Shay Chamberlain is charged with keeping things on the rails at Melbourne mainstay and cocktailing institution, Black Pearl.
The Gentleman Caller cocktail at Above Board is a simple affair, but the ingredients come together in such a way as to give you something greater than the sum of its parts.
The Espy — also known as the Hotel Esplanade — has reopened its doors after a long renovation by its new owners, the Sand Hill Road group.
“After 11 fantastic years it’s time to put my feet up,” says Melbourne bar owner Lisa Kelly. “18o6 is on the lookout for a new owner.”
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.
The team behind Melbourne whisky bar, Whisky & Alement, will launch Bar White Oak in…
We’re continuing our series of interviews with women in the bar industry. Today, we speak…
Red Bull Music Academy’s magazine has a great story on the storied old Melbourne nightclub, Honkytonks. As the article by Nick Connellan points out, in the spot where Honkytonks once resided there is now an Indian restaurant, called Tonka: “It’s typical of the city: new, upmarket, pricey. Totally hidden unless you know it’s there. Achingly cool, then.”
It must be a pretty good time to be a rum importer right now — one might even go as far as saying that 2013 turned out to be the year of the rum bar. And back in February (and also in Fitzroy) came this cracking new rum joint, The Rum Diary Bar.
It looks like this is the month when the rum switch got flicked! From the team that brought you such bars as Lily Blacks and Mr Wow’s Emporium (see our December issue on that), comes a new bar that draws on all things Cuba, Los Barbudos…