Tag Archive: san francisco

SF: Grassland Hot Pot

    After the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival, we were starving. Although I had eaten half a sandwich from Clancey’s, we decided to see if we could get into Aziza early. We had… Continue reading

SF: Park Chow

  Before heading out to Golden Gate Park, we stopped at Park Chow for some grub. Carina told me someone once told her Chow (with multiple locations) was their favorite restaurant because it… Continue reading

SF: Lion Pub, Swank & Solstice

  Back in August, Carina and I were driving around and she pointed out Lion Pub to me. Well, she pointed at the building hidden behind climbing plants. She wondered what it was.… 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

Radio Room Returns to the Edison

Last Tuesday saw the return of Radio Room to the Edison. Radio Room is a special series at the Edison that had taken a year-long hiatus. The evenings would feature guest bartenders and… Continue reading

Table 20’s 2nd Annual LA’s Best Bartender Contest: Interview with Judge Marcos Tello

The Minty recently caught up with busy bartender Marcos Tello via email about the 2nd Annual LA’s Best Bartender contest. Marcos Tello is one of the judges along with last year’s winner Matthew… 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

SF: Ordering the Entire Menu at Benu

One of the best meals I’ve had in San Francisco was at Benu. Headed up by Chef Corey Lee formerly of French Laundry, I had been anticipating this meal for months. We decided… Continue reading

SF: Prospect

My last day in San Francisco was a full day. I had lunch at Burma SuperStar with my cousin and friends, mosied around Green Apple (to feed my addiction for books) and dropped… Continue reading

SF: Shaker Face Tour- Fifth Floor, Jasper’s Corner Tap, Zero Zero, 15 Romolo

Before dinner at Benu, we had a drink at Fifth Floor inside the Hotel Palomar. I had a good time chatting with bartender Alex “Prison Break” about his views on the SF cocktail… Continue reading