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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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Bah, cutlery. Who needs it?

They're in business: Con Christopoulos, Josh Brisbane and Ian Curley.

Food News | Espresso | Mon May 20 00:00:00 EST 2013

Competition is brewing for world barista

St Ali's Matt Perger and Sensory Lab's Lachlan Ward go up against the world's best at the World Barista Championships and the World Brewers Cup.

Food News | Espresso | Mon May 20 00:00:00 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

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

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

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

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

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

Donnini's reopens with a new look

Carlton restaurant Donnini's reopens today.

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

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

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

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

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