Category Archive: photography

The Minty’s Guide to Austin

I was in Austin last month. I had never been there, didn’t know a soul and was going to travel alone. Everyone told me I would love Austin and I did. Here’s a… Continue reading

DTLA: Artisan House

  This week, I admitted to “breaking up” with Bottega Louie last year. It was one of my favorite restaurants but something changed. I suspect the opening chef leaving had something to do… Continue reading

Pork Butchering and BBQ with Thrillist

The days before I went to the Thrillist Rewards pig butchering event at KTCHN 105, I was so excited and told everyone about it. Most people were horrified. Some were encouraging. Most thought… Continue reading

Portland Food Carts- New Taste of India, Thai Pasta & Nong’s Khao Man Gai

On my last day in Portland, I wanted to check out a food cart. Oh, there are so many I wanted to try but first on my list was Potato Champion since that’s… Continue reading

Photographing the New Menu at A-Frame

I was invited a couple of weeks ago to A-Frame for a friends & family lunch. They’re introducing new menu items for both lunch and dinner. Also part of the fun was being… Continue reading

Tasting & Tweeting: The Use and Abuse of Social Media in Restaurants

Over the weekend, The Taste invaded Beverly Hills, Hollywood and Downtown L.A. I went to 2 of the 9 events. I paid particular attention to a panel presented at the Secrets of the… Continue reading

525 DTLA: New Event Space

  There’s a new event space in DTLA. Part art gallery, part space for you to rent for events, 525 DTLA is next to Mas Malo and Seven Grand. I was invited to… Continue reading

LA Street Food Fest 2011 Recap

The second Summer Tasting of the LA Street Food Fest returned to the Rose Bowl this past Saturday. After producing two spectacular street food fests last year, organizers thoughtfully tweaked this year’s fest… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Hama Sushi

I always seem to crave sushi and I’ve been meaning to try Hama Sushi for a while now. It’s generally agreed Hama Sushi along with Komasa and Sushi Gen are some of the… Continue reading

Taste of the Nation 2011 Recap

After going to a few different food festivals in L.A. last year, my favorite was Taste of the Nation. I knew I had to go again this year. Plus, it’s a worthy cause.The… Continue reading