Sushi, Desserts & lots of talking - always fun with Mal ;)

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Well, I know this is not me at all, but I was feeling a bit down today... Mal decided not to leave it like that and we agreed to meet that day later and hang out. Mal has been in town for over a month but still didn't have Japanese food here. I told him not to worry about that. I love Japanese food too, but I haven't found THE place for Japanese yet. Mmm, what to do? Well, I'm internet addict, so I'd leave it to help me, haha. I have heard about a place in Miraflores. So I  read about it and decided to go there. Next day we would have a party, so we both agreed to save our livers and not to drink that night. Therefore I was driving. I picked Malvin and we drove to the Sushi Bar. We almost missed it, but we found it, haha.

As I read, the place was small and charming.
be healthy and drink tea ;)
We arrived early, but by the time we left it was getting crowded. We got 2 types of makis and Malvin ordered green tea to drink with our food, perfect match. Mal was amazed about the fact I like the ginger so much, haha. According to my boss it's weird I like to eat "soap", haha. Then we had tuna sushi and a salad. Since the minute we checked the menu and saw the pic of that salad, we both knew what to order, haha. I was a bit afraid about how well/bad were my chops' skills. Fortunately they weren't too bad, haha.  I'm writting a review about Edo Sushi Bar too. The food was delicious, very fresh and tasty.

We were full, but Mal told me he was in the mood for a dessert, haha. And I wouldn't say no to a sweet :P Where to go? I knew the perfect answer! Mal loves food, has heard about one of our most famous and best chefs and always wanted to try some of his food.
Finally Mal was able to taste Gaston's cuisine :)
This chef owns a very nice restaurant, but also a cafe. So, let's go to the cafe for our desserts. The place was packed, so we had to wait but not long and we used that time to take a look to the delicious desserts. OMG, it would be difficult to pick one...

Our table was ready. The waiter came with our coffee, Inca Kola and the display of desserts. OMG!!! All of them looked so tasty... Mal saw the "Tres Leches". He has been trying this one in different places in order to find the perfect one, so he ordered it. Let's see if Gaston's one (name of the chef) would be as good as expected. And the veredict... this "Tres Leches" is the winner! And what about I? Well, I had a hard time trying to decide for a dessert and at the end I got one called Pom... something. Ufff, I forgot the name - an excuse to go back for more, haha).
is this gonna be the winner? yes, this 3 Leches is the winner!!!
It wasn't too sweet, delicious! We were enjoying our desserts as happy as children with new toys, haha. We were just chatting about the future and what will happen with our lives in the near future. Where in the world will we be in 1 year? What projects for our lives do we have? Well, not to go to far, where are we gonna be in 2 weeks? haha. Deep conversation, I know, ;)

There was still more to talk about, but we were already ready with our food and there were people waiting for tables, haha, so better order something else or move, mmm. Well, it was perfect I was driving, so we could go, get something to drink - we were thirsty, but not alcohol thirsty ;) - and have it in the car, while we kept on chatting and listen to some music. Ohhhh. at this point I realized I might not be meeting Mal when I come back from the States next Dec 1st... I'm gonna miss him so so so much... :(

well, but it's not time to be sad, we still have some more days in Lima and I'm more than sure, that will be meeting almost daily, haha
yadilitta says:
you remember many details, Mal! Cool!!! I had a great time with you and you're right, our friendship is just beginning :) Sure I'm excited too!!!!
Posted on: Nov 08, 2008
malvin_soh says:
I´ve always enjoyed japanese food and have been trying at least one in each city I visit...the best so far is one in Portland, Oregon! Thank you yadi for the awesome choice of Japanese sushi place, and the restaurant is actually so close to my home! I love the maki and top marks on presentation. I´m not a fan of the pickled ginger, so I offered my share to yadi, who cleaned both our bowls before the dinner was over! :p

The search for dessert has to end with the top chef´s restaurant Tanta...well it wasn´t owned by Gaston, but by his wife, Astrid, who according to yadi takes care of the dessert department. And how could I resist Tres Leches, which is by far the best so far because I like the deconstruction of the ingredients, ie cubes of sponge cakes on top of whip cream, coated with icing and cinnamon, over an array of silky smooth tres leches below at the right temperature and texture...sweet and unforgettably good...delisioso! :p Yadi´s dessert was heavenly good...fresh fruit sandwiched by layers of sweet soft custard and thin strips of fruit jelly with a tint of citrus burst with every bite! hhmmm :p We fed each other like school kids and felt almost like Hansel and Gretel...haha!

Conversations with yadi can take place anywhere, so long as we have each other´s company, we often hijack one another for hours until we are sleepy. And though our time together is coming to an end, I think our friendship has just begun.

Yadi and I made a pact, that next year will see us begin our writing own special projects...my world recipe book and her to-be-published blogs! I am excited and I´m sure yadi is as well! :p

Posted on: Nov 08, 2008
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the entrance of Edo
the entrance of Edo
be healthy and drink tea ;)
be healthy and drink tea ;)
Finally Mal was able to taste Gast…
Finally Mal was able to taste Gas…
is this gonna be the winner? yes, …
is this gonna be the winner? yes,…
are we just gonna drink tea???
are we just gonna drink tea???
Sunomono. This salad was awesome!
Sunomono. This salad was awesome!
our makis!
our makis!
happy having Japanese :)
happy having Japanese :)
at the Bar at Edo Sushi Bar
at the Bar at Edo Sushi Bar
Mal, trying to decide what to eat …
Mal, trying to decide what to eat…
this is just part of all the desse…
this is just part of all the dess…
Mal couldnt help taking a pic, ha…
Mal couldn't help taking a pic, h…
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