Tag Archive: santa monica

The Yard’s New Late Night Menu

  Last week I was invited to check out the new late-night menu at the Yard. I’m already in love with their poutine so it was a treat to try the other items.… Continue reading

The New Dining Deck at Santa Monica Place

Santa Monica Place opened today to much anticipation. The mall recently underwent a huge renovation. While the general structure remained the same, the top seemed to been blown off, paving the way to… Continue reading

Angeleno’s Chefs Night Out Recap

This past Sunday, Angeleno Magazine hosted their 8th Annual Restaurant Awards at the Fairmont Mirarmar Hotel. Best New Restaurant: Lazy Ox Canteen Best New Chef: Michael Voltaggio Chef of the Year: Michael Cimarusti,… Continue reading

Melisse: $65 Anniversary Special

Now extended until the end of August, Melisse is offering a four-course special for $65 as part of their anniversary celebration. With new restaurants popping up every day,  to be in business for… Continue reading

Poutine at the Yard

I’m officially declaring the Yard as my favorite poutine in L.A. That’s because the gravy is made with house-made veal stock. I knew the Yard served up some nice Farmers’ Market driven cocktails… Continue reading

Santa Monica Food: Fraiche, Anisette, Stop’n Cafe

I was in Santa Monica quite a bit last month. First I was doing a little recon for my Hot Bartender Crawl. We were originally going to stop into Musha but they were… Continue reading

Santa Monica Farmers’ Market

The Wednesday Farmers’ Market in Santa Monica is legendary. Chefs congregate and often have said they buy from this particular Farmers Market. The spin off, the Saturday Market was much more low-key. Perhaps… Continue reading

Hot Bartender Crawl in SaMo

Last Friday, 15 women descended upon the bars around the Santa Monica promenade. You recognized us by our tiny tiaras and shiny beads. We loved all the comments we got: “Whose birthday is… Continue reading

Minty Quickie

I’ve had some amazing meals recently but been crazed so I haven’t been able to blog in a week. I’ve been thinking about some of the memorable meals I’ve had and every now… Continue reading

Hot Bartender Crawl in SaMo- lineup

Hello ladies! It’s time for another Hot Bartender Crawl! A crawl brought to you by the Minty just for the ladies! It’s a bachelorette party without the bride and you’re invited! Come out… Continue reading