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nestled at the heart of Malta’s latest luxury fashion destination, ‘Barlowes’, is the Milan-style aperitivo bar, ‘Lowes Lounge’. An intimate and inviting setting of plush furnishing and elegant decor, providing respite for shoppers to refresh, unwind or get-together for coffee, cocktails and nibbles. A stylish “haven of tranquility” set within Mercury's new Shopping district in the heart of St. Julians.


12 Days of (Christmas) Cocktails

1. Sakura Ingredients: 40 ml Botanist Gin 20 ml Sake 10 ml 1883 Orchid Top up with Tonic water Method: Pour all ingredients except the tonic water into a wine glass over ice. Stir well and top up with tonic water. Garnish with lemon peel. Purchase Botanist Gin Here 2. Side Walk Ingredients: 45 ml &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>

Julia Ripard

The Negroni Sbagliato is Breaking the Internet, Here’s Why

As you probably know, Negroni Sbagliato has been at the centre of a viral online trend in the past few months, all thanks to a TikTok video of &#8216;House of Dragon’ series stars, Emma D’Arcy and Alice Cooke, where Emma proclaimed Sbagliato as her favourite cocktail (the video on HBO profile reached over 21 million &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>


#FromTheMag – Join The Joy with Aperol Spritz

Aperol Treats Nate, Frank and Rossi to the Genuine Spritz Experience in Venice! Nate, Frank and Rossi, Malta’s renowned entertaining trio, visited Venice’s romantic city to enjoy the real Aperol Terrazza Experience in the traditional Venetian environment as part of the build-up of a unique summer campaign in Malta. Touring all the city’s historic locations, &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>


Spicy Mexican Michelada

Serves 2 Prep time 5 mins Ingredients Ice Tajin (or mild chili powder mixed with salt) 400ml Clamato juice (or tomato juice) 1 half pint of Cisk lager 2 limes 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce 1 tbsp soy sauce 2 tsp Mexican hot sauce Method Place some tajin onto a saucer. Cut one of the limes &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>

Julia Ripard

Classic Bloody Mary

Serves 2 Prep time 5 mins Ingredients 1 shot vodka, each 200ml of tomato juice, each A cups worth of ice, each Juice of 1/2 lemon, in each A few drops of tobacco sauce, in each 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce, in each 1 tsp celery salt 2 celery sticks, tops Pinch of black pepper Method &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>

Julia Ripard

#FromTheMag – A Rosé Wine For Every Occasion

In the past rosé wine has been dismissed by the connoisseurs as headache inducing and overly-sweet, but rosé has come a very long way in the past decade and has emerged as a versatile, food-friendly and exciting wine ‘for every occasion’. Rosé wines of today can be delicate and dry, enjoyed all year round, and &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>


#FromTheMag – Organic White Wine And Why We Love It!

Mild or non-existent hangovers, fewer chemicals, and better for the environment – no wonder organic wine is booming in Malta and around the world! Thanks to the gradual rise in the slow-food, organic trend, young wine-makers are pioneering the shift to more natural, innovative yet ‘how it used to be done’, environmentally kinder ways of &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>


Served SPOTLIGHT; in conversation with Daniele of the Cleland & Souchet Wine Cafe

Served Magazine’s editor, Julia Ripard, sits down with Daniele, the Food and Beverage Manager of Cleland &#038; Souchet, to discuss all things present and future for the Cafe. Daniele used to run his own restaurant, ‘Il Grappolo’ a haven for Piedmontese cuisine in Bugibba and a favourite spot of Mr Souchet and Mr Cleland. So &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>


Served SPOTLIGHT; MINUTY Welcomes The New Brand Ambassador Of Malta

On Thursday 25th August, Charles Grech &#038; Co. in collaboration with Chateau Minuty and the Phoenicia Malta organised a beautiful evening celebrating the divine Minuty Rosé. Dayna Camilleri Clarke from the SERVED team discussed all things ‘Minuty’ with Sebastien Nore; Global Strategy and Export Director for MINUTY SAS, and Mickael Marceau who on the night &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>


Chameleon 75 Presents ‘It’s Minuty O’Clock’ – A night of flowing Rosé and all the entertainment

It&#8217;s time for another Thursday evening extraordinaire with Chameleon 75 events. On this occasion, Charles Grech &#038; Co. in collaboration with Chateau Minuty and The Phoenicia Malta have organised an evening celebrating the divine Minuty Rosé.  On Thursday 25th August, from 8pm onwards, guests can pre-book for an evening at the stunning Phoenicia Hotel&#8217;s &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>


7 Tasty Drinks To Serve To Your Guests This Weekend

 While the focus is usually on what to EAT during the Easter weekend &#8211; we&#8217;re here to serve up some refreshing inspo as to what to DRINK before, during and after your Easter feast! Impress your guests with these easy cocktails and delicious &#8216;digestivi&#8217; offering up something for all tastes.  1. Aperol Spritz &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>

Julia Ripard

cranberry mule

Cranberry Mule

Ingredients 45ml Captain Morgan Original Spiced Gold 14ml fresh lime juice 55ml cranberry juice 100ml ginger ale 1 glassful ice 1 handful of cranberries 1 rosemary sprig Method In an ice-filled glass, combine Captain Morgan Original &#8211; Spiced Gold, lime juice, cranberry juice and top with ginger ale. Garnish with rosemary and cranberries.


Strawberry daiquiri

Strawberry Daiquiri

Ingredients 45ml Captain Morgan White Rum 30ml strawberry puree 15ml Lime juice 15ml simple syrup 1 glassful crushed ice 1 lime wedge 1 strawberry to garnish Method Pour the Captain Morgan White Rum, strawberry puree, lime juice, simple syrup, and ice into a blender. Blend well until smooth. Pour into a tall glass and garnish &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>


Peanut Butter & Strawberry Oats

Serves 2 Prep time 15 minutes + overnight setting Ingredients Ingredients 200g local strawberries 200g unsweetened plant-based milk (we used coconut) 70g jumbo oats 30g smooth peanut butter 10g chia seeds 2 medjool dates (or sub with any desired sweetener) Squeeze of lemon Optional – unsweetened plant-based yoghurt for topping Method In a high-speed blender, &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>

Marrow Health

Coconut Vanilla Porridge

Serves 2 Prep time 10 minutes Ingredients 2 Cups Porridge Oats
 2 Cups of Coconut Milk (for cooking) 
1 Cup Filtered Water 
1 Vanilla Bean Pod or 1 Tsp Vanilla Bean Paste 
1 Tsp Cinnamon
 Coconut chips and Berries to your liking

 Method Using a small pot, start by heating up the coconut milk to &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>

Ariane Loechner

natural flu remedies

Beat the flu with natural immune-boosting remedies

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Ariane Loechner

Tut, basil, sumac and gin refresher

Sumac is one of my favourite spices and is used liberally throughout Levantine dishes. A small tart berry that is dried and ground it adds a little tang to this summer cocktail. Serves 1 Prep time 5 mins Ingredients For the sumac syrup: 200ml water 200g sugar 1 tbsp. Sumac For the cocktail: 50 ml &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>

Debbie Schembri

On the Bottle – Faouzi Issa

Served sits down with Faouzi Issa, a successful Lebanese winemaker and producer of Lebanese wine Domaine des Tourelles from Bekaa Valley. Founded in 1868, Domaine Les Tourelles, is the second-oldest winery in Lebanon is currently celebrating its 150th anniversary loudly and with a bang in large part thanks for the exuberant current co-owner and winemaker, &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>


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