With such a giant conference, it was really fun to meet up with marine science friends that are now dispersed all over the world. It even turned out to be one friend's birthday so a bunch of us got together for Vietnamese and BYOW. The poor little restaurant seemed completely overwhelmed by all of us and most of the other customers walked out when they saw our rowdy bunch. It was a great time, though, and the brocollinis with rice were delish! Happy birthday Kate, thanks for getting us all together!!