Saint James Rhum Cocktail Competition

Last week one of the cocktail competitions we judged was the Saint James Cocktail Competition. Fifteen candidates squared off against each other in the lovely ‘La Tricoterie’ in Brussels in the hope of winning one of the great prizes – amongst them one of the last bottles of Saint James 250 for Belgium. Saint James…

Rumpus Tiki Bar, Budapest.

Hung(a)ry for Tiki? Oh, yes we were! Ah, beautiful Budapest, city on the banks of the mighty Doneau. The architecture of this historical jewel is overwhelming. This city is very much alive and we had some great cocktails there.   Most surprising of all, they had a Tiki bar there, a real one for that…

Bar Bounce Antwerp

Marco Mathieux strikes again! Bar Bounce at Waalsekaai 44, Antwerp. The first thought that entered my mind when I stepped through the door was: ” I could stay here for hours”. And really it’s that kind of place. When you sit at the bar you’re surrounded by a happy helter-skelter of bitters and booze bottles,…