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Don Julio Margarita Dinner at Border Grill

Happy National Margarita Day! A few weeks ago, I was invited to Don Julio‘s Margarita Dinner at Border Grill in Santa Monica.The four courses were paired with Don Julio cocktails and spirits. We… Continue reading

SLS Hotel: Cocktails and Dessert at the Bazaar

  After dinner at Tres by Jose Andres, we hopped over to his other restaurant at the SLS Hotel, the Bazaar, for after-dinner cocktails and a second dessert. This was my fourth Jose… Continue reading

West LA: Freddy Smalls

  “Hey, Freddy Smalls is open. You wanna go?” “Sure! Let’s invite so and so.” A week or so goes by. “Hey, we’re going to Freddy Smalls. You wanna come?” By the end… Continue reading

2011 Media Mentions

2010 Media Mentions December 27, 2011 LA Weekly uses a few of my photos for the Openings/Closings article (photos from Artisan House & Bistro LQ) December 2, 2011 Midtown Lunch links to¬† my… Continue reading

2012 Food, Restaurant and Bar Trends

Happy Holidays from The Minty! I’m off next week and spending time with friends and family. Lots of new blog posts and events will be posted next year. In the meantime, please enjoy… Continue reading

Speed Rack LA Recap

When I was in Portland for Portland Cocktail Week, I had a chance to see Speed Rack. The friendly competition looks for the fastest female bartender with money raised going to breast cancer… Continue reading

Beverly Hills: Crescent Hotel Launches Autumn Lounge Menu & Cocktails

  Boutique hotel Crescent Hotel in Beverly Hills recently launched their new Autumn menu by Chef Leonora Marouani. I was invited to check out the lounge sips and bites a couple of weeks… Continue reading

SF to LA: Pho Huynh Hiep to Pho Kim

One last meal in SF- ah, what’ll it be? Since I had somewhat of a bender (aka Shaker Face Tour) the previous night, a big bowl of soupy noodles were in order. Carina… Continue reading

SF: Prospect

My last day in San Francisco was a full day. I had lunch at Burma SuperStar with my cousin and friends, mosied around Green Apple (to feed my addiction for books) and dropped… Continue reading

Return to Vesper Bar

One of my favorite bars is the Vesper Bar at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas. I’m afraid this is not going to be a wonderful and educational post as once again, none of… Continue reading