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Harley Manning

Harley Manning

VP, customer experience | Forrester Research | Class of 1977

If it was on the menu at Bubby & Zadie’s, it’s a good bet Forrester Research vice president Harley Manning at least sampled it while pursuing his masters in advertising at the UI in the 1970s. 

“Perhaps oddly,” he says, the late, great Campustown deli is the place he has the happiest memories of.

“While the bars in town seemed mostly interchangeable and the pizza places came and went, B & Z was this quirky, relaxed little place that served amazing food. Their Reuben sandwiches were my favorite — still the best I have ever eaten.  

“And the crowd was as chill and quirky as the decor, so the people watching was top notch.”