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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: The Kettle Black cafe, South Melbourne

A lobster roll at The Kettle Black.

The award-winning Top Paddock team open a cafe with a produce- and technique-driven menu in South Melbourne.

Food News | Espresso | Fri Jul 18 11:27:29 EST 2014

Just open: Millstone

Paris-trained pastry chef Alice Wright's Malvern cafe has an atmosphere as light, airy and luxurious as her fresh-baked pain au chocolate.

Food News | Espresso | Wed Jul 16 13:12:49 EST 2014

Duo in empire state of mind with Steak Ministry Bar & Grill

Steak Ministry Bar & Grill.

Craig Lane and Gerrard Velupillai open their fourth restaurant in Glen Waverley, and are planning their fifth.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jul 15 08:38:22 EST 2014

Young chef of the year award shortlist announced

Five young chefs have made the shortlist for The Age Good Food Guide 2015 Young Chef of the Year award.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jul 15 03:00:00 EST 2014

Just open: Yardmill Kitchen & Grocery

Yardmill Kitchen & Grocery in Toorak.

Toorak village welcomes a food store and deli aimed at time-poor, taste-driven and nutrition-aware locals.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jul 15 03:00:00 EST 2014

Meat and greet: New butcher shops for Kew and Clifton Hill

Cannings Free Range Butchers, Kew.

The Butcher's Block opens in Clifton Hill village, and Sam Canning unveils his flagship store in Kew.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jul 15 03:00:00 EST 2014

Just Open: Addict Food and Coffee

Joe Ventura (left) and Greg Brassil.

A pair of switched-on country boys brave Fitzroy's cafe ground zero with newcomer Addict Food and Coffee.

Food News | Espresso | Thu Jul 10 08:30:00 EST 2014

Just open: All Day Donuts, Brunswick

A try of doughnuts at All Day Donuts.

Raph Rashid, founder of food trucks Beatbox Burgers and Taco Truck, is easing into his first venture-without-wheels.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jul 08 03:00:00 EST 2014

Ben Shewry gets creative in Attica's new Test Kitchen

Testing times: Peter Gunn, left, and Ben Shewry.

There's no Heston-esque lab equipment in Ben Shewry's experimental cooking space.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jul 08 03:00:00 EST 2014

Aaron Turner brings Nashville hot fried chicken to Melbourne

Nashville-style hot chicken and chips.

After a year in America, the former Loam chef is bringing spicy Nashville-style fried chicken to Gertrude Street.

Food News | Espresso | Thu Jul 03 13:29:24 EST 2014

Two new Mornington Peninsula wine bars open

The Winey Cow and Fika Weinstuble open, as Ten Minutes By Tractor sommelier slips into something more casual in Dromana.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jul 01 08:55:15 EST 2014

Wild Timor Coffee open crowd-funded cafe

Wild Timor Coffee's Brunswick cafe is a showcase for their coffee wholesale business and Timorese culture.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jul 01 03:00:00 EST 2014

Rosa Mitchell to open Rosa's Canteen in legal district

The Italian chef and co-owner of Sicilian restaurant Rosa's Kitchen will open a second venue later this year.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 24 08:36:40 EST 2014

Just open: Araliya, St Kilda

The team behind Hawthorn's long-running Sri Lankan restaurant is spicing up Fitzroy Street.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 24 03:00:00 EST 2014

Just open: Chiara

From left: George Fowler, Gavin Baker and Shaun Quade inside Chiara.

Italian dining room Chiara is the latest eatery to open at Collins Square in Docklands.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 24 03:00:00 EST 2014

400 Gradi heats up with new bar on Lygon Street

Johnny Di Francesco is opening a bar.

Johnny Di Francesco of 400 Gradi pizzeria in Brunswick confirms he's building a bar next door.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 10 03:00:00 EST 2014

Just open: Hello Sailor cafe in Hawthorn and new Peruvian for Melbourne

New: Hello Sailor cafe, in Hawthorn.

Joining the same 'hood as The Counter and Humble Patisserie, new seven-day cafe in Hawthorn features stylish interiorsand Seven Seeds coffee.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 10 03:00:00 EST 2014

Nama Nama no more

Bento box at Nama Nama.

Stylish Spring Street udon noodle and bento box joint will close by mid-August and reopen in a new guise.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 03 06:51:44 EST 2014

Joanie's Baretto bar and Jerry Joy cafe open in Thornbury

As it edges closer to stealing Northcote's crown for northern suburbs hipness supremacy, Thornbury is riding a wave of new openings.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 03 03:00:00 EST 2014

Dunkeld's Royal Mail Hotel drops bistro, 10-course degustation menu

Royal succession: Robin Wickens is introducing a news style of menu at Dunkeld's Royal Mail Hotel.

Executive chef Robin Wickens is introducing a new style of menu at Dunkeld's Royal Mail Hotel.

Food News | Espresso | Tue May 27 08:46:03 EST 2014