DarkSide at Rosewood Hong Kong, the sophisticated sultry jazz and cocktail parlour (#40 on Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2021), has just introduced a new cocktail menu inspired by the eight phases of the moon and their mystical powers.
And just like that, we have rolled into the second quarter of 2021 and as the world waits to be inoculated, we also can’t help thinking about where we will want to grab that first ice cold martini and how that might feel.
The year is 1960 in Tokyo and a young man is seated in a dimly lit corner of the bar, under the soft glow of a lamp, flipping absentmindedly through the pages of Aizu Yaichi’s Rokumeishu.
With the recent appearance of bars like Sidecar and Aer in some of the most coveted international lists, we turn our attention to India, where a cocktail culture is simmering under the finest mentorship and a solid crew of committed bartenders.
At a time when CoVid has dealt the hospitality industry a huge blow, The Association aims to lend immediate support to Singapore’s cocktail community.
Asia’s 50 Best Bars recently conferred the Altos Bartender’s Bartender title to Jay Khan of COA Hong Kong. I caught up with Jay over a quick chat so we can all get to know him and COA better.
Marking a historic moment for the Indian bar community, Sidecar (India) has just been awarded the 40th place in Asia’s 50 Best Bars, 2020. This is momentous for a few reasons: it puts the Indian bar community on the global map, bringing some well deserved focus to the region which is slowly but surely seeing…
The Pontiac is unapologetically defying norms and redefining Hong Kong’s drinking culture. And we’re loving it.