Category Archive: events

First Locals Night at Whole Foods Venice

The Whole Foods in Venice is possibly the largest I’ve ever seen. Last week they started a new series called “local’s night” in their Local Artisan Corner. The reception featured the photography of… Continue reading

People’s Cocktail Contest at Drago Centro: The Judgement

After weeks of cocktailin’, Judgement Day is almost here! Please join me this Wednesday, June 30 at Drago Centro for a special event to try the new Summer cocktails. Normally priced at $12… Continue reading

Introducing the Minty Craft Beer Crawl

“Minty, when are you going to make a (straight) guy-friendly crawl?” Geez, you mean my Gays & Dolls doesn’t appeal to you? “Minty, why can’t I come to the Hot Bartender Crawl?” Um,… Continue reading

Hot Bartender Crawl in SaMo

Last Friday, 15 women descended upon the bars around the Santa Monica promenade. You recognized us by our tiny tiaras and shiny beads. We loved all the comments we got: “Whose birthday is… Continue reading

Nina’s Foods Fundraiser at Angeli Caffe

A couple weeks back, Carina and I went to Angeli Caffe for lunch. She had the gnocchi which turned out to be an awesome choice. I had a rather boring sandwich and soup.… Continue reading

DTLA Art Walk

The Downtown Los Angeles Art Walk is the second Thursday of every month. I really enjoy this event though it’s gotten so wildly popular you can expect quite the crowd at the various… Continue reading

LA Street Food Festival’s Summer Tasting Event

In February, I brought together a crew to check out the first and original LA Street Food Fest featuring over 30 trucks. They’re back next month for their Summer Tasting Event at the… Continue reading

Party at Guelaguetza!

Where’s the party!? Apparently it was at Guelaguetza this past Monday. Bill Esparza also known as affable StreetGourmetLA was featured on Andrew Zimmern’s show, Bizarre Foods. Guelaguetza offered a special happy hour prior… Continue reading

Taste of the Nation Recap

Yesterday, I attended my first Taste of the Nation event. I had no idea what to really expect. I knew there were over 40 chefs from celebrated LA restaurants and that it was… Continue reading

Hot Bartender Crawl in SaMo- lineup

Hello ladies! It’s time for another Hot Bartender Crawl! A crawl brought to you by the Minty just for the ladies! It’s a bachelorette party without the bride and you’re invited! Come out… Continue reading