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  • Archive for November 20th, 2008

    Philly Cheesesteak Roll! Like An Eggroll on the Outside…

    Thursday, November 20th, 2008

    So I decided, when I was in Philadelphia, to stop for my favorite Philly-Chinese snack — the Philadelphia Cheesesteak Roll, which basically looks like an egg roll on the outside….I headed to the Evergreen Chinese Restaurant (4726 Spruce St, Philadelphia), where you can see on their Menupages entry it is listed for $1.25 (quite a […]

    Comparing Non-Profits to Chinese Restaurants

    Thursday, November 20th, 2008

    My friend Alex Tsai sent me this post on the scaling of non-profit giving from the Acumen Fund blog: “We need to talk about how we get foundations to stop giving inefficiently,” said Aaron, who likened the multitude of nonprofits with similar missions to the hundreds of Chinese restaurants across New York City. “All the […]