Category Archive: food

Deconstructing El Silencio Mezcal

  Spirits Week continues with El Silencio Mezcal. I recently attended an Agave Society tasting at Las Perlas bar. Currently there are two expressions of El Silencio on the market. These are the… Continue reading

Whiskey Wednesday: Checking Out Uncle Nearest Whiskey

  Spirits Week at The Minty continues with my first Whiskey Wednesday post! New Tennessee whiskey Uncle Nearest has launched in Los Angeles. I recently attended a launch party at the SLS Hotel… Continue reading

The Minty’s Tequila Tuesday Spotlight: Pasote

  Today’s a double whammy day! It’s Spirits Week on The Minty and Tequila Tuesday! I checked out a Pasote tequila tasting at Petty Cash last year. The tasting was held at Petty Cash… Continue reading

In Rum VS Whiskey: Foursquare and The Real McCoy Rums are Winners

After my last Spirits Week on The Minty, I had many requests to talk about rum. So for the first post of the latest Spirits Week, I bring you RUM. Recently 213 Hospitality… Continue reading

DTLA: Veranda Bar at Hotel Figueroa is Now Open

  The Veranda Bar is now open at Hotel Figueroa. Some of the menu items were similar to the hotel restaurant, Breva, but just a little bit more casual. It’ll be a great… Continue reading

Pasadena: Dinner at Bistro Mon Cheri

  When one thinks about Pasadena, there hasn’t been too many thrilling eats to be found there. It’s getting better though. And chef Kimmy Tang has brought her fusion Vietnamese eats to Bistro… Continue reading

Koreatown: Wonderful Seafood BBQ at Jae Bu Do

  After checking out DaeBuDo, I had to go to the one everyone agrees is the “better” Korean seafood grill joint, Jae Bu Do. It’s located on Western next to a busy KBBQ… Continue reading

Pasadena: Oxtail Noodles at Bone Kettle

  I finally made it over to Bone Kettle in Pasadena recently for lunch. I’ve been meaning to try this Indonesian spot for a while now. For lunch (it’s only brunch if there’s… Continue reading

SGV: Cantonese Dinner at China Bistro

I had dinner at China Bistro with my family recently. China Bistro is located in Rosemead and had ample parking. There wasn’t a wait and I was confused. How is it there’s a… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Lunch at My Ramen Bar

  It’s the last day of Japanese food week on The Minty! I was on my way to get udon when I decided to pop into My Ramen Bar instead. I could already… Continue reading