Category Archive: food crawls

The Minty Adventures: Mid-City Stops including Marciano Art Foundation, Cafe Midi and Bluestone Lane Coffee

  A few weeks ago, I started a new series called The Minty Adventures. What’s it like to be a tourist in one’s own city? This time around, I checked out the Ai… Continue reading

Pasadena: Check out Masters of Taste on Sunday, April 7

The fourth annual Masters of Taste returns to the Rose Bowl on Sunday, April 7. The food festival benefits Union Station Homeless Services. One hundred percent of the proceeds goes towards USHS. Tickets… Continue reading

The Minty’s Adventures: DTLA including The Broad Museum, Angels Flight, Grand Central Market

  This year I decided to make a dent in my “things I want to do in Los Angeles” list. First up is Angels Flight which I checked out after a visit to… Continue reading

The Minty’s Wonton Party: Ho Kee Cafe

After our excursion to Noodle Boy, we headed to Ho Kee and really pigged out with lots of dishes other than wontons. I’m a little sad our adventures in all things wontons ends… Continue reading

The Minty’s Wonton Party: Golden Bull Noodle

  As mentioned on previously, I was on my way to check out the wontons at Harlam Cafe when I got distracted by the Hainan chicken at Tasty Food. We then decided to… Continue reading

The Minty’s Wonton Party: Harlam’s Kitchen

  We’re nearing the end of Wonton Week here on The Minty. Today, I’m talking ab out Harlarm’s Kitchen. I also tried Golden Bull Noodle’s as well that night.¬† I saw the Hainan… Continue reading

The Minty’s Wonton Party: Noodle Boy

It’s been a little more than 7 years since I’ve been to Noodle Boy. Every now and then I chase the best wontons in the San Gabriel¬†Valley (and elsewhere in Los Angeles proper,… Continue reading

The Minty’s Wonton Party: The Congee

  Yesterday I began my Wonton Week on The Minty. My deep love of the shrimp and pork dumplings are well known. They are a classic snack in Hong Kong and Guangdong (Canton)… Continue reading

The Minty’s Wonton Party: Auntie Ping Kitchen

My love for Hong Kong style, Cantonese pork and shrimp wontons is fairly well-documented. I have done crawls in Seattle and most recently in Hong Kong. Every time I have some great ones… Continue reading

The Minty’s Best 2018 Meals

  Here are some of the best meals I had in 2018! I’ve divided them up by high end, casual and travel eats. There is no particular ranking within the individual categories. It’s… Continue reading