I ran into the Village today to see my Tailor (who is THE BEST, btw) and I encountered a mob of what appeared to be mostly UCLA students in line for (what I assume was) free food being given away at the Grand Opening of the new Chipotle restaurant on Broxton. While I'm sure I did similar things for free food (a couple of years ago *ahem*) when I was an u-grad at UCLA...the whole scene left me thinking how my time is worth so much more these days. I mean, it's not like it's the American Apparel Warehouse sale or anything! Seriously, what could a burrito at that place cost?
Actually now that I think about it I undoubtedly spent many waking (yet, less valuable) minutes of my life in a line for Diddy Reise cookies (just up the street) which were indeed NOT FREE, but practically. Yum...worth every minute! Oh and I feel it's worth mentioning that the end of this line wrapped around the corner and came within a few feet of Bel Air Camera.
So the moral of this story is if you want to get a college student's undivided attention offer them free food....the end.