None of the 50 top New York Times executives reportedly knew that their special guest at dinner last night would be Steve Jobs, there to wow them with the new Apple iPad and its meaning to the future of media. "Jobs came strolling in wearing what our source calls 'a very funny hat — a big top hat kind of thing,'" says New York magazine. He ordered penne and a mango lassi, "neither of which are on the Southern Asian restaurant’s menu." Found via RoughlyDrafted.com.
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