Category Archive: hot bartender 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

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

Get Ready for Art Beyond the Glass, Sunday, June 17

As I’ve bounced around from cocktail week to cocktail week around the country (Portland, Scottsdale and most recently New York), enthusiasts have cried for a good cocktail event in L.A. Well, this city… 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

Hot Bartenders in Hollywood Bar Crawl

2012 is a leap year! To celebrate, I’m  leading a bar crawl in Hollywood on Wednesday, February 29 looking for the hottest bartenders in the craft cocktails and mixology game. Join me as… Continue reading

Barhopping in Seattle

  Last October before I headed to Portland Cocktail Week, I stopped in Seattle and went on a 2-day massive bar crawl. I hit up 2 tastings and 13 bars in 48 hours.… Continue reading

Seattle: Bar Hopping to Ba Bar, Liberty, Bathtub Gin, Coterie Room, Tini Bigs, Tavern Law & Canon

Day Two in Seattle started off with bright skies but it gradually became a bit gray and moody. Michael Kostin of Paratii Craft Bar started our bar tour off at Ba Bar. I… Continue reading