Category Archive: late night

Chinatown: Dinner at Majordomo

  New York Chef David Chang of Momofuku fame opened his first Los Angeles restaurant recently. I went to Majordomo in Chinatown to check out the celebrity chef’s food and drinks. Reservations are… Continue reading

Recap of Woon Kitchen Popup at ETA Bar in Highland Park

  I recently checked out the Woon Kitchen popup at ETA bar, one of my favorite bars in Highland Park. The menu is short and sweet. We had a choice of noodles either… Continue reading

Koreatown: Wings and Wedges at Kyochon Chicken

  After a movie one night, we wanted to get a snack so we stopped at Kyochon. Wow, this location in Koreatown (corner of Serrano and 6th Streets) has sit-down service at night.… Continue reading

DTLA: Secret Menu Items at The Exchange, Freehand Hotel

Although I’ve been to the Exchange restaurant plenty of times for lunch, it was a treat to check it out for dinner. The menu is much more extensive and showcases the Chinese-Israeli fusion… Continue reading

The Minty’s Best 2017 Meals

  In 2017, I had a lot of wonderful meals. Some so memorable, I want to build a time machine to go back to that meal. Here’s a list of my faves this… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Japanese-Mexican Tasting Menu at Ainoko, Petite Taqueria

  Ainoko is the new tasting menu counter inside of Petite Taqueria. Ainoko translates to “half-breed” which Chef John-Carlos Kuramoto takes pride in being both Japanese and Mexican. He learned to cook from… Continue reading

Koreatown: Porridge and Chicken Soup at Mountain

  It was a cold and rainy night in Los Angeles and we headed to Mountain Cafe in Koreatown for dinner. It’s in a crazy strip mall with two other popular restaurants that… Continue reading

Mid-City: Al Pastor at Leo’s Taco Truck

  I love tacos. One night, my friend and I hit up Leo’s Taco Truck on the corner of Venice and La Brea. I had read about Leo’s and done a bit of… Continue reading

Costa Mesa: Craving Those Mussels at Mesa

  After a show one night in Orange County, my friend and I headed over to Mesa for mussels. He was craving them and knew Mesa had them. It was on the later… Continue reading

Chicago: Late Night Chinese Food at Three Happiness

  The late night munchies hit us and in all the years I’ve been going to Chicago, I had never explored their Chinatown. So we headed over to Three Happiness for one of… Continue reading