Category Archive: food

The Minty’s Spirits Week: Copper and Kings American Brandy Company

For today’s Spirits Week post, I wanted to focus on brandy, particularly American brandy. Copper & Kings has been making a name for themselves in the American brandy world. Copper & Kings has a… Continue reading

The Minty’s Spirits Week: Spring 44 Distilling from Colorado

  At this year’s BevCon in Los Angeles, I tasted the line from Spring 44 Distilling from Colorado. I wanted to include a craft distiller for this week’s Spirits Week because I want… Continue reading

The Minty’s Spirits Week: Worthy Park Jamaican Rum

  Let’s go traveling with The Minty’s Spirits Weeks! I hear it’s really nice in Jamaica! Plus … they have rum. I’ve become interested in rum lately and in particular, Jamaican rum. I’ve… Continue reading

The Minty’s Spirits Week: Japanese Gin

For today’s Spirits Week post, I’m swinging around to Japanese gin. It’s been interesting watching Japanese gin gain popularity the last year and half here in the US. Japanese gin makers hope there’ll be… Continue reading

The Minty’s Spirits Week: Pisco Viejo Tonel

  It’s another Spirits Week here on The Minty! Cheers to a year of focusing on various spirits producer this year. It’s been interesting focusing a bit more on producers rather than just… Continue reading

DTLA: Brunch at Rappahannock Oyster Bar

  I recently checked out brunch at Rappahannock Oyster Bar. It was also part of a pickling party where we made our own pickles. I hope Rapp bar does that again because that… Continue reading

SGV: Opal Chinese Cuisine at Sheraton San Gabriel

  For Thanksgiving this year, we checked out Opal Chinese Cuisine. We had two big tables for the 14 of us and so we had multiples of all the dishes. We started out… Continue reading

Culver City: Coni’Seafood in Del Rey

  Maybe one day I’ll keep a better list of restaurants to try by location. Whenever I meet up with friends in certain parts of town, I generally have to comb my admittedly… Continue reading

DTLA: Guerrilla Tacos in the Arts District

    I was not a Guerrilla Tacos devotee. I had never sought its cart and eventual truck. But I knew about them. And always meant to go. Then they opened right around… Continue reading

SGV: Sichuan Food at Mr. Fish in Alhambra

  Sometimes it just takes a photo and it stays with you. I saw some folks checking out  new Sichuan spot in Alhambra called Mr. Fish (not to be confused with Mrs. Fish… Continue reading