Pico KOSHER Marathon Crawl

The Minty and Food Marathon present the Pico KOSHER Marathon Crawl! You are invited to join us on Sunday, August 29 for what conceivably could be the most EPIC KOSHER Marathon Crawl ever!… Continue reading

The New Dining Deck at Santa Monica Place

Santa Monica Place opened today to much anticipation. The mall recently underwent a huge renovation. While the general structure remained the same, the top seemed to been blown off, paving the way to… Continue reading

Minty Dinner Party

Yesterday I posted all 6 recipes for the dinner party I had last Saturday. Since I go out so much, most people wonder if I can cook. I do but not in the… Continue reading

Seafood Salad Recipe

When I was planning for my dinner party this past Saturday, I arrived at the store with several ideas but none of them was a seafood salad. To be truthful, I threw in… Continue reading

Chicken with Pea Sprouts and Bell Peppers Recipe

As I mentioned in my bruschetta recipe, I had no idea what I was going to make for my main course for my dinner party. I wandered around the grocery store considering all… Continue reading

Green Beans and Squash Recipe

For my dinner party this past Saturday, I served a green beans and squash side. I had originally was going to wimp out and serve a simple salad but decided to go all… Continue reading

Spinach Bruschetta Recipe

This past Saturday, I hosted a dinner party for 5. I went to the store armed with several recipes and ideas for my meal. The only thing I didn’t have a clue about… Continue reading

Porcini Mushroom Risotto Recipe

When I originally bought this 3-grain blend from Trader Joe’s, I was going to throw it into a rice cooker and be done with it. But for my dinner party, I thought I’d… Continue reading

Minty Dessert Recipe: Nectarine Compote for Ice Cream

This past Saturday, I hosted a dinner party for friends. I made everything from the bruschetta (which I served as an amuse) to seafood salad starter, main dish, veggies and risotto. But no… Continue reading

Food Truck Quickie: Ta Bom

When my office moved, I moved away from a lot of my favorite lunch places including the one I lovingly referred to as my secret spot.  I’m dying for a Mendocino Farms sandwich!… Continue reading