Sips & Bites #8: Cirrus Barangaroo, Sir Chapel Tramsheds, How to Batch a Negroni, A Night with the Nail & More

Sips & Bites is a new section featuring bite-sized information on new restaurants and bars including what’s on in Sydney. This new feature replaces the monthly “New Restaurant and Bars Openings” and is published on a regular basis.

Cirrus Barangaroo

Cirrus Barangaroo
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Brent Savage and Nick Hildebrandt have opened Cirrus at Barangaroo,  a sustainable seafood focused restaurant and bar the site vacated by the Noma pop up. Open seven days a week for lunch and dinner, the venue seats 100 including 40 outside. The seafood focused menu includes Moreton Bay bugs with house-made XO, Northern Territory mud crab with green garlic and tarragon; a ‘Cirrus Platter’, Savage’s take on a seafood platter of oysters, Skull Island prawns, cobia and honey bugs; whole flathead and chips; and what might be Sydney’s best take on a Caesar salad – grilled cos lettuce, whipped mullet roe, cured egg yolk and Ortiz anchovies.

Cirrus, 10/23 Barangaroo Avenue, Barangaroo

How to Batch a Negroni with the Star of Bombay

The Star of Bombay hosted a delightful Star Soiree with Global Brand Ambassador, Raj Nagra, and Australian Brand Ambassador, Sean Forsyth. Guests were guided through the art of cocktail entertaining in summer using batched cocktails. Here’s a recipe on how to batch a Negroni using the Star of Bombay gin.

Mama’s Buoi Tramsheds

Mama’s Buoi is opening at Tramsheds Harold Park in November 2016, serving a menu of their signature home-style, authentic dishes. More to come.

Sir Chapel Tramsheds

Sir Chapel has also opened in Tramshed, a Bistro and Brewery by founder and owner, Tom Chidiac.

Also at Tramsheds: Bekya Middle Eastern Kitchen

Heineken Bar at Sydney Airport

Heineken Bar at Sydney Airport

Heineken Flagship Bar is opening at Sydney Airport’s T1 at the end of September. Travellers can enjoy is Heineken served Extra Cold, delivered through a partly frozen draught column, where the beer is served up between -1 and -3 degree Celsius and poured into a frozen Heineken glass.

A Night with the Nail at The Swinging Cat

A Night with the Nail at The Swinging Cat

Drambuie, has announced a relaunch of the brand at a 3-month bar activation, ‘A Night with the Nail’, each Thursday at The Swinging Cat bar in Sydney’s CBD. Sip on The Rusty Nail, along with a range of Drambuie cocktails as you listen to live jazz music at the New Orleans inspired underground bar. If you upload a social pic enjoying a Rusty Nail using the hashtag #nightwiththenail, you can be in the running to win a Rusty Nail Kit including a bottle of Drambuie, a bottle of Monkey Shoulder Scotch Whisky, a mixing spoon, ice mould and tumblers.

The Swinging Cat, 44 King Street, Sydney

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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.