Tag Archive: los angeles

Mid-City: Tequila, Mezcal and Sotol at El Carmen- Oh My!

El Carmen is one of LA’s oldest restaurants. It opened as a Mexican restaurant in 1929. Its most recent owner turned it into a hip bar with a Mexican wrestler theme. I remember… Continue reading

DineLA Begins Today, July 15 until July 26

  One of the largest restaurant weeks in the nation, dineLA, begins today July 15 and runs until July 26. I was invited to preview a couple of menus and Scarpetta and Bouchon… Continue reading

Film Review: SOMM

SOMM, the documentary about “the hardest test you’ve never heard of” opens in theaters on June 21st. In Los Angeles, it’ll play for a week at the Sundance Sunset Cinema in West Hollywood… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Vegan Food and Cocktails at Crossroads

I was invited to Crossroads to check out the new Beverage Director Jeremy Lake’s cocktails as well the vegan dishes by Chef Tal Ronnen. Jeremy is The Minty’s Hot Bartender for 2012 and… Continue reading

Go On Tour With The Minty & Eventbrite

Amy from Backyard Bite and I were recently chosen to go on tour with Eventbrite. We’ll be going to Eventbrite events from now until June. And I hope you’ll come and join me… Continue reading

Smashburger Now Open in Culver City

Smashburger is now openĀ  in Culver City. It’s the first outpost from the Colorado chain in Los Angeles proper. There are locations in San Francisco, San Diego and Thousand Oaks as well.  … Continue reading

Disaronno & Tia Maria Dinner with Marcel Vigneron and Love Boat’s Issac

As part of the Tales of the Cocktail spirited dinners, I attended one with Disaronno and Tia Maria at the Musee Conti Wax Museum. I replied immediately I was in when I saw… Continue reading

DTLA: Los Angeles Brewing Company Now Open

The Los Angeles Brewing Company is now opened. They opened just in time for St. Patrick’s Day and every seat was taken for the 100 taps sports bar. I swung by two days… Continue reading

Culver City: Coolhaus

For Valentine’s Day this year, I went to the Coolhaus shop and enjoyed all the boozy flavors I could find along with the fried chicken and waffles ice cream. Yup, that’s right, fried… Continue reading

The Minty’s “I Want to Try in 2012” Restaurants List

I generally keep a mental list of restaurants I want to try but thought it’d be fun to post about these potential new favorites. And if you have suggestions, I’ll consider them! I… Continue reading