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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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Just open: Yardmill Kitchen & Grocery

Yardmill Kitchen & Grocery in Toorak.

Toorak village welcomes a food store and deli aimed at time-poor, taste-driven and nutrition-aware locals.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jul 15 03:00:00 EST 2014

Meat and greet: New butcher shops for Kew and Clifton Hill

Cannings Free Range Butchers, Kew.

The Butcher's Block opens in Clifton Hill village, and Sam Canning unveils his flagship store in Kew.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jul 15 03:00:00 EST 2014

Young chef of the year award shortlist announced

Finalist: Vanessa Mateus of Pope Joan.

Five young chefs have made the shortlist for The Age Good Food Guide 2015 Young Chef of the Year award.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jul 15 03:00:00 EST 2014

Just Open: Addict Food and Coffee

Joe Ventura (left) and Greg Brassil.

A pair of switched-on country boys brave Fitzroy's cafe ground zero with newcomer Addict Food and Coffee.

Food News | Espresso | Thu Jul 10 08:30:00 EST 2014

Ben Shewry gets creative in Attica's new Test Kitchen

Testing times: Peter Gunn, left, and Ben Shewry.

There's no Heston-esque lab equipment in Ben Shewry's experimental cooking space.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jul 08 03:00:00 EST 2014

Just open: All Day Donuts, Brunswick

A try of doughnuts at All Day Donuts.

Raph Rashid, founder of food trucks Beatbox Burgers and Taco Truck, is easing into his first venture-without-wheels.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jul 08 03:00:00 EST 2014

Aaron Turner brings Nashville hot fried chicken to Melbourne

Nashville-style hot chicken and chips.

After a year in America, the former Loam chef is bringing spicy Nashville-style fried chicken to Gertrude Street.

Food News | Espresso | Thu Jul 03 13:29:24 EST 2014

Two new Mornington Peninsula wine bars open

The Winey Cow, Mornington.

The Winey Cow and Fika Weinstuble open, as Ten Minutes By Tractor sommelier slips into something more casual in Dromana.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jul 01 08:55:15 EST 2014

Wild Timor Coffee open crowd-funded cafe

Coffee beans.

Wild Timor Coffee's Brunswick cafe is a showcase for their coffee wholesale business and Timorese culture.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jul 01 03:00:00 EST 2014

Rosa Mitchell to open Rosa's Canteen in legal district

A ravioli dish at Rosa's Kitchen.

The Italian chef and co-owner of Sicilian restaurant Rosa's Kitchen will open a second venue later this year.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 24 08:36:40 EST 2014

Just open: Chiara

From left: George Fowler, Gavin Baker and Shaun Quade inside Chiara.

Italian dining room Chiara is the latest eatery to open at Collins Square in Docklands.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 24 03:00:00 EST 2014

Just open: Araliya, St Kilda

Coconut sambal oysters from Araliya, Hawthorn.

The team behind Hawthorn's long-running Sri Lankan restaurant is spicing up Fitzroy Street.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 24 03:00:00 EST 2014

Food revival in Melbourne's west-end legal precinct

'Beetilicious' salad from Famish'd.

Hungry legal and corporate types in the city's west end will soon have their pick of tasty morsels with a foodie-led revival of the St James precinct.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 17 07:41:20 EST 2014

Just Open: Mr Big Stuff

Party hearty: Inside Mr Big Stuff.

Soundproofed new soul food 50-seater opens in the city where Senoritas Mexican restaurant once stood.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 17 03:00:00 EST 2014

Just open: Le Jolie Cafe

Sultry setting: Guy Trinquet and Kathleen Alexander in Le Jolie Cafe.

Waffle devotees will have to wait till the weekend at this dark, sultry French cafe.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 17 03:00:00 EST 2014

Chop chop: Rice Paper Scissors is on a fast track to super cool

Chop chop: Owner Rahmie Clowes and chef Shane Stafford.

We've got a kaffir lime crush on this South-east Asian Hawker-style CBD venue.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 17 03:00:00 EST 2014

Flinders Street Station bar Arbory on track

Flinders Street Station.

Details are emerging about the food we can expect when 120 metres of the disused Sandridge railway line becomes a new dining and drinking destination.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 17 03:00:00 EST 2014

400 Gradi heats up with new bar on Lygon Street

Johnny Di Francesco is opening a bar.

Johnny Di Francesco of 400 Gradi pizzeria in Brunswick confirms he's building a bar next door.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 10 03:00:00 EST 2014

The Underground Experiment opens in Collingwood

The Noble Experiment's spin-off bar will celebrate the cocktails of the '80s and early '90s. Fluffy Duck, anyone?

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 10 03:00:00 EST 2014

Just open: Hello Sailor cafe in Hawthorn

New: Hello Sailor cafe, in Hawthorn.

Joining the same 'hood as The Counter and Humble Patisserie, new seven-day cafe in Hawthorn features stylish interiorsand Seven Seeds coffee.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 10 03:00:00 EST 2014