Foodie Diary

Bar Fly: Garden Bar by The Corner House

Ashtrays. Astroturf. Paper straws. Plastic cups. This fabulous, outdoor pop-up bar, cradled in the arms of the Sydney Opera House, is just the place to settle in for the Australia Day Long Weekend, with magnificent Sydney Harbour views for the Ferrython.

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After the raging success of their October-long Veuve Clicquot pop-up, Bullion Bar at The Mint, the Trippas White Group have cleverly relaunched the space with another bubbling golden liquid. Luckily I was on hand for the launch of their Moët & Chandon pop-up, as there were countless gold-plated goblets of Moët & Chandon Impérial to be consumed!

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Jason Williams, Group Bars Manager for The Keystone Group can now add 'world cocktail champion' to his curriculum vitae after taking out the London final of the Beefeater 24 Cocktail Competition.

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Three Lamborghinis with their Gullwing doors raised proved the perfect way to attract a lot of attention to the launch of Waitan last week.

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Ask any of the top restaurants where their seafood comes from, and chances are many of them will say Joto Fresh Fish, especially if they're serving sustainable seafood.

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Rapidly approach its centenary; The Australian Heritage Hotel is famous for beer. For the past nine years they’ve put on the Australian Beer Festival, exploring Aussie craft beers way before it was trendy to do so.

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With October positively rammed with foodie events, I was recently reminded by Sydney Cove Oyster Bar, that all good eating doesn’t have to be high-brow.

Bar Fly: Sheraton on the Park

I am more conventional than I may at first seem. I am a faithful lover; but as I entered the hotel this week, I strayed. Temptation stole me away from the bar…

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Earlier this month I headed to Old Growler to see the two winning bartenders crowned from the Glenfiddich Pioneers Cocktail Competition. Evan Stanley from Black Pearl (VIC) took out first place for his Red Right Hand, which makes Glenfiddich 12-year-old single malt whisky into a clever aperitif by teaming it with Antica Formula, Campari and Joseph Catron Apricot.

Bar Fly: Bullion Bar

When a redhead like me walks into a gold rush, all of a sudden my hair colour becomes insignificant. Do you know your Australian history?