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Carolyn Fath

Holiday in Cambodia

Despite hit-or-miss food and spotty service, Angkor Wat is the kind of family-run joint you want to see succeed.



William Marx’s bean-to-bar craft revolutionizes Madison cacao product. The fledgling business is a one-man operation. more

Dec 8, 2016 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK


Patrick DePula

In food news this week: Cafe Domestique, a new coffee shop that will cater to bicyclists, is set to open on Willy Street. Morris Ramen will also be opening downtown in the next few weeks. And Sun Prairie BBQ joint Porktropolis is closed. more

Dec 8, 2016 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK


Carolyn Fath

The Star Bar in the Constellation building is perhaps better known as a beer bar, but it also has a cocktail menu that rotates seasonally. The latest iteration has classics and notes of fall and winter. more

Dec 8, 2016 5:00 AM Cocktails

Waffles with Mr. and Mrs. Claus, a four-course dinner with 3rd Sign Brewery beer pairings, and sample more than 40 chocolates at Metcalfe’s Market, this week in events that get you ready for the ho ho holidays. more

Dec 8, 2016 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK

The Madison Alcohol License Review Committee recently delayed action on a proposal to site a German-style biergarten by Olbrich Park beach to give neighbors more time to ask questions about the project. more

Dec 7, 2016 12:15 PM Beer

Badger Club from Wisconsin Brewing Company is a reboot of its Golden Amber lager. It’s a new best-seller for the Verona company. more

Dec 7, 2016 12:00 PM Beer


Ryan Wisniewski

Smoked meats are a delicious side to the game on big screens at the Thirsty Goat. Taps number 32, and may preclude the need for this to become a full-fledged brewpub. more

Dec 1, 2016 5:00 AM Reviews


Carolyn Fath

Creole bitters transform the classic Old Fashioned. It’s a tasteful drink that packs a bit of a punch. more

Dec 1, 2016 5:00 AM Cocktails 1 Comments

A special dinner featuring Uplands Cheese at Oliver’s, Holiday Game Supper at Harvest and CHEW explores forgotten pioneer dishes, this week in events that have game. more

Dec 1, 2016 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK


Robin Shepard

Alferd from the Parched Eagle is a black rye imperial saison from the Parched Eagle. It defies expectations for a saison, and is a great example of nanobrewery creativity. more

Nov 30, 2016 12:00 PM Beer



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