Upcoming Events: June 2017

Wine boilermakers are coming to Starward – Here’s your monthly round up of the best ways to quench your thirst in Melbourne. — Hello World Cider Day 2017. Flying Brick Cider Co is hosting a whole day of celebrations including old school covers (just embrace it), tastings, cider slushies and cider […]

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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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