Category Archive: bar crawl

The Minty’s 2012 Hot Bartender Nominations

Hello, hello! I need your help! I’m now taking nominations for your favorite bartenders.  I’m running a few bar crawls leading up to my big party on Tuesday, December 11 but that means… Continue reading

The Minty is Turning Three! Let’s Party!

  Back in November 2009 when I launched The Minty, I really had not expected it to be more than a diary of a foodie. Between the tales of bad dates, musings on… Continue reading

Bar Hopping in Oakland: Boot & Shoe Service and Prizefighter

Over Labor Day weekend, I took a quickie trip up to SF for my birthday. I flew into Oakland and we decided to make a night out of it. I had heard so… Continue reading

New Orleans: Drinking at Cure

Drink nerds would probably say duh when I said I had really great drinks at Cure. During Tales of the Cocktail, I really wanted to go on the Brugal Dry Rum bus and… Continue reading

Bar Hopping in New Orleans

My drink tally in New Orleans outside of what I tasted during Tales of the Cocktail was relatively low. I averaged 2-3 drinks a day during the week I was there. I went… Continue reading

Buckle Up, Sweetheart! It’s Tales of the Cocktail: A Short Memoir

When Neyah White tells you to buckle up, it’s TALES OF THE COCKTAIL, you listen. For the last several years, I wanted to go to the popular cocktail week in New Orleans and… Continue reading

Brooklyn: The Bar at El Moderno

I should have probably been warned off by the awning boldly proclaiming “Mexican style food” as I am from LA and why would I try Mexican food in New York? As it happens,… Continue reading

Double the Fun – Cinco de Derby

  May 5 is going to be so much fun with both Cinco de Mayo and Derby events around town. Here are some restaurants and bars doing specials in LA: Blue Cow –… 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

Hot Bartenders in Hollywood Bar Crawl Recap

The Hot Bartenders Crawl rolled through Hollywood last week. Our first stop was Wood & Vine. We managed to snag a couple of seats at the bar and lay down a foundation of… Continue reading