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  • Eats events

    Femme Food Cart Night at Giant Jones Brewing, Jazz Dinner Dance at Madison East High School and Chaldean cuisine at the Goodman Community Center, this week in events that bridge the Persian gulf. Read more

  • Little virtues

    Madison’s Bartaco is the 20th location for the mostly eastern seaboard-focused chain, and the first in Wisconsin. This SoCal/Baja Mexican small plate concept seems to be working for the west side. Read more

  • Slightly tart

    Common Thread 2019 is a collaboration beer made by two dozen Wisconsin brewers. It’s an unusual cranberry witbier made with many Wisconsin ingredients. Read more

  • Tidbits

    A new American restaurant will replace Freiburg Taphaus. Sequoia Ramen & Sushi is heading for Monroe Street. But this spring has seen a string of closings for Madison restaurants. Read more

  • What can’t I miss?

    Dinners, brewers, takeovers and more all contribute to the fun of Madison Craft Beer Week. But for some, it’s really all about a few special beers. Read more

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