“If I could have a drink with someone (alive or dead) I’d have an original Bacardi Breezer with the exec that decided to take that off the market, so I could explain to him what a mistake he’s made.” – Charlie Hunter, Suzie Wong’s Good Time Bar
The Bowery has been picked up by the team behind 2019 Live Music Bar of the Year, Brooklyn Standard, and is set to open on February 6 as Susie Wongs Goodtime Bar.
Ryan Lane is the spirituous part of the Proof BBQ & Booze equation, having joined forces with former beer rep turned barbecue devotee, Michael Cameron.
Talk about doing every job in the industry. Here, bar manager Joseph Chisholm tells us — in his own inimitable way — about his career thus far.
Cream is something of a popup with an agenda, one that is something the organisers — all busy venue managers themselves — feel strongly about and want to champion.
We asked Ceri Kidby-Salom (aka Healthy Party Girl), who juggles the hospitality industry with her career as a health coach and nutritionist, to share her top tips for resisting the temptation for grease over greens.
Veteran bartender and long-serving general manager of award-winning The Gresham, Ryan Lane, is opening Brisbane bar Proof BBQ & Booze.
When we visit, De Beer has opened the ground floor level of what will eventually be a three-level Hello Gorgeous; a function space and private dining room is on the second floor overlooking the bar below, whilst the final stage of the venue will see a set of stairs ascending to a rooftop bar.
Kayla Reid. She runs the show at Savile Row, the Fortitude Valley bar that was awarded the 2018 Best Bartenders Bar title (and is owned by Martin Lange), and has been making quite the name for herself in the process. Here, she talks about her journey so far, and some of the challenges she’s faced.
Martin Lange opened new Brisbane bar, Death & Taxes, late last week, and we’ve got some images — and a look at the killer new cocktail menu — here.
This being Fleming’s first foray into venue ownership, we wanted to get a handle on what a typical day looks like for him while opening a bar — and thankfully, Fleming was keen to share his experience. So below, lightly edited for clarity, is a typical day in the life of Fleming as he opens Alba Bar & Deli.
Mr Percival’s is part of the recently developed Howard Smith Wharves precinct, sitting underneath the Story Bridge on the mighty brown snake that is the Brisbane River.