Category Archive: tasting menu

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  New 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

A’postrophe: A Modern Filipino Supper Club with Chef Charles Olalia

  In the past few years, the modern Filipino food movement has really taken off in cities like New York. I touched on it briefly when the New York based Maharlika popped up last… Continue reading

DTLA: Going Big at Grand Central Market’s Madcapra

  Madcapra opened at Grand Central Market about six weeks ago and it’s already the talk of Downtown Los Angeles for their falafel.   If you go with a friend and can’t decide… Continue reading

Taste of the Nation is This Sunday, June 7

  Taste of the Nation returns to Culver City this Sunday, June 7. The annual tasting event features LA’s top chefs and restaurants. Proceeds from Taste of the Nation benefit No Kid Hungry,… Continue reading

West LA: The Full Omakase at Shunji Sushi

  Shunji in West LA has been rocking the LA foodie scene with its beautiful sushi. Almost every day you can find pics of their gorgeous sushi on Instagram. It got to the… Continue reading

Chef Samuel Monsour Pops Up with Antibellum + Future of Junk Food Recap

  Chef Samuel Monsour formerly of jm Curley in Boston landed in Los Angeles a few months ago. Next weekend, he brings his pre-Civil War concept, Antibellum March 27 and 28 at Hotel Figueroa in… Continue reading

Cochon 555 Comes to the Viceroy in Santa Monica on Sunday, March 29

  Cochon 555 comes back to Los Angeles March 27-29. The food competition has been touring the country picking chef winners to compete in the finals where they will be crowned the King… Continue reading