Tag Archive: restaurant reviews

2012 Food, Restaurant and Bar Trends

Happy Holidays from The Minty! I’m off next week and spending time with friends and family. Lots of new blog posts and events will be posted next year. In the meantime, please enjoy… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Eating Our Way Through Mandalay Bay- Mizuya Sushi & The Noodle Shop

  My last few Las Vegas trips have been very impromptu so I didn’t research where to eat. We just followed our noses and found ourselves at Mandalay Bay a few times. First… Continue reading

Portland Food Carts- New Taste of India, Thai Pasta & Nong’s Khao Man Gai

On my last day in Portland, I wanted to check out a food cart. Oh, there are so many I wanted to try but first on my list was Potato Champion since that’s… Continue reading

Los Angeles Food & Wine Grand Tasting Recap

On the last day of the Los Angeles Food and Wine Festival, I headed back to LA Live to check out the Grand Tasting. Held on the roof of a parking structure, the… Continue reading

SF: Back to Back Sandwiches at Rhea’s & Clancey’s Delis

On my first day in SF last month, I wanted to get a quick bite after my flight (the flight was short but the wait at the airport is interminable!). Carina suggested Rhea’s… Continue reading

The Taste: Secrets from the Kitchen & Cellar Recap

As previously mentioned there were 9 The Taste events and I was able to attend two. I also attended the Burgers and Beer event on the opening night of the food festival. The… Continue reading

Ludobites 007

The last three or so Ludobites runs have been so popular that I haven’t been able to make reservations. But luckily for me, friends always seems to have an open seat. This meant… Continue reading

Chefs VS Bloggers Recap

from L-R: Brook Burton-Lutton, Amanda Baumgarten, Mark Peel, Kat Odell, Darnell Holloway The Western Foodservice and Hospitality Expo is a mecca of panels, samples and wares for sale. One such panel, Chefs versus… Continue reading

SF to LA: Pho Huynh Hiep to Pho Kim

One last meal in SF- ah, what’ll it be? Since I had somewhat of a bender (aka Shaker Face Tour) the previous night, a big bowl of soupy noodles were in order. Carina… Continue reading

LA Street Food Fest 2011 Recap

The second Summer Tasting of the LA Street Food Fest returned to the Rose Bowl this past Saturday. After producing two spectacular street food fests last year, organizers thoughtfully tweaked this year’s fest… Continue reading