Miami bar, Sweet Liberty, where there's a first of its kind 'bartender's table'. Photo: Facebook.com/mysweetliberty

My US Sabbatical – Part 1: I’m in Miami Bitch!

Jason Jelicich has just returned to Australia after a 2 year ‘sabbatical’ living in the US and working with some of that country's top operators. This is the first of a 3 part weekly series in which he highlights some of the systems that these bars use to maintain their edge.
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Take a look at New York bar BlackTail

Sean Muldoon and Jack McGarry don’t do things by halves. When the ex-Merchant Hotel bartenders moved to New York from Belfast and set up Dead Rabbit Grocery & Grog, like many who open a bar they were faced ...
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New Sydney wine pub East Village Sydney opens

Fresh from the success of their Petersham venue, West Village, operators Goodtime Hospitality have opened East Village Sydney on Palmer Street in Darlinghurst. They've brought on accomplished Sydney bart...
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Take a look at Melbourne bar The Library

The Library Bar — photo: Kitti Gould The Library 7 Alfred Street, Melbourne If you’re thinking about New York-style steakhouses, you’re probably thinking a well-crafted classic cocktail is in order, too. ...
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Have a look at the art deco glamour of The Oaks

Upstairs at The Oaks 118 Military Road, Neutral Bay The Oaks in Neutral Bay is a Sydney institution with a history that dates all the way back to 1885. And it’s the kind of venue in which not much seems t...