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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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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

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

New Brunswick bar Howler is set to be a screamer

Warehouse bar and performance space Howler opens in Brunswick.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 11 07:00:00 EST 2013

Hope for La Petanque

La Petanque has gone into receivership.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 11 07:00:00 EST 2013

Award-winning maitre d' returns to Melbourne

Award-winning maitre d' Chris Young has returned to Melbourne.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 11 07:00:00 EST 2013

The Age Good Food Month

Registrations for The Age Good Food Month are open.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 11 07:00:00 EST 2013

Pagan offerings from Stefano's

What to eat for the Winter Solstice? Stefano's head chef Jim McDougall is preparing a pagan-style feast called Brumalia.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 11 07:00:00 EST 2013

New South Melbourne bar a supergroup effort

Starters at Bellota Wine Bar opened in South Melbourne. 
Wine list curated by the Prince partners Alex Wilcox, Michael McNamara and Philip Rich. Food designed by Gertrude Street Enoteca's Brigitte Hafner. For upcoming Epicure column.

South Melbourne wine bar Bellota is something of a supergroup effort.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 11 03:00:00 EST 2013

Another Japanese jewel in Crown

Crown opens Gochi, its third Japanese restaurant.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 04 03:00:00 EST 2013

New owners for Western Vic one-hatter Sunnybrae

Sunnybrae restaurant owned and run by George Biron. For upcoming Epicure feature.

Western Victoria's weekend lunch stalwart, Sunnybrae, has been sold.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 04 03:00:00 EST 2013

French treats take the cake

supplied pix of caneles from geelong's caroline and marcus gniel, supplied by Gail Thomas

Canele de Bordeaux cakes are now for sale in Geelong.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 04 03:00:00 EST 2013

Heather Dell bakery: sweet cred 62 years on

Keith Prentice with his mother Betty who run the Heather Dell Cake Shop in Yarraville, a third-generation bakery and cake shop that has stood the test of time. THE AGE . epicure . 29 May 2013. photo by Jason South .

Food fashions come and go, but in the burgeoning inner west, one business has kept its flavour for 62 years.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 04 03:00:00 EST 2013

More projects for Mathis

Mathis comes to Frankston, with the opening of two new outlets.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 04 03:00:00 EST 2013

Grace calls it a day after 12 weeks

Christopher Grace has left Simon's Waterfront restaurant, Warrnambool, after just 12 weeks.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 04 03:00:00 EST 2013

New opening: Assembly coffee and tea bar

Tiny new coffee and tea bar Assembly opens in Carlton.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 04 03:00:00 EST 2013

Vale Roger Hill

Roger Hill, the owner of Juniper Estate in Margaret River, died last week.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 04 03:00:00 EST 2013

The Age Good Food Month

Noodle market.

Melbourne's already lively culinary calendar is about to get livelier.

Food News | Espresso | Tue May 28 10:04:09 EST 2013

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