Madame Shanghai is the newest addition to the Lotus Dining Group, and it's one with a big emphasis on the bar program, group bar operations manager Kate McGraw tells us.
New Brisbane bar Saville Row is due to open next week, and it is the first outing in Fortitude Valley for Cobbler’s Martin Lange.
"When I described the path I took each month to collect the fresh botanicals the branding became obvious. I would travel through Nowhere Else, cross the Dasher River and arrive in Paradise to harvest fresh botanicals for Meadow Gin," says Dasher + Fisher gin Master Distiller George Burgess.
With all the interest in craft spirits — and botanical spirits, like gin — combined with a focus on all things Scandinavian, you'd think akvavit would be getting more attention. So what is akvavit?
This most expensive cocktail, which will see $130 of your hard-earned pay leaving your pockets, comes at such a price because of the ingredients: not one, not two, but all three of the holy Negroni trinity alcohols date from the 1970's.
This classic Holland House recipe is as obscure a classic as you get, but with genever in the mix the drink sings.
Gemma Duff lists the 10 social media mistakes your bar might be making, and how to get them right.
Alex Ross was overseeing rooftop bar Goldilock’s, two level restaurant Mr Kwok, and newly-opened cocktail bar, House of Correction — all housed in the same building. Here is Ross’ account of a typical day on the job.
"Having owned and managed pubs and bars I knew I needed to produce a vodka that was accessible for venues to use everyday. This was what I wanted with my venues and no one was making it," says White Light Vodka Founder, Brendon Mitchell.