Sam Bygrave

Editor, Australian Bartender

Sam Bygrave is the editor of Australian Bartender.

Meet Philip Bischoff, the guy running Asia’s best bar, Manhattan in Singapore

Last month saw Asia’s number one bar, Singapore’s Manhattan, popping up for a two night only guest shift at Sydney bar Grain at the Four Seasons. Manhattan was awarded the title of Best Bar in Asia at the World’s 50 Best Bars last year, so we caught up with bar manager Philip Bischoff while he was in Sydney to get an idea of how he got to where he his today, and to find out what it is that makes Manhattan so special.


The Wild Rover’s Cold Fashioned recipe

You don’t have to stick to the Espresso Martini if you’re using coffee; we came across this recipe from The Wild Rover; their Cold Fashioned is a rich coffee take on that oldest of cocktails, the Old Fashioned.