Sushi anniversary dinner, years in the making

    No more poignant way to a man's heart than through his belly!


    Clint has a story he loves to tell. He puffs up a little just before he goes into his tale of sushi scarcity. The tale?

    “Ah, when Loni and I were first dating, one evening she made me this incredible sushi dinner. She pulled out all the stops and did something no one had ever done for me! Little did I know that this was the one and only sushi dinner she would ever make for me.”

    Okay, I’ll admit that I used the sushi dinner technique to reel in a husband. He took the bait: hook, line and sinker! However, after years of hearing this story, this past weekend for our anniversary, I decided to show him that after all these years, I still had my sushi chops. I decided to put an end to his tale with a smack down of raw fish.

    Did I succeed? Is that even a question dear reader?

    Here is proof of the fish that was sacrificed towards my noble cause.

    This sushi dinner while we were dating, along with a picnic spread while watching Shakespeare in the park and a to-die-for molten lava cake…sealed the deal. Clint didn’t know it then, but he had no chance.

    No more poignant way to a man’s heart than through his belly!

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    • Linda Kuehl

      One thing you can look forward to back in Loreto is being able to make some of the freshest and tastiest sushi and sashimi ever! Over the Christmas holidays we caught a 25lb and 40lb yellowtail and the first evening I served it as sashimi and seared. It was to die for! If you love fresh fish, Loreto is the place to be.

    • Linda Kuehl

      One thing you can look forward to back in Loreto is being able to make some of the freshest and tastiest sushi and sashimi ever! Over the Christmas holidays we caught a 25lb and 40lb yellowtail and the first evening I served it as sashimi and seared. It was to die for! If you love fresh fish, Loreto is the place to be.

      • Loni Kao Stark

        Yum! I am so envious Linda.

        That is one of my fantasies – to catch a nice fresh yellowtail (which happens to be my favorite), cut it up and devour it. All under the blue Loreto sky while floating in the Sea of Cortez :-).

        I had tried to convince Clint on our last trip to take a slight detour in our plans and go fishing for a day…something I have never done in search of perfect sashimi and sushi.

        When I finally get to try this out, you will be sure to hear about it!

        Your description sounds marvelous.

        • Sandy Jamison

          Wow Loni, that looks pretty damn good. Now Clint will have to come up with a new story. Will he have to wait another 5 years?

    • Linda Kuehl

      One thing you can look forward to back in Loreto is being able to make some of the freshest and tastiest sushi and sashimi ever! Over the Christmas holidays we caught a 25lb and 40lb yellowtail and the first evening I served it as sashimi and seared. It was to die for! If you love fresh fish, Loreto is the place to be.

      • Loni Kao Stark

        Yum! I am so envious Linda.

        That is one of my fantasies – to catch a nice fresh yellowtail (which happens to be my favorite), cut it up and devour it. All under the blue Loreto sky while floating in the Sea of Cortez :-).

        I had tried to convince Clint on our last trip to take a slight detour in our plans and go fishing for a day…something I have never done in search of perfect sashimi and sushi.

        When I finally get to try this out, you will be sure to hear about it!

        Your description sounds marvelous.

        • Sandy Jamison

          Wow Loni, that looks pretty damn good. Now Clint will have to come up with a new story. Will he have to wait another 5 years?

    • Loni Kao Stark

      Yum! I am so envious Linda. <br />
      <br />
      That is one of my fantasies – to catch a nice fresh yellowtail (which happens to be my favorite), cut it up and devour it. All under the blue Loreto sky while floating in the Sea of Cortez :-).<br />
      <br />
      I had tried to convince Clint on our last trip to take a slight detour in our plans and go fishing for a day…something I have never done in search of perfect sashimi and sushi. <br />
      <br />
      When I finally get to try this out, you will be sure to hear about it!<br />
      <br />
      Your description sounds marvelous.

    • Sandy Jamison

      Wow Loni, that looks pretty damn good. Now Clint will have to come up with a new story. Will he have to wait another 5 years?