Tag Archive: los angeles

USC: Lunch at Ramen Kenjo

  I recently checked out Ramen Kenjo for lunch. It’s at the newish University Village across the street from the University of Southern California (USC). I got the spicy miso ramen and added… Continue reading

DTLA: Brunch at the Michelin Star Orsa and Winston

    I’ve been meaning to try brunch at Orsa and Winston and I’m so glad I did before it was announced last week they have a Michelin star. Now I’m sure it’ll… Continue reading

Save the Date: Whisky, Wine & Swine; Whisky Extravaganza, Wine Riot & Cochon 555 May 31-June 2

  The three day weekend of fun at City Market Social House in Downtown Los Angeles kicks off with Whisky Extravaganza on May 31 then Wine Riot takes over on Saturday, June 1… Continue reading

The Minty Adventures: Mid-City Stops including Marciano Art Foundation, Cafe Midi and Bluestone Lane Coffee

  A few weeks ago, I started a new series called The Minty Adventures. What’s it like to be a tourist in one’s own city? This time around, I checked out the Ai… Continue reading

The Minty’s Spirits Week: Bols Genever

  Faith and Flower has Jazz Wednesdays and there’s usually a spirits brand in the house. Recently Faith and Flower welcomed guest bartender Yukiko Watanabe from Japan who made drinks with Bols Genever.… Continue reading

DTLA: Lunch Specials at Jin China Bistro

  Jin China Bistro opened last year but it took me months to go over there as I hadn’t entirely forgiven them for taking over the old Hotpot Galaxy space. I was at… Continue reading

The Minty’s Adventures: DTLA including The Broad Museum, Angels Flight, Grand Central Market

  This year I decided to make a dent in my “things I want to do in Los Angeles” list. First up is Angels Flight which I checked out after a visit to… Continue reading

DTLA: Lunch at Shekarchi’s New Location

  One of my go-to staples for lunch in Downtown Los Angeles are all the Persian kabob shops around town. One of my favorites is Shekarchi. They recently moved to a new location… Continue reading

Historic Filipino Town: Dinner at Porridge and Puffs

  I was looking forward to checking out Chef Minh Phan’s Porridge & Puffs permanent space as soon as I heard it was open. Then a few weeks slipped by but I finally… Continue reading

Chinatown: Drinks at Songbird Cafe and Speakeasy Bar

  After dinner at Pho Broadway, we walked over to the new Songbird speakeasy. By day it doubles as a coffee shop. They’ve been open for about three months. The original concept was… Continue reading