Sustainable bar practices are very much right in the bartending zeitgeist at the moment. There’s…
Here, get a look inside at the good-looking West at Henley and check out Ollie Margan;s thoughts about the rooftop beachside bar at Henley beach, and the challenges of working across multiple venues.
Maybe Mae co-owner Ollie Margan speaks with Sam Bygrave in-depth on a few of the drinks that speak to the new cocktail list, which launches next week.
“This is just Maybe Mae growing up and being as good as it can be, so that she can look after guests as best as possible,” says award-winning bartender and managing partner, Ollie Margan.
A touch of Americana has come to Adelaide in the guise of Jack Ruby. Not the putz who assassinated the guy who assassinated JFK — but a bar that takes it’s cues from the great culture of diner food in the States, from New Orleans to the Midwest, Texas and California.
Staying in the city of churches need not be a time of quiet reflection: you’re likely only to see reflections in the bottom of an empty glass — and one that won’t stay empty for long. There are great bars we found all within walking distance of the city centre — and more on the way…
At the start of each year you come across articles in industry magazines or websites focusing on trends for the next 12 months that lay ahead. They normally ask some well known bartenders what they think will be “the big thing” and in the past we have seen molecular mixology, barrel aging, bottled cocktails, bourbon, rye, gin, rye again…. and so on.
One thing that is inescapable in Adelaide is wine. It’s everywhere, and it’s little wonder given the rich, plentiful supply they have in them there Hills surrounding the city. So the advent of a new wine bar might be a little pedestrian; does Adealide need another wine bar? Well Cantina Sociale does things a little differently.