Tag Archive: the minty

The Minty is Turning Three! Let’s Party!

  Back in November 2009 when I launched The Minty, I really had not expected it to be more than a diary of a foodie. Between the tales of bad dates, musings on… Continue reading

SF: Menudo at Gallardos

  On my last day in SF, I really wanted soup. Although mostly sunny over Labor Day weekend, it was typically blustery and cold. I thought a nice bowl of menudo would do… Continue reading

SF: Lunch with Namu and 4505 Meats

  I missed the Ferry Building the last time I was in SF over Fourth of July weekend so I made sure I went this past Labor Day Weekend.   I just love… Continue reading

SF: Ramen at Katana-Ya

  While in SF over Labor Day weekend, we decided to go for something simple. I’m always down for ramen and had heard about this great place called Katana-Ya. It has a cult… Continue reading

Bar Hopping in Oakland: Boot & Shoe Service and Prizefighter

Over Labor Day weekend, I took a quickie trip up to SF for my birthday. I flew into Oakland and we decided to make a night out of it. I had heard so… Continue reading

Hollywood: Pork Shank at Night + Market

I recently visited Night + Market with friends who hadn’t been before. We decided to get a mixture of my favorites from previous visits and the pork shank which I had heard so… Continue reading

Mid-Wilshire Get-Away for Museums LA: LACMA, CAFAM & Hotel Wilshire

  Beginning today, you can book a hotel through Discover Los Angeles and save a bunch. A bunch you say? Yes, like $450! You get to explore LA’s world class museums. A great… Continue reading

The Roosevelt Introduces the Library Bar Lobby Menu

The Roosevelt recently introduced a new option for cocktails and food at the hotel. Now you can order specialty drinks in the lobby from the Library Bar and food from Public Kitchen &… Continue reading

Koreatown: Moon Daepo BBQ

There was a time in my life I used to go to Korean BBQ at least once a month. These days it’s usually twice a year, around Thanksgiving and Christmas when some of… Continue reading

Finding Gems at Bagatelle

Recently I checked out Bagatelle for a friend’s birthday. I hadn’t been before but was curious about the bar run by Zachary Patterson. Bagatelle has an outpost in New York and opened the… Continue reading