Tag Archive: lunch

Los Angeles Food and Wine Festival Returns August 22-26 to DTLA and Santa Monica

  Los Angeles Food and Wine returns August 22 through 26 to various locations including Downtown Los Angeles and Santa Monica.   LAFW kicks off with dinners on Wednesday, August 22. In the… Continue reading

Chicago: Lunch at Barrio

  For my last lunch in Chicago, I hit up Barrio. Our server was very nice and went through the menu with us.   For a starter, I had the chilled corn and… Continue reading

DTLA: Lunch at The Mighty

  After almost a year of looking at The Mighty, I finally checked it out. I was oddly surprised by the number of chicken dishes on the menu. As someone who rarely orders… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Lunch at Teishokuya of Tokyo aka T.O.T.

  I’ve been coming to Teishokuya of Tokyo (T.O.T.) forever. This traditional Japanese restaurant was known for what I called comfort food, very traditional home-style Japanese. There was never any sushi or ramen… Continue reading

DTLA: Sushi and More at Art & Fish

A few months ago I walked by a mysterious black door with a slot. There was a handwritten sign advertising miso soup for $2.50. I wondered if I popped in a couple of… Continue reading

Northridge: Chi’s Chinese Cuisine

  I was in the Valley one day for lunch and we opted for Chi’s Chinese Cuisine. My friend said it was “pretty good for the [ San Fernando] Valley”– meaning it’s not… 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

Highland Park: Mason’s Dumpling Shop

    Last week I posted about Joy, a Tawainese/Chinese restaurant in Highland Park. When it and Mason’s Dumpling Shop opened, friends asked me to go but I didn’t place them very high… Continue reading

DTLA: Full Service Lunch at Orsa and Winston

  When Orsa and Winston opened for lunch years ago, it was a bit odd to order at the “counter” which was more of the chef’s table overlooking the kitchen and then find… Continue reading

SGV: Eat the Menu at Panasia Sweet & Savory Alhambra

    I checked out Panasia in Alhambra recently. It just opened a few weeks ago and already has quite the buzz. With friends, we conquered the menu and ate every dish on… Continue reading