Tag Archive: manhattan

Cointreau: Art of the Mix Recap

  Occasionally I like to go to consumer events from liquor companies. When you go only to industry and press events, sometimes you lose track of what they’re educating the general public on.… Continue reading

Chinatown: Build Your Own Manhattan or Martini at 643 North

The new gastropub 643 North has opened in Chinatown. Located across the street from Spring Street BBQ, 643 North has locked in the corner with craft beer, cocktails and a full menu of… Continue reading

NYC: Ramen at Ronin Bar & Grill

While I was in New York, I had a ramen craving. Did I go to the ones I had mentally placed on my NYC eats list? No! I found the nearest Japanese restaurant… Continue reading

NYC: Sashimi at Mishima

  On my first night in New York City, we had dinner at Mishima. I had been up practically all night  and day and it had been a long travel day. While sushi… Continue reading

Long Beach: 555 East Steakhouse

A couple of weekends back, I was having a very intense meat craving. I ended up having steak several times and once was at 555 East, a steakhouse in Long Beach. I had… Continue reading

Seattle: Bar Hopping to Ba Bar, Liberty, Bathtub Gin, Coterie Room, Tini Bigs, Tavern Law & Canon

Day Two in Seattle started off with bright skies but it gradually became a bit gray and moody. Michael Kostin of Paratii Craft Bar started our bar tour off at Ba Bar. I… Continue reading

Table 20’s 2nd Annual LA’s Best Bartender Contest: Interview with Judge Marcos Tello

The Minty recently caught up with busy bartender Marcos Tello via email about the 2nd Annual LA’s Best Bartender contest. Marcos Tello is one of the judges along with last year’s winner Matthew… Continue reading

All-Night Happy Hour at Copa d’Oro

  On Mondays, Copa d’Oro in Santa Monica features an all-night happy hour.What I like about the cocktails at Copa d’Oro (besides the hot bartenders mixing them), are that they are classic libations.… Continue reading

Cocktalian Chicago

I’ve been to some bars in L.A. where bartenders have told me they were inspired by the cocktails at Chicago’s The Violet Hour. I’ve read some articles about this bar and it was… Continue reading

Chicago Drinks

One of the many things we wanted to do was visit Intelligentsia in Chicago. Having been to all three outposts in L.A.; Venice, Silver Lake and the new Pasadena store, I was excited… Continue reading