• Just walking around

    Canada has poutine. Mexico has nachos. India has chaat. So if it’s chaat you want, head to Chaat Cafe. more

  • Political restaurants

    The personal has always been political, and there’s nothing more personal than sharing a meal. At some Madison restaurants, food comes with a side of social justice. more


  • Doing it his way

    Longtime singer-songwriter Ritt Deitz releases a comfortable and accomplished ninth album, Horses and Smoke. more


  • Eats events

    Vegan pop-up at Badger Rock Neighborhood Center, Pupusafest, history of capital cuisine at the Wisconsin Historical Museum and, sigh, Chick-Fil-A you got our attention, this week in events that have mystique and mesquite. more

  • Coming home

    Wisconsin Public Television and Radio are back under the UW-Madison umbrella. But you probably won’t notice. more

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