Category Archive: minty life

Chicago: Late Night Chinese Food at Three Happiness

  The late night munchies hit us and in all the years I’ve been going to Chicago, I had never explored their Chinatown. So we headed over to Three Happiness for one of… Continue reading

Chicago: Dinner at Parachute

I visited Chicago in August and was meeting up with a friend from Kansas City. She picked out Parachute for dinner. I trust her taste so I didn’t read the menu before heading… Continue reading

Chicago: Breakfast at Yolk Or How I Had to Leave Eataly

  I’ve been hearing about Eataly forever and was very excited to check out the fancy food hall in Chicago (the Los Angeles one wasn’t open yet at this point). It was also… Continue reading

Chicago: Mussels and Beer at Centennial

  Back in 2013, I had these amazing mussels at Hopleaf in Chicago. When I was making my list I decided to see if I should revisit Hopleaf but then heard the chef… Continue reading

Chicago: Tiki Drinks at Lost Lake

  I’m on a tiki bar phase right now. Along with craft bars, dive bars, hotel bars, neighborhood bars, etc, I do love a good theme bar. Ever since I heard about Lost… Continue reading

Chicago: Deep Dish at Pizzeria Uno

  One late night in Chicago, we were in the mood for deep dish. Our hotel was right around the corner from Pizzeria Uno so we headed there. When I’m in Chicago, I… Continue reading

Irvine: Cuban Restaurant Habana is Now Open

  Habana recently opened its newest location in Irvine. Habana is a mini Orange County restaurant empire. This was the first time I’ve gone to one and I went for a party. The… Continue reading

Highland Park: Japanese Small Plates at RBTA

  After checking out the Nightmare Before Christmas popup at Good Housekeeping (every Wednesday until the last Wednesday of the year, December 27), we headed over to the newish RBTA. It’s a tiny… Continue reading

Koreatown: Tofu Soup at Seong Buk Dong

  What do you do when you’re in Koreatown? Eat Korean food! After having a cocktail or two down the street at the Normandie Club, we wanted something nummy and warm. I did… Continue reading

Hollywood: Salad and Pizza at Pace Joint

  Recently I checked out Pace Joint in Hollywood. It’s a tiny storefront with a pretty patio. You order at the counter and they’ll run the food out to you. It’s also BYOB.… Continue reading