Tag Archive: craft cocktails

The Minty’s Guide to Austin

I was in Austin last month. I had never been there, didn’t know a soul and was going to travel alone. Everyone told me I would love Austin and I did. Here’s a… Continue reading

Austin: East Side Show Room

If every town had a pinnacle craft cocktails bar, Austin’s would be East Side Show Room. Located east of the Dirty 6, the building has seen its share of businesses. At one point… Continue reading

Hot Bartenders in Hollywood Bar Crawl

2012 is a leap year! To celebrate, I’m  leading a bar crawl in Hollywood on Wednesday, February 29 looking for the hottest bartenders in the craft cocktails and mixology game. Join me as… Continue reading

Seattle: Knee High Stocking Company

  One of the highlights of my recent whirlwind Seattle trip was a stop at Knee High Stocking Company. People reacted delightedly when I mentioned I was going because Kevin Langmack would be… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Vanguard Lounge

  The cocktail scene has changed significantly in the last year in Las Vegas. Last year, I went to Downtown Cocktail Room knowing it was one of the few good craft cocktail bars… Continue reading

Seattle: Bar Hopping to Ba Bar, Liberty, Bathtub Gin, Coterie Room, Tini Bigs, Tavern Law & Canon

Day Two in Seattle started off with bright skies but it gradually became a bit gray and moody. Michael Kostin of Paratii Craft Bar started our bar tour off at Ba Bar. I… Continue reading

Seattle: Bar Crawl with Bastille, Sambar, Paratii, Rob Roy, Il Bistro & Zig Zag

I had two days in Seattle and I was going to make the most of it. I had been training my liver and getting ready for Portland Cocktail Week. What better way to… Continue reading

Cana: New Indian Summer Menu Begins Tonight- Sneak Peak

Cana starts their new Indian Summer cocktail menu tonight. Here are some sneak peaks! This Flower Street Sour was a collaboration between Cana and the fine folks at Bar | Kitchen. You can… Continue reading

Table 20′s 2nd Annual LA’s Best Bartender Contest: Interview with Judge Matthew Biancaniello

The Minty recently caught up with Libarary Bar bartender Matthew Biancaniello via phone about the 2nd Annual LA’s Best Bartender contest. Matthew is one of the judges along with LA USBG president Marcos… Continue reading

Table 20′s 2nd Annual LA’s Best Bartender Contest: Interview with Judge Marcos Tello

The Minty recently caught up with busy bartender Marcos Tello via email about the 2nd Annual LA’s Best Bartender contest. Marcos Tello is one of the judges along with last year’s winner Matthew… Continue reading