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New Years Eve

Hola amigos! Thank you for choosing Hot Tamale to help you celebrate and bring in 2018. To celebrate the evening we are hosting a range of options hoping to have something for everyone to enjoy. Please read each description clearly before booking.

Bocaditos
$40 per head
A platter style, sharing option of Mexican Street...

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Best Tequila Bar Australia

Best Tequila Bar Australia

Today, Australian Bartender Magazine has named Hot Tamale as a finalists for best tequila bar Australia, in the 2017 Phil Bayly Award for Tequila Bar of the Year.

“The award is named for industry legend Phil Bayly, who has been the standard-bearer for the category of tequila and mezcal in Australia for the best part of two...

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Beef Cheek Croquetas

Beef Cheek Croquetas

Chef Luke Hammond has drawn inspiration, for his Beef Cheek Croquetas, from his fond memories of living in Merida, Yucatán.  The Yucatán, which sits at the end of Mexico’s curling peninsula, is often described as Mayan, and it was a vital cog in the old empire.  Today the cuisine is strongly influences from the Caribbean,...
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AHA NT Bartender of the Year

AHA NT Bartender of the Year

What an amazing few days for our bartending team.  We are proud to announce Anneliese Grazioli took out top honour, AHA NT Bartender of the Year.  Both Anneliese and Alex did an amazing job and we could not be prouder of the both of you.

To make the finalists for the AHA NT Bartender Of The Year competition, the competitors...

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AHA Bartender of the Year

AHA Bartender of the Year

The top 6 have been announced in the AHA Bartender Of The Year competition & we are excited to let you know, both Alex Johnston and Anneliese Grazioli, have made it through to the final in the AHA Bartender of the Year competition!!!

Go champions!

The initial stage cover testing on alcoholic beverages, blind tastings and a...

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Arracheras – Hot Tamale

Arracheras – Hot Tamale

New menu trial. Our Hot Tamale arrachera is beef skirt steak with a spicy dry rub, charred over high heat, with a coriander, garlic, jalapeño & pepita sauce. yum!!

Arrachera beef is a savory Mexican specialty that may have originated with vaqueros driving their herds to south Texas in the 1930s. Tex-mex cooks eventually...

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W I N N E R best espresso martini

W I N N E R best espresso martini

On Monday night Beam Suntory hosted an Espresso Martini competition at the Casino’s Lagoon Bar where Darwin’s best bartenders from all venues participated to take out the title for the best espresso martini.

We are extremely proud to announce Hot Tamale’s very own bar manager Alex has taken this title!

// Jim Beam Maple //...

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I don’t like tequila

I don’t like tequila

If I had a dollar for every time I had heard those 2 comments in the last 5 years, I would be doing very well.

Tequila has had a bit of an image problem for as long as I can remember.  It’s nothing new. I’m sure most of us have had an experience, were the bad boy tequila came out late at night & things got a little wild....

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Savour Australia Awards for Excellence

Savour Australia Awards for Excellence

It will be another huge night for Hot Tamale at the National, Savour Australia Awards for Excellence.    

The Savour Australia Hostplus Awards for Excellence is a nationally recognised, independently judged awards program that recognises exceptional service and culinary talent across Australia.

We are extremely honoured to...

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