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Craft Beer Tasting and Education by Mint Castle

Craft Beer Tasting and Education by Mint Castle

Beer Festival Brews Minus the Crowd, a MintCastle Exclusive Event MintCastle and Morandell Imports, a specialized importer of German and Austrian brews, have carefully selected seven of the best imports from historic European breweries for your enjoyment on Thursday, June 9th. Reserve your seat today to experience Barock Dunkel, a lager that has been around for 961 years, or the award winning We...
Ozumo Sushi, Robata and Sake Lounge

Ozumo Sushi, Robata and Sake Lounge

This weekend I was craving sushi.  Well let’s face it when am I NOT craving sushi.  So I thought I would check out Ozumo at the new Santa Monica Place Mall with @dimplethakkar.  Designed by the same designer as Sonoma Wine garden just across the way, it has the same simple clean and elegant feel.  The space is deceptively large.  When you walk into the sake lounge you have no idea that...
Somona Wine Garden:  A Lovely Addition to Santa Monica

Somona Wine Garden: A Lovely Addition to Santa Monica

For those of you who have been hiding under a rock for the last 3 weeks, Santa Monica Place has recently opened in Santa Monica to mixed reviews.  I stopped in with @meresqla to the “Dining Deck” and had my first taste of the new mall which has finally been finished after over 2 years in the making. Somoma Wine Garden and the dining area as a whole is well done.  It its deceiving in that it...
Anisette Bistro:  My New Local Favorite

Anisette Bistro: My New Local Favorite

Last night my culinary adventures took me to a little French Bistro in my neighborhood called Anisette Brasserie.   I must admit that I had an immediate aversion to the name for no other reason than it conjures up thoughts of star anise and black licorice both of which I have an aversion to. The ambiance was lovely with its dark wood paneling, high vaulted ceilings and floor to ceiling mirrored...