You don’t get more ratpack than the Flame of Love, a Martini variation created for legendary vodka fan, Dean Martin, at Chasen’s in LA.
Month: October 2018
Expect to sample whiskies from throughout the world when Bancho Bar, the new Chinatown cocktail bar from the team behind Tokyo Bird, opens in November.
One of the great things we’ve been witness to over the last few years is…
Could we be entering an age of the hyphenate bar? Take PS40, for instance: it’s a soda factory-bar; Archie Rose in Sydney is a distillery-bar; and so too is this new venture, Brix Distillers.
This new venue in the Perth CBD comes from Andy Freeman and the Sneakers & Jeans group, who own The Flour Factory, Varnish on King, and Hadiqa in Perth (to name just a few).
As with all things Speakeasy Group — whom you may know from such award-winning bars as Eau de Vie Sydney and Melbourne, Boilermaker House, and Mjolner Sydney and Melbourne — they’ve brought their signature flair for the extravagant to the new venue, which might be their most ambitious yet.
Veronica Lam from Tokyo in Sydney won the 2018 Woodford Reserve Cocktail Challenge with her two drinks, Konomi Re-Fashioned and Draper’s Solace Rye cocktail.
Dandelyan’s Wheeler and Meredith give us an insight into how they put together the latest Dandelyan menu, one which has garnered attention around the world.
The ownership trio of Gabrielle and Andres Walters and Daniel Noble hold some top-flight hospo pedigree: you may know Andres from his work at The Lobo Plantation and Kittyhawk, and from the barware supply company he owns with Gabrielle, BarGeek; Daniel Noble you’ll know from many bartending competitions and his time at Ramblin’ Rascal Tavern and most recently, Jangling Jack’s.
Former Cobbler bartender, Brittany Rowe, talks to Sam Bygrave about making the move from Brisbane to Sydney and taking up residence at Sydney rooftop bar du jour, Old Mate’s Place.