Category Archive: events

Recap of Woon Kitchen Popup at ETA Bar in Highland Park

  I recently checked out the Woon Kitchen popup at ETA bar, one of my favorite bars in Highland Park. The menu is short and sweet. We had a choice of noodles either… Continue reading

The Minty’s Best 2017 Meals

  In 2017, I had a lot of wonderful meals. Some so memorable, I want to build a time machine to go back to that meal. Here’s a list of my faves this… Continue reading

Noods Noods Noods Returns to Santa Ana January 27

  Noods Noods Noods returns to Santa Ana on Saturday, January 27. If you love noodles as much as I do, you know this is the place to be. Tickets are on pre-sale… Continue reading

How to Drink Whiskey: from Events to Clubs in Southern California

  Recently I was talking to my uncle who has been getting into whisk(e)y about tasting events. He was curious about the ones I talked about; Whisky Live, Whisky Jewbilee and Whisky Extravaganza.… Continue reading

DTLA: Hanging at Officine Brera’s Bar

  I was recently at Officine Brera for the launch of Chef Angelo’s dishes aboard Princess Cruises. He’s revamping their Italian restaurant concept. After dinner, I checked out the new drinks at the… Continue reading

Chicago: Dinner at Avec

  My favorite meal in Chicago this year was at Avec. We had one more night to really go all out and a Chicago bartender friend said Avec was his fave spot. I’ve… Continue reading

Whisky Extravaganza Comes to DTLA On November 16

  Whisky Extravaganza comes to the Millennium Biltmore Hotel on Thursday, November 16. The four-hour whisky tasting begins at 7:30 p.m. (registration opens at 6:30 p.m.). There are also several interesting masterclasses being… Continue reading

Armenia Adventures: Making Brandy with Ararat

  In late September, I traveled to Armenia. I was immersed in a rich history and culture for about a week. We flew from Los Angeles to Yerevan, Armenia. We had a stop… Continue reading

Five Food Fests For You – October 2017

    The food’s coming! The food is coming! Look out for these five food festivals coming this weekend and next in October. First we have the annual Oyster Festival at Grand Central… Continue reading

2017 Whisky Live Returns to Los Angeles October 3

  Whisky Live is back in Los Angeles! Check out over 150 whiskies from around the world on Wednesday, October 3. The tasting will be held at the L.A. Hotel in Downtown Los… Continue reading