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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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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cheers to the Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular,

The Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular, which will be held from May 24-26 at the Royal Exhibition Buildings in Carlton.

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

Josie has new bones in kitchen

Collingwood eatery Josie Bones plans to change its reputation as a beer and meat bar.

Food News | Espresso | Tue May 07 09:00:00 EST 2013

New opening: Little Big Sugar Salt

Small cafe LBSS (Little Big Sugar Salt) opened two weeks ago in Abbotsford

Food News | Espresso | Tue May 07 09:00:00 EST 2013

Chefs raise money for research

Two dining adventures this month will help raise funds for cancer research.

Food News | Espresso | Tue May 07 09:00:00 EST 2013

Sold! Villa Gusto bought by Melbourne couple

Emma 
Handley. Chef at Villa Gusto for Tesuday Roast column. February 2012. Image 
supplied by Sally Brown: sally.brown@nevtb.com.au ph) 
0410 635 680 .

Villa Gusto has been sold.

Food News | Espresso | Fri May 03 14:00:00 EST 2013

Victoria's fine dining suffers a loss with Loam closure

Prawn, rhubarb granita dish from Loam restaurant in Drysdale. 31 March 2011.
The Age L&S. Pic by EDDIE JIM.

One of country Victoria’s most innovative and respected restaurants, Loam, is to close.

Food News | Espresso | Fri May 03 10:00:00 EST 2013

Cobram Estate and 400 Gradi clean up at comps

Cobram Estate Olive Oil

Northern Victoria's Cobram Estate and Johnny Di Francesco win notable awards.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Apr 30 08:00:00 EST 2013

For really fast food, try ostrich

Ostrich meat is making its debut on the menu at Geelong's Jack & Jill.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Apr 30 08:00:00 EST 2013