So I pulled the intake off and wiped down the bottom of the passenger side valve cover. It had a good amount of oil and grime that i suspect was burning off. After driving for a while, you could see smoke coming from the passenger side of the hood. After wiping that all off, no more smoke and no more burning smell out of the vents when its set to pulling the air from outside instead of recirculating (no idea what that would be called).
Still have that tiny oil leak but like I said, its not bad and I'll wait till my next oil change to dig into it more. For now, I'm just parking over cardboard as to not piss the wife off and monitoring the oil weekly to ensure that the engine isnt being starved.