[sf-lug] Rick Moen quoted in article re building LUGs
nbs at sonic.net
Tue Mar 10 22:23:40 PDT 2009
On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 05:42:17PM -0700, Rick Moen wrote:
> Restaurant venues need to be evaluated, in my experience, concerning:
What's nice about Crepeville is:
> o size of the expected attendance, esp. relative to table size
Usually enough room and free tables, and they have no problem with us
adjoining nearby tables to expand our space.
> o ability to accomodate larger crowds when needed
> o noise levels
> o event conflicts (e.g., karaoke or football nights)
Haven't noticed any. Just a lot of studiers with laptops.
(Makes us hard to discern from students, I guess -- we HAVE had
problems about people not finding us. Of course, they didn't ASK.
I've caught a few people who I see walk in, and looking around
> o policy about separate cheques and mandatory tips
You order and pay, then sit down with a number and they bring it
to you. :) (The southwestern-style place is similar, in that
> o public transit, parking, credit cards, beer/wine, hours...
Downtown. Cash or check only, but has ATM in the back. Serves booze,
I think. Open late.
We lucked out! :)
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