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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: Romulus & Remus

Richmond's newest restaurant is on the site of a former indoor golf range.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Nov 19 00:00:00 EST 2013

CBD basement trio freehold for sale

The chunk of real estate that houses Japanese eatery Izakaya Den, Brioche by Philip cafe and Chiodo boutique is up for sale.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Nov 19 00:00:00 EST 2013

New outdoor eating spots spring up

The Town Mouse courtyard, Carlton.

Frisky new alfresco spots have sprung this spring from the Town Mouse and Hare & Grace.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Nov 19 00:00:00 EST 2013

Attica's much-loved spud bites dust

Attica's 'potato cooked in the earth in which it was grown'.

One of Attica's most famous dishes - potato cooked in the earth in which it was grown - will be removed from the menu by year's end.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Nov 19 00:00:00 EST 2013

Just open: Huxtaburger

The Denise burger from Huxtaburger.

The third instalment of the fiendishly popular burger joint Huxtaburger has opened.

Food News | Espresso | Wed Nov 13 09:00:00 EST 2013

Kitchen samaritans and diner donations

Illustration: Robin Cowcher.

It's time for Anglicare's Dinner with the Angels and silly season donations scheme DineSmart.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Nov 12 00:00:00 EST 2013

Vale Ayoubi of Brunswick's Miramar Nut Shop

Roasted cashews.

Hussein El Ayoubi, co-founder of Miramar Nut Shop in Brunswick East, has died after a long illness.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Nov 12 00:00:00 EST 2013

New Opera House restaurateurs Stoked? You bet

Tender win: Stokehouse' Sharon and Frank van Haandel at Bennelong.

Talk suggests the Stokehouse group will pay up to $1.5million a year in rent at Bennelong site.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Nov 12 00:00:00 EST 2013

Eat to the beat of Melbourne Music Week

Rice paper rolls from Misschu.

Melbourne Music Week will feature hundreds of gigs and a rotating roster of street eats.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Nov 12 00:00:00 EST 2013

Common ground at Hawthorn coffee hotspot

Is Hawthorn the new coffee hotspot?

Is Burwood Road, home to Axil Coffee Roasters and now Hawthorn Common, the next coffee precinct?

Food News | Espresso | Tue Nov 12 00:00:00 EST 2013

Perry's pud makes mile-high club

Qantas coup: Neil Perry's Christmas pudding.

Restaurateur and consulting Qantas chef Neil Perry is making a special Christmas pudding for the airline's Frequent Flyers.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Nov 12 00:00:00 EST 2013

Melbourne Cup Day celebrations

Last Tuesday's Melbourne Cup saw many celebrations at restaurants around the city.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Nov 12 00:00:00 EST 2013

Albert St loses its founders, retains chefs

Albert Street's panna cotta.

Ruth Giffney and Stuart Brookshaw have left Albert St Food and Wine.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Nov 05 00:00:00 EST 2013

Just open: La Condesa and Rice Workshop

Shyun sushi restaurant, Carnegie.

Mexican taqueria La Condesa comes to Fitzroy and Harajuku-inspired haunt Rice Workshop opens in the city.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Nov 05 00:00:00 EST 2013

Book stars Australia's sweetest things

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Four of Australia's finest pastry chefs feature in a glossy new title profiling the wares of some of the world's best patissiers.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Nov 05 00:00:00 EST 2013

Laneways go for a sidewalk in the Big Apple

Nicholas Stone and Alexandra Knight.

Homesick New York-based Melburnians will be delighted to discover the two Bluestone Lane cafes.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Nov 05 00:00:00 EST 2013

Estelle chef shuffle

Scott Pickett (left) and Ryan Flaherty have parted ways.

Scott Pickett and Ryan Flaherty, chefs and co-owners of The Estelle in Northcote have parted ways.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Nov 05 00:00:00 EST 2013

Jimmy Grants and Hellenic Republic double act

The Bonnegilla Souvlaki at Jimmy Grants.

Williamstown's Hobson's Bay Hotel will become a Jimmy Grants souvlaki spot and public bar downstairs and a third Hellenic Republic upstairs.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Nov 05 00:00:00 EST 2013

Pastry chef to open Yarraville cafe

Wholesale pastry chef Matt Forbes teams up with Michael Fox for a new cafe called Cobb Lane.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Oct 29 00:00:00 EST 2013

Little Hunter goes out with a bang

The final days of operation for CBD restaurant Little Hunter were chaos, insiders say.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Oct 29 00:00:00 EST 2013