Food & Drink

Trendy tacos are all the rage in Madison, but sometimes traditional is best. Blue Agave offers uncomplicated and consistently excellent food in the former Bayou location on South Butler Street. more

Feb 22, 2018 5:01 AM Reviews

Latisha McDuffy hopes she can market her sweet tribute to the school cafeteria cookies of her youth. more

Feb 22, 2018 5:01 AM FOOD & DRINK


Sharon Vanorny

Celebrate black excellence at the Lussier Community Education Center, food from around the world at the International Festival and two local food tour companies come together with chocolate, wine and cheese, this week in events that spread the love. more

Feb 22, 2018 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK

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Allison Geyer

After tasting Thai rolled ice cream while traveling in Asia, Phillip and Indri Kasubaski wanted to bring the concept to the U.S. The Mount Horeb couple opened Rollicious Creamery on State Street last month, where they serve Instagram-worthy treats. more

Feb 15, 2018 5:01 AM FOOD & DRINK

A wood stove cooking workshop in Waunakee, Porchlight products in the spotlgiht at Steenbock’s on Orchard and craft distillers showing spirits at Yahara Bay Distillery — this week in events that are not cookin’ with gas. more

Feb 15, 2018 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK

Milwaukee’s Martha’s Pimento Cheese, a local, small-batch, woman-owned business, calls it quits. Founder Martha Davis Kipcak reflects on sustainable practices and economic development in local food systems. more

Feb 15, 2018 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK 1 Comments


Laura Zastrow

Mint Mark is inspired, inventive and one-of-a-kind. Chef Sean Pharr is providing an ever-changing menu of rich plates at the new Schenk’s Corners eatery. more

Feb 15, 2018 5:00 AM Reviews

For the last two years, Madison-based food tourism company Eat Smart Tours didn’t offer their signature trip to Turkey because of political unrest. This year, they’re doing a tour to nearby Jordan, which offers similar flavors and fewer risks. more

Feb 8, 2018 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK


Wisconsin Historical Society

A fixture in Madison from 1946 to 1986, the Green Lantern Eating Co-op was a member-owned restaurant that brought together like-minded individuals. The folks at Lothlorien Co-op are rebooting the idea with a special Valentine’s Day dinner. more

Feb 8, 2018 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK

Before the big game, check out Souper Bowl XXII at West High School — all to benefit affordable housing in Dane County. Also, CHEW learns the basics of regional Chinese cuisine at the Goodman Center, and Bos Meadery pairs mead with board games. more

Feb 1, 2018 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK

Third time’s the charm? A new version of Laila Borokhim’s Noosh largely succeeds on Regent Street. more

Feb 1, 2018 5:00 AM Reviews

Catch the end of restaurant week, have fun with campaign finance reform at WORT’s annual chili cook-off and squeeze in a Tuesday date night at The Wise, this week in events to drag you out of your mid-winter stupor more

Jan 25, 2018 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK

Osaka House is closed, but Chen’s Dumpling House will soon open at 505 State St. On Regent Street, a Midwest-themed sports bar is in development in the former O.S.S. more

Jan 25, 2018 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK

We don’t care how fancy you are: Onion ring volcanoes are delightful. But Sumo Sushi, the new hibachi restaurant on East Washington Avenue, doesn’t have much else going for it. more

Jan 25, 2018 5:00 AM Reviews

A doctor-turned-entrepreneur joined forces with a local chef, personal trainer and massage therapist to bring a new kind of wellness startup to the Madison market. more

Jan 18, 2018 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK

The northside is getting bierocks and beer, while the east side reaps a bounty of fish. Here’s the latest from Bierock, Lake Edge Seafood Co., and the East Side Club. more

Jan 18, 2018 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK

A three-course recovery dinner to benefit Healthy Food for All, a spaghetti dinner to support Team USA curlers and a Friday night fish fry at Banzo, this week in events that sweep past the competition. more

Jan 18, 2018 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK


Ryan Wisniewski

Longtable Beer Cafe has a raucous vibe but don’t expect a Brasserie V clone. Sausages, fish and smart beer curation are highlights. more

Jan 18, 2018 5:00 AM Reviews