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DTLA: A Boozy Tribute to Jonathan Gold at Otium Now Until March 2019

  Otium and Bar Director Chris Amirault and team have launched an ode to the late restaurant critic Jonathan Gold. The new menu of 14 drinks are based on Jonathan Gold’s writings and… 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: Brunch at Otium

  After the initial opening party I went to, I really wanted to go back to Otium for a proper meal. However, opposing reviews made me a bit hesitant. Then I found myself… Continue reading

Dining as LA Restaurant Critics: Side by Side Reviews of Otium

  Today LA Weekly’s restaurant critic Besha Rodell posted her review of Otium. Although she gives the new restaurant 2 stars, it’s a very biting (a pun, haha!) review. She makes complaints of… Continue reading

DTLA: Otium is Now Open

  Otium is now open for lunch, brunch and dinner. The new restaurant is next door to the Broad Museum on Grand Avenue in Downtown Los Angeles. It’s picturesque and fits right in… Continue reading

Three Events Not to be Missed This Week: Bacardi Spirit Forward, Bahala Na Fried Chicken Popup at Ma’am Sir, Simply Divine

  This week is going to be great! Here are my top 3 picks for this week: Bacardi Spirit Forward- on Tuesday, April 23rd, Bacardi along with Punch magazine present Spirit Forward, an… Continue reading

The Minty’s Spirits Week: Maker’s Mark Private Select Bourbon Whiskey

Maker’s Mark had a special series of cask strength bourbon as part of their Private Select program. It’s similar to the idea of Maker’s 46 but customized with five proprietary staves that create… Continue reading

The Minty’s Adventures: DTLA including The Broad Museum, Angels Flight, Grand Central Market

  This year I decided to make a dent in my “things I want to do in Los Angeles” list. First up is Angels Flight which I checked out after a visit to… Continue reading

USC: Free Play Now Open at The Fields LA / Banc of California’s LAFC Stadium

  Free Play is now open in Exposition Park. It’s in the same building as the new food hall, The Fields LA right by the new Banc of California soccer stadium for the… Continue reading

L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade Returns to UCLA’s Royce Quad on Saturday, September 8

  LA Loves Alex’s Lemonade is one of my favorite food festivals of the year. This year it returns on Saturday, September 8 to Royce Quad at UCLA. Hosted by James Beard Foundation… Continue reading