Bar Zine

Categories: Food & Drink
Blogger: Dan Kaufman
Description: Bar Zine is dedicated to reviewing the best bars in Sydney and is completely independent, honest and unbiased.

Latest Posts

September 5th
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 mar… Continue Reading
April 30th
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”; N… Continue Reading
January 22nd
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 … Continue Reading
November 4th
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 … Continue Reading
October 4th
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 gre… Continue Reading