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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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Pop-up restaurant precinct to open in Melbourne's CBD

Salvatore Malatesta.

Some big names are attached to the temporary food hub which will 'pop-up' at the north-west corner of Collins and Exhibition Streets for the next 12 to 18 months, prior to the site being re-developed.

Food News | Espresso | Thu Mar 13 17:23:28 EST 2014

Andrew McConnell's chef shuffle

Rory Cowcher (left) and Andrew McConnell.

Andrew McConnell restructures some of his top-tier staff as he gears up to transform Golden Fields into a wine bar and bistro.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Mar 11 07:37:45 EST 2014

Earl Canteen to join Emporium

Earl Canteen's famous pork belly sandwich.

The Earl Canteen sandwich empire continues to grow with a third outlet planned.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Mar 11 03:00:00 EST 2014

Piccolo: Melbourne restaurant bites

A hot cross bun from Baker D Chirico.

Baker D Chirico's hot cross bun pop-up; African street food at Jabili's Kitchen; Stefano's chef opens Black Stump Bistro, and more.

Food News | Espresso | Fri Mar 07 08:44:53 EST 2014

Just open: Second Empire Cafe

Wicked: Thai sticky pork belly salad.

Cafe opens on the ground floor of the Hawthorn Arts Centre, formerly the Hawthorn town hall.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Mar 04 03:00:00 EST 2014

Just open: Johnny Pump

Johnny Pump, Essendon.

Naomi Pasinetti describes her new Essendon eatery as 'a little bit of nonna's kitchen with some US influence'.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Mar 04 03:00:00 EST 2014

Just open: Goz City

Goz City, Melbourne's first stand-alone gozleme cafe.

You may have eaten Turkey's famous gozleme flatbreads at markets. Now a stand-alone gozleme store has opened in the CBD.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Mar 04 03:00:00 EST 2014

Piccolo: Melbourne restaurant bites

Industry Beans, Fitzroy.

Industry Beans' first birthday; plans for the Fox Hotel at the Montague; rumours of a fourth Huxtaburger, and more.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Mar 04 00:00:00 EST 2014

Food truck pioneer recognised at food and wine Legend awards

From left: Rafael Rashid, Frank Camorra and Jeni Port.

Beatbox Kitchen and Taco Truck founder Rafael Rashid wins trailblazer award at Melbourne Food & Wine Festival ceremony.

Food News | Espresso | Mon Mar 03 13:33:01 EST 2014

Piccolo: Melbourne restaurant bites

Annie Smithers tends to her vegie garden.

This week: Annie Smithers tends to her kitchen garden; St David milk sales expand; Albert Park Deli's 40th birthday, and more.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Feb 25 09:49:38 EST 2014

Taxi Dining Room becomes Taxi Kitchen

Fast forward: Taxi Kitchen's Martin Webb (left), Sarah James-Page and Tony Twitchett.

After a speedy refurbishment, Federation Square fine diner Taxi Dining Room is ready for its big reveal on Friday.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Feb 25 09:42:23 EST 2014

Coffee central at Queen Victoria Market

Market Lane Coffee are coming to the Queen Victoria Market.

The Queen Victoria Market precinct is positioning itself as caffeine central, with Market Lane Coffee preparing to open their fourth outlet.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Feb 25 03:00:00 EST 2014

Piccolo: Melbourne restaurant bites

Zhou Zhou bar above David's.

Chinese-Mexican fusion bar La Chinesca; Le Bon Ton lets the good times roll; David Zhou's new bar; Hanoi Hannah's baby and more.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Feb 18 03:00:00 EST 2014

Just open: The Rickshaw

Amit Tuteja (left) and Satish Panjala of the Rickshaw.

With a life-size rickshaw parked at the entrance, this new Pan-Asian eatery brings colour to Gertrude Street.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Feb 18 03:00:00 EST 2014

Pho Nom coming to Emporium development

Pho is a popular Vietnamese soup.

Jerry Mai, a pioneer of Vietnamese cooking, is turning her attention to the popular noodle soup pho.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Feb 18 03:00:00 EST 2014

Just open: Arkwright & Co

Arkwright & Co's Laminex-and-lino interior.

Carlton North locals welcome a diminutive, open-fronted '1950s English workshop lunchroom' to the neighbourhood.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Feb 18 03:00:00 EST 2014

'Tough run' takes toll on Montague Hotel

The Montague, South Melbourne.

South Melbourne's Montague Hotel closed for business on February 2 without warning to staff or customers.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Feb 18 00:00:00 EST 2014

Piccolo: Melbourne food news

Ladro Greville'sbreakfast pizza.

Food news this week: Pop-up gelateria Pagoto; Ladro launches weekend brunches; Lowlands specialty coffee to close and more.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Feb 11 03:00:00 EST 2014

Ezard's new head chef sticks with classic hits

Foam-free: Ezard's Jarrod Di Blasi.

Don't expect any boundary-pushing desserts now that Jarrod Di Blasi has been appointed head chef at Ezard in Flinders Lane.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Feb 11 03:00:00 EST 2014

Becco reloaded after major business restructure

Simon Hartley will stay on as manager.

Simon Hartley has sold Veteran CBD Italian restaurant Becco but will stay on as manager.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Feb 11 00:00:00 EST 2014