Going Solo: Drago Centro

I’ve never eaten alone at a sit-down restaurant by myself. Although I don’t know why it was important to do so, I did it. It’s been suggested going to a sushi bar is… Continue reading

Caipirinha Battle

Summer’s almost here and I find myself reaching for those lighter summery drinks. And so while I enjoy mojitos and mint juleps, I really like caiprinhas (even if half the time I feel… Continue reading

Mix & Match: Random Minty

Last week was a bit of a mish mash of activities. After ramen on Monday, we checked out Aux Delicies for dessert. I’ve seen this shop on Colorado in Old Town for years… Continue reading

Tar Pit: It didn’t burn down

A couple of weeks ago, there was a very real fear among LA foodies. Tar Pit was burning down! Oh wait, it didn’t. Unfortunately, it was a pizza place across the street that… Continue reading

Derrick’s: Jamaican me healthy crazy, mon

Before the cookie party at Bakelab, Anisha from Food is my Nish and I checked out Derrick’s Jamaican for lunch. Derrick’s into “being healthy” with a full half page of statistics on the… Continue reading

Smoke House: Best Vegas-style Buffet in LA

Vegas is fun but now I know where to go for some decent buffet crab legs! A couple of weeks ago, I checked out Burger Continental for their brunch buffet and it was… Continue reading

Pasadena: Naga Naga Ramen

I’m excited about the Ramen Run tomorrow but since I love ramen so much, I had a bowl on Monday. It was a cold day in L.A. Rainy and gloomy so a steaming… Continue reading

Starry Kitchen Opening for Dinner

Last Friday, I went to one of my regular lunch spots, Starry Kitchen. I had been planning to go the day before but we ended up going on Friday where apparently it became… Continue reading

Hot Bartender Crawl in Santa Monica

Save the Date! The next Minty Hot Bartender Crawl will be swinging through the cocktail circuit in Santa Monica on Friday, June 18. This “bachelorette party without the bride” girls’ night out will… Continue reading

Jane and Tarzan like Chicken Wings

Last Friday, I needed some time to unwind and catch up with some friends. One of them was craving FuRaiBo. I’ve been going to FuRaiBo for a few years now and almost everyone… Continue reading