stomach like an ocean

if you ask for a side of hash browns (extra crispy!) at jan’s on beverly they will bring you a platter of shredded tubers larger than your head. then again, if you ask for a sandwich ‘to go’ from the avalon hotel they will pack you a pair of the cutest little glass bottles of mustard and ketchup to help with your future condiment needs.

plastic handled coffee dispenser vs. stainless steel espresso maker aside, the gestures seem to flatten any difference between the two.