Tag Archive: los angeles

Beverly Hills: Beautiful Meal with Cocktails at Crustacean

The first time I heard about Crustacean I was 18. One of my college roommates went with her boyfriend for Valentine’s day. I forever associated it with special occasions from that point forward.… Continue reading

Mid-City: The Shelby Now Open on West Third

  I checked out The Shelby when it was in soft open last week.¬†The restaurant and bar takes over the old Sushi Roku space on West 3rd, not far from the Beverly Center… Continue reading

DTLA: Drinks at Bar Franca

Bar Franca has been open in Downtown Los Angeles for a few months now but I finally made it over there a couple of weeks ago. Once there, I discovered how cute and… Continue reading

The Minty’s Spirits Week: Pisco Viejo Tonel

  It’s another Spirits Week here on The Minty! Cheers to a year of focusing on various spirits producer this year. It’s been interesting focusing a bit more on producers rather than just… Continue reading

Lincoln Heights: Craft Beer and Meatball Sub at The Heights

  I was back in the old neighborhood and stopped into The Heights for a bite and a beer before a show. My friend asked me if things have changed much in Lincoln… 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: The Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS) Party Recap at the British Consular’s Residence

  I recently attended the Scotch Malt Whisky Society¬†35th Anniversary and Los Angeles launch at the British Consular’s residence. For today’s The Minty’s Scotch Week post, I’d like to recap the whiskys and… Continue reading

The Minty’s Scotch Week: The Dalmore Whisky and its Relationship with Sherry

  The Minty’s Scotch Week swings around to The Dalmore. I recently attended at tasting of The Dalmore at Redbird. The tasting was led by Single Malt Specialist for Whyte and Mackay, Craig… 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

DTLA: Cognac Crawl at Redbird, Bar Clacson, The Varnish, Otium and Broken Shaker Recap

  In late September, I saw something interesting called the Cognac Classic Crawl. I like bar crawls and I like brandy. However, I was heading out to Hong Kong so I forgot about… Continue reading