I always look forward to our Sunday lunch every week end especially now that Vito is in town. This is the only time we all sit down and have a meal together.
We can hardly do that on week days ‘cos all of them have different and crazy schedules.
I asked Claudia first where she wanted to eat and she said she wants Japanese. I told her let’s eat in Tsukiji ‘cos I know they’re so fed up with Inagiku already (“Mom, we have been eating there since I was 5 years old” So, Inagiku is out).
Deciding where to eat is a big production. We have a text chat group and usually choosing where to eat takes them about 2 – 3 hours (or the entire morning) to decide. Back and forth, each one wants a different place.
I usually leave them to argue. One less person to argue with. I just go wherever they want.
But Vinny wanted Izakaya Sensu in BGC (“Tsukiji again?” Tsukiji out.)
Vinny won and that’s where we went.
It’s my first time there so I told Vinny to order for me. He said “just share sukiyaki with me ‘cos it’s big.”
I said, ok.
Vito ordered wagyu beef and Claudia ordered some lemon chicken ( which was so good!).
Gone in 5 minutes. Vinny: I’m so hungry. I came from tennis and I haven’t eaten breakfast yet. Vito: I just woke up and I haven’t eaten breakfast also.
Their sukiyaki is different. You have to cook the meat first. When the meat is already cook they put it on a plate and they cook the vegetables next. The raw egg you have to mix it with your rice. It was something different and it was good.
Waiting for the beef to cook.
On our way home they normally play a game. Vinny will say a difficult word, Vito and Claudia will have to say the meaning of the word. I usually just listen to them while I’m trying to get a good selfie. hahahaha
Claudia and Vinny ganged up on Vito. There was this one word that he didn’t know the meaning.