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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.

Read more Espresso entries below:

Emperor's new role

Red Emperor.

Southgate Chinese stalwart Red Emperor has sold.

Food News | Espresso | Tue May 28 09:55:01 EST 2013

Pope comes to dinner

Chef Matt Wilkinson.

Chef Matt Wilkinson and partner Ben Foster will open their Brunswick East daytime cafe Pope Joan for dinner.

Food News | Espresso | Tue May 28 08:08:25 EST 2013

Chef puts Hell on wheels

Adrian Richardson.

Creative chefs such as Adrian Richardson are flexing their business muscle to meet customer demand.

Food News | Espresso | Tue May 28 08:07:15 EST 2013

Jimmy Watson's snaps to attention

The Thin Red Line Bar and Mess.

Iconic Carlton wine bar Jimmy Watson's, founded in 1935, has some new offspring.

Food News | Espresso | Tue May 28 08:07:33 EST 2013

Prahran market makeover

At Prahran Market.

Changes are afoot at the beloved Prahran Market.

Food News | Espresso | Tue May 28 08:05:48 EST 2013

Van man spreads magic

Michael Ibrahim.

Owner of Soul Kitchen espresso vans and Woodfired Pizza Truck opens first cafe that isn't on wheels

Food News | Espresso | Tue May 28 07:51:44 EST 2013

Cheeseman Studd reinvents the wheel

Will Studd.

A French raw-milk cheese hits local shops.

Food News | Espresso | Tue May 28 07:49:31 EST 2013

Flavours of the season

Dan Hunter's garden salad.

Is there a chef's competition we haven't heard about yet, or is it just the desire to express as many seasonal flavours at once on a plate that is at the core of some interesting dishes popping up?

Food News | Espresso | Tue May 28 07:49:46 EST 2013

Social Spoons says cafe time "good for you"

Going to a cafe can be good for you. Social Spoons is a program designed by Inner South Community Health Service to help socially isolated people reconnect.

Food News | Espresso | Tue May 21 06:00:00 EST 2013

It's splitsville for Fowler and Yu

Hospitality professional Roger Fowler has parted company with restaurateur Davis Yu's Maison Davis Group.

Food News | Espresso | Tue May 21 06:00:00 EST 2013

Roast alpaca anyone?

The Melbourne Food and Wine Festival is holding its annual Roast Collection.

Food News | Espresso | Tue May 21 06:00:00 EST 2013

Bah, cutlery. Who needs it?

They're in business: Con Christopoulos, Josh Brisbane and Ian Curley.

Food News | Espresso | Mon May 20 00:00:00 EST 2013

Competition is brewing for world barista

St Ali's Matt Perger and Sensory Lab's Lachlan Ward go up against the world's best at the World Barista Championships and the World Brewers Cup.

Food News | Espresso | Mon May 20 00:00:00 EST 2013

Fancy some opera with your latte?

Fancy a little Handel with your cafe latte? Pop into South Yarra cafe Two Birds One Stone.

Food News | Espresso | Mon May 20 00:00:00 EST 2013

Eastern European food: more than ''cabbage, potato and vodka''

Daniel Dobra, who is of Croatian heritage, is opening the restaurant Brutale with fellow Croatian Rene de la Soya.

Food News | Espresso | Mon May 20 00:00:00 EST 2013

Prahran Hotel to reopen

Tthe Prahran Hotel will reopen on May 24, after hefty reconstruction by Sand Hill Road.

Food News | Espresso | Mon May 20 00:00:00 EST 2013

Anything's Pozible

Crowd-funding may be more fashionable than a merchant banker's address, but it is certainly an effective way to get much-needed money for individual projects.

Food News | Espresso | Tue May 14 07:00:00 EST 2013

Roll'd on a roll

Roll'd is  - Rice paper rolls.. lemongrass pork and prawn and BBQ chicken with sesame.
181 William st, Melbourne
11TH OCTOBER 2012
PHOTO:PENNY STEPHENS
THE AGE 
EPICURE BITES

Vietnamese takeaway Roll'd plans to rollout five more outlets in the next 12 months.

Food News | Espresso | Tue May 14 07:00:00 EST 2013

Collingwood to score flash new Chinese diner Lee Ho Fook

Peter Bartholomew and David Mackintosh, who co-own the MoVida restaurants and Pei Modern, are set to open a Chinese restaurant in Collingwood.

Food News | Espresso | Tue May 14 07:00:00 EST 2013

Neighbourhood favourite Libertine to close

Au revoir. Sommelier Zoe Ladyman and chef Nick Creswick have announced they are closing the eight-year-old restaurant Libertine.

Food News | Espresso | Tue May 14 07:00:00 EST 2013