Isthmus Dining

Latest Food & Drink Stories

  • Fresh pita

    The Nile, which has been on Odana Road since 2011, is now under new ownership. The new menu is more Palestinian/Jordanian. And there’s a bakery. Read more

  • Another Barriques branch will close

    “Our other locations have pretty largely recovered from the pandemic or are doing even better than they were before,” co-owner Matt Weygandt says. “For some reason we were languishing on Atwood.” Read more

  • The joy of Manna

    For those devastated by the cafe’s closure last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s now a chance to recreate those memories in their own kitchens, thanks to Barb Pratzel and her much-anticipated cookbook. Read more

  • Steadfast despite setbacks

    It’s complicated — or is it? Plans are in place to start construction of the Madison Public Market on First Street next fall Read more


  • Sweater weather wines

    These wines bridge the light, refreshing wines of August and the richer bottles that work best on the coldest, darkest nights. Think of them as the beverage equivalent of the perfect midweight sweater. Read more