Li Yalin really didn’t recognise Chen Zhaozhong at this point, and he laughed bitterly with some distraction, laughing to himself, “I’m not a detective, I’m just a name in vain.”
An Chongqiu laughed and said, “Boss, don’t pay any attention to him, he’s just irritated, we haven’t eaten yet, you should still be able to eat here, right? I saw two young people come in just now.”
Seeing that Li Yalin had indeed not recognised him, Chen Zhao Zhong was relieved and said, “Actually, we have already closed for lunch, the two you saw just now are the children of my old friends, who also haven’t had lunch at this late hour, so I let them go upstairs.”
Saying that, Chen Zhao Zhong added, “But since you are here, naturally I can’t let you two make a trip for nothing, so how about this, you two sit on the ground floor, tell the guys what you want to eat and I will go prepare it.”
“Okay.” An Chongqiu nodded and smiled, “Then thank you boss.”
After saying that, he said to Li Yalin, “Old Li, feel free to sit down, I’ll let you try the best Cantonese style roast goose in all of New York.”
Li Yalin smacked his lips and said, “Gee, I’d actually like to have a couple of drinks right now.”
After saying that, he looked up at the small wine cabinet behind the restaurant counter and said in surprise, “Boss, you still have two-pot head here?”
“Right.” Chen Zhao Zhong smiled, “It’s imported from China, would you like a bottle to try?”
Li Yalin smiled cheerfully and said, “Yes! Let’s have two bottles!”
An Chongqiu couldn’t help but tease, “You’re drinking so much at noon, aren’t you going to work this afternoon?”
Li Yalin shook his head, “I can’t find any clues anyway, so I’m going to sleep in the office this afternoon.
An Chongqiu nodded and said casually, “Fine, I’ll have a drink with you, after that I’ll go home and get some sleep, I’ll go back to Los Angeles first thing in the morning.”
Li Yalin was surprised and asked, “Why are you leaving so early? You’re not staying in New York for two more days?”
An Chongqiu waved his hand and said, “I can’t stay any longer, I have to go back to see the old man.
Li Yalin nodded with great understanding and said, “Then it’s time to go back and take a look, and bring a good message to the old man and the old lady for me.”
Saying that, he remembered something and added, “The old master should still remember me, right?”
An Chongqiu nodded, “Remember.”
At this moment, Ye Chen on the first floor felt a bit like he was on pins and needles.
He didn’t want to have anything to do with his grandfather’s family, but the fact that he had been a wall away from his great uncle An Chongqiu on both occasions still made him feel more than a little strange.
It was strange to say the least, but more than that, it was a contradiction.
The root of the conflict was that, on the one hand, Ye Chen wanted to draw a clear line and clear all ties with them, but on the other hand, he couldn’t help but want to go up and say hello and ask him in pa*sing why the An family had looked down on his father so much back then.
In addition, he also wanted to ask the An family whether they knew the real reason why his parents were killed.
Gu Qiuyi, who was sitting opposite Ye Chen, saw his discomfort and reached out to gently hold his hand, saying with soft eyes and a gentle voice, “Brother Ye Chen, what’s wrong with you?”
Ye Chen said casually, “Nothing, I’m fine.”
“No, I’m not.” Gu Qiuyi said seriously, “Do you feel that your great uncle sitting downstairs makes you uncomfortable?”
“Sort of.” Ye Chen didn’t try to be brave and nodded slightly as an admission.
Gu Qiuyi suddenly felt a little bit of pain for Ye Chen.
She knew that, notwithstanding Ye Chen’s extraordinary strength and achievements now, he hadn’t had a good time in the ten to twenty years after his parents’ death, so it was inevitable that there were some sensitive points deep inside his heart.
So, she held Ye Chen’s hand hard and said seriously, “Brother Ye Chen, if you feel uncomfortable staying here, I’ll lend you my mask and let’s go first!”
Ye Chen smiled faintly and said, “It’s okay, just get used to it a little bit!”