Masters of Taste Returns to the Rose Bowl Sunday, May 6

  Masters of Taste returns to Pasadena’s Rose Bowl on Sunday, May 6. The food festival benefits the Union Station Homeless Services. 100% of the ticket sales goes to this wonderful charity. Get… Continue reading

Boyle Heights: Menudo at Los Cinco Puntos

  One morning, I found myself in Boyle Heights in search of menudo. I had seen a photo of a gorgeous bowl and knew I had to try it myself. The search led… Continue reading

DTLA: Hawaiian Garlic Shrimp at Broken Mouth

  I checked out Broken Mouth – Lee’s Homestyle for Hawaiian food last week. It’s a tiny shop in the fashion district of Downtown Los Angeles. There’s one table that gets crowded with… Continue reading

Introducing Paul John Indian Whisky

  When I heard about the Paul John Whisky tasting at The Daily Pint in Santa Monica, I made sure I cleared my plans to attend. I was very interested in tasting the… Continue reading

Checking Out Nikka Coffey Gin and Vodka

  Today I’m going to feature both gin and vodka for Spirit Week at The Minty. Last September, I attended a tasting for Nikka Coffey Gin and Vodka at Baldoria. I was curious… Continue reading

Portobello Road Gin Launches in California

Portobello Road Gin just launched in California. It officially launched in the US (New York) in 2015 but has now made its way to the West Coast and specifically you can find it… Continue reading

Tasting Spanish Brandy and Pisco; Torres 15 and El Gobernador

  Spirits Week continues at The Minty with Torres 15 Spanish Brandy and El Gobernador Pisco. I recently tasted these twoat a launch party at Spare Room. Austin bartender Justin Lavenue was in… Continue reading

Hangar 1 Launches Their Rose Vodka

  I’m kicking off Spirits Week at The Minty with Hangar 1’s new Rose Vodka which I recently tasted at Skybar at the Mondrian hotel. Every day this week, I’m featuring new spirits… Continue reading

DTLA: The Bolo Burger For Brunch at Rossoblu

Rossoblu has recently started serving brunch. Suddenly my instagram feed was flooded with pictures of delicious things including the Bolo burger which is a burger with Bolognese sauce. Well then, we had to… Continue reading

Silver Lake: Gyoza and More at Ramen Bangaichi

  One night in Silver Lake, I found my way to Ramen Bangaichi. It was heading towards witching hour and given the choices, I opted for ramen over a diner. I didn’t read… Continue reading