Tag Archive: wine

Culver City: Bacoshop is Now Open

    Bacoshop opened about two weeks ago in Culver City. Long time readers of The Minty know how much I love Chef Josef Centeno spots. I’ve followed the baco from Koreatown to… Continue reading

San Gabriel: Small Plates at Chang’an

  One of the things I’ve been looking for in the San Gabriel Valley is a spot to gather with friends for snacks and booze. Surprisingly, there aren’t a lot of Chinese restaurants… Continue reading

Solvang: Dinner at Root 246

  I was in Solvang for a day trip and we had hit up some of the wine rooms in the deliberately quaint town. I was perhaps a little over the kitsch when… Continue reading

Westlake: Fried Chicken at Crawford’s Bar

  I recently checked out Crawford’s for their fried chicken. I was nearby and was looking for something to eat. My choices were street tacos, Tommy’s (where they hand you chili with your… Continue reading

Calendar: Upcoming Food Festivals including Los Angeles Food and Wine, The Taste, Alex’s Lemonade

    Food festival season is upon us! The big one in a couple of weeks is Los Angeles Food and Wine taking over the streets of Downtown Los Angeles. Beginning Thursday, August… Continue reading

Mid-City: Free Wine Tastings at Pizza Romana on Thursdays

  Pizza Romana on La Brea started free Thursday night wine tastings a couple of months ago in their wine room. The event called Enoteca Nights features tastes of a few wines while… Continue reading

Silver Lake: Get Thai Food and Wine at Same Same

  Something new has popped up on the corner of Silver Lake Boulevard and Sunset. Though you might miss it at first because there’s still a tiny sign for Rambutan, the Thai restaurant… Continue reading

Upcoming Food Festivals in April

        Masters of Taste, Pasadena At the Rose Bowl, the inaugural food festival, Masters of Taste will benefit Union Station Homeless Services. There will be 40 restaurants and 25 breweries,… Continue reading

Koreatown: Burgers and Fried Chicken at Little Tart

  Little Tart opened a couple of months ago replacing Saint Martha in Koreatown. I was pretty bummed out when Saint Martha closed. I felt the neighborhood needed such a sit-down spot with… Continue reading

Mid-City: Brunch by Chef Ricardo Zarate at Smoke.Oil.Salt

  Recently Smoke.Oil.Salt‘s opening chef left and now Chef Ricardo Zarate (formerly Picca, Mo-Chica, Paiche) is consulting on the menu. SOS just launched Sunday brunch and I headed over to check it out.… Continue reading