Nick and Nobu

March 12, 2009

It was Dean’s best friend’s birthday last month, but we only celebrated it yesterday with him.

As a present to him, his parents gave him a first class ticket back home to celebrate and get drunk with his Malaysian friends for a week. I know, right?! His parents are too cool. I’m not envying the getting drunk bit, but the first class ticket was too much! Haha. I bet he wished the flight lasted longer than 12 hours.

We went to Nobu Berkeley yesterday, and it was sooo much nicer than Nobu Parklane. It’s a lot bigger, and more formal, and the decor was a lot nicer. Because it was grander, the staff were a bit snooty and didn’t seem to realise that we were the paying customers. We were quite put off by them, but the food more than made up for it.

I never understood the whole raw thing, so I refuse to eat sushi and sashimi and all those weird seaweed rolls. But I love the fried tempuras, and teriyaki and Japanese curry soups, so I’m always up for Japanese. That’s why I like Nobu because it’s more fusion than real authentic Japanese food. And for the price, the food is expected to be amazing all the time.

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Nick’s squid that tasted like rubber, apparently.

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Happy birthday NICK!! Hope your ‘key’ opens something else, other than freedom! A safe, perhaps? πŸ˜‰

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