Category Archive: minty life

California Rum Festival in San Francisco on September 7

    Tickets are now on sale for the California Rum Festival in San Francisco on September 7. There are three tiers for tickets for the Grand Tasting with more than 40 brands… Continue reading

Check Out Los Angeles’ Best Restaurants at Los Angeles Times’ The Taste Labor Day Weekend, August 30 – September 1

  I always look forward to Labor Day Weekend because it’s around my birthday. And it feels like the Los Angeles Times is throwing me a personal party when they bring their food… Continue reading

Los Angeles Food and Wine Begins This Thursday, August 22 through Sunday, August 25

    Los Angeles Food and Wine returns this Thursday, August 22 and runs through Sunday, August 25. The four-day food festival begins with several collaborative dinners on Thursday all over the city.… Continue reading

DTLA: Dinner and Drinks at Le Grand

  One of these days I’d like to create a Downtown Los Angeles dining guide but there are always new spots opening. One of the latest is Le Grand. I checked them out… Continue reading

SGV: Whole Lamb at Dolan’s Uyghur Cuisine

  Before I headed off to Dolan’s Uyghur Cuisine in the San Gabriel Valley to partake in a whole lamb lunch, I tried to do as much research as possible. I had not… Continue reading

Chinatown: Santa Barbara’s Hitching Post 2 comes to LA Wine Saturday, August 11 for a BBQ Pop-up

  I, like many others, first heard about Hitching Post 2 from the movie Sideways. And yet in my few travels to the Central Coast region, I never made it to this Santa… Continue reading

Culver City: New Food and Drinks at Corner Door

  Corner Door in Culver City introduced a new menu a few months back. I really enjoyed the California-Mexican connection. It further inspired me to try to get to Baja soon. Corner Door… Continue reading

SGV: Xiao Long Bao and Beef Noodle Soup at ShanDong Dumplings

  It may be the last day of my current Chinese Food week but Chinese food is forever. I can eat dumplings and noodles any time and if that means two days in… Continue reading

Los Feliz: All the Seafood at Atrium

  I recently visited Atrium on my pre-Negroni Week quest. While I was there, we couldn’t resist a few bites and we just fell in love with all the fresh seafood and veggies.… Continue reading

SGV: Congee and Udon at Delicious Food Corner

  I was born and raised in Los Angeles but have deep roots in Hong Kong. And I miss the food something fierce. In high school and college (and perhaps even post college),… Continue reading