Category Archive: tasting menu

Beverly Hills: dineLA Dinner Recap at Citizen Plus Cocktails

  Some friends and I gathered at Citizen to celebrate a birthday. Citizen was offering dineLA, the restaurant week that goes on until January 27 this year. Citizen’s $39 deal includes an appetizer,… Continue reading

DTLA: dineLA Recap of Lunch at Cleo LA Live

  Whenever dineLA, Los Angeles’ restaurant week, comes around, I spend an inordinate time figuring out lunch spots in Downtown Los Angeles. After some deliberation, we decided to head over to LA Live.… Continue reading

Silver Lake: Checking Out Burmese Food at Daw Yee Myanmar Corner

  A few years ago, I went to Daw Yee in Monterey Park when they opened and liked it well enough but never felt compelled to return. I like Burmese food and was… Continue reading

Hollywood: Tasting at Sushi of Gari

  Sushi of Gari opened about three months ago in Hollywood. It’s the first Los Angeles location for the local chain based in New York. Unlike most “traditional” Japanese restaurants, Gari serves very… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Dinner and Drinks at Rose.Rabbit.Lie.

  I’ve heard so much about Rose.Rabbit.Lie. which opened at the Cosmopolitan a few years ago. I checked it out with a few others and I’m glad my group loved exploring the menu.… Continue reading

Larchmont Village: Fine Dining at Kali Restaurant

  I first met Chef Kevin Meehan when he was over at Cafe Pinot and then he started his supper club Kali Dining. I somehow never made it to the supper club (I… Continue reading

Pasadena: Dinner at The Raymond

  Whenever anyone asks me about my favorite restaurants, I tend to divide them via geography. If I happen to be in Pasadena, I always think about the wonderful meals I’ve had at… Continue reading

Recap: Dinner with Forty Creek Canadian Whisky

  Recently I checked out Forty Creek Canadian whisky at a private dinner. Forty Creek brought out Chef Hugue Dufour from M. Wells Steakhouse in ┬áNew York and Julian Cox whipped up drinks… Continue reading

DTLA: New Chef Johnny Palomino at Mignon Wine Bar

  Mignon is launching a new market menu with Chef Johnny Palomino tonight, Tuesday, February 2nd. Chef Palomino comes from Mignon’s sister restaurant Papilles. The three-course menu ($30) will be inspired the seasons.… Continue reading

The Minty’s Best 2015 Meals

    I’ve written around 260 posts on the site this year. Picking my favorite meals of the year is a little daunting. I don’t have a particular order but I have organized… Continue reading