Tag Archive: dtla

Happy Hour: Roy’s Downtown

My good friend, the Vixen, and I have been checking out happy hours in Downtown Los Angeles the last year and half. She recently decided to start a new blog, L.A. Happy Hours.… Continue reading

LA Street Food Fest: the aftermath

Approximately five months ago, Shawna Dawson of SauceLA told me she was cooking up the LA Street Food Fest with Sonja Rasula of UniqueLA . She said it was going to be Valentine’s… Continue reading

Lunchtime in DTLA: Lemonade & It’s A Wrap

Although I live in one of the greatest foodie cities in the world, lunch in Downtown Los Angeles can be a trial. Do I want a salad? Or a sandwich? Because those seem… Continue reading

Checkers: My Own Phototasting

I was unable to get to the Phototasting event this past Saturday as I had a previous engagment but I did check out Checkers again for Happy Hour last Thursday. When I went… Continue reading

I’m the Mayor at…Lazy Ox Canteen

Recently, I was asked how often do I write about a place. Considering this blog isn’t very old, I haven’t really “reviewed” the same place twice though I may have mentioned them in… Continue reading

Tony’s Saloon: New Minty Bar Spotlight

Recently, I’ve been exploring a new part of Downtown. Now that I’ve had lunch at Church & State, happy hour at Royal Clayton’s and attended a friend’s play at Repertory X, I was… 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

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

Colori Kitchen: A Yearly Visit

Last year, I tried out Colori Kitchen for the first time in January. Service was an issue including giving away our table and the long wait for our meals without apology or clear… Continue reading

Long Weekend: From the Westside to Artesia to DTLA/SGV

It’s a long weekend, baby! Per the usual Minty ways, I had planned something every day I had off. Starting Friday night, I checked out Orris with four others. I decided I wasn’t… Continue reading