What’s on this weekend

South Tempe Postino opens Arizona bar Postino South Tempe is now open, serving drinks, dinner and weekend brunch. Opening in Tempe, Arizona, the new venue is “brimming with playful, funky decor” and features modern furniture, oversized Murano glass chandeliers and colourful fixtures. The new venue offers a menu of bruschetta boards, sharable “snacky things”, salads, and paninis, plus an extensive drinks list including Arizona craft brews and wines by the glass.

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What’s on this weekend

GlenDronach reopens Scotch whisky distillery GlenDronach is reopening the doors to its visitor centre from today (21 August). The renovated site offers a new tasting room, whisky bar, lounge and retail area. The space has been designed with the aim of immersing whisky travellers in the “rich colour and flavour profiles of The GlenDronach”. Visitors will be able to explore the new tasting bar, which offers a selection of GlenDronach drams and specially curated tasting…

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What’s on this weekend

Joy at Portobello Dock London bar and restaurant Joy has opened on the site of the former Dock Kitchen in Portobello Dock. The 70-cover pop-up bar and restaurant has been filled with hundreds of dahlia flowers and also boasts a honey store, bottle shop and farm-to-fork grocers. At its bar and restaurant, Joy will offer a daily changing menu of dishes and drinks, which have been created with hyper-seasonal British ingredients.

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London Cocktail Week plans month-long event for 2020

The 2020 edition of London Cocktail Week will take place this year, organisers have confirmed, and will run for the whole month of October. This year’s festival has garnered support from four spirits firms – Brown-Forman, Diageo, Edrington-Beam Suntory and Moët Hennessy – along with the backing of 26 individual brands in a collective effort to reinvigorate the London on-trade following the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Numerous events in the drinks trade have been…

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Inception Group thanks NHS with £25,000 bar tab

Mr Fogg’s owner Inception Group is offering a £25,000 (US$30,780) bar tab to NHS workers to say thank you for their “phenomenal response to the pandemic”. The London hospitality group, which also includes Cahoots, Barts and Bunga Bunga, is planning to start reopening its venues from 4 July in accordance with UK government guidance. NHS (National Health Service) workers will be able to enjoy a free drink by showing their NHS identification badges at any…

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