When delicious cocktails alone simply aren’t good enough for you, it’s Eat Drink Design to the rescue. The annual awards ceremony honoured their 2013 victors last night, recognising beautiful architecture, design and branding across Australia and New Zealand’s restaurants, cafes, gourmet retail, pop-ups and bars. A congratulatory toast to the below establishments […]
Frenchy from Grease almost had it right; “The only man a girl can depend on is her daddy”. But we can also depend on Joe to serve up a southern fried feast for Father’s Day (you didn’t forget did you?). Joe’s Bar & Dining Hall has invited guest chef Andrew Blake to […]
Dinner. Drinks. Belvedere. Vue de Monde. Just because. Belvedere Unfiltered & cucumber Belvedere Unfiltered, raisins, vermouth & orange… …with sweet corn, duck, brown butter & truffle Belvedere Bloody Mary, quince, calvados & lemon with Blackmore wagyu beef, potato & nettle (or the fanciest steak and mash ever) Cocktail inspiration.
Starring in the annual Campari calender for 2013 is Penelope Cruz. Adorned in siren red, the actress explores themes of superstition (walking under ladders, black cats, opening umbrellas indoors) all while sipping the bitter orange elixir and looking damn fine as she does so. Thanks to Campari I have a […]
Forget champagne. Really dedicated hosts at the Spring Racing Carnival know a fancy cocktail is in order to celebrate any big or small win (or commiserate a loss). But how to set up a worthy, hassle free bar trackside? Culinary event-makers Bright Young Things have the solution, developing a trio […]
Since DrinkMelbourne opened (all of five minutes ago) West Winds Gin has already popped up on my radar several times. Making a mental note to seek out the spirit soon – as it’s wonderfully Australian – circumstance hurried me along. At The Model’s Handbook launch held poolside at The Olsen […]
The Winter Solstice has passed and we are officially on our way to Spring (though my hunt for the best seasonally-appropriate mulled wine in Melbourne continues – nay tips, do share). In Solstice celebration I travelled to the Yarra Valley for The Shortest Lunch last weekend. An annual event, I […]
Why, hello there! DrinkMelbourne has just launched to explore Melbourne’s vibrant bar culture, one cocktail at a time. I hope you’ll find my recommendations, on which barstool to perch your fine self come cocktail o’clock, valuable. I’d love to hear all about your regular haunts and must-drink destinations too. There’s a million […]