What we really wanted to do was make some banging drinks that fit all eventualities. Firstly, we wanted to create something refreshing, easy to make and perfect for a day off. Following that, something stirred down and boozy for after a shift, and finally something for any occasion that would always get a double thumbs up reaction.
Tag: Andres Walters
Order a Piña Colada at Sydney bar, Old Mate’s Place, and you might be a little confused. But you can get the rather involved recipe for the drink right here.
Old Mate’s Place co-owner Daniel Noble shares their experience, one year into owning their first bar, and offers some advice for aspiring bar owners.
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.
After opening The Lobo Plantation, Jared Merlino and has since opened Kittyhawk and Big Poppa’s — and now has three Sydney venues kicking goals despite the doom and gloom of the lockout era.
Sam Bygrave sat down with him to talk about how he got to be where he is today.