Same day first Mini Meet Up of 2009: Lance, Sheree & Yadi - Usa, Jamaica & Peru :)

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got the anticuchos!
Sheree arrived to Peru before NYE, but arrived to Lima just on Sunday. I gave her a call that day and we were thinking about meeting on Monday, but she was busy. She had to renew her visa before going to Brazil, but the guy at the consulate was rude and she couldn't get her visa. She didn't know what to do, since she was going to Brazil because of work... She had to wait for some news from the office.... I told her, just to give me a call when she felt in the mood to meet and today was the day. I opened my mail and found her message: "Let's meet! I need a drink!" ok, you don't have to say it twice.

Lance was with me at home and his comment was: "The more, the merrier!" In our way home, we bought a bottle of wine, potatoes and the ingredients for his favorite yellow sauce.
Sheree was arriving
But I was thinking this wouldn't be enough... maybe we should buy something else. Ok, I had an idea. I asked Lance if he has ever tried the Anticuchos, but he hasn't. Ok, we'd go to Old Surco's Square and get anticuchos to go.

Sheree would arrive to my house at 8pm, so we had time. We took a walk around the old Surco and went to a small restaurant for the anticuchos. I refused to tell Lance what were the anticuchos until he tried them, hehe. In our way back to my house he opened the bag and just said: "I don't know what are the anticuchos, but the smell is delicious!"

We arrived home, started to make things ready for later and Sheree arrived, yay! It was so nice to meet her :) Picture time!!! The 3 of us were having a great time, just chilling out and chatting. Sheree was telling Lance about her problems with the visa while I was finishing the sauce.
first hug! Sheree, my first Jamaican TB!
Wow! The table looked awesome!!! And the anticuchos were ready too. While I was in the kitchen, Lance came in and wanted to try the anticuchos. Ok, go ahead. He tried them and I asked him what he thought about them. He just said: "Like them!" At this point I let him know the anticuchos are cow heart! haha. He was speechless, but loved them, haha.

We opened the wine and had the first toast when mom arrived. Well, she's used to see new people at home, hehe. I asked her to join us, but she'd wait for my dad. In the meanwhile, we started to eat and were just chatting. Lance tried the yellow sauce and said: "Yes, this is the real stuff!" haha, so glad he found mine better :). Almost 1/2 hour later dad arrived. Then he and mom joined us. Sheree speaks Spanish too, so it was simple to have a nice conversation.
he was busy...
Lance speaks a little Spanish, but can understand more. At the end he had 2 translators ;)
Next day I would be working during the morning and Sheree would be busy too, so Lance should be by his own. Well, I might not be with him for real, but I gave him a couple of ideas about what to do. Actually he wrote a list. He had homework, hehe. Just in case somebody got thirsty I brought a bottle of water and Inca Kola!!! Yadi's land has always Inca Kola :)

Suddenly I listened the garage door. My brother was arriving. I noticed he went to the kitchen. I said hi, but he barely said hi back. Sheree wanted to go and ask him to join us. I warned her, he's not a big fan of meeting people, but she tried anyway. It didn't last more than 30sec after she was back at the table. "OMG! You 2 are so different!" My parents were laughing too.
gotcha! trying to taste the yellow sauce...
Well, I guess having 2 Yadis at home would be too much for them or for anyone...

This was supposed to be just a quick bite, but ended being a fun family night. We had a great time, shared wine and tasted delicious food. But we wanted to keep on partying. Sheree was a bit tired and wanted to drive back home. So, Lance and I would be the survivors. We left home. Sheree took a cab back to Miraflores, while Lance & I took another to Barranco. He needed to know the bohemian area of Lima :)

Balance of new things Lance tried this time: cow heart  and Argentinean Malbec ;)
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got the anticuchos!
got the anticuchos!
Sheree was arriving
Sheree was arriving
first hug! Sheree, my first Jamaic…
first hug! Sheree, my first Jamai…
he was busy...
he was busy...
gotcha! trying to taste the yellow…
gotcha! trying to taste the yello…
The anticuchos!!!
The anticuchos!!!
Anticuchos & Potatoes
Anticuchos & Potatoes
Cocktail Potatoes
Cocktail Potatoes
Lance was in charge of the wine...
Lance was in charge of the wine...
Cheers!
Cheers!
he was dying for Inca Kola...
he was dying for Inca Kola...
Lances homework for next day...
Lance's homework for next day...
Toasting with my parents
Toasting with my parents
New friends: Lance, Yadi & Sheree
New friends: Lance, Yadi & Sheree
Lima Restaurants, Cafes & Food review
Tasty Anticuchos at: Sarita!
Well, anticuchos are a traditional dish in Peru. They look like beef but are cow heart. But before saying anything you have to try them. I don't usual… read entire review
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