Rails and zippers and dodging puddles. "Windy wea-vah" and watch your step.
"How spicy is the spicy?"
"Where are you from?"
"Let's say, Los Angeles."
"You'll be fine."
Warm paneer rolled with red saucy greens. Roasted broccoli and little snap peas. Coconut sauce. Biryani. I watch tiny raindrops bead from lightbulbs through the plastic awning outside.