Category Archive: calendar

Whisky Extravaganza Returns to Los Angeles on November 16

  Tickets are now available for Whisky Extravaganza which returns to the Millennium Biltmore Hotel on Friday, November 16.     Master classes are available before the show opens. Last year I attended… Continue reading

Hong Kong: Dim Sum in Wan Chai, Asia Contemporary Art Fair and Tacos at 11 Westside

  One day I hopped on the MTR (subway) and got off in Wan Chai. Like the previous day, I was too early for a lot of restaurants so I walked around. Right… Continue reading

Hollywood: Croft Alley at The Standard Hotel

  I checked out a popup within a popup, Croft Alley at the Standard hotel. Croft Alley took up the restaurant residency at the Standard after Ari Taymor took his popular Alma popup… Continue reading

The Minty’s Whiskey Week: Smooth Ambler and Old Scout

    Sadly, this The Minty’s Whiskey Week is now drawing to a close. But never fear, there will be other Spirits Weeks on the Minty and perhaps another week dedicated to my… Continue reading

The Minty’s Whiskey Week: Benromach, Douglas Laing & Co Remarkable Regional Malts and Gordon & MacPhail

  The Minty’s Whiskey Week continues with Benromach, Douglas Laing and Co‘s Remarkable Malts and Gordon and MacPhail Scotch whiskys. I tasted these with the Southern California Whiskey Club. This event also supported… Continue reading

The Minty’s Whiskey Week: Recap of the Westward Pig Dinner

  Westward Whiskey had a pig dinner at Winsome recently. The Wingham Farms pig had been fed 4-5 weeks on spent mash, the grain that was used to make Westward whiskey. Wingham Farms… Continue reading

The Minty’s Whiskey Week: Glenfiddich’s Fire and Cane

  The Minty’s Whiskey Week continues with the new Glenfiddich‘s Fire & Cane. The Speyside Scottish whisky company has been experimenting quite a bit with their whisky. Fire & Cane is the fourth… Continue reading

The Minty’s Whiskey Week: Buffalo Trace, Elmer T. Lee, EH Taylor Four Grain, Blanton’s, Stagg Jr.

  It’s going to be Whiskey Week on The Minty next week. Here’s a sneak peek into my whiskey-flavored life! I was excited to check out the Buffalo Trace tasting with the Southern… Continue reading

The Minty’s Amaro Handbook: Fernet

  I’m starting a new Spirits Week on The Minty with another post for my Amaro Handbook. Italians have been producing amaro, liqueurs that were originally intended as medicine, for centuries. As previously… Continue reading

Feed the Hungry: Burrito Project x Greenbar Distillery #loveourcity Campaign, Dinner Recap at Sake Dojo

  I recently attended a dinner at Sake Dojo to launch the #loveourcity campaign, a joint venture between The Burrito Project and Greenbar Distillery. For every Greenbar’s City Bright Gin cocktail purchased in… Continue reading