Crown Metropol, Melbourne

Crown Metropol, Melbourne

It is often said that first impressions are unforgettable, and upon entering the lobby of Crown Metropol in Melbourne, it is the powerful scent of a man’s cologne that lingers throughout the hotel. Crown Metropol is a modern 5 star luxury hotel situated in Melbourne’s Southbank precinct, a short walk …

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Bar Americano, Melbourne

Bar Americano, Melbourne

If you’re looking for Bar Americano in Melbourne, don’t give up. You’re in the city of laneways and you’ll (eventually) find it at Presgrave Place as you walk down the hook-shaped alleyway with an unsightly pile of garbage bins. Bar Americano, Melbourne The above sign is your only clue and …

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Bacardi Legacy Australian Final 2015

Alissa Gabriel

The Australian final of the Bacardi Legacy Cocktail Competition was held last night at El Coco in Melbourne with Alissa Gabriel of The Manhattan Line in Brisbane taking out the competition with her Bouteiller cocktail. Alissa Gabriel, Australian Bacardi Legacy Winner Alissa’s winning drink, Bouteiller, was inspired by the relationship between …

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The Cosmopolitan City

Melbourne

It is the City of… … boots and elegant winter scarves; multiple facial piercings on twenty-somethings; the ubiquitous spaghetti marinara on plates and menus; crisp mornings with a welcome stillness in the air; café trottoirs and restaurants with outdoor gas heaters; generous servings and warm service; a vibrant city centre …

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