Tag Archive: hollywood

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

Hangar 1 Launches Their Rose Vodka

  I’m kicking off Spirits Week at The Minty with Hangar 1’s new Rose Vodka which I recently tasted at Skybar at the Mondrian hotel. Every day this week, I’m featuring new spirits… Continue reading

East Hollywood: Bruichladdich Dinner at The Edmon Recap

I recently visited The Edmon for a Bruichladdich Scotch Whisky dinner. I had the pleasure of meeting the former Bruichladdich master distiller Jim McEwan a few years ago and the juice I had… Continue reading

The Minty’s Best 2017 Meals

  In 2017, I had a lot of wonderful meals. Some so memorable, I want to build a time machine to go back to that meal. Here’s a list of my faves this… Continue reading

Hollywood: Drinks at the Ever Bar/ Klimpton Everly Hotel

    After watching Hamilton at the Pantages Theatre, we headed over to the Ever Bar at the new Klimpton Everly Hotel. The entire hotel is very beautiful and modern. There was some… Continue reading

Hollywood: Salad and Pizza at Pace Joint

  Recently I checked out Pace Joint in Hollywood. It’s a tiny storefront with a pretty patio. You order at the counter and they’ll run the food out to you. It’s also BYOB.… Continue reading

Mid-City: Steak and Chimichuri at Carlitos Gardel Argentine Steakhouse

  I can’t believe it’s taken me this long to try Carlitos Gardel Argentine Steakhouse. It’s been open 20+ years and any restaurant that’s withstood the fickle LA restaurant scene deserves respect. The… Continue reading

Hollywood: All Your Tiki Dreams Come True at Lono

  From the group that runs Melrose Umbrella Company, comes Lono, a lush new tiki bar in the heart of Hollywood. I’ve now been a couple of times and it’s a huge lovely… Continue reading

Hollywood: All The New Drinks on Sassafras Saloon’s Menu

  Sassafras Saloon, the New Orleans style bar in Hollywood has done it again with a new cocktail list. Since my last run down well over a year ago, Sassafras introduced a brand… Continue reading

Hollywood: Magic, Asian Eats and Cocktails at Black Rabbit Rose

  I checked out Black Rabbit Rose, the Houston brothers’ latest spot in Hollywood a couple of weeks ago. It opened about a month and half ago, taking over the old Butchers and… Continue reading