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Carolyn Fath

Fitchburg fail

Me & Julio, the renovation of a long-standing restaurant space in Fitchburg, is a small chain out of Minnesota. Its execution of its Mexican-American-inflected menu leaves a lot to be desired.

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Dylan Brogan

Westside Community Market will switch its location to University Row from Hill Farms. Ongoing construction and lack of communication with the developers made the Hill Farms location untenable. more »

Sep 30, 2016 4:12 PM FOOD & DRINK


Carolyn Fath

Dough Baby Bakery opens for late night crowd, Layla’s Persian Food serves a family-style Rosh Hashanah dinner, and Revel holds a class on custom-etched beer glasses this week in events that celebrate fall (and doughnuts). more »

Sep 29, 2016 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK


Carolyn Fath

Classic cocktails and inventive originals from Augie’s Tavern in the Edgewater Hotel elevate the traditional hotel bar to new heights. more »

Sep 29, 2016 5:00 AM Cocktails

Two weeks of workshops at Fermentation Fest aim to get people into back-to-basics foods. We talk to Vanessa Tortolano and Alla Shapiro of Nessalla Kombucha, Deirdre Birmingham of the Cider Farm and forager Nance Klehm. more »

Sep 29, 2016 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK


WHS 38801

Tours from the Madison Trust for Historic Preservation will highlight an overlooked Mad City gem, the ag campus. It’s the home of distinctive architecture as well as the site of important discoveries from butterfat to vitamins. more »

Sep 29, 2016 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK


Michael Hirshon

The World Dairy Expo has lots to offer Mad City slickers, too. Consider the pretty cows, swag, grilled cheese and robotic milkers. Not to mention awesome Ayrshire T-shirts. more »

Sep 29, 2016 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK


Robin Shepard

A kellerbier is an unfiltered cellar beer historically served right out of the cask in which it was fermented. Keller Brau from the Grumpy Troll ranks right up there with the real German brews. more »

Sep 28, 2016 1:34 PM Beer


Kyle Nabilcy

Northeastern brews may be difficult to get here, but are worth taking the trouble to find. Two words: milkshake IPA. more »

Sep 27, 2016 12:02 PM Beer


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

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