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AMY STOCKLEIN

The latest Hawaiian bowl spot in the Gateway Mall offers bold flavors. The kitchen frequently leans into Japanese cuisine’s influence on the Hawaiian dish. more

FOOD & DRINK

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Kyle Nabilcy

Beer retail in Chicago means Binny’s, plain and simple. Binny’s Beverage Depot is so dominant, with its thirty-eight locations, it’s basically a Chicago beer meme. more

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One man’s fun guide to Madison Craft Beer Week. Hint: there’s a cheese raffle involved. more

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Kyle Nabilcy

There are beers that really require a little verticality in their vessel. But you don’t really need dozens of different kinds. more

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Kyle Nabilcy

Appleton’s Stone Arch Brewing has started Madison distribution. One of its beers is a historical recreation of the beloved Adler Brau. more

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A collaboration between the UW Arboretum and Funk Factory Geuzeria makes unique use of botanical samples from Longenecker Gardens. But kids, don’t try this at home — you need a permit. more

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Kyle Nabilcy

There’s more than one good beer reason to visit Decorah. And then there’s something completely different. more

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Laura Zastrow

Friday means fried fish, period. But what other daily specials should you check out? more

Isthmus Dining

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Lara Kastner

Where Isthmus reviewers — and Madison — have been eating and drinking since the last “Dining” special section. Here’s our summary of the scene. more

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Laura Zastrow

The east side’s Lake Edge Seafood Co. has some improving to do. But with some refinement, it could become quite the catch. more

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Kyle Nabilcy

American Solera has arrived in town. The fresh-and-aged beer blends from the Tulsa, Oklahoma brewing and blending operation are not just liquid hype. more

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Kyle Nabilcy

Iowa’s really little guys make an impression. A tour of what’s up and coming in Iowa brewing. more

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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

Reviews

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Kyle Nabilcy

What if you put together a lineup of big-bottle low-ABV beers, punctuated with high-ABV beers in little bottles? A strategy for beer/binge-watching parties is born. more

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Kyle Nabilcy

Three mango milkshake IPAs go head-to-head. ): Whipped Volume 2, Resist Mango Smoothie Milkshake IPA and Mango Milkshake IPA provide very different liquid experiences. more

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Kyle Nabilcy

Those weekends that have a little bit of everything are the best kind. Kyle Nabilcy recounts adventures from Amherst to the Dells to Chi-town. more

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Robin Shepard

A look back at Isthmus Beer and Cheese Fest 2018. What was trending? Yes, juicy hops. more

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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

Reviews

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Kyle Nabilcy

A vanilla shake/burger/french fry beer is not a few fries short of a Happy Meal. Adjunct lovers and flavor fiends should like this audacious new brew from Omnipollo. more

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Kyle Nabilcy

Madison’s highest-profile chef bests Bobby Flay on Iron Chef Showdown. Tory Miller brought his best tweaked southeast Asian favorites for the win. more

Food News

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    Kyle Nabilcy

    The author's Grandpa Don (at right) was a Bud man, but as a long-time Appleton resident, he knew his Adler Brau.

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    Kyle Nabilcy

    Pulpit Rock is one of many reasons to make the trip to Decorah.

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    Kyle Nabilcy

    Can't stop trying to make The Whippy Dip happen.

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    Kyle Nabilcy

    Toppling Goliath Brewery attracting a crowd.