Category Archive: food

Minty at Home: The Negroni and its Variations

  Surprise, surprise! I’m not actually going to show you how to make a Negroni. Stanley Tucci has already done a fine job of it. No, actually he did. Despite a few nitpicks,… Continue reading

Minty at Home: Martini vs Manhattan

  A few weeks ago when I started making drinks at home, resurrecting my Minty Popup Bar, I made a pair of classics; the Martini and Manhattan. I recently did inventory and though… Continue reading

Minty at Home: Margaritas for Cinco De Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is coming up. Usually I’m conflicted about celebrating the day because I tend to have Kentucky Derby plans the same weekend. But since we’re all safer at home, I will… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Dinner at Vetri Cucina

  The Palms has recently renovated and added a slew of new restaurants including Vetri Cucina.   Vetri may be familiar to you if you’ve visited Philadelphia and visited Chef Marc Vetri’s restaurants.… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Food Crawl at The Cosmopolitan Featuring Tekka, Hattie B’s, Pok Pok and Ghost Donkey

  The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas is one of my favorite hotels. I love the bars there and was so excited to check out the newish food hall called Block 16. There’s a… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Dim Sum and Then Sum at New Asian BBQ (Tan Tung Ky)

  My last Las Vegas trip started with me landing and immediately going to get dim sum. I didn’t even go to the hotel to check in first. I wanted lunch ASAP and… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Checking out Eataly at Park MGM

  One day in Las Vegas, I explored Eataly at Park MGM. I knew right away we were going to share the prime rib sandwich. My friend went off to order it and… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Lunch at Flock and Fowl

  I’ve had Flock and Fowl on my Las Vegas eats to-do list for a while now. I’m glad I finally had a chance to check it out on my last trip. We… Continue reading

DTLA: Sandwiches and More at the New Uncle Paulie’s

Uncle Paulie’s opened a new location in Downtown Los Angeles a few weeks ago. It’s right in between Peking Tavern and Preux and Proper. I checked it out recently. Although I’m a big… Continue reading

Koreatown: Soup for Everyone at Bon Shabu

  My friend and I were craving comfort food one rainy day for lunch. We checked out Bon Shabu in Koreatown. It felt like Chinese hot pot even though it was called shabu.… Continue reading