Pasadena Night: Elements Kitchen & Japon Bistro

I’ve been to the Elements Cafe before and liked it well enough but when the menu for the new Elements Kitchen popped up online, I thought it was my kind of place. I… Continue reading

Dating in LA Sucks, Part III

On Sunday, I met a guy at Royal Clayton‘s who expressed to me why dating in LA sucks. He essentially said there were no viable candidates. I told him I felt vaguely insulted.… Continue reading

WeHo Delights: Obar and Hamburger Mary’s

Last Saturday started out low-key. I had lunch at Litz and then was planning to meet up with some people for Happy Hour at Obar. However, I ended up going down to Huntington… Continue reading

Hot Bartender Crawl: Save the Date

Save the date! Mark Friday, February 26 as the next Minty Hot Bartender Crawl. Details including locations TBA. But what happened on the last crawl? Read all about the DTLA Hot Bartender Crawl.… Continue reading

Drago Centro: Aperitif Hour

When Drago Centro first opened, they didn’t have a happy hour but I’ve spent a lot of time at their bar. I’ve yet to actually do a sit-down meal (though I’ve done dineLA… Continue reading

Litz: Singaporean Dreams

On Saturday, I was driving along Garvey Avenue in the San Gabriel Valley hoping to find a gem. I was aiming for Mama Lu’s for dumplings but somehow stopped a block away and… Continue reading

The Minty: On the Move

“You are the busiest person I know. Do you ever stay home and relax?” Admittedly, not really. I recently told a friend that I do like to veg. Sleep in. Read. Art it… Continue reading

LA Street Food Fest- February Minty Crawl

Originally, I planned a Meat on a Stick crawl for February but due to timing, I’m just going to glom onto the LA Street Food Fest. I’m going anyway and now I’m inviting… Continue reading

Musings on Food Photography

Yesterday, I heard about this great event, Phototasting at Checkers. I already have plans or else I would have tried to make it since lately I’ve been working on my food photography. Plus,… Continue reading

Surely, it’s a Sri Lankan Crawl!

This past Saturday, I gathered 12 others for a feast of Sri Lankan food. Most of us had never had it before. Along the tour, we also stopped by Sri Lankan Delight, a… Continue reading