I see none of my friends won Sammies. It's probably better that way, though. The sudden rush of fame can be quite heady and some people can't handle it. I was particularly worried about Charles.
Have you guys seen that big sign over the freeway on the way to Davis that says "Mori Seiki hurts our community", complete with a guy dressed like the grim reaper? It was so creepy that I thought Mori Seiki was a cult, but I forgot to look it up online when I got to work every single time I saw it. I finally looked and it's way less creepy than I thought. The grim reaper is a touch overdramatic!
Ella Restaurant has started up their prix fixe menu again, and you really should take advantage of it. This is an amazing opportunity to sample this high-level restaurant at a paltry price. It's 30 bucks, starts tomorrow and goes until the end of October. Here's the menu.