the missing Google employee perk
... what i learned today
fri 2004-dec-10 14:26:25 pst
Today I had lunch at the Google cafeteria (something I've done exactly
once before, and that was back when the company was about one tenth
its current size, and the cafeteria wasn't really much of a
You are probably aware that Google offers its employees some pretty
impressive perks, including (among other things) free food in their
cafeteria, which -- I am assured by people who are far more expert
than me in the field of evaluating eating establishments -- is
Today I learned that in spite of all the other great perks, in spite
of the apparent fabulosity of other "more important" aspects of a
dining facility ...
... the Google cafeteria has no straws.