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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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Pop goes the truffle

Madame Truffles will run a pop-up shop again this winter.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 25 09:00:00 EST 2013

Bar Ecomomico open for business

'Rum bordello' Bar Economico is a much more inclusive, egalitarian experience than its predecessor, Der Raum.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 25 08:00:00 EST 2013

Who is Mamasita's new head chef?

Mamasita's year-long search for a head chef has ended.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 25 08:00:00 EST 2013

Wodonga is dining on the rails

Wodonga welcomes new restaurant Broadgauge.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 25 08:00:00 EST 2013

Quinoa chocolate reinvents a childhood favourite

Quinoa has reached the final frontier, with the arrival of Alter Eco dark quinoa chocolate.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 25 08:00:00 EST 2013

Mehigan to fly the Fenix coop

Gary Mehigan.

After 13 years, chef and MasterChef judge Gary Mehigan has sold his Richmond restaurant, Fenix.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 25 08:00:00 EST 2013

Pub grub wins at Daylesford

The punters have spoken, and it's pub food all the way at this revamped hotel.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 25 08:00:00 EST 2013

Geelong's long-running fruit and veg market changes hands

After 34 years Geelong's V&R Fruit and Vegetable Market has changed hands.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 25 08:00:00 EST 2013

Design praise for cool hand Luke

05-07-2012 Seddon 18302 - Food review, Common Galaxia owner Luke Mutton.
 Photo by MICHAEL COPP / THE WEEKLY

Cafe owner Luke Mutton is wins a high commendation for his interior design.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 18 03:00:00 EST 2013

New opening: Saint Crispin's

New Collingwood restaurant by chefs Scott Pickett and Joe Grbac will be an "all-rounder"..

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 18 03:00:00 EST 2013

Tall Timber opens in Prahran

Tall Timber Cafe in Prahran. Dishes: bean cassoulet, pork chorizo and Tall Timber breaky board. 12 June 2013.
The Age Epicure. Photo:EDDIE JIM.

Prahran has a cool new caff from the trio behind Station Street Trading Company.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 18 03:00:00 EST 2013

Stew and wine winter fix with Rohan

Rohan Anderson joins Punt Road Wines for a rustic evening of stew, sliders and wine.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 18 03:00:00 EST 2013

From the Everleigh to the Elk

MICHAEL MADRUSAN owner of THE EVERLEIGH, at 1/156 Gertrude Street in Melbourne with two of his NON-ALCOHOLIC DRINKS. THE DEBUTANTE AND THE BRAMBLE.January 17, 2012, THE AGE. Picture by Mal Fairclough

The Everleigh, on Gertrude Street in Fitzroy, is opening a new space, The Elk Room.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 18 03:00:00 EST 2013

New earl in town

Sanswich lovers rejoice, the CBD scores itself a second Earl Canteen.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 18 03:00:00 EST 2013

Lady Bower pops-up for tea in Northcote

The folks from Lady Bower Kitchen are getting set for a short-lived Northcote residency.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 18 03:00:00 EST 2013

Dahouk White opens new modern Lebanese

Chef Dahouk White is back in business with Zurouna in South Yarra.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 18 03:00:00 EST 2013

New opening is Alimentari, my dear

Smith Street Alimentari is to open in Collingwood.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 18 03:00:00 EST 2013

Fire prompts chef change

The departure of head chef Adam Liston has delayed the reopening of Fitzroy restaurant The Commoner.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 11 08:00:00 EST 2013

King of the mountains is just warming up

Tani restaurant in Bright. Owner/chef Hamish Nugent. Dish: corn, marrow, corn silk. 22 May 2013.
The Age Epicure. Photo:EDDIE JIM.

The snow season has well and truly started, with restaurants opening last Friday in ski fields around the state.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 11 08:00:00 EST 2013

Silks appointment adds star to Crown

Crown's Chinese flagship Silks has appointed the double-Michelin starred Tsang Chiu King.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 11 08:00:00 EST 2013