Category Archive: events

The Minty’s Scotch Week: The Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS) Party Recap at the British Consular’s Residence

  I recently attended the Scotch Malt Whisky Society¬†35th Anniversary and Los Angeles launch at the British Consular’s residence. For today’s The Minty’s Scotch Week post, I’d like to recap the whiskys and… Continue reading

The Minty’s Blog Anniversary and Repeal Day Party on December 5

    The Minty blog turned 9 this year. Nine! To celebrate, I’m throwing a party on Wednesday, December 5 at Peking Tavern. December 5 also happens to be Repeal Day so it’s… Continue reading

The Minty’s Scotch Week: The Dalmore Whisky and its Relationship with Sherry

  The Minty’s Scotch Week swings around to The Dalmore. I recently attended at tasting of The Dalmore at Redbird. The tasting was led by Single Malt Specialist for Whyte and Mackay, Craig… Continue reading

The Minty’s Scotch Week: Checking Out Aberlour with Southern California Whiskey Club

  I’m kicking off a week of Scotch! The Minty’s first Scotch Week starts with Aberlour. I recently attended the Southern California Whiskey Club’s special tasting with Aberlour presented by at the Ever… Continue reading

DTLA: Cognac Crawl at Redbird, Bar Clacson, The Varnish, Otium and Broken Shaker Recap

  In late September, I saw something interesting called the Cognac Classic Crawl. I like bar crawls and I like brandy. However, I was heading out to Hong Kong so I forgot about… Continue reading

DTLA: Craft Beer at Iron Triangle Brewing Company in the Arts District

  Iron Triangle Brewing Company has been open about 3 years in the Arts District of Downtown Los Angeles. I visited one night right before the Midterms to learn about the various propositions… Continue reading

DTLA: Japanese Style Jazz Bar In Sheep’s Clothing in the Arts District

  I checked out In Sheep’s Clothing recently. It’s been opened about three months or so, It’s a speakeasy inside of Lupetti’s Pizza in the Arts District in Downtown Los Angeles. It’s very… Continue reading

USC: Free Play Now Open at The Fields LA / Banc of California’s LAFC Stadium

  Free Play is now open in Exposition Park. It’s in the same building as the new food hall, The Fields LA right by the new Banc of California soccer stadium for the… Continue reading

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