Culver City: Moko Now Open

Moko in Culver City is now open. It replaces the former Gyenari. The theme has moved from upscale Korean BBQ to Korean smaller plates. Owner Will Shin brought in Chef Gary Robbins to… Continue reading

All Night Happy Hour at Fraiche

  When I heard Fraiche in Culver City started doing all night happy hour, I couldn’t wait to try it. They do have a brand new list of cocktails but these aren’t on… Continue reading

West LA: Bruhaus Now Open

Bruhaus in West LA is now open. I was invited to come check out the pub which serves a wide range of craft beers along with a huge menu of ten different sausages… Continue reading

Minty Musings: Remembering My Dad

My father passed away almost ten years ago. There is not a day I don’t think of him. Today, I thought “I’m turning into my dad.” I’ve had this thought before. Usually it’s… Continue reading

Hollywood: Lexington Social House Now Open

I was invited to Lexington Social House last week to check out the new restaurant and club in Hollywood. I started with the Lexington (Earl Grey-infused Jim Beam bourbon, honey, lemon juice, orange… Continue reading

Tony’s Darts Away: Beer Class 101

Personally I like to yell and sulk around beer when I agitate it. Oh wait. Last week, I was invited to Tony’s Darts Away for a special Beer Class with Paige from Tony’s… Continue reading

Sony Cybershot WX9 Winner!

winning photo by Jessamine Congratulations to Jessamine C. for winning a new Sony Cybershot WX9 from TheMinty.com! It was a tough decision and we had a tie but in the end, Jessamine really… Continue reading

Chinatown: Hop Woo

  Two hours before dinner, I get a note to come by Hop Woo. Chef Lupe was back in town and wanted to share what people are in eating in China. I was… Continue reading

Savor Los Angeles 2011 Recap

  I was invited to Savor Los Angeles, a food fest that benefited CoachArt. Participating vendors brought special sample bites for the theme “BFFs”- Best Food Friends. The Pairings ranged from Cast Iron… Continue reading

City of Angels Wine Fest Recap

On Memorial Day, I went to the City of Angels Wine Fest presented by the Rotary Club of Los Angeles to benefit Volunteers of America and their commitment to helping the homeless transition… Continue reading