What can you find in this week's Isthmus? Highlights from the latest issue follow:
- Linda Falkenstein talks with recipe creator, cooking columnist and New York Times food opinionator Mark Bittman.
- Joe Tarr reports on talks to split the city's Housing Committee.
- Nathan Comp previews the preliminary budget for the Madison school district.
- Dave Cieslewicz argues that Walker's recall challengers will need to appeal to independent voters.
- Kenneth Burns has the rundown on Wisconsin Film Festival films you won't want to miss.
- Dave Cieslewicz reviews Russ Feingold's new book, While America Sleeps: A Wake-up Call for the Post-9/11 Era.
- Scott Gordon talks to Echo Island's Brad Hawes, who programs electronic tracks, then drums right alongside them.
- Jessica Steinhoff checks in with the New York indie band Caveman, whose members walk where the Velvet Underground walked.
- Dean Robbins says HBO's Girls is an extraordinary comedy about young New Yorkers who screw up their lives.
- Kenneth Burns says the moving Iranian documentary This Is Not a Film is an urgent act of political defiance, and Scott Renshaw doesn't want to give too much away about the terrifically funny horror riff The Cabin in the Woods.
- Cheryl Breuer hunts out the top tofu in town.
- Marcelle Richards bakes a special lemon cake.
- Raphael Kadushin talks about what's next for the Underground Food Collective with Jonny Hunter and Mel Trudeau.
- Tell All: Give me that old-time monogamy.
- Jason Joyce suggests ever-so-obliquely to the Bucks that if they left Milwaukee, people might not really care.