ED: There’s something primal and prehistoric about having a gigantic roasted tenderloin trophy presented before everyone seated at the dinner table. My pupils enlarged and posture stiffened as the chef parked a shiny metallic sumo warmer right beside our table. The chef unintentionally teased us by lifting the lid once to check and everyone cranked their necks sideways just to take a peek! Which was a terrible mistake as the chef shut the lid and walked off leaving us whining like hungry puppies.
Mimi posing like a show girl. “You wanna see you wanna seee~?”
At last he returned and proceeded to carve the prize. I would have pounced and sank my teeth into the beast, but realized i was in a classy restaurant which boasted of golden chandeliers with shimmering crystals, furnishing and carpet so elegant its possible they stole them from a castle.
It was Jeanine’s birthday! Her parents and six of us ordered four 450g Diamond Jim Brady Cut to share. But before we get to the best part, here’s what we started our dinner with.