Mom’s 70th Birthday / “When it Rains, it Pours” — October 13, 2022

Mom was ahead of her time with her favorite style of footwear. On what would have been Mom's 70th birthday, the NYT reported: "The rising popularity of the Birkenstock Boston clog on TikTok, particularly in the coveted taupe suede, has made it hard to find."

Paris-Brest / “Respect” — October 12, 2022

ULC Logbook, Wednesday, October 12th, 2022: We started with 64 covers, including five parties of 6. Several parties added and subtracted from their reserved number of guests: there were no cancellations. We were joined by the following walk-in parties: 2 at 5PM (drinks and apps only, in the Clubroom); a solo dinner guest at 5:10PM;… Continue reading Paris-Brest / “Respect” — October 12, 2022

Chaud-Froid / Yale Family Weekend — October 8 – 11, 2022

ULC Logbook, Saturday, October 8th, 2022: We started with 214 covers. Even with the cancellation fee being communicated multiple ways to all reservations (and perhaps due less to any amount of communication, and due more to the logistical challenges of coordinating family gatherings) six parties cancelled, for a total loss of 26 guests. Fortunately, demand… Continue reading Chaud-Froid / Yale Family Weekend — October 8 – 11, 2022