Category Archive: hot bartenders

Chinatown: Drinks at Songbird Cafe and Speakeasy Bar

  After dinner at Pho Broadway, we walked over to the new Songbird speakeasy. By day it doubles as a coffee shop. They’ve been open for about three months. The original concept was… Continue reading

Highland Park: Checking Out Cocktails and Food at Hippo

  I made it to Hippo last month during the holidays. It’s been on my radar for a while and I was glad I was finally able to check it out before heading… Continue reading

DTLA: A Boozy Tribute to Jonathan Gold at Otium Now Until March 2019

  Otium and Bar Director Chris Amirault and team have launched an ode to the late restaurant critic Jonathan Gold. The new menu of 14 drinks are based on Jonathan Gold’s writings and… Continue reading

DTLA: Dinner at Simone and Exploring the Single Malts From Bacardi

  I have now been to Simone a few times. Most recently I attended a Women Who Whiskey event at the Duello Bar, the bar inside Simone. The presentation from Bacardi’s Global Single… Continue reading

Holiday Themed Bars in Los Angeles

  You may have noticed the holidays are upon us and Los Angeles has been celebrating in a big way with holiday themed popup bars all around town. There are more than 90… Continue reading

The Minty’s Spirits Week: Copper and Kings American Brandy Company

For today’s Spirits Week post, I wanted to focus on brandy, particularly American brandy.¬†Copper & Kings has been making a name for themselves in the American brandy world. Copper & Kings has a… Continue reading

The Minty’s Spirits Week: Worthy Park Jamaican Rum

  Let’s go traveling with The Minty’s Spirits Weeks! I hear it’s really nice in Jamaica! Plus … they have rum. I’ve become interested in rum lately and in particular, Jamaican rum. I’ve… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Drinks at Conservatory and its Speakeasy, Society Room

  I found myself in West Hollywood one night and remembered I wanted to check out the drinks at Conservatory. While I was there, I became aware of a speakeasy in the back… Continue reading

The Minty’s Scotch Week: Raasay Distillery with Southern California Whiskey Club

  I started The Minty’s Scotch Week with Aberlour with the Southern California Whiskey Club and now I’m going to end the week with a recent SCWC tasting with the new Raasay Distillery.… Continue reading

The Minty’s Blog Anniversary and Repeal Day Party on December 5

    The Minty blog turned 9 this year. Nine! To celebrate, I’m throwing a party on Wednesday, December 5 at Peking Tavern. December 5 also happens to be Repeal Day so it’s… Continue reading