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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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Tarts with a twist: T by LuxBite to open in Melbourne CBD

A selection of LuxBite tarts.

Pair behind South Yarra patisserie Luxbite is opening an outlet specialising in old-school tarts with an Asian twist.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Oct 07 00:00:00 EST 2014

Carlton Soap Bar Laundrette combines coffee and washing

Soap Bar Launderette in Carlton features a cafe.

Carlton coin laundry Soap Bar Laundrette features a small cafe serving Sensory Lab coffee, Storm in a Teacup tea, cakes and sandwiches.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Oct 07 00:00:00 EST 2014

Entries open for Melbourne Salami Festa 2014

Salami.

More than 60 amateur salami makers will compete for Melbourne's best home-made salami title.

Food News | Espresso | Wed Oct 01 09:40:12 EST 2014

Learn how to make your own haloumi at Drysdale Cheeses class

Barbecued haloumi.

Drysdale Cheeses are hosting a pair of cheesemaking classes this month.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Sep 30 00:00:00 EST 2014

Royal Melbourne Show to host food offerings from Hammer & Tong and Pho Nom

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This year, the show rewrites the menu with pop-ups at the Taste of Victoria Pavilion, beginning this Saturday September 20.

Food News | Espresso | Wed Sep 17 16:38:54 EST 2014

Just Open: Indian food gets healthy in the city with Tadka Boom!

Tadka Boom.

Roti wraps and brown rice; Indian food gets healthy in the city with Tadka Boom!

Food News | Espresso | Tue Sep 16 08:56:23 EST 2014

Dead Man Espresso team open city haunt Sun Moth Canteen & Bar

The team from Sun Moth Canteen & Bar.

A streamlined menu, craft beers, natural wines and filter coffee will be the go at this new Melbourne laneway canteen.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Sep 16 08:55:21 EST 2014

Just open: Tadka Boom!

A Gandhi portrait watches over diners at Tadka Boom!

Colourful CBD eatery puts a healthy spin on Indian cuisine with its sliders, salads, roti wraps and brown rice bowls.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Sep 09 15:04:48 EST 2014

Just open: Polepole Bar & Kitchen

African snacks at Polepole.

Earthy, rustic watering hole with imported Afrian beers and smoky snacks opens in the CBD.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Sep 09 09:26:06 EST 2014

Melbourne Mexican restaurants celebrate El Grito at Federation Square

Mexican snacks from Mesa Verde.

More than a dozen of Melbourne's Mexican restaurants will join Independence Day celebrations on Sunday.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Sep 09 00:00:00 EST 2014

Huxtaburger pop-up planned for The Curtin

Huxtaburger.

The trio behind Fitzroy restaurant Huxtable and its burgeoning spin-off Huxtaburger will bring burgers to the Carlton pub.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Sep 09 00:00:00 EST 2014

Eastern European restaurant The Crimean changes hands

The vareniki with sour cream and fresh horse radish dish from Crimean.

A beer garden and a cigar bar: That's what the new owners of North Melbourne's Eastern Euro hub have planned.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Sep 02 08:04:11 EST 2014

Just open: Mama's Buoi, Melbourne GPO

Mama's Buoi features a modern Vietnamese menu.

Roll'd founders transform the space that once housed Ramen Ya into a bright, modern Vietnamese eatery.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Sep 02 03:00:00 EST 2014

Camberwell Cretan restaurant Elyros to open this week

Owners Guy Holder, Disa Dimitrakakis and Angie Giannakodakis at Elyros.

There will be strictly no souvlaki or saganaki at this Greek restaurant from the team behind Carlton's Epocha.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Sep 02 00:00:00 EST 2014

Finn and Vegilicious join the Carlisle Street crowd

Steak with coconut butter and lotus root at Uncle.

A Scandi cafe and a vegetarian restaurant open on the slab of Carlisle Street around St Kilda library.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Aug 26 03:00:00 EST 2014

St Ali North to be reborn after ownership shuffle

Salvatore Malatesta.

Salvatore Malatesta and chef Jesse Gerner have parted ways amicably at St Ali North in Carlton North.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Aug 19 07:24:11 EST 2014

Sunny side up: South of Johnston cafe goes solar

South of Johnston cafe in Collingwood.

Collingwood warehouse cafe has converted to solar energy via 40 panels on the roof.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Aug 12 03:00:00 EST 2014

Panama Dining Room sold

Panama Dining Room.

The Collingwood restaurant has quietly changed hands.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Aug 12 03:00:00 EST 2014

Mexican eatery Mojo Mama opens in Geelong

Mexican motherlode: Inside Mojo Mama.

Restaurateurs Daniel and Tamara Brehaut have found their mojo, opening Mexican spin-off Mojo Mama two doors up from their Black Bull tapas bar in Moorabool Street.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Aug 12 03:00:00 EST 2014

Just open: Il Melograno, Northcote

Gelati at Il Melograno.

It might seem counterintuitive to open a gelateria in winter, but Westgarth locals are scooping up this Sicilian gelati.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Aug 12 03:00:00 EST 2014