Category Archive: great cocktails

Dinner at Drago Centro

I’m no stranger to Drago Centro having gone to numerous happy hours and a few lunches but I’ve always dined at the bar. Last night, I had a multi-course dinner in the main… Continue reading

Luxardo Tasting

After Happy Hour at Roy’s with the Vixen, we checked out the Luxardo Tasting at Bottega Louie. Up until that night, I didn’t realize Luxardo produced more than cherries. I love their cherries… Continue reading

Happy Hour: Roy’s Downtown

My good friend, the Vixen, and I have been checking out happy hours in Downtown Los Angeles the last year and half. She recently decided to start a new blog, L.A. Happy Hours.… Continue reading

Hot Bartender Crawl- Locations Announced

Just 10 more days until the Minty Hot Bartender Crawl! Please RSVP on the Facebook page. Friday, February 26 We’ll be starting at Figaro Bistrot at 9 p.m. 1802 N Vermont Ave Los… Continue reading

A Double Header: Cube & Tar Pit

Several weeks ago, the buzz surrounding Tar Pit reached me. I knew I had to check it out to see for myself what these fried oysters were all about. But first, we decided… Continue reading

Tony’s Saloon: New Minty Bar Spotlight

Recently, I’ve been exploring a new part of Downtown. Now that I’ve had lunch at Church & State, happy hour at Royal Clayton’s and attended a friend’s play at Repertory X, I was… Continue reading

Drago Centro: Aperitif Hour

When Drago Centro first opened, they didn’t have a happy hour but I’ve spent a lot of time at their bar. I’ve yet to actually do a sit-down meal (though I’ve done dineLA… Continue reading

The Minty: On the Move

“You are the busiest person I know. Do you ever stay home and relax?” Admittedly, not really. I recently told a friend that I do like to veg. Sleep in. Read. Art it… Continue reading

Give Me a Knife Because I’m out of AMMO

There are some nights where I wonder what went wrong. The gay boyfriend and I took out a friend last night for her birthday. I had a great idea to try AMMO since… Continue reading

Hot Bartender Crawl in DTLA

Last October, I hosted a Hot Bartenders Crawl in Downtown Los Angeles. It was girls only though my gay posse tried to get in on the action. It was too easy to go… Continue reading