[yapc] Pre-Conference Dinner

David Moreno david at axiombox.com
Mon Jun 2 10:21:54 PDT 2008

On Thu, 2008-05-29 at 20:30 -0400, Diona Kidd wrote:
> It sounds like we need a vegan and vegetarian organizer. Although I'm
> a foodie myself, I would still find this to be a challenge. I would
> love to pick up a conversation on 'why vegan' but that's a discussion
> for the conference between talks. I'm defiantly interested. Catch me
> at the conference.
> Kosher is challenging for our Jewish attendees. If anyone in the area
> can suggest kosher restaurants in the area, that would be fabulous! I
> have a friend that I will be meeting for dinner who requires kosher.
> It would be helpful to have this on the wiki.
> Dorms are notoriously problematic so I'm staying at the Hotel. I hope
> the neighborhood in Chicago has improved, as has been posted. It was
> super scary last time and I'm still waiting on my t-shirt "I
> survived". Guess I shouldn't hold my breath. ;)
> Don't forget to buy your favorite Perl celeb at the auction (if this
> is done this year)! The auction is a great fund-raising opportunity
> for the Perl foundation. The conference is really inexpensive and the
> auction is a great forum to give back to the community!

What about some of the people following Halal and Haraam rules under the
Shari'ah (Islamic Law) for food?


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