NEWS: Mr Tipply’s, Swanson Hotel, Arisaig Tea Rooms, Eddystone Point Wines & more

This week’s news round up with Mr Tipply’s, Swanson Hotel, Arisaig Tea Rooms, Eddystone Point Wines & more.

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Mr Tipply’s, Sydney

The City Hotel has relaunched as Mr Tipply’s. Spilt across two levels, Mr Tipply’s is a bar and eatery with a focus on an Asian-fusion menu with share plate eating offerings and inventive cocktails such as the Kimchi Mary with aged cabbage and chilli, Vodka, tomato juice and spicy mix. The ground level opens on June 6 with the upper level to follow in July. 347 Kent Street, Sydney

Swanson Hotel, Erskineville

The Kurrajong Hotel in Erskineville has undergone a major refurbishment and is relaunching as the Swanson Hotel. The venue will have a restaurant upstairs with former AHA chef of the year, Brad Sloane of the Riverview Hotel in the kitchen with a menu that offers simple food with Mediterranean flavours. 106-108 Swanson Street, Erskineville

The Arisaig Tea Rooms, Surry Hills

Located in the ‘Reader’s Digest Building’ in Surry Hills, The Arisaig Tea Rooms serves contemporary Scottish and mod-Oz dishes with menu items such as seared scallops with black pudding, Scotch Fillet and cullin skint risotto. 26 Waterloo Street, Surry Hills

BAHBQ Brazilian Grill

BAHBQ Brazilian Grill in Crows Nest is gearing up for the FIFA World Cup. The Brazilian steakhouse offers all the fun of churrasco dining as well as traditional main meals including Moqueca, a Northern Brazilian seafood curry. 35-37 Albany St, Crows Nest

Citibank Dining Program and McWilliams Wines

Following the official launch at Quay Restaurant, Citibank Dining Program hosted a cocktail party at The Morrison to announce their partnership with McWilliams Wines to partners and clients. The Program has awarded over 100,000 bottles of wines since it launched in 2011.

Eddystone Point Wines

Eddystone Point Wines from Tasmania launched this month with three varieties of different vintages created by winemaker Penny Jones. The wines take their name from the coastal area at Eddystone Point in the northern tip of Tasmania. The range – 2013 Eddystone Point Riesling,  2012 Eddystone Point Pinot Gris and 2011 Eddystone Point Pinot Noir – has already won a number of awards including an “International judges” trophy and gold medal at the 2013 national Wine Show. The wines have a RRP from $24.95 to $29.95 and you can find them at major and independent liquor stores.


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Corinne Mossati

Corinne Mossati is the Founder/Editor of popular online magazine Gourmantic and Cocktails & Bars, a website dedicated to cocktail culture and the discerning drinker. She is named in Australian Bartender Magazine’s Top 100 Most Influential List since 2013, is a member of The Academy responsible for judging the World’s 50 Best Bars. She has also judged the inaugural Australasian Whisky Awards and various national cocktail competitions.