"Just a red wine, please," Hestia said as she settled in her seat. Perhaps she could convince Viktor to go out for his birthday. A trip to the Leaky or one of the restaurants around Diagon would be a nice outing for him to see more of London.
"Your ankle hasn't given you any more trouble, has it Auror?" Hestia asked with a bright smile. "I hope you've not had too much trouble with new recruits, or even your department's new, um, focus." She stumbled over her words a bit, but chose them carefully. She sensed that he was a good man, but he was employed by the Ministry, so Hestia knew to tread lightly.