Do you order EXTRA with EVERYTHING?
I’ve been going out to dinner with my wife for years and it still surprises me when she orders. If we’re having potato skins, she ALWAYS asks for “extra ranch dressing”. They can back up a tanker truck full of ranch to our table as the standard order and she will ask for extra. She gets extra drawn butter when we have crab legs. Extra cheese on EVERY pizza. Extra marinara sauce on the pizza and an extra cup for dipping the crust.
We’ve ordered biscuits and gravy and I’ve had to take their word for it that there is actually a biscuit somewhere under the gravy but she’ll ask for a side dish with more. She also puts ketchup on hot dogs but that’s an entirely different conversation. (What kind of savages put ketchup on hot dogs?) I appreciate the gusto she shows when she’s going after her food. She’s the first one finished at any table. And I guess if a little is good, a little more is better.
So, how about you? Do you insist on having a little extra of anything? If you say “extra kale”, we can’t be friends. Did your last taco or burrito have extra sour cream on it? Utah is big on fry sauce and I’ve seen people walking to their table with little cups lining both arms. Luckily, my wife isn’t one of those people who make up elaborate coffee orders at Starbucks or one of the other coffee shops. I have a friend who is convinced there is a multiple to factor in when judging someone if their coffee order has more than one or two additions. I still don't know what an "extra hot latte" is but I hear people order them. It will melt steel as it comes out of the standard coffee maker. How do they make it extra hot? I never see them microwave it. Is there some knob they turn up to make it EXTRA hot?