Tag Archive: restaurant reviews

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

Beverly Hills: Comfort Food at 208 Rodeo

  The iconic 208 Rodeo restaurant has been serving up delicious food on Rodeo Drive since the 1990s. You can’t miss the restaurant just up the stairs on the corner of Wilshire Boulevard… Continue reading

The Minty’s Best 2015 Meals

    I’ve written around 260 posts on the site this year. Picking my favorite meals of the year is a little daunting. I don’t have a particular order but I have organized… Continue reading

Hollywood: Get Your Spice Fix at Luv2Eat Thai

  With so many Thai restaurants in this town, it’s sometimes just easier to order from your local rather than seek out any doing anything particularly worthy. However, I’ve wanted to go to… Continue reading

West LA: Soup Dumplings at ROC Kitchen

  ROC Kitchen in West LA on Sawtelle is probably best known for their soup dumplings which they offer many different types of fillings. We ordered the classic pork and crab as well… Continue reading