Hello Sailor’s Sailor Vinnie

Italianate snacks and drinks ahoy.

Marco Faraone and Luke Redington make a formidable team behind the bar. Roman-born, London-trained Faraone, in his time at the dearly departed Lotus in Potts Point, set a new standard in Sydney for cocktail quality, while Redington, a veteran of Eau de Vie, is the sort of guy who downs a crisp Martini before doing his rounds at the boxing gym. Hello Sailor is their baby, a place where maritime themes and Italian flair meet in new and unusual ways. It's that sort of place; here's a taste. Hello Sailor, 96 Oxford St, Darlinghurst, NSW.

In a tumbler half-filled with ice, stir 30ml sweet vermouth, 30ml Amaro Florio or Averna and two dashes of rhubarb bitters, then top with dry prosecco. Garnish with a wedge of grapefruit skewered with a green olive and serve.


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