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Now Open | Glamorama | Fitzroy


The team from Less Than Zero have taken over the space where Little & Olver used to be and have given it a novel makeover. And we mean ‘novel’ literarily literally: Glamorama nods towards the satirical, 90s, Bret Easton Ellis book of the same name in which models are terrorists.

Is this the best looking bar in Australia?

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From little things big things grow. Congratulations to Smalls who have taken out the Best Bar Design Award at the 2015 Eat Drink Design Awards. The new South Melbourne wine bar was designed by Fiona Lynch. The Awards’ judges – Stuart Krelle (Luchetti Krelle), Karen Martini (chef/restaurateur), Pascale Gomes-McNabb (Pascale Gomes-McNabb

Now Open | Lamaro’s Bodega | South Melbourne

Lamaro's Bodega

With the new addition of “bodega” to its name and a lot of spit and polish, Lamaro’s – the decade-old pub – becomes South Melbourne’s new Latin lover. A bodega is typically a little Spanish wine and food shop or cellar, but Lamaro’s Bodega is a full on restaurant and

WIN Tickets to Taste of Melbourne 2015!

If you’ve read my top 10 deliciously drinkable events happening in Melbourne this month, you’ll already know that Taste of Melbourne returns this week! Want in? The good folk at LongLeaf Tea Vodka will be at the food & drink festival and they’d love to introduce you to their award-winning, organic

New Bars: October 2015

Arbory Afloat by Simon Schiff

Here’s a round up of new Melbourne drinking establishments to hunt out soon (plus some new drinkables). – Gin-makers Four Pillars have finally opened up the doors to their Healesville distillery. You can pick up a bottle of their exclusive Spiced Negroni Gin while you’re there. Healesville – Oooh there’s

Good Drinking at Good Food Month 2015

Good Food Month

Turning Good Food Month into Good Drink Month with our top ten picks of the food fest… 1. Sweetfest: Get ready for a sippable sugar high among the desserts at this Good Food month weekender via grown-up spiders, Redbank sparkling wine cocktails and drink demonstrations by arguably Melbourne’s best bar

Upcoming Events: November 2015


Presenting DrinkMelbourne’s top 10 events in Melbourne this month. — 1. Yaaas. On a swish yacht is the way to contend with Melbourne Cup Day. Lounge in the Hecker Guthrie designed interior of the luxury M.V. Pearl as Bright Young Things serves up their amazing bites, acoustic music and plenty

Overhaul at Eau de Vie


Excuse me waiter, there’s a frozen riverstone in my drink?! For the first time ever the cocktail lists at the Sydney and Melbourne incarnations of adventurous cocktail bar Eau De Vie are aligned after a rare overhaul of the menu. Never fear: the famed Espresso Zabione remains. Drinks were honed

Get Lost in London (at this new Melbourne pop-up bar)

Cocktails at Bar Schweppes pop-up Melbourne

Shhh (or should that be Schhh?). Melbourne’s newest bar has a secret CBD location. Bar Schweppes is a cocktail only pop-up bar, this time around showcasing a taste of London’s bar scene. Rockstar caterers Tommy Collins are dishing out British fare and drinks inspired by UK trends while surrounded by Union

The Rum Diary gets Spicy

The Rum Diary Spiced Rum

The Rum Diary has been crafting their own spiced rum from day one. Customers’ requests to take some home soon lead to a doubling, then quadrupling in production. For this, the bar’s owner Hamish Goonetilleke would like to thank an unlikely source; “Sailor Jerry’s done an awesome job for us