This morning the World’s 50 Best Bar list was announced with four Australian bars being named in the list.
“Whether it be using boiling water to kill an ice well (aka frozen water) or discarding the flesh of an orange just to give an Old Fashioned a beautiful zest, we could all do better.”
“We can’t stress to people enough that were not picking stuff out of a bin – we’re going to the market and this is stuff people don’t want to buy.”
Joining Whiley behind the bar are some of the city’s best bartenders, including Evan Stroeve (Bulletin Place), Jake Downe (This Must Be The Place; Scout London) and Ho Song (Cantina OK; PS40). Apart from the exceptional level of service they will bring, the crew have creative license to work on the “Re- search” drinks…
“Food waste costs our economy $20 billion a year – more than five-million tonnes of food ends up in landfill; one in five bags of groceries winds up in the bin. At RE-, we’ll showcase this through our bar program, but also build a platform geared towards change on a global level. The time is now.” – Matt Whiley