lunch

On a typical day, most of you probably obtain your lunch in one of several ways: ordering it on Seamless, out at a working lunch, or ferreting around the office pantry for a melange of snacks. A good day might involve getting your 11th Chop’t salad for free. If creativity and need to feel alive struck, you’d possibly think about sneaking into the executive dining room and swipe a couple of dinner rolls. But would you ever purchase a business class ticket out of JFK (or whatever your local airport may be), gorge yourself on free delicacies in the lounge, and then reschedule your flight so you could do it all again the next day, and the day after that? You might not, but this genius did: Read more »

Too much talk of your “lunch date with a vat of guac” will come back to haunt you. Read more »

An investigative report by NetNet’s John Carney leaves no stone unturned.: Read more »

  • 13 Nov 2012 at 5:25 PM

Want To Break Bread With Dan Loeb?

You can! Provided you pay up, as he’s offering to grace you and four friends with his presence as part of an auction on CharityBuzz, the proceeds of which go to the Surfrider Foundation, whose mission is “the protection and enjoyment of oceans, waves and beaches through a powerful activist network.” Will he tell you about what it was like the moment he and his team discovered that Scott Thompson was an academic charlatan of the highest order? Bid and find out.

…Although Warren Buffett hired the hedge fund manager who won the last two private lunches with him that are part of an annual auction, he doesn’t expect the event to become a recruiting tool for Berkshire Hathaway. Rather, Buffett says it’s miraculous that he found one of Berkshire’s two new investment managers through the lunch. He offered Ted Weschler a job after he’d paid nearly $5.3 million over two years to dine with Buffett. “We’re perfectly situated now in respect to money managers,” Buffett told the Associated Press. Besides Weschler, Buffett has also hired Todd Combs to eventually oversee the company’s investments when the 81-year-old Buffett is gone as part of Berkshire’s succession planning. [AP]

  • 14 May 2012 at 3:38 PM

Dick Fuld Never Stops Pounding The Pavement

Last month it was lunch with Alan Schwartz, today this: Read more »

  • 04 Apr 2012 at 4:33 PM

This Is A Thing That Happened


All-Star executives Dick Fuld and Alan Schwartz break bread in Midtown today [Erik Schatzker via BI]