Extra Effort

Actual conversation with our server during dinner.

Me: Is this Diet? I’m kind of a stickler for that stuff.

Dayle: We both have diabetes, so

Server: Oh, I have diabetes too! I don’t think the line has changed, but you never know. Let me check on that for you.

Sever, returning with fresh soda: I double checked the lines and it’s definitely Diet Coke. Here’s a new one just in case.

Me: Thank you

Dayle: Thank you

Server, after we’ve gotten our food: I asked around and it sounds like we put in a new syrup box this morning, so the soda might be extra fresh. That might have been what you tasted.

Me: I’ve been battling some allergies too, so this was likely just an overreaction on my part, but I appreciate you checking.

Manager On Duty, as our food is being served: I just wanted you to know that we checked all of the lines to ensure our soda is accurate. I apologize for any inconvenience.

Me and Dayle: Thank you

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