Not quite sure why it’s taken me so long to write a little something about this. I guess between redesigning the blog and getting the Geek Awards wrapped up, a few things slipped under the radar. I did manage to upload these to Flickr and Facebook with the quickness, but meh. Those are just pictures and little captions. Where were the real words to accompany the pictures that show off, what was, a really lovely day for two of my favorite people?
Tim (who many of you know as my better half on Geekadelphia) and Melissa’s engagement brunch took place at a lovely little Filipino restaurant nestled in a rather fancy area in Brooklyn. I’d never seen estates in New York. Blew my mind. The place was called The Purple Yam, and oh my God, it was delicious. Owned by Tim’s cousins, the venue did not disappoint, even as it filled with dozens upon dozens of people in the sweltering non-air conditioned heat of NYC. Awesome interior, exotic food, and simple decorations made the whole thing quite lovely.
Speaking of food though, don’t even get me started on the cake. Created by a friend of Melissa’s family, this epic cake had hand-blown sugar bubbles (THIS IS A THING), a bottle that looked like glass (but was made of sugar!), and edible photos of Tim and Melissa.
YOU COULD EAT TIM’S FACE.
None of us did, but I was assured that it would have been delicious. Read more