Sydney Bar Zine

Blog URL:http://barzine.com.au
Blog Tags:Sydney bars, bars in Sydney, bar in Sydney, bars, cocktails, pubs, clubs
Country:Australia
State/Province:New South Wales
Location:Sydney

This is an independent guide to Sydney’s cocktail bars, pubs and clubs. Our reviews are detailed, passionate and completely unbiased.



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Let’s be blunt: no one goes to Byron Bay for its bars. Yet while drinking here once meant necking a beer near a bikie or sculling a tinny on the beach, these days you have your pick of great bars to choose from. My top four are: Miss Margarita A ma...

There are good drunks and mean drunks – and Henry Lawson, one of Australia’s most beloved authors, certainly seems to have been a nasty one. His own publisher, George Robertson, described him as having “a very nasty temper”; Norman Lindsay o...

One sentence review: the most beautifully written, moving and yet sweetly humorous collection of short stories I can remember reading. The longer yet still short review: I’ve recently read two collections of short stories by authors championed...

The bitter end

on Nov 4, 2016

Women like shoes. Men like women. I like bitters. So you can imagine my state of mind when, while exploring Fitzroy in Melbourne, I discovered a store I never knew could exist. A store dedicated to cocktail bitters. My brain exploded. Bitters to the...

I’m still not sure if I like Melbourne. Perhaps I have Stockholm Syndrome but I miss Sydney’s beaches, its bitchiness, its shallow beautiful beat. And yet in a dingy laneway I did find something that makes me feel better about Melbourne: a great...

How to make a negroni

on Sep 16, 2016 in: recipe

Campari was the first alcoholic drink to mesmerise me. I was no older than six and, as I stared in wonder at my parent’s collection of liquor bottles stashed under the kitchen sink, it was the elegant Campari bottle that allured me the most. Never...

Campari was the first alcoholic drink to mesmerise me. I was no older than six and, as I stared in wonder at my parent’s collection of liquor bottles stashed under the kitchen sink, it was the elegant Campari bottle that allured me the most. Never...







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