Month: July 2009

Omerta, Sydney

Award winning sommelier Glen Davis and hatted chef Eugenio Maiale have joined forces to open this cosy wine bar and eatery on Victoria Road’s ever-growing little Italy.

Hotel Tivoli, Adelaide

Hotel Tivoli is the latest addition to the Preston Bar Group’s portfolio which includes Adelaide’s Union Hotel and Bar Cuba.

VIDEO: Tales of the Cocktail with The Liquid Muse

Check out this interview with Ann Tuennerman at the 7th Annual Tales of the Cocktail which is currently underway in New Orleans. You will have your chance to hear Ann speak at this year’s Sydney BarShow.

CLASSIC: Corpse Reviver (No. 2)

Designed as a ‘pick me up’ or hangover cure as, as the name suggests, the Corpse Reviver No. 2 is a once forgotten ‘classic’ that has returned from the land of the long dead cocktail with a vengeance. This well balanced beverage has a delicate harmony of flavours that is proving to be popular once again amongst the cocktailian set.

Launch of Big Rig Diner at Ruby Rabbit

Big Rig Diner at Ruby Rabbit officially opened for business last week with a bumper launch party. Head chef Zachary Sykes created a fantastic sampler menu for last night’s launch which included mini Big Rig hotdogs with spicy sausage, caramelised onion, brie and tomato chilli jam. To wash it all down guests enjoyed punchy margaritas from El Jimador, Jack Daniels cocktails and Miller beer.

The Path of the Bartender: You Should Shut Up

Did you notice how much that sentence annoyed you? Try this one: You should be nicer to people. Or hows about this: You should get a new job. Those statements really piss people off, right? Even when they offer good advice.

Zeta’s Vintage Nights

Grant Collins and the Zeta boys have transformed Zeta’s VIP Room to host several special “Vinatage Nights” over the remaining winter months until 9 August.