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Recipe: Hot Mexican Coffee by Mr. Black


This is one of the most excellent coffee cocktails I’ve ever had in my mouth. And you know I’ve done the research. Hot Mexican Coffee by Mr Black. 45ml Mr Black Coffee Liquor 10ml Crawleys Spiced Honey and Apple Syrup (you want a bottle of this in your home bar

Oysters with Lagavulin Whisky and Chardonnay Mignonette


Imagine fresh, briny oysters paired with smokey whisky to take your next Spring/Summer backyard gathering or Friday night wind-down to the next level. Sometime 1806 chef Nuno Gabriel developed this stellar recipe for Lagavulin distillery’s 200th anniversary celebrations and the release of their limited edition 8 year old whisky in

6 of the Best New Pubs in Melbourne

Freddie Wimpole's

Let’s go Melbourne pub hopping! First published at The Urban List Melbourne. — While we reserve the right to retain a certain fondness for sticky carpet, cricket on the telly and old-timers propping up the bar, the modern pub has evolved. We want our beer to be craft, the interiors

The 7 Most Adventurous Espresso Martinis in Melbourne

Espresso martini at Operator 25

Last month Rockpool Sydney was serving up a $99 espresso martini. And our northern friends are soon to get a bar entirely dedicated to the cult caffeinated elixir. It might seem like our local bars need to lift their game, but we know better. Here are eight places in Melbourne that

Upcoming Events: October 2016


Handpicked Wine Wedding — Drinks you eat? Bitter is better? Secret after-midnight social clubs? Get into the swing of Spring with our picks of the elegantly soused soirees and cocktail celebrations happening in Melbourne this month. — 1. Margarita who? It’s International Paloma Appreciation Week! Drink up on Tromba tequila

New Bars: September 2016


Here are seven new Melbourne bars (plus three new release local spirits) to try out this month! — Hot Sauce is the just open laneway bar for new hotel QT Melbourne. They’ll be serving up Korean and Japanese twists in classic cocktails with a side of crispy chicken and kimchi.

Now Open: The Butcher’s Cellar

St Hallett Butcher's Cellar at Left Bank

 A Barassa Valley winery has appeared on Southbank. St Hallett brings, not another pop-up cellar door, but instead a space inspired by a butcher’s cellar. St Hallet’s founding family the Lindner’s originally established a butchery long before they began crushing grapes delivering small-goods by cart to homes across the valley. In

New Bars: August 2016


Wine Republic As we say goodbye to Bar Economico, Bar Exuberante and Go Go bar (temporarily), let us seek out these new bars just open in Melbourne in the last month. Or two, since we haven’t done this thing in a long while! Plus a couple of other happenings around

Upcoming Event: Project Botanicals III

Angelica Negroni with Toasted Brioche with onion jam & raclette fondue

Project Botanicals by Bombay Sapphire is back! Now in its third year, the pop-up bar and dining event is more interactive than ever. A personal laboratory of sensory ingredients is set up on each table to amp up your cocktail and plate as you wish. Spritz a little citrus here,

Now Open: Mototaxi


Mototaxi has motored on into that bustling corner of town where East St Kilda and Balaclava meet. Named after the three-wheeler taxis which are a common sight across Asia (you may know them as tuk tuks or auto-rickshaws), this bar and restaurant is Lee Mack, formerly of Rice Queen’s baby.