Drink Me | Hope & Sesame Cocktail [Recipe]

Celebrate World Chartreuse Day today with this seductive cocktail recipe by Melbourne’s Chef David. This drink is named after one of China’s best cocktail and jazz bars – the Hope & Sesame speakeasy in Guangzhou. It’s a stripped-back adaption of their Spicy Not Spicy rum sour cocktail. The chilli and […]

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Drink Me | Cottage Garden Gimlet [Recipe]

This Mother’s Day-inspired cocktail tastes like a bouquet of flowers in liquid form! Treat your mum or your nanna with this pretty, pastel-pink drink sometime soon. This recipe makes a hero of Little Lon Distilling Co’s limited edition Maud’s gin liqueur. Though their mauve concoction is a liqueur, it’s balanced […]

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Drink Me | Tropical Kombucha Margaritas [Recipe]

It’s National Margarita Day. So it’s pretty much the law that you have to make up a batch of these easy Tropical Kombucha Margaritas today. Don’t blame me, I don’t make the rules! (Pssst…feeling lazy? I’m giving away free margaritas here.) The tang of kombucha adds another layer to the […]

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ICYMI | 21 Fab New Bars to Discover in 2021

This one’s in the spirit of making the most of the last of Melbourne’s summer rays. In supporting local venue creators who’ve had, let’s say, a tumultuous time of it lately. And it’s also in the spirit of scouting some downright delicious drinks. In no particular order – just in […]

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Drink Me | The Valencian Cocktail [Recipe]

This cocktail started out with the idea of a lengthened martini – with classic orange and almond syrup cake flavours added! It’s something to sip over melting ice instead of vermouth on the rocks; preferably at sunset while picking at a plate of warmed olives. Try to find a gin […]

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Drink Me | Honeyed Wine & Roses Cocktail [Recipe]

This original cocktail, inspired a little bit by the Peach Blow Fizz (without the fizz), is bursting with romantic ingredients: honey, pink wine, roses, strawberries and cream. It’s an after-dinner drink  for your Valentine that’s not too sweet. Pick up a box of chocolates to go with and dessert is […]

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