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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:

Here comes Zumbo

Sydney-based celebrity pastry chef Adriano Zumbo hopes to open his first Melbourne incursion in South Yarra's Claremont Street by late August.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jul 09 10:36:36 EST 2013

New treats nibble out a niche

Many bar menus now provide a more exciting alternative to the dowdy, if free, bowl of nuts.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jul 09 10:36:52 EST 2013

Louie no more

Davis Yu closes Louie.

Davis Yu has pulled the pin on his South Yarra restaurant Louie.

Food News | Espresso | Mon Jul 08 15:44:00 EST 2013

Country calling

Goat

After running 2 Faces Restaurant in Geelong for 13 years, Simon Yarham and Tim Mitchell have gone rural.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jul 02 00:05:00 EST 2013

Star-spangled feast

American flag.

It's USA all the way at Joe's Bar with four days of Americana festivities.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jul 02 00:05:00 EST 2013

Guides lead the way

Jess Ho and Dan Sims.

Wine consultant and educator Dan Sims has started a new events business.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jul 02 00:05:00 EST 2013

Top of the pop-ups

Coffee.

Kris Wood and chef Andrew Gale are opening what could be the longest-lived pop-up cafe in the city.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jul 02 00:05:00 EST 2013

Melbourne Pizza Festival finale

The Melbourne Pizza Festival's closing even will feature pizza-making and all-you-can-eat.

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

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