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Irvine: Cuban Restaurant Habana is Now Open

Habana recently opened its newest location in Irvine. Habana is a mini Orange County restaurant empire. This was the first time I’ve gone to one and I went for a party. 241 more words


Armenia Adventures: Lunch at Lavash Hovo

Lavash Hovo was a perfect introduction to Armenian food. When we arrived in Armenia after a long day of travel, it was about 8 p.m. but felt much later as it was a Sunday night and not very places were still open. 529 more words


Mid-City: The Vestry at Tom Bergin's

My ears perk up whenever I hear about new whiskey bars. I was invited to check out The Vestry when it opened a few months back. 132 more words

Minty Life

SF: Snacks and Drinks at Lazy Bear

On my last trip to San Francisco, I visited a truly fun place called Lazy Bear. It’s a tasting menu sort of restaurant but if you know the right people, you can head upstairs for drinks. 322 more words


San Jose: Food and Drinks at Roots and Rye

Over the summer, I went to visit some family in San Jose. My uncle wanted to take me to his favorite whiskey bar. So we checked out… 288 more words


Venice: Pasta at Felix Trattoria

I’m probably one of the few people who didn’t go to Bucato, chef Evan Funke’s last restaurant. But if that was his ode to pasta, then… 559 more words


Pasadena: Modern Mexican Food and Drinks at Maestro

I recently checked out Maestro in Pasadena. It opened a few months ago to much acclaim. I was already familiar with Chef Danny Godinez’s food from his Orange County restaurant, … 341 more words