you that I love her.
    20-something man #1: Huh. That’s an interesting distinction.

    Uptown, Minneapolis, Bruegger’s Bagels

  • EVER

    Date: 2011.01.31 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Woman at bar upon hearing that they are out of chicken Parmigiana: I can’t order the egg plant Parmigiana, I’m not vegetarian.

    Roseville, Marcaroni Grill – Rosedale
    Overheard by Tess of St Paul.

  • That Photo Is Being Saved For Dinner

    Date: 2011.01.21 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Woman at a table of six at lunchtime: You can’t even see her cervix in that picture anyway, so who cares?!

    St. Paul, Costello’s Bar, Sebly Avenue
    Overheard by Darcie.

  • Share Your New Year’s Resolutions!

    Date: 2010.12.31 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Loud 20something girl: I’ve never made love on a dead deer skin.

    Minneapolis, Evergreen Taiwanese Restaurant
    Overheard by melissadevice.

  • It Works On TV

    Date: 2010.11.28 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Woman at other table talking about her ex: He’s only a four but thinks he has a shot with a nine.

    St Paul, The Nook
    Overheard by Jason.

  • Depends On The Party

    Date: 2010.11.12 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Young 20 something girl to young 20 something friend: I told him that was stupid. Finishing college in four years is like leaving a party at 11.

    Bloomington, Applebees
    Overheard by Good to know.

  • And Planning My Fake Kidnapping

    Date: 2010.09.29 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Woman #1: Do you guys cook Thai food at home?
    Woman #2: Uh, yeah! It’s the only exciting thing I do any more. Besides bra shopping.

    Seward, True Thai
    Overheard by Someone who leads a less exciting life, apparently.

  • And The World To Know

    Date: 2010.09.26 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Woman yelling: The only thing that I want when I am high is a spicy chicken sandwich.

    Minneapolis, KFC at Lake & Chicago
    Overheard by Who needs a double-down?

  • I Missed That After School Special

    Date: 2010.09.18 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Ice-cream Jockey: C is for CRUNK, bitches! Fuck that cookie monster, man!

    Minneapolis, Dairy Queen/Orange Julius
    Overheard by virtuistic.

  • A Little More To The Left

    Date: 2010.09.12 | Category: all | Response: 0

    60-something year old woman to friend: Want to know something I find interesting?! Ireland does not exist! Everybody says that Ireland exists but you can’t find it on a map anywhere with Wales and Scotland. Plus, do you know anybody who has actually BEEN there?

    St. Paul, Panera
    Overheard by I’M Irish… and poking holes in your theory.

  • Now They Remember Why They Haven’t Left Iowa In 25 Years

    Date: 2010.09.09 | Category: all | Response: 1

    Middle-aged mom complaining to the server about the veggie burger she ordered: In IOWA, we call hamburgers with vegetables on top ‘veggie burgers’.

    Minneapolis, The Depot Tavern
    Overheard by the look of disgust at having eaten LENTILS was priceless.

  • How About “Douche?”

    Date: 2010.07.19 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Restaurant worker taking picture: Say “Sushi!”
    Customer: I’m not Japanese.

    Ruby Tuesday’s at MOA
    Overheard by Giggleing customers in adjacent booth.

  • Just Taking A Break

    Date: 2010.07.13 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Woman #1: I have been feeling so nauseated lately, but I don’t know why.
    Woman #2: Maybe you’re pregnant.
    Woman #1: That would be impossible. Unless it was immaculate conception and I’m not all that immaculate.

    Woodbury, at lunch

  • That’s What He Kept Calling It

    Date: 2010.07.11 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Hipster girl #1: So did he try to makeout with you?
    Hipster girl #2: Oh, he was all up in my… in my stuff.

    Minneapolis, Victors 1959 Cafe
    Overheard by I hope he stays out of my stuff.

  • One Or Two

    Date: 2010.06.30 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Guy #1: We need to make an energy drink that, rather than making you wired, makes you mellow.
    Guy #2: Dude, the Chinese have been marketing one for decades. It’s called “tea”.
    Girl #1: Decades?

    Eden Prairie, Redstone
    Overheard by Ed.

  • Snatch It Up

    Date: 2010.06.21 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Web designer talking to client: Did you know that no one owns the URL “”?

    Minneapolis, Bad Waitress
    Overheard by I wonder why.