It’s nice to get to know your fellow panelists REALLY well over a dinner and wine the night before the event. So we got together and had great fun: Sely Costa from Brasil, A.R.D. Prasad from India, Derek Law and his wife from Scotland, Stefania from Italy and myself.
Warning – marine biology bloggers should not look under the fold.
Warning 2 – those offended by the idea that a Kinder-egg contains a winged Barbie look-alike as a toy should not look under the fold. Also, do not try to imagine the double- and triple-entendres and innuendo as I was trying to put her together and find the appropriate holes…
You were warned.
Appetizer bread – the view of the plate a few seconds in between shots:
My appetizer – the most intelligent invertebrate in the world, and tastes just as good:
Prasad had lobster, Derek had fried fish, and I had Giltfish (Orata – before and after):
Kiddie dessert for me:
I think we had too much Merlot….