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  • Eats events

    There’s Oktoberfest at the one and only Essen Haus, Oysterfest lakeside at The Edgewater Hotel, and a cheese and cider pairing at The Cider Farm, this week in events that encourage pour decisions. Read more

  • Viva la culinary revolución

    Madison Eats Food Tours specializes in showing off our own culinary gems. But owner Otehlia Cassidy is now venturing further afield with a tour to Cuba. Read more

  • I guess I’d rather be in Colorado

    Locally owned Boulder Brewpub has a menu typical of brewpubs nationally. It doesn’t pick up on the Colorado theme. Read more

  • ’Tis the season

    The new crop of Wisconsin-brewed Oktoberfests available in Madison is large. Our beer critic has sampled them all and has a top pick. Read more

  • Eats events

    State champion chili cook-off in downtown Edgerton, brunch from the sea at Osteria Papavero, and tasting event at the Discovery Building, this week in events that stay clam and curry on. Read more

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