Upcoming Events | August 2018

What deliciousness will we get into this month? Read on for our top 10 upcoming events… — 1. The Melbourne Manhattan While New York’s Museum of Modern Art exhibition is on at the National Gallery of Victoria, the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival has been hosting a mini-fest/feast of Mel&NYC […]

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New Bars & Bar News | July 2018

Tried all the new bars in town yet? Here’s your hit list for July. Heroes Smoke from the grill only adds to the ‘den of inequity’ vibe at this new multi-level bar strung with Chinese New Year paraphernalia and papered with old music posters. Go up to reach the all-important […]

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Upcoming Events | July 2018

Here are the top 10 drinkable things to do around Melbourne this July…  — Mont Plonk Melbourne Public’s terrace has transformed into Mont Plonk (pictured above) for the winter. The cosy pop-up bar is an apres ski experience complete with open fires, mulled wine, spiked hot chocolate, shot-skis, vodka luge […]

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Drink Me | Truffled Martini by Stokebar [Recipe]

Truffle season has arrived (go see our homegirl, The Prosecco Queen, at the Truffle Melbourne Festival this weekend where her Van di Vino will be slinging Truffled Spritzes and Truffled Bloody Marys). Some people “get” the fuss over truffles. Some don’t. As avowed professional gluttons we’re in the former camp. And so […]

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Drink Me | Hot Buttered Winter Gin [Recipe]

This weekend is for roaring fires, huddling in blankets and – with the welcome return of World Gin Day tomorrow – hot gin cocktails. Bass & Flinders Distillery have just released their seasonally spiced Winter Gin, spiked with apple brandy, and have kindly shared with us the secret to their Hot Buttered […]

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Bar News | June 2018

We’ve got fancy gins, award-winning bars and boozy recipe books to add to your collection this month… The Noble Bootleggers Distilling Co (out of The Noble Experiment bar) now have an online store from which you can purchase their experimental gins and aged bottled cocktails. The Cliveden has released its […]

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New Bars | June 2018

Other adventures were calling, so we haven’t done this in quite a while! Let’s catch up now on all the new and new-look bars, distilleries and other assorted boozeries that have flung open their doors over the past few months. — Bouzy A chic wine bar from the Entrecote team. In their own […]

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The Best of Negroni Week 2018

Over 120 local bars are celebrating, that bartender’s old faithful, the Negroni this week. Each will present the original, a twist or even fully-fledged menu of Negronis (with $1 or more of each cocktail sold going to the bar’s chosen cause!) We’ve scoured the Negroni Week 2018 program to let […]

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