Tag Archive: lunch

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

DTLA: Hawaiian Garlic Shrimp at Broken Mouth

  I checked out Broken Mouth – Lee’s Homestyle for Hawaiian food last week. It’s a tiny shop in the fashion district of Downtown Los Angeles. There’s one table that gets crowded with… Continue reading

Koreatown: Lunch at BongChu Chicken

  I recently tried the jjimdak (Korean braised chicken stew) at BongChu in Koreatown. Talk about simplicity at its best. This is the only dish BongChu serves and they do it very, very… Continue reading

Echo Park: Lunch at Freedman’s

I checked out Freedman’s in Echo Park recently for lunch. I had been waiting to hear about their opening ever since I read a new kind of Jewish deli was opening. I’m a… Continue reading

DTLA: Cuban Sandwiches at Don Francisco’s Coffee

I checked out Don Francisco’s Coffee one day for lunch in Downtown Los Angeles. It’s located at the Spring Arcade Building. Uli Gelateria,┬áKai Japanese Roots and Guisados are also in the same building.… Continue reading

DTLA: Steak at 1810 Argentinean

  UPDATE: 1/29/18 Restaurant is now closed. There is a sign on the window that said Lala’s Argentine Grill coming soon. … Looking back on my year of lunches in Downtown Los Angeles… Continue reading

Studio City: Brunch at the Bellwether

  One Sunday, I headed over to Studio City to meet up with friends at The Bellwether. We were doing a birthday brunch so we celebrated by getting Bloody Marys to start. The… Continue reading