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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:

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

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

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

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 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

GG diner opens opposite the MCG

An all-star cast opens GG diner opposite the MCG.

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

Dinner with Shewry and friends

iCook. Lunch by Darren Robertson (pictured), co-owner and co-chef of Three Blue Ducks restaurant.
SMH THE (SYDNEY) MAGAZINE Picture by JENNIFER SOO 
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Attica's Ben Shewry has invited a gang of nine friends to the restaurant to cook for just one night.

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

Grossi sommelier competes for world's best title

Mark Protheroe, head sommelier of the Grossi group competes in the Association de la Sommellerie Internationale (ASI) Best Sommelier in the World competition.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Apr 09 06:00:00 EST 2013

New manager for NGV's Persimmon

Chef Gabriel Martin now runs Persimmon, flagship restaurant of the National Gallery of Victoria.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Apr 09 06:00:00 EST 2013

Controversial show One Pig to run in Melbourne

Matthew Herbert performance artist supplied by Adam Valentine for Melbourne Recital centre, chef is jesse gerner, pic credit for chef is darren lunny

A feast of pig on many sensory levels will be offered when British DJ and electronic artist Matthew Herbert, performs his controversial show, One Pig.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Apr 09 06:00:00 EST 2013

Mod-Asian diner Fu Manchu opens in Preston

Preston natives can scarcely believe their luck with the recent arrival of the slick and spacious mod-Asian diner Fu Manchu.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Apr 09 06:00:00 EST 2013

New owners at Schoolhouse Cafe

Brighton's Schoolhouse Cafe has new owners.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Apr 02 08:00:00 EST 2013

My Mexican Cousin is finished

My Mexican Cousin in the Melbourne Recital Centre is no more.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Apr 02 08:00:00 EST 2013

Brunetti: a new slice of history begins

Schianffone-sweet pastry from Brunetti cafe in Carlton. 7 June 2012.
The Age Epicure. Photo:EDDIE JIM.

A new slice of history begins with the opening of the new Brunetti in Carlton.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Apr 02 07:00:00 EST 2013

New chef a tonic for Davis Yu

Claremont Tonic has a new chef.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Apr 02 07:00:00 EST 2013

Riding the Grossi-go-round

There's been a front-of-house reshuffle at Guy Grossi's family restaurants.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Apr 02 07:00:00 EST 2013

Chefs line up for charity

Chefs cook for the National Stroke Foundation's annual Food for Thought fundraiser.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Apr 02 07:00:00 EST 2013