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Salad Spinners

Published on the Not for Tourists Guide, November 6, 2008

[TWO WOMEN CHATTING IN CAFE.]

SUSAN: If we're done discussing pharmaceuticals and hygiene products, I have a sort of personal question to ask you. Linda, does your salad ever have that not-so-fresh feeling?

LINDA: I know exactly what you mean. Just the other day I was in a restaurant and things were just a little... wilted.

SUSAN: I'm so glad I'm not the only one! What do you do when that happens?

LINDA: Well, first I throw the salad away. Then I check to see if the FDA has issued any salmonella or e. coli warnings recently. And then I go to Salad Spinners.

SUSAN: Salad Spinners? What's that? Is it dangerous?

LINDA: No, Susan, it's perfectly safe. Salad Spinners is a salad bar in the Loop where you can choose from almost a hundred toppings that are not only organic but taste just like they came from the farmer's market.

SUSAN: Do I need a note from my doctor?

LINDA: No, it's all over the counter!

SUSAN: Wow! I'm so glad we had this chat. Thanks, girlfriend!

LINDA: No problem, sister!

[SASSY GESTURES, LAUGHTER, HUGS, MUSIC AD EXECUTIVES THINK IS "EMPOWERING."]