Tag Archive: restaurant reviews

SGV: Fortune Dumpling

I spotted Fortune Dumpling a few months and put it on my list of dumplings places to try. Perhaps one of these days I’ll find my favorite xiao long bao (juicy soup dumplings)… Continue reading

SGV: Asian Fusion at Dip’s Grill

There’s a friend I see every so often and she is a true foodie. All we talk about is food. Okay, maybe we talk a bit about dating too. It takes us a… Continue reading

Long Beach: Food Crawling All Over the Queen Mary

My parents were the sort of people that loved going to events, attractions, street festivals and the like. I remember every summer, we’d make a pilgrimage from Valencia (Magic Mountain) to San Diego… Continue reading

Austin: Second Bar + Kitchen and Bar Congress

There were so many restaurants I wanted to visit in Austin but with only a few days and no dining partners, I wasn’t able to quite make it a food-tastic trip like I… Continue reading

Austin: Frank, Mekong River & 24 Diner

When I first got to Austin, I saw Frank on my way to my hotel. I promised myself I would investigate the alluring shop with its sign “proud purveyors of PORK and its… Continue reading

Austin: Peche, Townhouse and La Condesa

I was having a great time in Austin exploring the craft cocktail scene. Some of the local bartenders I met would be derisive of calling it a scene. But it’s getting there. Much… Continue reading

Austin: Lambert’s BBQ & Salt Lick

As I prepared for my trip to Austin, I made a list of BBQ places I wanted to go to. I wasn’t going to have a car so going 20 or 30 miles… Continue reading

2012 Food, Restaurant and Bar Trends

Happy Holidays from The Minty! I’m off next week and spending time with friends and family. Lots of new blog posts and events will be posted next year. In the meantime, please enjoy… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Eating Our Way Through Mandalay Bay- Mizuya Sushi & The Noodle Shop

  My last few Las Vegas trips have been very impromptu so I didn’t research where to eat. We just followed our noses and found ourselves at Mandalay Bay a few times. First… Continue reading

Portland Food Carts- New Taste of India, Thai Pasta & Nong’s Khao Man Gai

On my last day in Portland, I wanted to check out a food cart. Oh, there are so many I wanted to try but first on my list was Potato Champion since that’s… Continue reading