Category: drinks

The Barbershop: A 1920s Speakeasy

If you’re like me, and you have dreams of living in the past, but conveniently forget about how disgusting and unhygienic the past was, then you too love going to themed events and wishing it was real. For me, The…

Melbourne International Coffee Expo

“I can feel my heartbeat in my eyes” says one of my colleagues and I have to agree.  My heart is beating in time to the top 30 dance songs in the background.  “Maybe this is the end?” I think,…

Speigelau’s launch of the Perfect Serve collection

Glassware company Spiegelau pulled out all the stops when they launched their Perfect Serve Collection. Two events — a cocktail-making class at Eau de Vie, a party at The Everleigh‘s Elk Room — were held with the eminent German bartender who designed the…

MFWF: High Tea at the Hellenic Museum

Dionysus would be pleased. This weekend my +1 and I were treated to a garden party high tea at the Hellenic Museum. The catering was flawless with tea, champagne, coffee, and frappe martinis making the rounds in-between beautifully presented courses. As part…

Dîner en Blanc Melbourne

For the past six months I have heard (non-stop) about a mysterious dinner in Melbourne where everybody wears white and waves napkins and sparklers. In my mind, it was like a great Vestal Virgins convention, only with Champagne, not fire and…

World Margarita Day with the Melbourne Margarita Crawl

As if we really needed an excuse to drink margaritas? But okay, here it is – World Margarita Day. It happened one quiet little Monday across some of Melbourne’s finest drinking holes: Nieuw Amsterdam, Mesa Verde and Touche Hombre. Sponsored…