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Lennon, a cartoonist, works as a part-time hostess at Restaurant. The Russian eatery and its male dominated staff foster an ever-increasing environment of hostility towards her as she endures never-ending encounters with her co-workers, each seemingly more condescending than the next. In an attempt to cope with Petrov’s toxic work environment, Lennon draws from the restaurant’s oppressive qualities, both subtle and overt, as inspiration for the cartoons she creates during the long night shifts spent standing at the podium. However, a particularly violating incident with a respected client causes Lennon's sense of reality to collapse.