I had heard that Derek makes some amazing sushi so I was pretty excited to see him in action. While he was prepping the ingredients, Todd hosted a beer tasting for Emily & I. Todd is trying to find a beer that him & I both like to model our wedding beer after. He bought 8 different bottles of beer and we got started on our tasting. I had to write down each beer and rank it on a scale of 1 to 5. After all was said and done, I ended up liking the first beer I tried the best, Hoegaarden.
Derek's plate of cucumbers, avocado, salmon, and tuna
Tempura shrimp & cucumber roll
Derek making the sushi rolls
It took Derek about an hour and a half to make all the sushi and they turned out awesome! I really felt like I was at a sushi bar because the rolls looked & tasted so good. I can't remember all the ones he made but a few of them were spicy tuna, tempura shrimp, and California roll.
Delicious (and colorful) sushi
After we ate all the sushi & had brownie sundaes, our bellies were full and we hung out watching the Golden Globes. We're hanging out with Derek & Emily again this weekend for their going away party and I really am pretty upset that they're moving. The good news is that they already know they'll be back in May and since Derek is one of Todd's groomsmen, they'll also be back in August for our wedding.