Category Archive: hot bartenders

Koreatown: For the Record Presents The Brat Pack at Break Room 86 Until June 9

  One of my all time favorite theater groups, For the Record is now doing a run of The Brat Pack at Break Room 86 at the Line Hotel until June 9. I… Continue reading

Save the Date: Whisky, Wine & Swine; Whisky Extravaganza, Wine Riot & Cochon 555 May 31-June 2

  The three day weekend of fun at City Market Social House in Downtown Los Angeles kicks off with Whisky Extravaganza on May 31 then Wine Riot takes over on Saturday, June 1… Continue reading

Culver City: Drinks at Simonette inside the Palihotel

  Last week I checked out Simonette over at the Palihotel Culver City. It’s a cute hotel lobby bar that serves food all day. There’s an outside patio as well. We grabbed the… Continue reading

Venice: Drinks at Tasting Kitchen

  Every now and then The Minty hits the Westside. I have a few favorite bars in the area including Scopa Italian Roots (and Old Lightning), The Chestnut Club but I always try… Continue reading

Mid-City: Almost All the Drinks at Brandon’s Inside of 6th & La Brea

  I recently checked out Brandon’s, the speakeasy inside of 6th & La Brea brewery. I knew it was my kind of place when I saw there were three different amari flights. Yes,… Continue reading

Studio City: Brunch and Cocktails at Gray Tavern

  Studio City has a new brunch king! I checked out Gray Tavern recently for breakfast-lunch otherwise known as brunch. And it’s definitely brunch because there were drinks involved. I’ve been super into… Continue reading

DTLA: New Drinks at Bar Franca

  Bar Franca has launched a new menu just in time for Spring! A vibrantly green drink, the First Flush would be my first pick of the night. With trendy matcha but also… Continue reading

Echo Park: All the Mezcal at Bar Calo

  After dinner at the PhoLAOsouphy popup*, my friends and I went to Bar Calo for a nightcap.   It so happened to be National Margarita Day so one of my friends had… Continue reading

The Minty’s Spirits Week: Bols Genever

  Faith and Flower has Jazz Wednesdays and there’s usually a spirits brand in the house. Recently Faith and Flower welcomed guest bartender Yukiko Watanabe from Japan who made drinks with Bols Genever.… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Pacifique is Now Open

  Pacifique is now open in West Hollywood. It’s exciting to see Chef Joe Miller back on the scene. The menu is pan-Asian Pacific with heavy nods to Japanese cuisine. We tried all… Continue reading