Tag Archive: wine

Echo Park: Sticky Rice’s Latest Location is Now Open

  Sticky Rice has opened another location and it’s in Echo Park in the old Xoia space. I checked it on its second night open and really love the space. All the tables… Continue reading

Silver Lake: Scout is Now Open for Take Out and More

  I recently checked out Scout, the new take-out counter and store in Silver Lake. Sandwiched between Kettle Black and Sawyer, it is a sister to these restaurants.     Scout has breakfast,… Continue reading

Beverly Hills: Lunch at Jean-Georges with Gerard Bertrand Wines

  Recently I attended a wine masterclass and luncheon for Gerard Bertrand Wines at Jean-Georges in Beverly Hills. The restaurant is at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel which opened last year. We started our… Continue reading

Atwater Village: Brunch at Good Measure Wine Bar

  Every year on New Year’s Eve the past five years, I’ve done brunch before the big evening celebrations This year (or is it technically last year since it was December 31?), we… Continue reading

Five Food Fests For You – October 2017

    The food’s coming! The food is coming! Look out for these five food festivals coming this weekend and next in October. First we have the annual Oyster Festival at Grand Central… Continue reading

Brentwood: Tavern Presents a Low Country Boil on Sunday, June 25

  Tavern presents their annual Low Country Boil on Sunday, June 25. The multi-course seafood boil includes a Southern potluck board, radish and corn salad, Carolina seafood boil (crawfish, shrimp, potatoes, sausage, corn)… Continue reading

StarChefs Returns to Vibiana on Tuesday, June 13

  The 2017 Rising Stars Awards for Los Angeles presented by StarChefs returns to Vibiana in Downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday, June 13. Tickets are now on sale here. General admission includes the… Continue reading

Koreatown: Having a Ball at Art Major

  Where do you go when you just want to hang out with your friends and play board games? You go to Art Major in Koreatown. It’s not your typical pick-up bar scene.… Continue reading

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