Tag Archive: santa monica

Cochon 555 Returns to Santa Monica This Sunday, March 12th

  I was so bummed out last year when I missed one of my favorite events, Cochon 555, since I was out of town. But I marked my calendar this year and Cochon… Continue reading

Santa Monica: Dinner and Drinks at Cassia

  To kick things off at Cassia, one of LA’s best restaurants, I got the Pina Colada and added a couple extra bucks for the strawberry balsamic gastrique (aka “lava flow”). We were… Continue reading

You’re Invited to Hats & Horses; a Derby Party in Santa Monica!

    Got Derby plans? Well, now you do! I’m co-hosting a party on Saturday. Get ready for mint juleps, horses and of course, HATS! Get your tickets here! It’s only $35 which… Continue reading

Santa Monica: Pescatarian Paradise at Inotheke

  I recently checked out Inotheke, the new Greek restaurant in Santa Monica. I love Greek food and was glad to see Inotheke open. We started with the freshest Greek salad that had… 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

Santa Monica: Small Plates at Izakaya Musha

    I’ve been to the Musha in Pasadena that is now sadly closed and the one in Santa Monica a few times. I’ve never written about the Santa Monica location because I… Continue reading

Santa Monica: Sushi at Kaido Japanese

  Recently we stopped at a random strip mall in Santa Monica on our way to a play. We had a choice of Japanese, Chinese, a deli or a seafood shack for dinner.… Continue reading

Mid-City: New Dishes at Little Next Door

It’s been a while since I’ve been to Little Next Door. It’s one of those staples on West Third in Mid-City known for casual French fare. I was invited in to check out… Continue reading

Checking Out Iceland’s Einstock Craft Beer

  I recently went to a pint night at Stout in Santa Monica to check out the beers from Einstok from Iceland. It is touted as Iceland’s number one craft beer brewery. I… Continue reading

Santa Monica: All Aboard The Independence

  The Independence just opened in Santa Monica in the space of a former Buddah’s Belly. It’s named after the old railway line that wended its way from Downtown Los Angeles to Santa… Continue reading