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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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Pop-up restaurant precinct to open in Melbourne's CBD

Salvatore Malatesta.

Some big names are attached to the temporary food hub which will 'pop-up' at the north-west corner of Collins and Exhibition Streets for the next 12 to 18 months, prior to the site being re-developed.

Food News | Espresso | Thu Mar 13 17:23:28 EST 2014

Andrew McConnell's chef shuffle

Rory Cowcher (left) and Andrew McConnell.

Andrew McConnell restructures some of his top-tier staff as he gears up to transform Golden Fields into a wine bar and bistro.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Mar 11 07:37:45 EST 2014

Earl Canteen to join Emporium

The Earl Canteen sandwich empire continues to grow with a third outlet planned.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Mar 11 03:00:00 EST 2014

Piccolo: Melbourne restaurant bites

A hot cross bun from Baker D Chirico.

Baker D Chirico's hot cross bun pop-up; African street food at Jabili's Kitchen; Stefano's chef opens Black Stump Bistro, and more.

Food News | Espresso | Fri Mar 07 08:44:53 EST 2014

Just open: Second Empire Cafe

Cafe opens on the ground floor of the Hawthorn Arts Centre, formerly the Hawthorn town hall.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Mar 04 03:00:00 EST 2014

Just open: Goz City

You may have eaten Turkey's famous gozleme flatbreads at markets. Now a stand-alone gozleme store has opened in the CBD.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Mar 04 03:00:00 EST 2014

Just open: Johnny Pump

Naomi Pasinetti describes her new Essendon eatery as 'a little bit of nonna's kitchen with some US influence'.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Mar 04 03:00:00 EST 2014

Piccolo: Melbourne restaurant bites

Industry Beans' first birthday; plans for the Fox Hotel at the Montague; rumours of a fourth Huxtaburger, and more.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Mar 04 00:00:00 EST 2014

Food truck pioneer recognised at food and wine Legend awards

From left: Rafael Rashid, Frank Camorra and Jeni Port.

Beatbox Kitchen and Taco Truck founder Rafael Rashid wins trailblazer award at Melbourne Food & Wine Festival ceremony.

Food News | Espresso | Mon Mar 03 13:33:01 EST 2014

Piccolo: Melbourne restaurant bites

This week: Annie Smithers tends to her kitchen garden; St David milk sales expand; Albert Park Deli's 40th birthday, and more.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Feb 25 09:49:38 EST 2014

Taxi Dining Room becomes Taxi Kitchen

After a speedy refurbishment, Federation Square fine diner Taxi Dining Room is ready for its big reveal on Friday.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Feb 25 09:42:23 EST 2014

Coffee central at Queen Victoria Market

The Queen Victoria Market precinct is positioning itself as caffeine central, with Market Lane Coffee preparing to open their fourth outlet.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Feb 25 03:00:00 EST 2014

Pho Nom coming to Emporium development

Pho is a popular Vietnamese soup.

Jerry Mai, a pioneer of Vietnamese cooking, is turning her attention to the popular noodle soup pho.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Feb 18 03:00:00 EST 2014

'Tough run' takes toll on Montague Hotel

South Melbourne's Montague Hotel closed for business on February 2 without warning to staff or customers.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Feb 18 00:00:00 EST 2014

Ezard's new head chef sticks with classic hits

Don't expect any boundary-pushing desserts now that Jarrod Di Blasi has been appointed head chef at Ezard in Flinders Lane.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Feb 11 03:00:00 EST 2014

Piccolo: Melbourne food news

Food news this week: Pop-up gelateria Pagoto; Ladro launches weekend brunches; Lowlands specialty coffee to close and more.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Feb 11 03:00:00 EST 2014

Becco reloaded after major business restructure

Simon Hartley has sold Veteran CBD Italian restaurant Becco but will stay on as manager.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Feb 11 00:00:00 EST 2014

Temporary Stokehouse pops up at St Kilda Festival

The temporary structure is erected on the restaurant site.

A makeshift version of the Stokehouse opened in time for the St Kilda Festival on Sunday.

Food News | Espresso | Mon Feb 10 15:26:32 EST 2014

Rockpool pair fly south to Pure South

Together again: (From left) Amandine Segut, Ashley Davis and Pierre Bourdois.

Ashley Davis persuades Amandine Segut and Pierre Bourdois to join his brigade at Southgate.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Feb 04 09:08:30 EST 2014

Just open: House of Refreshment

Steve Miller aka Handsome Steve is back with a new House of Refreshment in Fitzroy.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Feb 04 03:00:00 EST 2014