Upcoming Events: May 2017

Beer, wine, cocktails: here are all of the essentials to tempt you out of the house this month. — Don’t forget it’s World Class Cocktail Week! There are over 30 cocktail-centric events, both big and small, happening around Melbourne. Go try something new and near guaranteed to be delicious (or at […]

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9 New Melbourne Bars: April 2017

Here’s your hit-list of new bars to haunt this April! 1. Whitehart A chef and a filmmaker convert an old carpark into a two storey shipping container bar. How Melbourne is that? Visual art and rotating food vendors complete the picture. 22 Whitehart Lane, Melbourne – 2. Xm4 The little […]

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Recipe: Salted Watermelon Margaritas by Los Vida

The most popular tequila cocktail in the entire world gets a fruity summer twist thanks to new Melbourne Mexican bar Los Vida and their Salted Watermelon Margarita. – Salted Watermelon Margarita 40ml tequila blanco (Los Vida recommends Calle 23) 15ml dry sherry 10ml Aperol 20ml fresh lemon juice seedless watermelon […]

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Now Open: Wine 1160

It’s not hard for Prabir Majumdar, founder of new Armadale wine bar Wine 1160, to play favourites. “If you give me a Shiraz, a nice, earthy one, what Josh [Elias, the bar’s wine list consultant] would call “horseshit”, a smelly Shiraz; I’ll love it. Not a fruity, plummy one though.” […]

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14 New Melbourne Bars: March 2016

14 new drinking dens have opened around Melbourne in the past month. Here are the beer, wine, whiskey and cocktail bars to get to know right now, in no particular order… — 1. Overlook  A classic night out at the theatre gets even better as the Astor Theatre welcomes Overlook for […]

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Upcoming Events: March 2017

Avoid the green beer, there’s a whole lot of (way better) whiskey to be had this St Patrick’s Day. Find out where to celebrate the day and drink, plus a few of our other favourite non-whiskey March events in Melbourne below. — First up on the whisk(e)y train is The […]

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