Ryan Wisniewski

All in the family

Dining out with kids can be tricky. They tend to be loud and clumsy. But there are some good options for parents out there.

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Beth Skogen

In the mood for a fabulous craft cocktail, but don’t feel like waiting for 15 minutes for a mixologist to hand-chip your ice and atomize your artisanal overproof rye? Head over to Cask & Ale for a drink on draft. more »

Sep 22, 2016 5:00 AM Cocktails

Restaurant week at Greenway Station, grand opening celebration at Willy North and Lagers for Lowell Elementary art program at Next Door Brewing, in events that will save money and inspire the next Monet. more »

Sep 22, 2016 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK


Paulius Musteikis

No, you’re not dreaming. This year only, Madison Cocktail Week is back for its second appearance of 2016. And this time, organizers are pulling out all the stops. more »

Sep 22, 2016 5:00 AM Cocktails

Food entrepreneurs are using private dinners to start jump-start their own restaurants. Dining companies Pig & Plant and Under an Elm are serving small groups, but have greater aspirations. more »

Sep 22, 2016 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK

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Robin Shepard

Sweet Baby Stout from the Lone Girl Brewing Company in Waunakee is one of its first hits. Maris Otter malt gives it a touch of sweet English biscuit. more »

Sep 21, 2016 12:00 PM Beer

Why not curate the draft beer list at a dozen taps of great beer? The hard choices are already made. more »

Sep 20, 2016 11:45 AM Beer

Monroe will kick out the jams for the quintessential southern Wisconsin food fest. Hint: Grab a beer and get in line for the curds. more »

Sep 15, 2016 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK


Dylan Brogan

Diane and Jamie Ramsay have been growing mushrooms at their family farm for decades. They often give advice about how to prepare several varieties of fungi (just don’t ask them if they have morels). more »

Sep 15, 2016 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK


Beth Skogen

Sangria bianca from Nostrano is the perfect drink for transitioning from summer into fall. more »

Sep 15, 2016 5:00 AM Cocktails


Robin Shepard

Veteran brewer Grant Johnston has more than three decades of experience making beer. He’s been working with Lucky’s Rod Ripley to transform an old auto repair business on Regent Street into a brew pub. more »

Sep 15, 2016 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK

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