The phrase caught her off guard, and Korra wrinkled her brow. Turning to the boy next to her, who was grinning from ear to ear, she said, “They don’t even have cupcakes here…”
His face fell, and she was about to ask what was wrong when he snatched up his menu in one dramatic movement and threw an arm out, a painful looking smile plastered on his face.
“Hey!” Bolin shouted, causing the other diners to gawk at him. “You are right! There are no cupcakes on this menu. Haha, what was I thinking? Oh, I know! I was thinking about ordering the—” He glanced at the menu in his hands. “—the pork! I was thinking about ordering pork and I said cupcakes instead! Because they both have a “kuh” sound! Like your name, actually! Wow, glad we figured that out, huh?” He continued laughing loudly until abruptly stopping and burying his nose in the menu.
Korra stammered out a couple of confused sounds, none of which prompted him to look at her again, before returning to her own menu.
Even as she was glancing over the different appetizers, sides, and entrees, she couldn’t help but think about what had just happened.