Tag Archive: restaurant reviews

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

DTLA: Hanging Out Eating Tacos at Mercado Olympic and the Pinata District

  Every now and then I would drive past the Pinata District in Downtown Los Angeles never imagining the bounty of street food there. I knew about Mercado Olympic but hadn’t realized it… Continue reading

NELA Tour: Sinaloa Express, Mama Churro y Mas, El Naranja and the Lincoln Heights Corn Man

  Recently I did a Northeast Los Angeles (NELA) tour. I grew up in Lincoln Heights and have always proudly told people I’m from Northeast LA. We started at Sinaloa Express, next to… Continue reading

LA Loves Alex’s Lemonade on Saturday, September 20

    LA Loves Alex’s Lemonade, one of my favorite food fests, returns Saturday, September 20. This year it’s at a new location, UCLA’s Royce Quad in Westwood. Some local chefs I’m looking forward… Continue reading

DTLA: Classic Pub Food at Beelman’s

  Beelman’s Pub is now open in Downtown Los Angeles. Housed in a former coffee shop that seemed cavernous before, the pub is now very cozy with outdoor seating  and a huge beautiful… Continue reading

LA Food & Wine Returns August 21-24 – Lexus Grand Tasting

  Los Angeles Food and Wine (LAFW) returns August 21-24. There are many events including cooking demos and intimate lunches leading up with the Lexus Grand Tasting on both Saturday, August 23 and… Continue reading