Three ham Italians, $10.99
A field report from Colucci's Hilltop Market:
This afternoon three burly men stood smoking outside Colucci’s, directly below the sign advertising 3 HAM ITALIANS $10.99. They coughed and lifted cigarettes to their lips, their bare arms moving through shadow to light and back again. “You have mustard on your leg,” one said to another as I passed. Everyone looked down. Mustard-leg was, I realized, holding a small white poodle on a leash, via Mary Philips-Sandy.