Category Archive: happy hour

Minty at Home: The Negroni and its Variations

  Surprise, surprise! I’m not actually going to show you how to make a Negroni. Stanley Tucci has already done a fine job of it. No, actually he did. Despite a few nitpicks,… Continue reading

Minty at Home: Martini vs Manhattan

  A few weeks ago when I started making drinks at home, resurrecting my Minty Popup Bar, I made a pair of classics; the Martini and Manhattan. I recently did inventory and though… Continue reading

Minty at Home: Apricot Juleps

    Hello Friends! As I enter week 7 of safer at home, I decided it’s time to get back to blogging! I never realized how much I was going out until this… Continue reading

PDX: Happy Hour at Lechon

  When I was off to Portland, one of my good friends practically ordered me to Lechon. She said the octopus was the best she ever had. I had just landed and eaten… Continue reading

PDX: Happy Hour at Revelry

  While in Portland, I got a tip to check out Revelry. I happened upon it after my tour at Westward Whiskey so I decided to stop in for happy hour. When I… Continue reading

Pasadena: Happy Hour at Foothill

While I was looking for a spot to meet a friend in Pasadena, I discovered Twohey’s turned into Foothill. We sat at the bar and you should specify you’re here for happy hour.… Continue reading

Santa Barbara: Shaker Mill & Cubaneo = A Winning Combination

  Over Memorial Day weekend, I headed up to Santa Barbara and it was a non-stop adventure. Here’s one for your playbook- get over to Shaker Mill for tropical drinks but the bonus… Continue reading

Mid-City: Happy Hour at Yardbird

  The more I go to Yardbird, the more I like them. I recently checked out happy hour at the bar and the wings are more than wings! It’s big pieces of fried… Continue reading

DTLA: Happy Hour at Preux and Proper

  It’s been about a year since I’ve gone to Preux and Proper. I checked it out recently for happy hour and was intrigued by the offerings. I had the Beets by K… Continue reading

Checking Out Pisco Capurro at DTLA’s Barcito

  The Minty’s Spirits Week continues with exploring Peruvian pisco. If you read my Travel to Chile posts, you’ll know how important the grape spirit is to both Peru and Chile. And although… Continue reading