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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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Chewing the scenery at The Beast

Virginia Gay and Tom Budge in <i>The Beast</i>.

Epicure was chuffed to have a cameo in Eddie Perfect's biting new satire on food-obsessed Victorian tree-changers.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Oct 15 00:00:00 EST 2013

Uncle an instant hit

Uncle's rooftop terrace is built for summer.

St Kilda welcomes Vietnamese diner, bar and rooftop terrace, Uncle, to Carlisle Street.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Oct 15 00:00:00 EST 2013

Could Comme mark Maurice Terzini's triumphant return?

Comme, Alfred Place.

Frank van Haandel has confirmed he is in talks involving his city restaurant Comme with Maurice Terzini and chef Paul Wilson.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Oct 15 00:00:00 EST 2013

New vision for Trocadero

Trocadero will reopen as Fatto Bar & Cantina.

Hamer Hall restaurant and bar will reopen as Fatto Bar & Cantina.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Oct 15 00:00:00 EST 2013

Aaron Turner returns to the Bellarine Peninsula for festival

Loam coming: Aaron Turner returns to the Bellarine Peninsula for the Water Masterclass.

The Melbourne Food and Wine Festival Water Masterclass will see the return to Australia of chef Aaron Turner.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Oct 15 00:00:00 EST 2013

Bacash site sold

Bitter taste: A dispute is behind the auction of South Yarra restaurant Bacash's site.

Local property investor George Gavdos won the bidding for the Bacash restaurant site in South Yarra.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Oct 15 00:00:00 EST 2013

Just open: Lee Ho Fook

Lee Ho Fook chef Victor Liong.

All-star new wave Chinese venue was the hottest restaurant in town before it even opened its doors.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Oct 15 00:00:00 EST 2013

Ezard's new spin for canapes

Just as Shane Delia has joined forces with Peter Rowland Catering, Teage Ezard will create menus for Spotless.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Oct 08 00:00:00 EST 2013

Festival hub makes a splash

The water-themed 2014 Melbourne Food and Wine Festival's hub will be right by the Yarra.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Oct 08 00:00:00 EST 2013

Zumbo's patissierie here at last

Melbourne Zumbotrons, get ready - you can have your chouxmacas, zonuts, and macarons within the next 24 hours.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Oct 08 00:00:00 EST 2013

Festival events selling fast

The Age Good Food Month program had barely hit the stands last Tuesday when several events sold out.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Oct 08 00:00:00 EST 2013

The Docklands goes Spanish

Bar Nacional is the first restaurant to open in the Collins Square development.

Will there be activated almonds on the menu of Pete Evans' new venue?

Food News | Espresso | Tue Oct 08 00:00:00 EST 2013

Hawker-style summer suppers at Hanoi Hannah

Melbourne's first Vietnamese supper club has opened at Prahran's Hanoi Hannah.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Oct 01 00:00:00 EST 2013

Dinner parties tackle whale of a subject

Sustainable Table's inaugural Give a Fork fundraiser asks participants to tackle sustainable seafood.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Oct 01 00:00:00 EST 2013

Rembrandt tribute wins cafe photo competition

Daniel Bornstein wanted his San Pellegrino Cafe Society Photography competition entry to be humorous.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Oct 01 00:00:00 EST 2013

Former Aylesbury reborn as Bomba

'Modern-day bodega' Bomba exploded on to Lonsdale Street last Thursday night.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Oct 01 00:00:00 EST 2013

You'd be daft to miss this foodie fiesta

The renamed Bell Street Fiesta, Drink Art Food Torquay, features a multi-chef degustation dinner.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Oct 01 00:00:00 EST 2013

A trio of smooth operators

Three young men have set up a smoothie and juice food van called BlendCo.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Oct 01 00:00:00 EST 2013

Toorak gets the chop from Hudson Meats

Cutting edge butchers Jeff Winfield (left) and Colin Holt.

Sydney boutique butcher Hudson Meats opens its first shop in Melbourne.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Oct 01 00:00:00 EST 2013

Dispute behind restaurant auction

Bitter taste: A dispute is behind the auction of South Yarra restaurant Bacash's site.

The well-loved and one-hatted Bacash restaurant's site goes to auction next Thursday.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Oct 01 00:00:00 EST 2013