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ESPRESSO

By Hilary McNevin

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Hilary McNevin brings you the inside stories from Melbourne's dining scene in the column Espresso.

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Just Open: Addict Food and Coffee

Joe Ventura (left) and Greg Brassil.

A pair of switched-on country boys brave Fitzroy's cafe ground zero with newcomer Addict Food and Coffee.

Food News | Espresso | Thu Jul 10 08:30:00 EST 2014

Just open: All Day Donuts, Brunswick

A try of doughnuts at All Day Donuts.

Raph Rashid, founder of food trucks Beatbox Burgers and Taco Truck, is easing into his first venture-without-wheels.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jul 08 03:00:00 EST 2014

Ben Shewry gets creative in Attica's new Test Kitchen

Testing times: Peter Gunn, left, and Ben Shewry.

There's no Heston-esque lab equipment in Ben Shewry's experimental cooking space.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jul 08 03:00:00 EST 2014

Aaron Turner brings Nashville hot fried chicken to Melbourne

Nashville-style hot chicken and chips.

After a year in America, the former Loam chef is bringing spicy Nashville-style fried chicken to Gertrude Street.

Food News | Espresso | Thu Jul 03 13:29:24 EST 2014

Two new Mornington Peninsula wine bars open

The Winey Cow and Fika Weinstuble open, as Ten Minutes By Tractor sommelier slips into something more casual in Dromana.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jul 01 08:55:15 EST 2014

Wild Timor Coffee open crowd-funded cafe

Wild Timor Coffee's Brunswick cafe is a showcase for their coffee wholesale business and Timorese culture.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jul 01 03:00:00 EST 2014

Rosa Mitchell to open Rosa's Canteen in legal district

The Italian chef and co-owner of Sicilian restaurant Rosa's Kitchen will open a second venue later this year.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 24 08:36:40 EST 2014

Just open: Chiara

From left: George Fowler, Gavin Baker and Shaun Quade inside Chiara.

Italian dining room Chiara is the latest eatery to open at Collins Square in Docklands.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 24 03:00:00 EST 2014

Just open: Araliya, St Kilda

The team behind Hawthorn's long-running Sri Lankan restaurant is spicing up Fitzroy Street.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 24 03:00:00 EST 2014

400 Gradi heats up with new bar on Lygon Street

Johnny Di Francesco is opening a bar.

Johnny Di Francesco of 400 Gradi pizzeria in Brunswick confirms he's building a bar next door.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 10 03:00:00 EST 2014

Just open: Hello Sailor cafe in Hawthorn and new Peruvian for Melbourne

New: Hello Sailor cafe, in Hawthorn.

Joining the same 'hood as The Counter and Humble Patisserie, new seven-day cafe in Hawthorn features stylish interiorsand Seven Seeds coffee.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 10 03:00:00 EST 2014

Nama Nama no more

Bento box at Nama Nama.

Stylish Spring Street udon noodle and bento box joint will close by mid-August and reopen in a new guise.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 03 06:51:44 EST 2014

Joanie's Baretto bar and Jerry Joy cafe open in Thornbury

As it edges closer to stealing Northcote's crown for northern suburbs hipness supremacy, Thornbury is riding a wave of new openings.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 03 03:00:00 EST 2014

Dunkeld's Royal Mail Hotel drops bistro, 10-course degustation menu

Royal succession: Robin Wickens is introducing a news style of menu at Dunkeld's Royal Mail Hotel.

Executive chef Robin Wickens is introducing a new style of menu at Dunkeld's Royal Mail Hotel.

Food News | Espresso | Tue May 27 08:46:03 EST 2014

Just open: Joe Taylor, North Melbourne

Bar-eatery named after a Melbourne tailor officially opens in Errol Street.

Food News | Espresso | Tue May 27 03:00:00 EST 2014

Two Birds Brewing and Rockwell and Sons team up in Spotswood

From left: Jayne Lewis, Casey Wall and Danielle Allen.

Crew from Smith Street diner Rockwell and Sons will look after the food at Two Birds Brewing's new nest.

Food News | Espresso | Mon May 26 09:42:58 EST 2014

Andrew McConnell opens French-inspired wine bar Luxembourg

Restaurateur opens wine bar in the former Golden Fields site in St Kilda, two weeks after opening Supernormal in CBD.

Food News | Espresso | Tue May 20 08:21:27 EST 2014

Just open: Etto, Malvern

South Melbourne's fast, fresh pasta place Etto welcomes a Malvern addition to the famiglia.

Food News | Espresso | Tue May 20 03:00:00 EST 2014

Magic Mountain Saloon opening soon

If it's anything like previous ventures, Camillo Ippoliti's latest CBD venue has 'surefire hit' written all over it.

Food News | Espresso | Tue May 20 03:00:00 EST 2014

DJ Grant Smillie to open restaurant and rooftop bar in LA

Melrose place: David Combes, Grant Smillie and Louis Tikaram at the site of their new Los Angeles restaurant, EP.

Ponyfish Island co-owner Grant Smillie is launching an Australian-influenced restaurant EP and adjoining bar Long Play in Los Angeles.

Food News | Espresso | Tue May 13 09:44:15 EST 2014