Pairings: a bartender and a chef is all that Joy needs

Nick Miles talks to Joy Restaurant's Sarah Scott and Maddie Sim to learn more about pairing food and drink, and how they complement one another.

Inside Lover, Melbourne with James Burchett & Dave McAvoy

"Cocktails are meant to be fun." The Chapel Street restaurant and bar, Lover, might just be the antidote we need for the year we just had.

Inside Commercial Road Public Bar with owner Kyle Weir

Here, Nick Miles talks to Kyle Weir on opening Commerical Road Public Bar during the pandemic, and how he has gone about work-life balance.

Bars of Note: The Elysian Whisky Bar

The Elysian Whisky Bar in Fitzroy offers guests a chance to taste hard to find whiskies and bottles you "almost can't replace."

Cantina OK! owners talk micro mezcal, and the ‘vanity project’ that landed on the World’s 50 Best Bars

"“What’s interesting to us is the people, places, and experiences. The mezcal is a bonus." Jeremy Blackmore & Alex Dowd on Cantina OK!'s start, and why it's resonating.

Why bars matter (no great story starts at Starbucks)

Because life happens in bars. And it’s bartenders who are the hosts of all that; the party-starters, conspirators, and confidence keepers.

“Isn’t that what cocktails should be about?” Door Knock‘s Natalie Ng on their new list

Natalie Ng is co-owner and bartender at Sydney bar Door Knock, and here she talks about why their latest cocktail list is their best yet.

These three Australian bars made the World’s 50 Best Bars List

The World’s 50 Best Bars 2020 was announced overnight in London, and three Australian bars — all from Sydney — have made the cut.

PS40’s Michael Chiem: ‘I wanted to throw a party and have a bit of fun.’

PS40 owner Michael Chiem talks about how they've overcome the challenges of the pandemic, and the bartender who stole his regulars.