Head Count: 10

The Crowd:.Techies, entrepreneurs, labor organizers, sales folk, active and former reporters, translators and the Heaviest Baby in the World.

Bean Batches: 2 (both meaty)

The Stove:. Electric disks, plenty of room in the kitchen

Quotes of the night (appropriately out of context):

"There was no stalking involved. My grandmother had polio. It would have been an easy catch." -- Jeff Alsberg

"And obviously, tequila is a wonderful thing." - Heather Hesketh

"The first time he brought me flowers, I screamed at him for three hours." -- Patricia Ivona MDS Meriera Colburn

"In the Congo, I might have a grill. In this condo, no.." - Rafe Colburn

"It cost me a lot of money to make this cat have fluids." -- HH

"So in Syracuse, I was playing poker with a guy who used to be in the Bangladeshi secret police..." -- Steve Champeon