The LA and European inspired lounge invites guests to graze on Italian share plates, paired with an extensive variety of spritzes and negronis.
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“We put together the concept and ethos as part of a pitch for The Blend’s IDEALAB grant disbursement in 2020,” said Brendan. “Despite being unsuccessful there, we had a great year learning and refining our concept for a venue.”
The team behind it are the type to inspire devotion. Rob Libecans, Ryan Noreiks and Matt Stirling are industry veterans with world renowned bars on their timesheets. They have been running a successful pop-up and consultancy business under the name Fancy Free for the past few years.
In the heart of the Melbourne CBD, on bustling Little Bourke Street, a wordless sign elegantly marks the entrance to Pearl Diver Cocktails & Oysters. A circle and a line is all that’s needed to evoke the setting sun and hidden treasures of the sea…
A signature spin on the classic Bloody Mary, Ropespierre’s Faith, tells a tale of karma during the French revolution, while the Singapore Sling inspired Borgia’s Plot riffs on the most famous, and most scandalous family of the Italian renaissance.
GUM is a brand new ‘tiny pub’ on Collingwood’s main drag on Johnston Street, serving up ice cold draught beer, hot pies and nostalgic 1970s style cocktails in a swish 70s themed small bar environment.
From midnight tonight, Melbourne’s hospitality industry – including cafes, bars and restaurants – are allowed to reopen with indoor seating of up to 20, outdoor up to 50, as long as they have good recordkeeping and Covid-safe plans in place.
Two Melbourne bars compete today for their chance at $1000. Watch Manchuria & Hotel Esplanade’s entries in the 60 Second Cocktail Challenge!
We were happy to hear about “The real Melbourne ISO awards”, a light-hearted awards night to give Melbourne bar people something to smile about and realise there is a light at the end of the tunnel.
Here’s part four of our eight part series profiling some of Melbourne’s top bartenders, What Women Drink. Today, meet Sarah Mitchell from Boilermaker House.