Sushi party – Dinner with friends a fishy affair |

Sushi party – Dinner with friends a fishy affair

Wren Wertin
Gregory Costanzo/Special to the Daily

We used to call them family dinners. New to the valley, friendships happened fast.

A motley group of Beaver Creek ski and snowboard instructors, we bounced from apartment to apartment, throwing potluck-style parties that inevitably involved pasta, red wine, and an unfortunate bottle of Jeiger in the freezer.

But even folks in Happy Vally grow up. When one of the old guard visits we continue the tradition, with a wee bit more sophistication. It’s easy when one of our midst, Shin Yamamoto, is a sushi chef. Every so often, he can be coaxed into hosting a Shin Dig.

He feeds us into food comas, only to bring us out with a wasabi rush.

Participate in The Longevity Project

The Longevity Project is an annual campaign to help educate readers about what it takes to live a long, fulfilling life in our valley. This year Kevin shares his story of hope and celebration of life with his presentation Cracked, Not Broken as we explore the critical and relevant topic of mental health.

The best of parties are interactive, toasting each other and savoring each bite.

Cheers to old friends and new families.

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