Category Archive: photography

Lazy Sunday: DTLA

A couple of Sundays ago, I was enjoying a lazy Sunday afternoon in Downtown Los Angeles. Most people think of DTLA as a ghost town after 5 p.m. when all the office drones… Continue reading

The Top (and Bottom) Minty Posts

I’m kind of amazed by numbers. I’m not going to go in-depth like Sippity Sup did in his post but I thought it’d be interesting to list the top 5 Minty Posts along… Continue reading

New Year, New Camera

In late 2009, I started this blog after months of deliberation. I had a food blog back in 2006 but it was mostly text and bare bones accounting of where I went and… Continue reading

Drinks & Dessert Roudup

  We are now two days away from the Minty’s Sexy Singles Holiday Soiree. A few weeks ago, I surveyed for great first date ideas. I think I may have come up with… Continue reading

Eating in SGV: Noodles & Dumplings

About a month ago, I was profiled on the Midtown Lunch LA blog. As I’m usually found in DTLA during lunch, I spoke about DTLA. However, one of the questions of where else… Continue reading

Sightseeing Chicago

On my first trip to Chicago some six years back, I didn’t get a chance to do the really touristy stuff. On our first full day, we headed to Oak Park to check… Continue reading

Styling Food

At the end of August when Food Marathon and I hosted our Kosher Marathon Crawl along Pico, we remarked to each other how some businesses seemed stuck in time. The food could only… Continue reading

The Hollywood Farmers’ Market

If the Santa Monica Farmers Market is the haven for chefs, then the Hollywood Farmers’ Market is the haven for home cooks. I’ve heard a lot about the Hollywood Farmers’ Market through the… Continue reading

Shopping the Closet: Budget Hollywood Glamour

It’s Blogger Prom on Wednesday! The theme is Hollywood Confidential. Think old-school Hollywood Glamour (1930s-1940s). And because I shop ALL the time, I tend to buy a lot of accessories and party dresses.… Continue reading

1950s Chinese Restaurants

Yesterday, I spent about 45 minutes trying to figure out the 1950s Chinese restaurant menu. Being born and raised in LA by parents from Hong Kong, I thought I knew Chinese (at least… Continue reading