Amy Spanton

the Editor of She has lived and worked in San Francisco, Sydney and London, working as a waitress, bartender and maitre’d. She knows the bar scene inside out and has written about bars and drinks for numerous publications, including Sydney Morning Herald’s Good Living supplement. She is long-time Editor of Bartender magazine.

Conscious cocktails: a guide to mindful boozing

A weekend dedicated to self-care? Yup, Pedestrian.TV’s Selfish weekend (with the help of The House of Angostura) covered everything the young kids are into these days from Fury meditation to getting sized up for a bikini and everything in between.

The good drinking guide to Byron Bay

These days Byron is so popular (and expensive) it’s well and truly into its phase which I will call Byrondi. Byron meets Bondi. And while you hear
people moan nostalgically about how awesome Byron was 15 years ago, it hasn’t been all bad news.