Surrounded by three of the wealthiest Zip Codes in the country, its high-design interiors and higher-powered happy hours have given a county known for coding a new sense of cool.
Halfway to the hotel, Rudolph pulls into Starbucks for his morning coffee.
While some of these responses pertain directly to living in Silicon Valley, most of the takeaways can be applied to being attractive and single anywhere. Because more often than not, guys are too afraid to approach and talk normally to an attractive woman for fear that they’ll get rejected.
It’s late morning, and Peter Rudolph, the executive chef of Madera in the five-star Rosewood Sand Hill hotel in Silicon Valley, is commuting from San Francisco to Menlo Park.
The hotel opened four years ago on Sand Hill Road—a veritable venture-capital office park—near Woodside, home to many tech billionaires.
"There is a dearth of eligible singles in Silicon Valley," he writes, after lamenting that Zuck is off the market.
The rest, including a slide-show of some of the hottest commodities, reads like a singles brochure for what Williams calls Bachelorville, a play on the popular Facebook game Farmville. Not only are we sick of people telling us to pick up our very happy lives and move for the "perfect" obviously non-existent man.