Category Archive: travel

Booze Travel: Whisky Jewbilee Seattle Recap & Tickets On Sale Now for the New York Show on June 15

  When I headed off to Seattle a couple of months ago, I had no idea there were so many events I couldn’t miss while I was there. Sure, there was the Emerald… Continue reading

Wine and Spirits Wholesalers Convention Returns to Orlando April 18-21

  Wine and Spirits Wholesalers Convention and Exposition returns to Orlando this year April 18 through 21. This year’s convention features hundreds of new products, hospitality suites, seminars, cocktail competitions, spirits and wine competitions… Continue reading

Philly: Dinner at Zahav

  While researching restaurants in Philadelphia, I got it in my head I had to try the Israeli restaurant, Zahav. It’s one of the best restaurants in Philly and it was impossible to get… Continue reading

Philly: Checking Out The Franklin Bar and More

  When we got to Philly, we had dinner at Vernick and then went over to The Franklin Bar for after dinner drinks. We were met by a door guy who asked if we… Continue reading

Philly: All the Good Stuff at Vernick

When we were heading out to Philadelphia, everyone told us we had to check out Vernick. It turned out it was a 5 minute walk from our hotel and I was able to… Continue reading

Philly: Sandwich Crawl Featuring Cheesesteaks and More

  Last year I did a speedy trip through Philadelphia. Whenever I check out a new city, I have to have all their favorite foods. And the last time I was in Philly,… Continue reading

Philly: Slurpin’ Noodles at Pho Nhan

  I recently did a weekender in Philadelphia. One morning we woke and craved soup noodles. We did a quick search for pho and found Pho Nhan not too far away from our… Continue reading

The Minty’s Best 2016 Meals

  In 2016, I wrote over 150 posts. With so many meals, it’s hard to pick my top 5 or even 10. So this list is just a list of many, many favorite… Continue reading

Solvang: Dinner at Root 246

  I was in Solvang for a day trip and we had hit up some of the wine rooms in the deliberately quaint town. I was perhaps a little over the kitsch when… Continue reading

Buellton: Dinner at Industrial Eats

  On the way back from our day trip in Santa Barbara, we stopped at Industrial Eats in Buellton. It’s obviously a locals favorite but we managed to find one of the last… Continue reading