Hold onto summer with this Gin pop up by the rooftop pool of The Old Clare Hotel (Sydney)

Chippendale’s Kensington Street Social has now had more than enough time to settle into it’s groove as the third new opening at The Old Clare Hotel. The menus and cocktail list here have already been a hot topic for discerning diners and drinkers in the area, many of whom have the good sense to also venture on up to the hotel’s rooftop, where one of the city’s best rooftop pools sits pretty, adjacent to a bar serving up even more cocktails and snacks. Kensington Street Social know the rooftop is a special place to be so they’ve teamed up with Tanquaray Gin to stage a little ten-day pop up full of exclusive cocktails and food straight from the KSS kitchen.... Read More | Share it now!

On the Shelf: Teeling Small Batch Irish Whiskey

Teeling Whiskey seems to be setting it’s sights on making Irish Whiskey the most popular spirit in the world once again, leading the huge resurgence the spirit category has seen in recent years. The young, multi-award winning, unconventionally independent producer has expanded to 46 countries in recent years, Australia being one of the most recent, where we saw their entire range launch in 2015 along with a forthcoming limited edition (The Revival 15 Y.O Single Malt) which Teeling are being made available at a special St Patrick’s Day party in Melbourne this month. With Teeling winning four accolades at the first stage of the 2016 World Whiskies Awards, potentially being crowned the global title of World’s Best Single Malt Whiskey (an award announced on 16th March), and being shortlisted for a 2016 business award from the Financial Times, we thought now is a good a time as any to take a look at Teeling’s ubiquitous Small Batch Irish Whiskey in our latest “On the Shelf”. ... Read More | Share it now!

The Earl’s Juke Joint team are opening a David Lynch inspired bar (Sydney)

Award-winning bartender Pasan Wijesena of Earl’s Juke Joint fame is about to take a bold step into the universe of pop-culture themed venues with a David Lynch inspired bar right around the corner in a space that was once occupied by Enmore’s Anna Thai. The Enmore Road drinking hole will undoubtedly be all types of weird as the works of Lynch will be spliced into the Tiki styled bar.... Read More | Share it now!

Mary’s, Ume, Belle’s Hot Chicken, and more to compete in the Barangaroo Burger Wars (Sydney)

Next weekend, on Sunday to be exact, the stunning Wulugul Walk by the water at Barangaroo will be the location for an unprecedented burger war dubbed “Burger Kings”, pitting six of Sydney’s best against each other to be judged by a panel made of ravenous Sydneysiders, including you – yes, you. It’ll be a free entry, five-hour face-off with the goal of one-upamnship pretty much guaranteed to result in some of the juiciest burgers seen in Sydney yet.... Read More | Share it now!

Best things to do in Sydney this weekend (11th-13th March)

This heat isn’t going anywhere, which is perfect since A Moveable Feast will be making it’s long awaited debut on Bondi Beach this Saturday, adding to the rich stock of events happening around the city that also include four-day food and drink festival Taste of Sydney, a heap of events as part of Spectrum Now, and even a roller disco dedicated entirely to the memory of David Bowie. ... Read More | Share it now!

Wine is Coming: Game of Thrones themed wine festival “Game of Rhones” returns

After sell-out events across Australia and New Zealand last year, Game of Rhones will make it’s noble return as it tours Adelaide, Perth, Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Auckland, and Wellington once again this year across May, June, and July. Obviously inspired by HBO smash Game of Thrones (for which the season six trailer can be found HERE), this wine festival is a celebration of the classic grape varieties of the Rhone Valley in France, bringing in everything from Shiraz to Roussane in some of the best venues across the above cities for a wine festival to end all wine festivals.... Read More | Share it now!

Spiegelau goes for elegance with new Perfect Serve Collection

Award winning bartender and mixologist Stephan Hinz, the brains behind renowned stylish drinking den Little Link in Germany, has teamed up with German glass manufacturer Spiegelau to create a new line of glassware designed to perfectly suit cocktails. Dubbed The Perfect Serve Collection, this new series of four stemmed glasses, four tumblers, and two mixing glasses is aimed at better serving the needs of both bartenders and their customers, balancing elegance with functionality to really speak to the sensory experience of a masterfully mixed cocktail, considering taste, look, and feel.... Read More | Share it now!

Waterman’s Lobster Co. will pop-up at Young Henry’s in Newtown for Easter (Sydney)

Heard of Waterman’s Lobster Co. and their Maine and Connecticut style lobster rolls but aren’t keen on leaving the inner-west bubble? We’ve got some good news for you. The increasingly popular Potts Point joint will be bringing some of their delicious rolls for a little two-day pop-up towards the end of this month, setting up at Newtown brewery Young Henry’s.... Read More | Share it now!