Food & Drink

Recover from Thanksgiving with dessert beers at the Malt House, learn the science of cheesemaking and the art of beer brewing at the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery and indulge in pumpkin waffles at Yola’s Cafe. more

Nov 22, 2017 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK

Two engineering graduates from UW-Madison are putting their science smarts into a new distillery business based in Sun Prairie. more

Nov 22, 2017 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK


Cricket Design Works

Pasture and Plenty splits the difference between a deli and DIY. It offers subscription meal kits and prepared foods, Wednesday night dinners and lunch. Plus it sources locally. more

Nov 22, 2017 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK

Green Owl Cafe is once again serving a five-course meat-free Thanksgiving feast. Good Shepherd Church and First Congregational Church are serving free meals to those in need. more

Nov 16, 2017 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK

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Lara Kastner

At Camp Trippalindee, grab a skewer and roast a s’more. The new revamp of the Madison Blind works as a campus area hotel hangout. more

Nov 16, 2017 5:00 AM Reviews 1 Comments


Carolyn Fath

The new Ancora Cafe on University Avenue takes full advantage of having a kitchen. Brunch entrees are the stars. more

Nov 9, 2017 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK


Bridgette Weber

Bridgette Weber has worked in the kitchens of high-end restaurants, and she’s worked in farm fields tending crops. Now, she’s bringing locally grown food into home kitchens with a new personal chef business. more

Nov 9, 2017 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK 1 Comments


David Stluka

Wisconsin Cheese Camp is the place to learn all about artisanal cheese. Jane Burns talks to organizer and cheese geek Jeanne Carpenter. more

Nov 2, 2017 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK


Linda Falkenstein

Madison gets its first Taiwanese restaurant, the north side gets its first Japanese eatery and Middleton gets a specialty beer bar from the owners of Brasserie V. more

Nov 2, 2017 5:00 AM Food News


Chris Winterhack

More than 60 food carts competed in the city’s annual food cart review this year, vying for coveted spots on the Mall-Concourse. New changes to the process implemented this year should make things more equitable. more

Nov 2, 2017 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK


Carolyn Fath

Chocolaterian Middleton ups the ante on west side desserts. The housemade savory dishes are great too, especially anything with a pastry crust. more

Nov 1, 2017 2:34 PM FOOD & DRINK


Eric Lewandowski

L’Etoile founder and celebrity chef Odessa Piper talks about the future of farm-to-table and why she keeps coming back to Madison. more

Oct 26, 2017 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK


Sharon Vanorny

Despite being open for just two years, Robinia Courtyard’s three restaurants have reinvented themselves several times. The food has always been good, but these places still feel like hidden gems. more

Oct 26, 2017 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK 2 Comments

Local chefs prepare harvest soups at the Northside Planning Council supper, Trick-or-treat at dozens of Monroe Street businesses and celebrate Halloween at the Eastside Farmers Market, this week in events without overly sexual costumes. more

Oct 26, 2017 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK


Linda Falkenstein

Build yourself a small plate feast from BelAir Cantina’s mix-and-match menu. The food and drink specials are perfect for happy hour. more

Oct 19, 2017 5:00 AM Reviews

Anointed One Soul Food Restaurant opened Oct. 17 on Madison’s west side. The new business aims to fill the soul food void in our city and in our stomachs. more

Oct 19, 2017 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK

Harvest Restaurant hosts a five-course meal with pairings from The Cider Farm, REAP's Pie Palooza is at the Goodman Center and Sujeo teams up with Karben4 Brewing for another Chicken & Beer night, this week in events that foster collaboration. more

Oct 19, 2017 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK

Cafe Zupas at Greenway Station arrives with sandwiches, soups, salads and quinoa bowls. The small Utah chain strives to deliver fresh ingredients daily. more

Oct 12, 2017 5:00 AM Reviews