The not so secret, secret ingredient to the Airmail cocktail? Honey syrup — an often overlooked sweeting agent that takes little fuss to prepare.
I got to thinking the other day about what have been my favourite bar experiences over the years and I wondered what other people might say was their all time best bar visits – excluding of course those places that they either own or work at. So I asked!
The Craft programme continues to evolve and lead the bar industry in new and exciting directions.
Involvement in this year’s programme is by exclusive invitation, providing the attending guests with access to some of the industry’s leading identities.
Australian bars were overlooked at the 2009 Tales of the Cocktail awards held in New Orleans at the popular cocktail festival last week. Last year, Melbourne’s 1806 was honoured with the prize for the World’s Best Cocktail List but this year it was pipped by The Merchant Hotel of Belfast in Northern Ireland. This hotel also scored gongs for Best Hotel Bar and Best Drinks Selection.
PDT (Please Don’t Tell), 113 St Marks Place, New York, USA. Phone: +1 212 614 0386 (call for reservations) Hours: Mon-Thurs 6pm till 2am, Fri-Sat 6pm till 4am, Sun 6pm till 2am