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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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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

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

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

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

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

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

Donnini's reopens with a new look

Carlton restaurant Donnini's reopens today.

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

Share the love at You and Yours lunch

Fundraiser event You and Yours will raise money for HEAT, which benefits young people who are unemployed.

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

Vas Donoudis moves to Sosta Cucina

Vas Donoudis has stepped in as head chef at North Melbourne's reliably charming Italian Sosta Cucina.

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

Michael Fox says no to Order of Melbourne

Michael Fox has had a change of heart his role at The Order of Melbourne.

Food News | Espresso | Mon Apr 29 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