So, it’s nice to be able to report that the highly anticipated basement bar, Apollonia, is now open with Alissa Gabriel (of Mjolner and Kiss Kiss Bang Bang fame) in charge of the drinks and Alex Thorn in the role of Head Bartender.
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Two years in the making, Atlas Grand Lobby & Bar has an extensive champagne collection, 1000 gins from across the globe, and ex-Artesian staff, all at one of Singapore’s most exclusive addresses.
Over 350 people gathered at Sydney’s Hugos Lounge to witness the five state finalists of Suntory’s Cocktail Connoisseur competition shake, stir and mix it up against one another. At stake was bragging rights and a once in a lifetime trip to Japan with a cool $1000 cash in spending money.
Jason Williams (The Keystone Group) has taken out the top honour at this year’s Beefeater 24 Bartender Competition in London.
26 finalists from throughout the world gathered to compete for the top prize.
Last night, after a great day of Bar Week workshops and Bartender of the Year judging, the top end of the bar town got down to Potts Point and up the stairs to Sweetheart’s Rooftop BBQ for this year’s Most Influential List Party.
Last night a packed crowd saw Jason Williams, group bars manager for Keystone, take out the national final of the Beefeater 24 Global Bartender Competition held at Sydney’s The Barber Shop.
When the Newtown Hotel swung its doors open, after a major nine month renovation by new owners the Keystone Group, Newtown was just hitting its stride again as an entertaining, delicious destination.
Looking for a bar? Well, don’t bother looking for the sign above a big, bold entry right on a main road. No siree, from what I can gather, those days are long gone. Bars in 2013 are secreted down laneways, up elevators, round corners, behind restaurants, or in basements. Sometimes you need a secret password.