Lotus was one of the most celebrated and influential bars in the Australian scene, winning many awards and educating a city on how to drink properly.
The cocktails at Little Felix are inspired by the Paris of Hemingway’s days, simple and elegant affairs without the frills, but which pack the flavour in.
“I’ve been doing this for 17 years, and there’s been an inherent theme that the longer you work, the better you are and the more kudos you get. And I’m sorry but that’s old school and it needs to go into the bin,” says Stephanie Haile.
Queen Chow’s Ashling Barrett talks to us about how she’s grown up in bars (literally — her Dad owned a bar in New York), how she learned to be fast and how she craves a busy environment.
After opening The Lobo Plantation, Jared Merlino and has since opened Kittyhawk and Big Poppa’s — and now has three Sydney venues kicking goals despite the doom and gloom of the lockout era.
Sam Bygrave sat down with him to talk about how he got to be where he is today.
Two years in the making, the long-awaited new bar from Sydney’s Merivale is here. We speak to Sam Egerton about the opening of Charlie Parker’s.