Category Archive: cocktalian

Checkers: My Own Phototasting

I was unable to get to the Phototasting event this past Saturday as I had a previous engagment but I did check out Checkers again for Happy Hour last Thursday. When I went… Continue reading

I’m the Mayor at…Lazy Ox Canteen

Recently, I was asked how often do I write about a place. Considering this blog isn’t very old, I haven’t really “reviewed” the same place twice though I may have mentioned them in… Continue reading

Tony’s Saloon: New Minty Bar Spotlight

Recently, I’ve been exploring a new part of Downtown. Now that I’ve had lunch at Church & State, happy hour at Royal Clayton’s and attended a friend’s play at Repertory X, I was… Continue reading

Dating in LA Sucks, Part III

On Sunday, I met a guy at Royal Clayton‘s who expressed to me why dating in LA sucks. He essentially said there were no viable candidates. I told him I felt vaguely insulted.… Continue reading

WeHo Delights: Obar and Hamburger Mary’s

Last Saturday started out low-key. I had lunch at Litz and then was planning to meet up with some people for Happy Hour at Obar. However, I ended up going down to Huntington… Continue reading

Hot Bartender Crawl: Save the Date

Save the date! Mark Friday, February 26 as the next Minty Hot Bartender Crawl. Details including locations TBA. But what happened on the last crawl? Read all about the DTLA Hot Bartender Crawl.… Continue reading

Drago Centro: Aperitif Hour

When Drago Centro first opened, they didn’t have a happy hour but I’ve spent a lot of time at their bar. I’ve yet to actually do a sit-down meal (though I’ve done dineLA… Continue reading

The Minty: On the Move

“You are the busiest person I know. Do you ever stay home and relax?” Admittedly, not really. I recently told a friend that I do like to veg. Sleep in. Read. Art it… Continue reading

Maikobe: There’s got to be other things in Old Town Pasadena

Carina from UncouthGourmands asked what was she going to do last night and I replied, happy hour! She mentioned Maikobe for hot sake. Personally, I’m not into hot sake as I prefer to… Continue reading

Give Me a Knife Because I’m out of AMMO

There are some nights where I wonder what went wrong. The gay boyfriend and I took out a friend last night for her birthday. I had a great idea to try AMMO since… Continue reading