In conjunction with the 2008 World Dairy Expo and the International Normande Conference, in Madison Sept. 28-Oct. 5, a handful of area restaurants will feature special menus highlighting the cuisine of Normandy and the products of the Normande cow, according to Jerome Chateau, president of the Minneapolis -based , , , , , Johnny Delmonico's, Otto's Restaurant & Bar as well as , ,and
Kushi Bar Muramoto is now open at 106 King St. This third arm of Muramoto features small plates (skewers, bowls, and salads), sake, shochu (a headier Japanese spirit that's less sweet than sake), beer and wine. Most of the food items are in the $2-$8 range, with the most expensive item being foie gras (5 oz./$20).
The Bamboo Hut at 1318 Midvale Blvd. has closed. It's been replaced with Guanajuato Taqueria.
The Bayou is coming to the old Ken's Bar space on Butler Street.
The former site of Carlos O'Kelly's at East Towne, will be the future home of a Qdoba and a Tilted Kilt is renovating the Damon's East Towne site at 4325 Lien Rd., in the Target Parking lot.