Category Archive: booze

Golden State of Cocktails Returns January 26-29

    Golden State of Cocktails returns to Los Angeles for its second year next week, January 26-29. Over 800 people are expected to attend GSC which includes seminars, spirited dinners, a bar… Continue reading

Speed Rack Returns to Los Angeles January 25 at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel

  The female bartending competition, Speed Rack, returns to Los Angeles on Sunday, January 25. The competition which starts at 3 p.m. is at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. Your $20 ticket includes lots of… Continue reading

The Minty’s Favorite New Restaurant Openings of 2014

  In no particular order, here are my favorite 8 new openings for this year!   Saint Martha Night + Market Song Brilliantshine POT Maude Union Faith & Flower Cadet   I’m also… Continue reading

Mid-City: Terrine with Chef Kris Morningstar

Terrine on Beverly Boulevard just opened. Under the direction of Chef Kris Morningstar, last seen at Ray’s & Stark Bar, the food is considered California Brasserie with both French and Italian influences.  … Continue reading

Koreatown: Hanging with the Ktown Cowboys and Jameson Irish Whiskey

One day I was having a Jameson Black Barrel Irish Coffee at Beelman’s Pub and a couple of nights later I found myself hanging out with the Ktown Cowboys.   Ktown Cowboys, the… Continue reading

DTLA: Redbird at Vibiana Opens January 7

Now in soft open, Redbird officially opens January 7. When Grace closed, the idea was Chef Neal Fraser was going to move his restaurant to Downtown. As the years went by, a new… Continue reading

DTLA: The Love Song Bar

  “Let us go then, you and I…” begins the T.S. Eliot poem, “The Long Song of J. Alfred Prufrock.” The newly re-opened Regent Theater which features live music has also opened the Prufrock… Continue reading

DTLA: Library Bar Celebrates 8 Years with New Cocktails

  Library Bar in Downtown Los Angeles is now 8 years old! I remember when it first opened in the Financial District and we’d go down for happy hour. Sometimes we get lost… Continue reading

Los Feliz: New Year’s Eve at Big Bar

  I almost don’t want to tell you about this New Year’s Eve party I’m going to. I checked out Big Bar last year and it was so much fun I’m going again… Continue reading

DTLA: New Drinks and Lunch at Faith & Flower

  Faith and Flower has recently launched new drinks and I also checked out lunch. I’ve been meaning to stop by for the lunch pre-fixe which they’re calling “quick-fixe.” For $18, you get… Continue reading