Category Archive: events

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

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