West Hollywood: Drinks at Conservatory and its Speakeasy, Society Room

  I found myself in West Hollywood one night and remembered I wanted to check out the drinks at Conservatory. While I was there, I became aware of a speakeasy in the back… Continue reading

Lincoln Heights: Craft Beer and Meatball Sub at The Heights

  I was back in the old neighborhood and stopped into The Heights for a bite and a beer before a show. My friend asked me if things have changed much in Lincoln… Continue reading

Pico Rivera: Indian Food at Curry Hut

  I had a craving for Indian food and I looked up Curry Hut. When I got there, I discovered it was in a strip mall anchored by a Target store. Oooh, I… Continue reading

SGV: Lunch at Sunrise Social Company in El Monte

  I was going to get pho for lunch when I noticed a new place next door to LTK called Sunrise Social Company. They only had lunch specials that day. I got the… Continue reading

Koreatown: Han Mi Jung’s Black Goat Stew and Doenjang Jjigae

  As the temperatures drop in the evening, my belly starts clamoring for soup, stew and more soup. One of my favorites is Korean black goat stew. When I was looking up spots… Continue reading

The Minty’s Scotch Week: Raasay Distillery with Southern California Whiskey Club

  I started The Minty’s Scotch Week with Aberlour with the Southern California Whiskey Club and now I’m going to end the week with a recent SCWC tasting with the new Raasay Distillery.… Continue reading

The Minty’s Scotch Week: Glendronach Returns with the 15 Year Revival

  Just in time for The Minty’s Scotch Week, Glendronach re-launched their 15 year. Aptly called Revival, I got to taste it recently at the new Double Barrel in Beverly Hills. DB takes… Continue reading

The Minty’s Scotch Week: The Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS) Party Recap at the British Consular’s Residence

  I recently attended the Scotch Malt Whisky Society¬†35th Anniversary and Los Angeles launch at the British Consular’s residence. For today’s The Minty’s Scotch Week post, I’d like to recap the whiskys and… Continue reading

The Minty’s Blog Anniversary and Repeal Day Party on December 5

    The Minty blog turned 9 this year. Nine! To celebrate, I’m throwing a party on Wednesday, December 5 at Peking Tavern. December 5 also happens to be Repeal Day so it’s… Continue reading

The Minty’s Scotch Week: The Dalmore Whisky and its Relationship with Sherry

  The Minty’s Scotch Week swings around to The Dalmore. I recently attended at tasting of The Dalmore at Redbird. The tasting was led by Single Malt Specialist for Whyte and Mackay, Craig… Continue reading