warren buffet

When they auctioned off lunch with The Oracle of Omaha last year, it went for $650,100. This year they upped the ante…

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[Photo of shrine to Warren Buffet courtesy Flickr user swearinglibrarian]

 

This year a lucky bidder and up to seven friends will dine with Warren Buffet at the Smith and Wollensky steakhouse in Manhattan. The proceeds of the auction go to benefit the Glide Foundation of San Francisco which provides services to poor and homeless people. Bidding starts at 7:00PM Pacific Time tonight (June 22, 2008) with an opening bid of $25,000. I’m not sure what I’d want to talk to Warren Buffet about, but for $650k, Smith and Wollensky had better serve some exceptional steak.

[SF Chronicle/Associated Press]