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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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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

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

New opening is Alimentari, my dear

Smith Street Alimentari is to open in Collingwood.

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

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

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

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

From the Everleigh to the Elk

MICHAEL MADRUSAN owner of THE EVERLEIGH, at 1/156 Gertrude Street in Melbourne with two of his NON-ALCOHOLIC DRINKS. THE DEBUTANTE AND THE BRAMBLE.January 17, 2012, THE AGE. Picture by Mal Fairclough

The Everleigh, on Gertrude Street in Fitzroy, is opening a new space, The Elk Room.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 18 03:00:00 EST 2013

Dahouk White opens new modern Lebanese

Chef Dahouk White is back in business with Zurouna in South Yarra.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 18 03:00:00 EST 2013

New earl in town

Sanswich lovers rejoice, the CBD scores itself a second Earl Canteen.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 18 03:00:00 EST 2013

Lady Bower pops-up for tea in Northcote

The folks from Lady Bower Kitchen are getting set for a short-lived Northcote residency.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 18 03:00:00 EST 2013

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

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

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

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

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

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