It is the citrus and dairy combo which makes Milk Punch so remarkable a drink — and one that has been around since the 1600s.
This Bitter recipe from Bondi’s Isabel, takes Campari and — with the assistance of some rotary evaporator wizardry — remove the alcohol from it.
It was his second attempt at the Bartender of the Year competition sponsored by BACARDÍ & De Kuyper and the second time Jet Hauge from Isabel, Bondi has cracked the Top 8.
Kate McGraw talks about the challenges of opening a new bar, what Isabel is all about, and her advice for aspiring bar owners.
“I’ve been doing this for 17 years, and there’s been an inherent theme that the longer you work, the better you are and the more kudos you get. And I’m sorry but that’s old school and it needs to go into the bin,” says Stephanie Haile.
Rosenbaum & Fuller is the new bar and restaurant from 2015 Bartender of the Year and veteran of the Sydney scene, Lee Potter Cavanagh.
Billed as a small bar and restaurant that is inspired by “the golden age of cure-all elixirs” Spring Street Social is a home for cocktails, food and live music in Bondi Junction. They’re offering a big selection of craft beer, some inventive cocktails and a cracking Aussie and Kiwi wine list.
We recently brought you the news that mezcal looks set to be the hit of the summer with the opening of Mr Moustache on Hall Street in Bondi, and at the weekend they opened their doors to the public. Australian Bartender popped by to take a look at what owners Regina Bueno Ros and Bildo Saravia have put together.
A new bar in Bondi hopes to cash in on the popularity of the primal agave spirit, mezcal. They’ve got on board ex-Cafe Pacifico and El Topo agave nut Brett Harris and the venue will be called Mr Moustache…