Tag: james miller

Santa Barbara

Though Sydney might have developed a penchant for south-of-the-border, down-Mexico-way kind of flavours there’s still a whole lot be mined north of the border.

Drink & Dine’s James Miller has passed away

The Sydney Morning Herald is reporting that innovative Sydney publican, James Miller (Drink & Dine Group) has passed away.

He was a central part of the team that brought innovation to Sydney’s pub landscape, with each of their venues — The Norfolk Hotel, The Carrington, The Abercombie, and most recently, Santa Barbara — enjoying great successes and revitalising the local drinking scene.

Open your own bar!

Every bartender worth his tips has at some point thought about opening their own bar – be it a cocktail bar, dive bar or gin joint, the urge to open something you can call your own is often what keeps us going through all the late nights, double shifts and vomiting drunks (the tequila helps, too).

Bar Week: Workshop – Open your own Bar

Hold onto your hats, Sydney Bar Week is about to blast into town! As well as all the brands on show at Drinks Fest at the OPT, there is also an amazing line-up of off-site events, including an amazing workshop at theloft for anyone who has ever though about opening their own bar…

Norfolk Hotel

James Miller and James Wirth have certainly made another good move on the Sydney bar scene with this latest opening coming ‘on-line’ just as 2010 came to an end. A short walk from Central Station and within a stones throw of venues like the Sydney Football Stadium and the Belvoir St Theatre to name a couple, The Norfolk Hotel is providing Surry Hills with a great option for a night out.