‘Tis the season

December 9, 2016
While I gave up my recipe column a while ago, every so often one crosses my path that I feel duty bound to share. With the festive season coinciding with summer sun and therefore an […]

At Home with Bench Bar

December 9, 2016
Paul the owner of Bench Bar on King Street in Newtown and Bench Bar manager and licensee Chanel, talk Christmas cocktails and holy spirits! How did you decide that Newtown needed another bar? P: Bench […]

The Bootleg

November 4, 2016
The Bootleg is a delightfully summery cocktail made from vodka, citrus and fresh mint. It was originally created during Prohibition in Minnesota, and is now the state’s national drink. I love its simplicity and the […]

Road test – Acting Young with an Old Fashioned

April 13, 2015
Don’t call me old-fashioned but what is this drink? After struggling to find an ‘on trend’ concept for this week’s Road Test I posed the question to my exceedingly trendy friend over coffee. Imagine, if […]