Laura Zastrow

Peak performance

Named for Kangchenjunga, a Himalayan peak on the Nepal-India border, Kangchen Indian Cuisines serves homestyle Indian and Indo-Chinese delights on Madison’s west side.

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Barley John's comes to Madison

Popular Twin Cities brewpub finds a way into the Wisconsin market. Beer slated to be on the shelves by Feb. 17. more »

Feb 12, 2016 2:40 PM Beer

Eats events

This week, in events that get to your heart by way of your stomach: A beer benefit and salsa contest; grand re-opening at Wine & Hop Shop; and a special French dinner you need to book in advance. more »

Feb 11, 2016 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK


UW Spooner Agricultural Research

Baa-ad for business

Sheep cheese takes a step backward. State budget cuts to shut down North America’s only dairy sheep research program. It’s made a real difference in sheep cheese production. more »

Feb 11, 2016 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK 1 Comments


Carolyn Fath

Three to try

We love s’mores in the winter, too. Variations on a theme from Infusion Chocolates, the Nitty Gritty and your local Culver’s. more »

Feb 11, 2016 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK


Stephanie Hofmann

Amaretto finish

CoffeeBytes’ has convenient study space, beans from Ancora and a menu of mighty monthly latte specials more »

Feb 11, 2016 5:00 AM Reviews


George Dickel

Madison Cocktail Week doubles down

Feel like getting your drink on? And on and on and on? Madison Cocktail Week returns for its second year with a “teaser weekend” leading into Distill America, but the main event is moving to October. more »

Feb 10, 2016 6:00 PM Cocktails


Robin Shepard

This thing of darkness

Hop Garden’s Black Hops IPA is a deceptive citrusy take on the usual dark bitter BIPA style. more »

Feb 10, 2016 2:27 PM Beer

Chef Week 2016 sneak peek

The second annual chef week from the Madison Area Chef Network will run from March 4 through March 13. Chefs will be looking to break conventions and expand their audiences. more »

Feb 9, 2016 12:00 PM FOOD & DRINK


Stephanie Hofmann

Hundreds of new teas!

Sencha Tea is mostly just a rebranding of its predecessor, the Steepery, but it’s also stocking hundreds of new loose-leaf teas. more »

Feb 4, 2016 5:00 AM Reviews


Carolyn Fath

Eats events

A special Italian wine tasting, soup in handmade bowls, and a film about food waste are tops in events that get to your heart by way of your stomach. more »

Feb 4, 2016 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK


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