1511 Williamson St., 608-257-1652. 7:30 am-3 pm Wed.-Sun.
The bakery in the old Pavlov's Pizza location currently features worthy crusty breads (baguettes, sourdough, ciabatta and the rustic Provencal loaf called fougasse) and pastries (muffins, scones, plain and filled croissants, morning buns and pain au chocolat). Come early; stocks for the sweets may run low. Particularly popular: the vanilla swirl, a cousin of the morning bun.
Northside Town Center (corner of Northport Drive and North Sherman Avenue), next to Benvenuto's. 608-630-8100. Mon.-Sat. 10 am-8 pm, Sun. 8 am-noon.
Freshly made sausages, often from locally sourced meats, including chorizo, knackwurst, mortadella, andouille, plus applewood-smoked bacon and more.
Jovian Taphaus Grill
876 Jupiter Dr., 608-224-2111. 4-11 p.m. Mon.-Thurs., 4 p.m.-midnight Fri.-Sat., noon-9 p.m. Sun.
New gastropub in the old Cloud 9 space.