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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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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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