Category Archive: minty life

West LA: Dim Sum at The Palace

I recently checked out The Palace in West Los Angeles. I have been to this restaurant location more than 10 years ago when it was a different Chinese restaurant. I wasn’t too thrilled… Continue reading

Echo Park: Sticky Rice’s Latest Location is Now Open

  Sticky Rice has opened another location and it’s in Echo Park in the old Xoia space. I checked it on its second night open and really love the space. All the tables… Continue reading

Historic Filipinotown: Genever LA is Now Open

  Located on a very street art friendly block, Genever LA, recently opened. The gorgeous bar is women owned and led. I love that the owners were able to open with the funds… Continue reading

West LA: Lunch at Popcorn Chicken Sawtelle

  It’s been interesting to see new restaurants pop up on Sawtelle aka Japan Town West aka Little Osaka that don’t focus on Japanese food. It’s turning into quite the Little Asia that’s… Continue reading

USC: Rance’s Chicago Pizza Is Now Open at University Village

  I love pizza. I never think about how much I love pizza until a new place pops up. And I particularly enjoy deep dish pizza. Is it because I dated 10+ guys… Continue reading

Silver Lake: Scout is Now Open for Take Out and More

  I recently checked out Scout, the new take-out counter and store in Silver Lake. Sandwiched between Kettle Black and Sawyer, it is a sister to these restaurants.     Scout has breakfast,… Continue reading

East Hollywood: Bruichladdich Dinner at The Edmon Recap

I recently visited The Edmon for a Bruichladdich Scotch Whisky dinner. I had the pleasure of meeting the former Bruichladdich master distiller Jim McEwan a few years ago and the juice I had… Continue reading

SGV: Hainan Chicken Is All You Need at Savoy Kitchen

  I found myself at Savoy Kitchen over the weekend. Savoy is one of those old school spots known for one thing- Hainan chicken. However, their menu also features pasta, pizza and curry.… Continue reading

DTLA: Jamaican Patty Crawl Featuring ABeautifulLife Cafe and Green Grotto Juice Bar

  I’ve wanted to do a Jamaican patty crawl in Downtown Los Angeles for at least a year now. I had seen ABeautifulLife Jamaican Cafe (A Beautiful Life) and had been curious about… Continue reading

Beverly Hills: Lunch at Jean-Georges with Gerard Bertrand Wines

  Recently I attended a wine masterclass and luncheon for Gerard Bertrand Wines at Jean-Georges in Beverly Hills. The restaurant is at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel which opened last year. We started our… Continue reading