January 20, 2014

Movie Monday: Animal House

by Kayoko Akabori

I just watched Animal House for the first time last night. What a clever movie! There were many iconic scenes that I had heard about through the years, and it was clearly a pioneer of the perverse fratboy-themed storylines that Hollywood keeps reusing today. But there was an underlying darkness despite the silliness that comedies […]

March 21, 2011

Culinography: Lunch at Google

by Erin Gleeson

I had the pleasure of lunching at Google in NYC (above Chelsea Market) last week as the guest of a friend who works there. Google’s executive chef emails out the huge menu daily! It definitely had the feeling of a big cafeteria, but it was friendly and fresh, with Google slick. Lots of healthy vegetarian […]

February 12, 2009

A Google It’s-It

by Kayoko Akabori

Just got back from lunch at Google– this time on the main campus. Dude, cafeteria is so ridiculously insane: Indian bar, sushi bar, and an “East Meets West” bar where they had BACON FRIED RICE!!!! It’s on the menu once a week, which is to say I will be sneaking in every week to get […]

January 29, 2009

UM Recession: Free Lunch at Google HQ

by Kayoko Akabori

Went over to Google HQ in Mt. View for lunch today. The plethora of food there is just mind-blowing- not to mention FREE!!! Doesn’t have the views like the NYC offices, but on this warm sunny Norcal day where outdoor seating is practically a requirement, I ain’t complaining. Google offices are scattered all over Mt. […]