Tag Archive: los angeles

Little Tokyo: Hachioji Craft Ramen

  Hachioji Craft Ramen recently opened a few doors down from Daikokuya. But don’t worry, they’re not in direct competition as they’re the same restaurant group. And Hachioji serves ramen with a chicken… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Lunch at ZenCu Sushi & Grill

  Longtime readers of The Minty might wonder what’s my favorite cuisine. While it’s not Japanese, I do eat a lot of Japanese food. I love going to Little Tokyo and eating at… Continue reading

DTLA: Hotel Figueroa Opens Rick’s Pool Bar

  The latest bar to open at Hotel Figueroa is Rick’s. It’s named after Rick’s Place from the movie Casablanca. It’s by the pool on the other side of the Veranda bar. Currently… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Checking out the New Sake Dojo DTLA

    Sake Dojo in Little Tokyo just opened in Downtown Los Angeles last week. I’d been anticipating its opening for a few months since I heard about it. Sake Dojo is a… Continue reading

DTLA: Tasting Menu at Shibumi

  Is it Japanese food week again on the Minty? Not quite but today I’m going to talk about my recent experience at Shibumi. There are three tasting menu (omakase) options; $65, $90… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Lunch at My Ramen Bar

  It’s the last day of Japanese food week on The Minty! I was on my way to get udon when I decided to pop into My Ramen Bar instead. I could already… 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

Century City: Pizza at Eataly

  Eataly in Los Angeles opened right around the time when one of the owners, chef Mario Batali, was accused of sexual misconduct and assault. I decided I had to avoid it and… Continue reading

Chinatown: Q – A Southern Style BBQ at Grand Star Jazz Club

  We are at the beginning of what I see to be a fabulous journey for Q – A Southern Style BBQ currently at Grand Star Jazz Club. It is a popup serving… Continue reading

Koreatown: Celebrate National Soft Pretzel Month at Biergarten

  It’s been a hot minute since I have gone to Biergarten in Koreatown. I was lured in because I heard they had these crazy pretzels for National Soft Pretzel Month. Did you… Continue reading