Category Archive: restaurant reviews

Pasadena: Recap of the Aperol Brunch Society at Trattoria Neopolis

  The Aperol Brunch Society made its rounds this summer to select cities including Los Angeles. If you were lucky enough to be invited to the orange sunglasses crew and enjoy delicious Aperol… Continue reading

Recap: Maharlika Modern Filipino Brunch Popup

  If you’ve been following along with The Minty, I do enjoy Filipino food quite a bit. I was so excited by the Maharlika popup at Escala in Ktown this past summer. I’m hoping more… Continue reading

LAFW: Dining with Michelin Stars Dinner Recap

  The Los Angeles Food and Wine Festival is one of the best food festivals in Los Angeles. This year I attended the special Dining with the Michelin Stars dinner at Vibiana, the… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Lunch at Yakitori Koshiji

  I was heading to Tangerine for Chinese food at Weller Court in Little Tokyo but found it was closed on a Monday. So I headed next door to Yakitori Koshiji. I hadn’t… Continue reading

Los Feliz: You’ll Need All the Drinks at Big Bar

    Big Bar at the Alcove Cafe and Bakery welcomed Aaron Alvarez (Rivabella, Soho House West, etc) as their new bar manager a few months ago. He’s been keeping up the high… Continue reading

DTLA: Checking Out the Spice Level at Guisados

  Admittedly I have not been to the original or even the Silver Lake locations of Guisados but I knew I had to get over to the new Downtown Los Angeles spot. As every… Continue reading

DTLA: Sticky Rice 2 Now Open at Grand Central Market

  Sticky Rice 2 has now opened at Grand Central Market. The Thai comfort food stall has added a noodles shop directly behind its stall. Grand Central Market is now open later on Thursdays, Fridays… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Cocktails and Dinner at The Nice Guy

  The Nice Guy on La Cienega opened a few months ago. The reservations only  restaurant and lounge is serving up tasty cocktails and really good food. It’s terrible to think you either… Continue reading

DTLA: Sixth Street Tavern Drinks and Bar Snacks

  I recently checked out Sixth Street Tavern, part of the Acme bar group, in Downtown Los Angeles. I knew it was a sister bar to Beelman’s Pub and they share the same… Continue reading

Westwood: Garlo’s Aussie Pie Shop

  Garlo’s Aussie Pie Shop has opened its first store in the US in Westwood. I was invited to check out the space and sample a couple of pies. First, a brief background… Continue reading