Calamity Jane: A tropical delight from The Roosevelt in Kings Cross

The Roosevelt have a few signatures that use this hyper cooling and somewhat flashy style of cocktail production. The one featured here is all about the tropics. So pull up a bar stool and hold onto that tropical dream while while the wintry air gets chilly around us. 

Learning from the best: Jono Carr on why he went to work with MC at PS40

“This resistance to the normality of a cocktail bar and the ultimate strive for perfection is the reason I had to work with him. Another reason, for me at least, is that he has owned and operated an award-winning bar for five years now.”

Your garnish sucks! Max Allison on why sometimes its best to go naked

“When pairing flavours, try to avoid like-for-like garnishes such as a pineapple wedge on a Pina Colada or a lime wedge on a Daiquiri. Similarly, I really discourage the use of sweet-on-sweet garnishes, like serving an Old Fashioned with a piece of fudge or caramel nut brittle.”