Food & Drink


Carolyn Fath

Chili King excels at non-Westernized Chinese dishes. Dive in. more

Apr 20, 2017 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK


Scott Maurer

Cask Ale Fest showcases naturally fermented brews served directly from the barrel they’re conditioned in. These beers offer brewers a chance to be creative and can showcase different sides of otherwise familiar brews. more

Apr 20, 2017 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK


Ryan Wisniewski

Casetta Kitchen and Counter is off to a strong start downtown. Bright, shiny and new, this downtown deli serves outstanding sandwiches, sides and soups in a classy-yet-casual setting. more

Apr 13, 2017 5:00 AM Reviews

Many of Madison’s food carts are custom-built by a small metal shop in Saint Germain, Wisconsin. The family-run company’s designs are now being sought out by food entrepreneurs from around the country. more

Apr 13, 2017 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK 1 Comments


Laura Zastrow

Monona Bakery & Eatery is a good sandwich shop, but a better Latin American restaurant. Owners Claudia Santos and Vicente Sacramento hail from Honduras and Mexico, respectively. more

Apr 6, 2017 1:11 AM Reviews 1 Comments


Laura Zastrow

The Verona Woods sports a wide-ranging contemporary American menu. It edges toward fine dining, but also offers plenty of burgers and sandwiches. more

Mar 30, 2017 5:00 AM Reviews 1 Comments


David Michael Miller

Is a new $500 fee for food carts too high? The city would like carts to behave more like brick-and-mortar restaurants. more

Mar 30, 2017 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK


James Clapham

Wisconsin cheeses go spicy with peppers beyond the jalapeño. And they’re winning big prizes. more

Mar 30, 2017 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK

Christine Ameigh, owner of Slide Food Cart and Beyond Catering, is continuing Madison’s tradition of producing potato chips on East Washington. more

Mar 23, 2017 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK


Laura Zastrow

Chef Evan Dannells finds a perfect niche at Merchant. He’s also added some Mexican border-straddling flair to the menu. more

Mar 23, 2017 5:00 AM Reviews

Isthmus Food Cart Fest returns on Sunday, May 21, 2017! This year's fest will take place in Central Park from 2-6 pm and features approximately 40 local food carts offering unlimited samples, musical entertainment, & a line up of local craft beer. more

Mar 16, 2017 4:15 PM Isthmus Events


Laura Zastrow

Abarrotes Yuremi is the place for long-stewed meats. Look for guisados on the specials board and order a few tacos to-go. more

Mar 16, 2017 5:00 AM Reviews


Cameron Bren

Casetta Kitchen and Counter offers thoughtful pairings for dine-in or take-out. Co-owner James Juedes has a wide-ranging background in wines. more

Mar 16, 2017 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK 1 Comments

The FairShare CSA Coalition showcases six documentaries as part of the group’s new Food + Farms Film Festival. Fest is on Tuesday, March 21, at the High Noon Saloon. more

Mar 16, 2017 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK

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Kyle Nabilcy

A streamlined Chef Week featured too many ticketed event meals. There’s something to be said for special menus that just about anyone can drop in and dine on. more

Mar 13, 2017 5:30 AM FOOD & DRINK


laura zastrow

A strong selection of sandwiches and five house-brewed beers distinguish Lucky’s 1313 Brew Pub among Regent Street taverns. Kipp Thomas is in charge of the kitchen, and Grant Johnston brews the beer. more

Mar 9, 2017 5:00 AM Reviews

Celebrate Purim at Layla’s, find the right CSA at Monona Terrace and try a pre-St. Paddy’s Day Irish whiskey at the Malt House, this week in events that persuaded King Ahasuerus. more

Mar 9, 2017 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK


Jason Kierce

Kosher Chopped is a constraint-filled drama for Chef Week. Four Madison chefs gathered at UW-Hillel to accept the challenge. more

Mar 8, 2017 4:41 PM FOOD & DRINK


Chris Winterhack

MACN Chef Week Kick Off Party at L'Etoile and Graze more

Mar 8, 2017 9:48 AM Photo Galleries