Tag Archive: hollywood

Cointreau: Art of the Mix Recap

  Occasionally I like to go to consumer events from liquor companies. When you go only to industry and press events, sometimes you lose track of what they’re educating the general public on.… Continue reading

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