November 27, 2019
Okay, I’m back to write today, as promised. 🙂 Let’s start from where we left off in my last Journal Entry.
On Sunday, Rossy and her boys were leaving for the airport but, not until around 8 at night. We knew we had to wake up a little earlier than we usually do and hang out with them one last time.
We decided to meet at the big tree house playground in Downtown Container Park, right next to Fremont Street. Her little one was playing so we ventured off into the popcorn store for her husband to grab a bag of Cheddar Kettle Corn and then, we went to the hot sauce store for boyfriend and me to shop around!
There was so much to look at, I wanted to try it all but, there were no samples of anything except beef jerky and peanuts.
They were tasty enough to sway us to buy a bag of each in the Triple Threat flavor, though!
The peanuts were spicier than the jerky, probably because the seasoning coated each nut but, the meat sucked most of it up. We will definitely be going back to try more goodies, maybe pick up the actual Triple Threat Hot Sauce and hopefully, the cashews are back in stock.
When we checked out and got back to the tree house, Rossy’s little one had the cutest, rosy cheeks from all his climbing and sliding around. He was finally ready to head out and get something to eat!
They wanted to try Pin-Up Pizza and who could really blame them?!? Those slices are outrageously sized!
I was saving my stomachache for something else we had planned… but, I did have a couple bites of boyfriend’s Pancetta and Mushroom. 🙂
I wanted to get one last photo with Rossy before it got dark outside so, our men went back into their photographer roles and snapped some of us!
Then, Rossy was taking group photos of us…
When Batman stopped by to join in and help us out, LOL. I was, honestly, surprised he did not solicit us for a tip. He was a genuinely nice superhero. 😉
Big thanks to both of them for capturing my favorite photos of our time together!!
But, we weren’t done eating YET. Insomnia Cookies was next on our list!!
5:38 PM-5:57 PM dinner break
Boyfriend and I have been obsessed with these cookies since we discovered it years ago in Minnesota. They didn’t have any locations in Las Vegas when we first moved here but, now, we have one behind the Hard Rock and we like to go as much as we can.
Rossy’s husband did say he prefers his cookies less gooey but, that’s the best part about them to me. I was also a little disappointed because they didn’t have my deluxe-sized Reese’s PB Cup cookie. 😦 I had to get a regular-sized PB one and a chocolate chip one with the Mocha Almond Fudge ice cream.
We stood and ate our desserts in the shop until we were full of them. They had a little time left before they wanted to head to the airport and you know me… all I could think to fill the time up was more… FOOD!
I mean, I only had a few bites of the pizza, a bag of beefy jerky, and a cookiewich but, Shaq’s Big Chicken, that was visible right through the window, was shouting at me! I pointed at it and told them that it was the one Shaq owned and I’m preeeetty sure her husband was joking when he said, “let’s go!” but, boyfriend and I both perked up, looked at each other and were like, “okay!!” We immediately walked out the door and across the parking lot!!
My gosh, it was even better than the first time boyfriend and I tried it! I got the Uncle Jerome (on the right) which had Nashville hot chicken, lettuce, mayo, and pickles. There was such a nice spice to it but, it was not at all overwhelming. The pickles were made in-house, you could just tell by the wonderful, fresh taste and though, it was a bit oily, it was the kind of oil you want to indulge in, not wipe off.
Boyfriend had the Shaq Attack which had the regular chicken with pepper jack cheese, jalapeño slaw, and spicy Chipotle BBQ sauce. I was really scared of cheese by this point so I did not have a bite of his. 😛 We also shared a side of fries and he had their cane sugar soda while I had their extra sweet strawberry lemonade. When it was all gone, I refilled it with their Tropical Black Tea which was much better but, not quite “tropical”-tasting.
We all sat and talked for awhile longer at our table then, a little more outside, too. We gave our hugs goodbye and boyfriend and I felt like we just had our own mini vacation end! We had to make a stop at the dispensary before we could go home, though.
I spent the rest of my night playing Sims 4 and you won’t believe it but, we got the munchies again at around midnight. I had to send boyfriend to Rivas to get us some grub. He had a burrito and I had two hard shell tacos with beef. We also had beans and chips to dip.
On Monday, we were craving sushi so, we went to Sushi Way since we hadn’t been there in a long while. When we got there, there was no host to seat us. The sushi chef was the one who told us to sit where ever we wanted… right after, a huge group came in, the server seated them, and got their drink orders AND drinks out to them before even greeting us.
Boyfriend was hangry and I told him, “we will have to wait for all of our food, too, if you want to just get up and go somewhere else now, it will be worth it.” He thought about it for a millisecond and then, we got up to go to our tried and true, Sushi Zone.
We like it here better than any other AYCE spot now, even Neko and Sakana. We probably won’t be trying any other new ones for awhile, either. 😛
We started with our own plates of the fresh carpaccio, a bowl of bland miso Soup, and some seaweed salad. That carpaccio platter is the main reason we keep coming back. ❤
They have this new limit on their Coconut Tempura Shrimp, one order per person. We were sad to see that but, we didn’t end up getting two anyway. It’s super crispy and perfectly sweet with the plumpest shrimp inside.
The two half rolls were: Nemo and XXX. I remember the names but, not what they consisted of. They tasted similar and I liked them both. 🙂
We got another half roll called… Dynamite? Or Volcano? Lol. Something like that. It was probably my #1 pick out of the three we tried.
The nigiris were Norway Mackerel and Cajun Tuna. I always eat both of the Mackerels and he always eats both of the Cajun Tunas. We hate each other’s favorites so it works out, lol.
We ended our meal with a bowl of Chashu and Egg Fried Rice and another order of Karaage. I guess I didn’t get a picture of everything we ate because I noticed the first order isn’t anywhere to be seen along with the Korean Galbi, regular tempura shrimp, and pork belly plates we had. I must have been too busy stuffing my face… oops! 😀
We skipped out on their desserts and went to Starbucks instead. I got the Coffee Frapp with almond milk and four shots of espresso. Boyfriend got the Caramel Ribbon Crunch Frapp (!!) with cow’s milk and four shots, as well.
I have to tell you, I actually murdered a paparazzi that was taking photos of my Sim peeing. I cast a spell to turn him into a block of ice… When I first learned all the “Untamed” spells, I thought, “oh my gosh, I could never!” but, I was so sick of them invading her space. She’s only a genius at-home archaeologist, not Ariana Grande or anything. Jeez.
Yesterday, I went to How the Grinch Stole Christmas the Musical at The Smith Center but, we’ll talk about that in my NEXT Journal Entry.
If you celebrate it, HAPPY THANKSGIVING! Hope you have the most full stomach of food and the most full heart of love the entire day. ❤