Operating in the Jen-Hsun Huang Engineering Center since September 2010, the Stanford branch of the sandwich shop Ike’s Place is open until at least June 2014 and will remain open if the University accepts a rebid proposal from Ike Shehadeh, the owner of the eatery.
Simplicity, communication and elegance were the principal themes articulated by Jack Dorsey — CEO of Square, a mobile payments company, and one of the original founders of Twitter — in a presentation to an overflowing audience in the Packard Electrical Engineering Building Wednesday evening.
Today, the sandwich is much more than the meal of choice for gambling addicted earls and their personal staffs. It’s become the official food of elementary school students and the elderly alike–according to Google, the average American currently eats a staggering 193 sandwiches a year. To borrow “30 Rock’s” Liz Lemon’s official worldview, “All of humankind has one thing in common. The sandwich. I believe that all anyone really wants in this life is to sit in peace and eat a sandwich.”