Category Archive: events

Art Beyond the Glass 2018 Returns to Los Globos in Silver Lake on Sunday, June 24

  Art Beyond the Glass returns to Los Globos in Silver Lake this year. This is the seventh year and I’ve attended almost all of them (I missed year two since I went… Continue reading

The Minty’s Tequila Tuesday Spotlight: Don Julio

  I was recently invited to a Don Julio post Cinco de Mayo party for the LA Cocktail Community held at the Hedley & Bennett apron factory.   There was also an informal… Continue reading

Exploring Gin Liqueurs with Pomp & Whimsy

  To end another Spirits Week at The Minty, I want to talk about gin liqueurs which I learned about at a talk sponsored by Pomp & Whimsy gin liqueur, the Museum of… Continue reading

Deconstructing El Silencio Mezcal

  Spirits Week continues with El Silencio Mezcal. I recently attended an Agave Society tasting at Las Perlas bar. Currently there are two expressions of El Silencio on the market. These are the… Continue reading

Whiskey Wednesday: Checking Out Uncle Nearest Whiskey

  Spirits Week at The Minty continues with my first Whiskey Wednesday post! New Tennessee whiskey Uncle Nearest has launched in Los Angeles. I recently attended a launch party at the SLS Hotel… Continue reading

The Minty’s Tequila Tuesday Spotlight: Cazadores

  Cazadores is today’s featured Tequila Tuesday. I went to a Day of the Dead party last year that also honored celebrated graffiti artist Mister Cartoon. He designed a special label for them.… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: 50% Off Top Shelf at Wolf & Crane

  It’s Japanese Food Week on The Minty but first let’s head to the bar. I haven’t been to Japan but have always wanted to check out the bar scene there. Until I… Continue reading

Beam Suntory American Whiskey Tasting with Southern California Whiskey Club on Monday, May 14 at Old Man Bar, Hatchet Hall in Culver City

  Join Southern California Whiskey Club on Monday, May 14┬áin the Old Man Bar at Hatchet Hall for a tasting with Beam Suntory. Enjoy for different expressions including Booker’s Rye, Little Book, Knob… Continue reading

The Minty’s Tequila Tuesday Spotlight: Siete Leguas

  About ten years ago, a bartender told me his favorite tequila was Siete Leguas. I’ve kept an eye out for this tequila ever since. Recently there was an event featuring Siete Leguas… Continue reading

Chinatown: Q – A Southern Style BBQ at Grand Star Jazz Club

  We are at the beginning of what I see to be a fabulous journey for Q – A Southern Style BBQ currently at Grand Star Jazz Club. It is a popup serving… Continue reading