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West LA: New Sotto Pops and Spring Cocktails at Sotto

Italian restaurant Sotto on the Westside just rolled out bottled carbonated sippers along with their Spring cocktails menu. I stopped by after dinner at Hinoki and the Bird to check them out. There… Continue reading

West LA: Back at Sotto

  A couple of weeks ago, the Dapper Diner was in town and we went back and forth on where to go for dinner. We decided on Sotto where I talked up the… Continue reading

West LA: Sotto

After drinks at the Misfit, we headed over to Sotto for dinner. I had heard they made major changes to the former Test Kitchen space and I was excited to see. Although I… Continue reading

Porcini Mushroom Risotto Recipe

When I originally bought this 3-grain blend from Trader Joe’s, I was going to throw it into a rice cooker and be done with it. But for my dinner party, I thought I’d… Continue reading

DTLA: DineLA Dinner at Rossoblu Recap

  I recently checked out Rossoblu for dinner during dineLA last month. I started out with a stiff gin drink. It’s a spin on my usual brown, bitter and stirred. I loved both… 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

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

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

Exploring Gin Liqueurs with Pomp & Whimsy

  To end another Spirits Week at The Minty, I want to talk about gin liqueurs which I learned about at a talk sponsored by Pomp & Whimsy gin liqueur, the Museum of… Continue reading

Costa Mesa: Craving Those Mussels at Mesa

  After a show one night in Orange County, my friend and I headed over to Mesa for mussels. He was craving them and knew Mesa had them. It was on the later… Continue reading