Kuro comes from co-owners Taka Teramoto and Alan Wong, with Teramoto the chef who has experience at the Michelin-starred Pages in Paris among other restaurants, but we’re going to focus in on Kuro Bar here.
There’s been resurgence in all things Irish whiskey of late, so we put together a panel to assess some of what was out there. For something a little different we conducted this tasting at the Argyle’s new dumpling bar in The Rocks, because despite the geographical distance between Asia and Ireland, we think there’s a damn fine affinity between dumplings and whiskey.
One of the most respected authorities on Irish whiskey worldwide and a craftsman in the purist form of the word, we sit down with Midleton Distillery’s Master Cooper, Ger Buckley, to discuss his deep-seated appreciation of wood, whiskey, and a job well done.
Well Jameson promised that this year’s Bartenders Ball was going to be bigger than last year and they didn’t disappoint! There was live coopering demos — stuff set on fire, too — along with plenty of Jameson cocktails and picklebacks. Check out a few images from the night below.