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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: Long Shot

Long Shot's signature raspberry and kaffir lime tart.

Pastry chefs Shaun Quade and Jo Barrett are on board at this teeny-tiny Docklands cafe-patisserie.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Dec 03 03:00:00 EST 2013

Is barbecue restaurant Kong the next king?

Pearler: Chris Lucas?s Kong will fuse US barbecue techniques with Oriental flavours.

Chris Lucas, the man who brought us Chin Chin and Baby, finally announces his plans for the former Pearl Cafe.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Dec 03 03:00:00 EST 2013

PM24 to be reborn as Asian eatery in another Made Establishment shake-up

Manu Fieldel.

Made Establishment, the restaurant group that changed city fine diner the Press Club into souvlaki joint Gazi and St Katherine's restaurant to Hellenic Republic Kew, is buying out gifted French chef...

Food News | Espresso | Tue Nov 26 09:40:50 EST 2013

Just open: Burma Lane

A pop-art homage to Aung San Suu Kyi.

Burmese cuisine, a mix of Chinese, Indian and Thai influences, just scored a boost.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Nov 26 03:00:00 EST 2013

Just open: Supernormal Canteen

Will Golden Fields' lobster roll make an appearance on the Supernormal Canteen menu?

Andrew McConnell's pop-up pan-Asian test kitchen is now open - but only until December 31.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Nov 26 03:00:00 EST 2013

Movers and shakers: Cocktail history tours

A classic Sherry Cobbler cocktail.

Did you know that in 1860s, Melbourne's Cafe de Paris was an international cocktail hotspot?

Food News | Espresso | Tue Nov 26 03:00:00 EST 2013

Market power in Newport

Woodfrog Bakery pies.

Melbourne's newest farmers' market opens on Sunday, December 1, at Newport's historic power substation.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Nov 26 03:00:00 EST 2013

Old meets new at Kettle Black cafe site

Innovative design: New cafe Kettle Black.

The team from Top Paddock and Two Birds One Stone has another project on the boil.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Nov 26 03:00:00 EST 2013

Say hello to pint-sized patisserie Humble

Ready to go: Humble Patisserie's David Ballinger is winning new fans.

David Ballinger, former chef and co-owner of the Pour Kids in Malvern, has decamped to Hawthorn.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Nov 26 03:00:00 EST 2013

Philippa Sibley to leave Albert Street Food & Wine

Philippa Sibley.

The chef confirms she has resigned as head chef of the one-hat Brunswick restaurant.

Food News | Espresso | Mon Nov 25 16:54:01 EST 2013

Just open: Smith Street Alimentari

Smith Street Alimentari, Collingwood.

An offshoot of Gorski and Jones, this elegant alimentari focuses on food to go.

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

Just open: Romulus & Remus

Romulus and Remus, Richmond.

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

Japanese restaurant Izakaya Den is one of the basement tenants.

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

Golden Plate award winners announced

Vue Grand Hotel, Queenscliff.

Now in its 10th year, the Golden Plate awards celebrate Victoria's regional food and wine industry.

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

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

Melbourne Cup Day celebrations

Fiorente's owners clutch The Cup.

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

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