Tag Archive: hollywood

The Minty’s Scotch Week: Raasay Distillery with Southern California Whiskey Club

  I started The Minty’s Scotch Week with Aberlour with the Southern California Whiskey Club and now I’m going to end the week with a recent SCWC tasting with the new Raasay Distillery.… Continue reading

The Minty’s Scotch Week: Checking Out Aberlour with Southern California Whiskey Club

  I’m kicking off a week of Scotch! The Minty’s first Scotch Week starts with Aberlour. I recently attended the Southern California Whiskey Club’s special tasting with Aberlour presented by at the Ever… Continue reading

Hollywood: Croft Alley at The Standard Hotel

  I checked out a popup within a popup, Croft Alley at the Standard hotel. Croft Alley took up the restaurant residency at the Standard after Ari Taymor took his popular Alma popup… Continue reading

Hollywood: Dinner and Drinks at Petit Trois

  Petit Trois on Highland has been opened about 5 years and I have never gone until recently. There was a period of my life I was at every Ludobites popup and I… Continue reading

Hollywood: Dinner and Drinks at Spoonfed and Bar Joe

  I recently visited the new Spoonfed and its bar, Bar Joe. The space is enormous! I love all the different feelings of the spaces. It’s a casual restaurant so you’d order and… Continue reading

Hollywood: Cool Vibes at Sunset and Vinyl

  Sunset & Vinyl, a cool bar above 800 Degrees Pizza at Sunset and Vine opened last fall but I visited for the first time last month. I went on a Friday night… Continue reading

Mid-city: Dinner at Noree Thai

Noree is the ambitious new project from business partners and Chefs Pla and Fern. While I love the casual Luv2Eat in Hollywood or grabbing a quick take-out from their Crying Tiger window, it’s… Continue reading

Hollywood: Drinks and Live Music at Tramp Stamp Granny’s

  I read about Tramp Stamp Granny’s a few months ago and wanted to check it out. I love piano bars and thought it’d be fun. The bar is the old Grampa Johnson’s… Continue reading

Recap: Mind Fish Co x Otono LA Tuna Dinner

  Recently I attended a dinner thrown by Mind Fish Co, a new canned tuna you can buy from online retailers such asĀ Amazon.com. The dinner was cooked by the brilliant chef Teresa Montano… 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