Tag Archive: negroni

Chicago: Following Al Capone’s Ghost to the Green Mill

I have always been fascinated by film noir and the gangsters of the past. When we got to Chicago, we wanted to visit something near and dear to Chicago’s most infamous gangster, Al… Continue reading

Chicago: Bar Hopping in the Ukrainian Village

Before we started our Chicago bar crawl in the Ukrainian Village, we had dinner at Phil’s Last Stand. We had been eating fairly high end on our trip and I was ready for… Continue reading

Westwood: Skylight Gardens

Skylight Gardens in Westwood opened a few months ago in February. I checked it out recently before checking out the new Made in LA exhibit at the Hammer Museum. I started out with… Continue reading

Costa Mesa: Pizza and Pasta at Ortica

In an attempt to diversify what I eat before a show at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, I checked out Pizzaria Ortica. The only thing I knew about it was from David… Continue reading

Arizona Cocktail Week Recap

Arizona Cocktail Week took place February 19-25 this year. It was the first of its kind in the area and centered around Scottsdale, Arizona. The week included seminars, a grand tasting, parties, events,… Continue reading

Mid City: Negroni and Pasta at Terroni

Terroni has always been on my list and I finally had a chance to check it out a couple of weeks ago. They don’t take reservations so we had a drink at the… 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

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