Tag Archive: beer

DTLA: I’ll meet you at the Far Bar

On First Street in Little Tokyo, between two buildings is a narrow alley leading to Far Bar. The first time I was led into this alley a couple of years back, I felt… Continue reading

Beauty, Bloggers & Beer: Deschutes Brewery

I was invited to at event at Benefit Cosmetics sponsored by Deschutes Brewery last week. The Bend, Oregon brewery came down to LA for what they called Base Camp Week. We got to… Continue reading

PDX: Tale of Two Happy Hours

On our first day in Portland last week, we headed over to Deschutes Brewery after meandering through Powell’s Books. I was trying to be very Portland-y and not use an umbrella even though… Continue reading

New Chef at Nick & Stef’s

Chef Megan Logan recently became Nick & Stef’s new executive chef. While attending the Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Pasadena, she completed an externship with Nick & Stef’s and worked her… Continue reading

Happy Hour at Essex Public House

The gay boyfriend and I wandered around Hollywood discussing the merits of the surrounding restaurants Sunday night. I joked we’re going to Hooters. We were fairly close to going to Miceli’s or Pig… Continue reading

Pasadena Intelligentsia: Love a Latte

I’m not sure what I love more. The idea that even I, a non-coffee drinker, can love the occasional cuppa or the foam art. Perhaps there’s a reason why I drink lattes at… Continue reading

Eagle Rock: Craft Beer Crawl

I introduced a new crawl idea last Friday, the Minty Craft Beer Crawl. Now, I’m a proud cocktalian. I like my booze in cocktails. I’m not much of a wine snob drinker and… Continue reading

Introducing the Minty Craft Beer Crawl

“Minty, when are you going to make a (straight) guy-friendly crawl?” Geez, you mean my Gays & Dolls doesn’t appeal to you? “Minty, why can’t I come to the Hot Bartender Crawl?” Um,… Continue reading