Month: September 2011

‘Bayz’s Bar Back from the Dead?

With the opening of Sydney’s latest Mexican restaurant and bar hope remains that the legendary bar at Bayswater Brasserie may come back from the grave.

Cerbaco’s Purple Patch

From Cerbaco – Filliers Violette Liqueur is based on juniper spirit made in Belgium and has genuine juniper combined with violet petals and rose leaves.

Introducing – Mitch Keane

Introducing Mitch Keane from Perth’s Ezra Pound – Welcome! Mitch has been tending bar at the Perth hotspot for some time now and loves a smokey Martini if he’s having a drink (it was a James Dean favourite). If he’s not behind the stick, you’ll most likely find him cruising on his skateboard.

El Loco Mexican Cantina Y Barra

The latest offering from the never ending roll-out that is the Merivale group – and it’s hitting the right chord yet again. Justin Hemmes and Merivale chef Dan Hong travelled to Los Angeles visiting over 40 different venues for inspiration before coming back and setting up El Loco within a matter of weeks.

BarShow Day Four Wrap-Up

Day four of Sydney BarShow Week saw another packed house down at the Hordern Pavilion. Bar professionals from all styles of venues were entertained and educated and this year’s show proved once again just how valuable a trade-only bar expo is for the development of the Australian bar scene.

BarShow Day Three Wrap-Up

Sydney BarShow Week’s trade-only bar expo got off to a flying start today with a packed house, fantastic seminars and a thong of Australia’s bar professionals filling the Hordern Pavilion.

Bar Awards ‘Grits & Grog’ After Party

This year’s official Bartender Magazine Australian Bar Awards after party will be held at the Abercrombie Hotel on Broadway, the latest venue from the dynamic operator duo of James Wirth and James Miller.