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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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Gold Plate Awards NT – Winner

Gold Plate Awards NT – Winner

 

WOW!  Earlier this week, Hot Tamale was honoured to be named the winner of the inaugural The Gold Plate award, for Best Cocktail List Northern Territory.

“We couldn’t be more excited to take out such a prestigious award, and to win the first ever award for Best Cocktail List in the Gold Plates, is something we, as a...

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The chic eats dominating Darwin’s new food scene

There was a time when dinner in Darwin was all barra and beer, but locals knew they couldn’t keep the hipsters away forever.

Even so, Darwin’s peculiarities have produced a city of pragmatic souls, meaning pretension is kept to a minimum and produce packs a punch even as the foodie scene explodes. These are some of the best...

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Awards for Excellence  – National Finalist

Awards for Excellence – National Finalist

And the amazing news keeps coming.  We are pleased to announce that Hot Tamale has now progress to the National Awards for Excellence in two categories, the BEST SPECIALITY RESTAURANT &  PEOPLE, PRODUCE, PLACE OURISM RESTAURANT.  We would like to take the opportunity to thank our hard working team for your efforts and...

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