Category Archive: brunch

Brunching on a Friday at Terrine

  When Terrine opened in December last year, it was an instant hit. And now they’ve got the brunch game in mid-city wrapped up because they serve brunch Friday-Sunday. Yes, indeed, you can… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Brunch at The Eveleigh with Hudson Maple Cask Rye Whiskey Recap

  Late last year I got to try the Hudson Maple Cask Rye at a fabulous brunch at the Eveleigh. ┬áHudson produces some of my favorite whiskeys and who can resist those adorable… Continue reading

SGV: Old School Dim Sum at Top Island Seafood

  I get asked all the time what’s my favorite dim sum spot in the San Gabriel Valley. Lately it’s been Shanghai No. 1 Seafood but I’m always interested in trying a new… Continue reading

SGV: Dim Sum at King Hua

  When I first started The Minty five years ago, I checked out King Hua but never really wrote about it. Unless you count this story about my dad managing the first incarnation… Continue reading

East Hollywood: Recap of LA Pizza Society at Desano Pizza

  The first LA Pizza Society┬ámet up at Desano Pizza in East Hollywood. Headed up by Mike of Unemployed Eater, pizza fans gathered in the airy Desano Pizza to check out the pies… Continue reading

Chinatown: Dim Sum at Empress Pavilion

  I remember when Empress Pavilion opened in Chinatown. It was the hot place to go and continued to be a staple. I even had my college graduation brunch there. Over the years,… Continue reading

DTLA: Happy Hour and Lunch at The Must

  I’ve now been to the Must a few times since my initial visit this past summer. I decided I really enjoy lunch and happy hour there. One lunch, we got the fig… Continue reading

SGV: Lunch at Banana Leaf Indonesian

  When people hear “Banana Leaf,” they may think of the Malaysian restaurant at the Grove/ Farmers Market but there’s an Indonesian restaurant in Temple City called Banana Leaf. And one Saturday afternoon,… Continue reading

SGV: Dim Sum at Shi Hai

  Anytime a new dim sum palace in the San Gabriel Valley, people flock to it in droves to check it out. It was then odd to find Shi Hai not very busy.… Continue reading

Pasadena: Recap of the Aperol Brunch Society at Trattoria Neopolis

  The Aperol Brunch Society made its rounds this summer to select cities including Los Angeles. If you were lucky enough to be invited to the orange sunglasses crew and enjoy delicious Aperol… Continue reading