Tag Archive: restaurant reviews

Hong Kong: Exploring Causeway Bay, Tai Kwun in Central and Tsim Sha Tsui

  The days in Hong Kong were merging together. Every day I explored a different neighborhood though in truth, I’d need to be there for a month or more to really see everything.… Continue reading

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: Jamaican Patty Crawl Featuring ABeautifulLife Cafe and Green Grotto Juice Bar

  I’ve wanted to do a Jamaican patty crawl in Downtown Los Angeles for at least a year now. I had seen ABeautifulLife Jamaican Cafe (A Beautiful Life) and had been curious about… Continue reading

The Minty’s Best 2017 Meals

  In 2017, I had a lot of wonderful meals. Some so memorable, I want to build a time machine to go back to that meal. Here’s a list of my faves this… Continue reading

The Minty’s Best 2016 Meals

  In 2016, I wrote over 150 posts. With so many meals, it’s hard to pick my top 5 or even 10. So this list is just a list of many, many favorite… Continue reading

Northridge: KBBQ at Pine Tree Korean Restaurant

  My best friend asked me what I wanted for dinner while I was visiting her in the Valley. I said I wanted either Korean, Japanese or Mexican food. She decided to take… Continue reading

Dallas: BBQ at Pecan Lodge and Lockhart Smokehouse

      I had one mission while I was in Dallas. Eat barbecue. Whenever anyone asked me what I was doing in Dallas, I would just say I was going to eat… Continue reading

Culver City: KBBQ Happy Hour at Hanjip

  I recently checked out the newly launched happy hour at Hanjip which runs every day from 4 to 6:30 p.m. That’s right, there’s happy hour even on weekends! Choose bites such as hot… Continue reading

A Summer of Night Markets in Orange County and the SGV

  The OC Night Market returns tonight and through the weekend (6/17-19) to the OC Fair and Event Center in Costa Mesa. I checked it out for the first time last month and… Continue reading

Dining as LA Restaurant Critics: Side by Side Reviews of Otium

  Today LA Weekly’s restaurant critic Besha Rodell posted her review of Otium. Although she gives the new restaurant 2 stars, it’s a very biting (a pun, haha!) review. She makes complaints of… Continue reading