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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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Top chefs join Shewry for a camp cook-off

Ben Shewry brings together top chefs for a camp cook-off.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Apr 23 08:00:00 EST 2013

St Crispin due to open in June

Chefs Scott Pickett, of the Estelle, and Joe Grbac, late of The Press Club, are going into business.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Apr 23 08:00:00 EST 2013

Reborn Plough digs a new furrow

The owners of Carlton's Kent Hotel are turning their sights west with the reopening of Footscray's Plough Hotel.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Apr 23 08:00:00 EST 2013

Food truck scores a wood-fired pizza oven

Michael Ibrahim has set up the Soul Kitchen Woodfired Pizza Truck, complete with a wood-fired pizza oven inside.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Apr 23 08:00:00 EST 2013

The People's Market shuts up shop

The People's Market shuts up shop.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Apr 23 08:00:00 EST 2013

New Mexi-Mart for St Kilda

Melbourne Pub Group has opened a new Mexi-Mart at Acland St Cantina.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Apr 23 07:00:00 EST 2013

Riccardo Momesso's going solo

Riccardo Momesso has left Sarti to open his solo project, Valentino.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Apr 23 07:00:00 EST 2013

Ashley Davis to join Pure South

Pure South has announced Ashley Davis as the replacement for departed head chef Dwayne Bourke.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Apr 23 07:00:00 EST 2013

Fungi for all the family

Fungi Culture has come up with a clever kit for growing pearl oyster mushrooms at home.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Apr 16 08:00:00 EST 2013

Prince Wine Store to open a wine bar

The Prince Wine Store in South Melbourne is opening a wine bar next door.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Apr 16 08:00:00 EST 2013

New opening: Ho Ho's makes the grade

Ho Ho's Canteen is a bright new player for Melbourne University's on-campus food scene.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Apr 16 08:00:00 EST 2013

Mesa Verde takes the Curtin call

The last vacancy in the city's Curtin House, on Swanston Street, has been filled with the opening of Mesa Verde.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Apr 16 08:00:00 EST 2013

Is Marmalade and Soul kaput?

Staff arriving at Fitzroy North cafe Marmalade and Soul last week found they were unable to get into their workplace.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Apr 16 08:00:00 EST 2013

No more than 33 cups of coffee a day

Giuseppe Lavazza talks about coffee and the hugely successful Lavazza brand.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Apr 16 08:00:00 EST 2013

Vlassopoulos moves to Pei Modern

Ari Vlassopoulos is now general manager of Pei Modern.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Apr 16 08:00:00 EST 2013

French Corner Cafe opens in Geelong

The French Corner Cafe in Geelong West is going gangbusters.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Apr 16 08:00:00 EST 2013

New life for the old Duke

Melbourne's oldest pub, the Duke of Wellington, in Flinders Street, has reopened after renovations.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Apr 16 07:00:00 EST 2013

Choo’s a different path

Tiny Franco Choo’s, in High Street, Prahran, has become Franco Choo’s Italian.

Food News | Espresso | Mon Apr 15 10:00:00 EST 2013

This mouse's house is open all day

The Town Mouse opens in the former Embrasse building in Carlton.

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

New chef for Woodlands Hotel

Story by: Dani Valent
Photo: Ken Irwin KEN 27th February 2013 The Sunday Age. M Mag The Serve:
The place: Woodlands Hotel 84 Sydney Rd.Coburg
The dish: Mauritian rougail boudin noir.

Chef Jocelyn Riviere is leaving Brunswick's Woodlands Hotel.

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