We celebrated Rachel's (soon-to-be-daughter-in-law of Swami and Swamette) birthday on Saturday night. Her choice of restaurant was SoHo, a Japanese bistro. I had never been to a Japanese place before, so I was worried that I wouldn't like anything (I tend to go for food that would be appealing to a five year old). I had NOTHING to worry about.
This was the type of place where they prepare the food in front of you on a grill in the middle of the table. So much fun....so much fire!
Vegatable rolls, pickled ginger and wasabi paste. I didn't try it...I just took a picture of it because it was pretty. They know how to present food, let me tell ya.
The food was spectacular. I even ate calamari, which I had never tried before. It helped that they disguised the squid in something that resembled a deep-fried onion ring.
My girls have had some experience with chopsticks, but it was more fun to make bridges and play the drums instead of eating with them.
Lorelei insisted on wearing her Cinderella shades into the restaurant:
What can I say? She's a Diva.
Our present to Rachel:
A bracelet made entirely of Swarovski crystals. I had so much fun choosing the crystals for this one....bead stores are my undoing.
Quick video of how they begin the cooking process: