Category Archive: Contest

Speed Rack Heading to Las Vegas March 6

  Speed Rack, the bartending competition that raises funds for breast cancer research, education and prevention, heads to Las Vegas on March 6. Since there isn’t a competition in Los Angeles this year,… Continue reading

WSWA 2015 Cocktail Competition Winners

Two competitions were featured in this year’s Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America conference. First Chris Chamberlain, Portfolio Manager and Mixologist for Philadelphia Distilling won the Call for Cocktails competition with his Barrel Hidden… Continue reading

Kentucky Derby Events on Saturday, May 2 in Los Angeles

  I love the Kentucky Derby and the parties! Swanning around in a big hat, sipping mint juleps while betting on funny names for horses is just a perfect day. This year, I’m… Continue reading

DTLA: Get Ready for the Espolon Cocktail Fights on Monday, April 6 between Los Angeles and San Diego Bartenders

  The Espolon Cocktail Fights are back! Last year LA bartenders battled it out at Villains Tavern and this year, LA will also host San Diego bartenders at the Lash on Monday, April… Continue reading

Win Tickets to Ludlows Cocktail Company’s Hollywood Bar Crawl, August 13

  Ludlows Cocktail Company is launching their Jelly Shots with three LA bar crawls. Buy tickets or see below on how to win a pair for the Hollywood crawl coming up on August… Continue reading

The Minty Checks Out Acura’s ILX #weekwithILX

Next week, I’ll be test driving Acura’s new entry-level luxury car, the ILX. I thought it was pretty cool Acura wanted a peek into the life of a food writer. But what’s even… Continue reading

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

Win Tickets to Better Weather Fest at Golden Road Brewing This Saturday

What are you doing this Saturday? Want to join me for the Better Weather Fest at Golden Road Brewing? One lucky winner will get a pair of tickets! Enjoy craft beer from the… Continue reading

Viva Sangrita LA Regional

A couple of months ago, bartenders were invited to compete in Tequila Ocho’s Viva Sangrita contest. Winners from the regional contests won a trip to New Orleans to compete at Tales of the… Continue reading

Santa Monica Date Night: Ovo Cirque du Soleil & Ocean and Vine at Loews

CONTEST ALERT! Win a date night package for Valentine’s Day which includes dinner at Ocean and Vine plus a night stay at Loews Hotel! Contest ends February 3. Tweet a pic from your… Continue reading