Category: drinks

Cocktail Making - Design Files & Dan Murphy's

Design Files X Dan Murphy’s Cocktail Making

Good design and good cocktails…do we really need anything else in life? The Design Files teamed up with Dan Murphy’s at the recent Open House pop-up to present an exhilarating evening of cocktail creation and design. It was an immersive…

Rain or shine, it’s gin time!

Melbourne: your dedication to drinking gin knows no bounds. Thunder, lighting, and sideways rain won’t stand in the way of a good gin and tonic. Juniperlooza, Melbourne’s first gin festival, kicked off with sunny skies on a warm Saturday afternoon…

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Enter The Dragon with Moutai

What’s the most consumed spirit in the world? Vokda? Whisky? Rum? Turns out the answer is Baijiu, (pronounced “bye-joe”) a traditional Chinese alcoholic drink. The spirit is in a category of its own, like whisky or gin. So the flavour…

Jack Daniels Barrel House

Jack Daniel’s Barrel House Pop Up at Southbank

  Southern hospitality has arrived at Southbank with the annual Jack Daniel’s Barrel House pop up. We got a taste of the venue, festivities, and Jack’s finest at the launch event. The purpose made pop up has some real down…

Urban Wine Walk in Richmond

On a beautiful Saturday afternoon we were treated to a day out at Urban Wine Walk in Richmond,  Melbourne. A new concept and one not done in Melbourne before, the Urban Wine Walk was a self-guided tour of some of Richmond’s…

White Mojo comes to Glen Waverley

The Kingsway café and dining scene is about to get a lot more exciting with the addition of White Mojo Plus+.  With successful cafés at Balwyn and the CBD, the lucky folks at Glen Waverley have been blessed with the…

Best of November: Where to Eat, Drink, and Party

Gear up Melbourne, November is going to be huge! With a range of festivals, carnivals, and parties, you’re sure to find something (or multiple things) you’ll love. Check out our top ten finds for the month of November. Espresso Martini…

Overlook Café-Bar at the Astor Theatre

The Astor is making a mark on the local art deco bar-cafe scene with the launch of the Overlook café-bar. If the name does not send shivers down your spine then you’ve probably never had the pleasure of watching the…

Hallowine – Decadence & Decay

Ghost Host are the experiential purveyors of ‘vorfreude’ – the intense anticipation that comes from imagining future pleasures. This word is so, so apt when it came to their marquee 2017 event, Hallowine Decadence & Decay. I was so, so…

Oktoberfest in The Gardens

All the lederhosen in Melbourne at Oktoberfest in the Gardens

Oktoberfest in the Gardens was an eye opening experience to the number of people in Melbourne that own lederhosen and dirndl dresses. (Hint: that number is in the thousands.) With an affinity for short shorts and short skirts, this event…