Tag Archive: gin

Minty at Home: The Negroni and its Variations

  Surprise, surprise! I’m not actually going to show you how to make a Negroni. Stanley Tucci has already done a fine job of it. No, actually he did. Despite a few nitpicks,… Continue reading

Minty at Home: Martini vs Manhattan

  A few weeks ago when I started making drinks at home, resurrecting my Minty Popup Bar, I made a pair of classics; the Martini and Manhattan. I recently did inventory and though… Continue reading

Where to Drink in Los Angeles for Negroni Week, June 24-30

  Negroni Week returns next week, June 24-30. Imbibe Magazine and Campari created the worldwide cocktail event which celebrates the beloved Gin, Campari and Sweet Vermouth drink in 2013 and now has grown… Continue reading

DTLA: New Drinks at Bar Franca

  Bar Franca has launched a new menu just in time for Spring! A vibrantly green drink, the First Flush would be my first pick of the night. With trendy matcha but also… Continue reading

The Minty’s Spirits Week: Introducing Hendrick’s Orbium Gin

  I recently attended the launch of Hendrick’s Orbium gin at The Wellesbourne. Orbium is the first new expression after the original Hendrick’s gin. It starts with a base of the original with… Continue reading

Historic Filipinotown: New Drinks at Genever LA

  After dinner at Porridge & Puffs, we went a couple blocks over to Genever for a nightcap. It’s the perfect one-two punch. It’s been a minute since I was at Genever and… Continue reading

Highland Park: Spanish Food and Drinks at Otono

  I’ve been eagerly anticipating the opening of Otono since I heard about it at a sustainable tuna dinner last year. I enjoyed that meal as well as Chef Teresa Montano’s previous Spanish… Continue reading

Highland Park: Checking Out Cocktails and Food at Hippo

  I made it to Hippo last month during the holidays. It’s been on my radar for a while and I was glad I was finally able to check it out before heading… Continue reading

Monthly Cocktail Boxes from the American Cocktail Club

  Recently I received a cocktail box from Tanaya’s Table and the American Cocktail Club. American Cocktail Club works with mixologists and others to create monthly boxes. Each box makes several drinks.  … Continue reading

The Minty’s Spirits Week: Spring 44 Distilling from Colorado

  At this year’s BevCon in Los Angeles, I tasted the line from Spring 44 Distilling from Colorado. I wanted to include a craft distiller for this week’s Spirits Week because I want… Continue reading