M and I along with our friends Chris and Tanya went out to dinner at Ruth's Chris Steakhouse on New Year's Eve. M and I went there last year as well and it's become our thing to go out to dinner on New Year's each year, AKA, we're getting old.
Our reservation was at 6 pm, which gave us a couple of hours to eat and enjoy the company before T&C had to pick up their son Asher and before Tanya had to work overnight at HCMC. I'm sure she saw a lot that night.
Dinner for me started with the chopped salad, followed by filet mignon and potatoes au gratin. Everything was fantastic as it is always is there and everyone else agreed as well. No desserts for any of us as we were too full.
After dinner, we headed back to our house with T&C with just enough time for Chris to have a quick beer. M and I got in our comfy clothes, turned on the music, plugged in the Christmas tree, I mixed a drink while M cracked a beer and we parked ourselves on the couch for the night.
I didn't drink very much at all. I didn't even finish two mixed drinks and M had a few beers and we had a glass of champagne at midnight. We did have the best beer in the world though. No, really, it was rated as the best beer in the world. The monks in Belgium brew it and there are only 60,000 cases available worldwide and the US had it's first chance at it this year. It was fun to taste an incredibly rare beer. It wasn't my style but I thought the beer was very complex.
Do you like my shirt? Have you heard of Smokin' Jay? It's about Jay Cutler, the Bears' quarterback. I was introduced to this website by a coworker and I love this website so much that M bought me this shirt as a joke for Christmas. I hope you understand the humor in it otherwise I don't want to be your friend. And don't stop at the first page...there's tons of smokin' photos.
Back to New Year's...I fell asleep on the couch probably around 2 am and then went up to bed around 3 am. The good news is I had no hangover the next morning. That's a pretty good way to start out 2013, isn't it?
|Taking a picture of Frank through 3D glasses|
What did you do for New Year's?