Tag Archive: martini

The Minty’s Spirits Week: Introducing Hendrick’s Orbium Gin

  I recently attended the launch of Hendrick’s Orbium gin at The Wellesbourne. Orbium is the first new expression after the original Hendrick’s gin. It starts with a base of the original with… Continue reading

West Hollywood: La Fete Is Now Open Next to Norah

  Norah has a little sister! La Fete opened next door to the restaurant a few weeks ago. La Fete’s space was Norah’s private room but now it has its own separate entrance… Continue reading

Throwback Thursday: Rolling with Plymouth Gin in Vintage Cars in Search of Old Hollywood

  Last month, I went with Plymouth Gin on a tour of three local Hollywood institutions in search of glamour, legends and of course, gin cocktails. We channeled Hollywood’s Golden Age stars like¬†Jean… Continue reading

DTLA: Classic Seafood and Gin Martinis at Water Grill

  Recently I checked out Water Grill. I hadn’t been in many years and was delighted to see the renovated room. Water Grill is one of Los Angeles’ best seafood restaurants and I’m… Continue reading

Happy Hour at Nic’s Beverly Hills

  I recently checked out happy hour at Nic’s Beverly Hills. I had been years ago, long before I ever became a craft cocktails enthusiast.¬† The bar is busy with locals and those… 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

Go On Tour With The Minty & Eventbrite

Amy from Backyard Bite and I were recently chosen to go on tour with Eventbrite. We’ll be going to Eventbrite events from now until June. And I hope you’ll come and join me… Continue reading

Day 2 of Portland Cocktail Week

I really didn’t eat much the day before and started day 2 of Portland Cocktail Week at Michael’s Italian Beef which was a few blocks from where I was staying at the Jupiter… Continue reading

Old Hollywood: Musso & Frank Grill

I’ve been online for probably 15 years, sharing my life, words and pictures. In the grand scheme of things, it is nothing. Rueben has been behind the bar at Musso & Frank Grill… Continue reading