While London restaurants remain shuttered, we’ve rounded up 10 new openings we’re looking forward to this year, from seafood sanctum Manzi’s to the Batman-themed Park Row.
HK bar industry agrees to government proposal in exchange for reopening
The Hong Kong bar industry has agreed to accept the proposal from the government to ask patrons to keep their masks on and use a straw to drink alcohol if it will mean venues can reopen.
Patrón launches 2021 Perfectionists Cocktail Competition
Ultra-premium Tequila brand Patrón has launched its 2021 Perfectionists Cocktail Competition, which kicks off with a virtual format ahead of the global final in Mexico.
Lockdown leads to the rise of the TikTok bartender
An increasing number of mixologists are taking to social media app TikTok to share videos on how to make popular cocktails and entertain their viewers while bars remain shuttered.
UK boom in bartender-led Zoom cocktail parties
Virtual events companies are shaking up the festive social scene with bartender-led cocktail parties, which they believe will last long after government restrictions ease.
Top bottled cocktails delivered to your door
It’s not only chefs that have been pivoting to takeaways, some of London’s top bartenders have been busy creating bottled cocktail collections that can be delivered to your door.
Simone Caporale launches non-alcoholic ‘spirit’
Italian mixologist Simone Caporale, formerly of Artesian at The Langham, has launched a non-alcoholic ‘spirit’ that mimics the flavour and texture of alcohol.
Star Trek cocktail book launches
Mixologists Simon Pellet and Adrian Calderbank have created a colourful compendium of intergalactic cocktails inspired by hit sci fi TV show, Star Trek.
Oliver Peyton launches RTD cocktail range with Dré Masso
Irish restaurateur and Great British Menu judge Oliver Peyton has launched a range of ready to drink cocktails in collaboration with bartender Dré Masso.
Top HK bars offering bottled cocktails for delivery
With Hong Kong bars and pubs closed for another 14 days, we’ve rounded up the establishments offering cocktails you can enjoy at home.
The top 10 trending cocktails in UK bars
Funkin Cocktails has released the latest ranking of the top 10 trending cocktails in UK bars, with the Porn Star Martini once again coming out on top.
Harvey Nichols launches pre-mixed cocktails
Luxury department store Harvey Nichols has launched a range of pre-mixed cocktails, which includes an Old Fashioned, Vesper Martini and a Negroni.