The Minty’s Blog Anniversary and Repeal Day Party on December 5

    The Minty blog turned 9 this year. Nine! To celebrate, I’m throwing a party on Wednesday, December 5 at Peking Tavern. December 5 also happens to be Repeal Day so it’s… Continue reading

The Minty’s Scotch Week: The Dalmore Whisky and its Relationship with Sherry

  The Minty’s Scotch Week swings around to The Dalmore. I recently attended at tasting of The Dalmore at Redbird. The tasting was led by Single Malt Specialist for Whyte and Mackay, Craig… Continue reading

The Minty’s Scotch Week: Checking Out Aberlour with Southern California Whiskey Club

  I’m kicking off a week of Scotch! The Minty’s first Scotch Week starts with Aberlour. I recently attended the Southern California Whiskey Club’s special tasting with Aberlour presented by at the Ever… Continue reading

DTLA: Cognac Crawl at Redbird, Bar Clacson, The Varnish, Otium and Broken Shaker Recap

  In late September, I saw something interesting called the Cognac Classic Crawl. I like bar crawls and I like brandy. However, I was heading out to Hong Kong so I forgot about… Continue reading

DTLA: Craft Beer at Iron Triangle Brewing Company in the Arts District

  Iron Triangle Brewing Company has been open about 3 years in the Arts District of Downtown Los Angeles. I visited one night right before the Midterms to learn about the various propositions… Continue reading

DTLA: Drinks at The Wolves

  When you first walk into the Wolves, you wonder how long has this bar been here? Did they renovate an old space or what? It turns out, they didn’t renovate a previously… Continue reading

DTLA: Checking Out The Streamliner Bar

  The Streamliner inside the Imperial Western Beer Company opened recently. It’s located at Union Station in a funky area where Chinatown, Olvera Street and Downtown Los Angeles intersect. It’s part of the… Continue reading

DTLA: Japanese Style Jazz Bar In Sheep’s Clothing in the Arts District

  I checked out In Sheep’s Clothing recently. It’s been opened about three months or so, It’s a speakeasy inside of Lupetti’s Pizza in the Arts District in Downtown Los Angeles. It’s very… Continue reading

DTLA: Art, Food and Japanese Whisky Tasting at Mrs. Fish

  I checked out Mrs. Fish recently for the art, Japanese food and whisky. Mrs. Fish has been open for a few years but only recently transformed to a Japanese restaurant. I would… Continue reading

Koreatown: Korean Black Goat Stew at Bulrocho

  It’s getting cooler in Southern California– or at least in the evenings. Which means I have started craving soup and in particular, Korean black goat stew (yeum so tang). I checked out… Continue reading