Tag Archive: food

New Orleans: Drinking at Cure

Drink nerds would probably say duh when I said I had really great drinks at Cure. During Tales of the Cocktail, I really wanted to go on the Brugal Dry Rum bus and… Continue reading

Culver City: Drinks at the Blind Barber

I’ve been meaning to check out the Blind Barber, a new bar in Culver City, for a while now. And when I tasted the drinks from their booth at the Angeleno Live &… Continue reading

Buckle Up, Sweetheart! It’s Tales of the Cocktail: A Short Memoir

When Neyah White tells you to buckle up, it’s TALES OF THE COCKTAIL, you listen. For the last several years, I wanted to go to the popular cocktail week in New Orleans and… Continue reading

Santa Monica: Sonoma Wine Garden

    After Santa Monica Place opened, I had intended go back to Sonoma Wine Garden but the opportunity never arose until recently. I had suggested it for my friend’s birthday and after… Continue reading

New Spring Menu at Bar | Kitchen

Bye bye pork shank, hello foie gras BLT! Although I’m going to miss the pork shank, aka the “dinosaur bone,” I have wholeheartedly welcomed the foie gras BLT to Bar | Kitchen‘s new… Continue reading

Mercedes-Benz Transmission LA: AV Club at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA

    The Mercedes-Benz Transmission LA: AV Club curated by Mike D (of Beasties Boys fame) opened last Friday at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA in Downtown Los Angeles. The 3-week exhibition in… Continue reading

Planet Dailes and Mixology 101 Now Open

Planet Dailes and Mixology 101 by Salvatore Calabrese are now open at the Farmers Market. The original Las Vegas restaurant (inside the Planet Hollywood Hotel) brings a new bar to The Grove and… Continue reading

The Minty’s Guide to Austin

I was in Austin last month. I had never been there, didn’t know a soul and was going to travel alone. Everyone told me I would love Austin and I did. Here’s a… Continue reading

Seattle: Pike Brewing Company

  After touring Pike Place, we headed over to Pike Brewing Company. I didn’t realize it was more than just a pub. It’s also where they brew all the beer and there’s a… Continue reading

Silver Lake: New Cocktails at Cliff’s Edge

The Bar at Cliff’s Edge recently introduced their new Winter cocktails. I was invited a couple of weeks ago for a tasting.     The Bitter Pill (Zaya rum, Fernet Branca, lime juice,… Continue reading