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Hot In The City: Dessert Crawl Through Los Angeles Including Icy Rush and More

  Is this summer much hotter than ones years past? Probably not but with the temperatures topping 100 Fahrenheit some days, it’s time to beat the heat with cool treats. First on our… Continue reading

DTLA: Drinks at Bernadette’s Bar

  Bernadette’s has been open for a while now on the same block as Bar Clacson, Slipper Clutch and Grand Central Market. I’ve just never made it in because I always heard of… Continue reading

Mid-City: Noodles and More at Kai Ramen

  I don’t forsee the ramen craze dying out anytime soon. Luckily this is a food trend I don’t mind. I checked out Kai Ramen on La Cienega recently. There are also two… Continue reading

Bottle Share Nights: How To Build Your Collection

  My bottle share nights series ends with the last one I went to. It was interesting to go to one not conducted by a whiskey club member. This one was a private… Continue reading

Bottle Share Nights: What’s the Deal with the Private Events

  In my introduction to bottle share nights, I mentioned the massive bottle share events… these are private events that are more than just a bunch of friends sharing their favorite bottles outside… Continue reading

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