小北的不老歌

A fun evening

The restaurants in Bethesda to Washington DC are like the bars in Sanlitun to Beijing: they make the city fun on weekend evenings. It’s been a while since Ping and I last went to have dinner there (probably shortly after Ping became pregnant) and, having gone there last night for the movie, our craving for the fine cuisines available in downtown Bethesda was revived. So this evening we went out together to a seafood restaurant called “Cameron” in the heart of Bethesda and indulged ourselves in crabs and shrimps. The weather was nice so we picked an outdoor table on the sidewalk. After dinner we strolled up and down the main street, listened to a live jazz concert for a while, chatted to some random stranger (It turned out that she was a UMD alum and an art major), and went home with a full belly.

Here are a few pics I snapped before I got my fingers all sticky with Old Bay spice and crab meat residue.


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Ping and Anna are done reading the menu. Ping will have a crab soup, a crab cake and more steamed crabs. Anna will have to make do with crab milk…um, just milk.

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Anna is equally attracted to the passers-by as they are attracted to her. Once in a while she looks at daddy too.

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We were having our appetizer when Anna started gnawing on her dress. Having one’s dress lifted up in public like that is no good behavior for a lady…unless you are Marilyn Monroe, but I guess we will have to deal with that later.

From then on I had sticky fingers that smelled like crab legs, so I put the camera back in the bag and went on to enjoy the meal.