Tag Archive: west los angeles

West LA: French Dinner at Belle Vie

  Last month I went to Belle Vie and we ordered the menu. That’s right, we ordered all the entrees including the one on the specials board. We started out with the charcuterie… Continue reading

West LA: Hainan Chicken at Furaibo Sawtelle

  I’ve been going to Furaibo on Sawtelle for years. Recently I noticed they have expanded their menu to include Hainan chicken. Although this is Japanese Food week on The Minty, I had… Continue reading

West Los Angeles: Gimme All The Raw Fish at Wadatsumi Sushi

It’s Japanese food week on The Minty and today we head to West Los Angeles to Wadatsumi. It’s right next to the Westside Pavilion which makes it a convenient stop before or after… Continue reading

West LA: Dim Sum at The Palace

I recently checked out The Palace in West Los Angeles. I have been to this restaurant location more than 10 years ago when it was a different Chinese restaurant. I wasn’t too thrilled… Continue reading

West LA: Lunch at Popcorn Chicken Sawtelle

  It’s been interesting to see new restaurants pop up on Sawtelle aka Japan Town West aka Little Osaka that don’t focus on Japanese food. It’s turning into quite the Little Asia that’s… Continue reading

The Minty’s Best 2017 Meals

  In 2017, I had a lot of wonderful meals. Some so memorable, I want to build a time machine to go back to that meal. Here’s a list of my faves this… Continue reading

West LA: Dan Dan Noodles at Beni Tora

  After failing to try the new dan dan noodle shop just down the street, we headed up Sawtelle to Beni Tora. I am always going to be a noodles fiend and I… Continue reading

West LA: Going for the Tasting Menu at Kato

  I headed out to the Westside to check out Kato, the new Japanese and Taiwanese inflected tasting menu restaurant. There are a few a la carte items that we added to our… Continue reading

Westwood: Chinese Brunch at Northern Cafe

  When the San Gabriel Valley seems so far away, you start looking around your neighborhood for an equivalent. Friends suggested Northern Cafe in Westwood, citing they had outposts in the SGV. Checking… 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