Category Archive: hot bartenders

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

The Minty’s Scotch Week: The Dalmore Whisky and its Relationship with Sherry

  The Minty’s Scotch Week swings around to The Dalmore. I recently attended at tasting of The Dalmore at Redbird. The tasting was led by Single Malt Specialist for Whyte and Mackay, Craig… Continue reading

The Minty’s Scotch Week: Checking Out Aberlour with Southern California Whiskey Club

  I’m kicking off a week of Scotch! The Minty’s first Scotch Week starts with Aberlour. I recently attended the Southern California Whiskey Club’s special tasting with Aberlour presented by at the Ever… Continue reading

DTLA: Cognac Crawl at Redbird, Bar Clacson, The Varnish, Otium and Broken Shaker Recap

  In late September, I saw something interesting called the Cognac Classic Crawl. I like bar crawls and I like brandy. However, I was heading out to Hong Kong so I forgot about… Continue reading

DTLA: Checking Out The Streamliner Bar

  The Streamliner inside the Imperial Western Beer Company opened recently. It’s located at Union Station in a funky area where Chinatown, Olvera Street and Downtown Los Angeles intersect. It’s part of the… Continue reading

Hong Kong: Bar Crawl to Dr. Fern’s, COA, Honi Honi Tiki Bar and Bar De Luxe

  After I popped into PDT, I made my way downstairs to Dr. Fern’s, a gin bar at the Landmark hotel. I had spotted it earlier in the day when I left the… Continue reading

Hong Kong: Bar Crawl to The Old Man, Quinary, Ori-gin, Whisky and Words

  Although it seemed like I just wandered around the Central district of Hong Kong, I purposefully selected the area because of the vast amount of restaurants and bars I wanted to go… Continue reading

Hong Kong: Bar Crawl to PDT, The Wilshire, The Pontiac, Employees Only

  On my first night in Hong Kong, I had a drink at PDT located in the Mezzanine above the MO Bar at the Landmark Mandarin Oriental. I actually have never been to… Continue reading