Richard Bate likes to make many of his own ingredients, such as limoncello. Photo: Felix Wong

Ask the foodie: Richard Bate

Only 23, Richard Bate has already been nominated twice for bartender of the year in his native Australia. His fascination with flavours began when he was working in kitchens while still at high school. When he started working in bars, he watched how unexpected flavours went into cocktails.


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