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Sequoia Ramen

Sequoia is a ramen and sushi restaurant in the former Brocach on Monroe Street. Central menu items could use some tweaks to ensure everything tastes as good as it looks. Read more

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Twig & Olive Photography

Ledger Coffee Roasters is slated to open in Garver Feed Mill by the end of September. Richard Wirsta spent four years immersing himself in growing, roasting, grinding and brewing coffee. Read more

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Candice Wagener

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

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Madison Eats

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

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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

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Amy Stocklein

Guimo’s is short for Guillermo’s. It’s not short on anything else; the menu is full of rewarding favorites. Read more

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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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Carolyn Fath Ashby

Author Doug Hoverson delved into primary source material in writing "The Drink that Made Wisconsin Famous: Beer and Brewing in the Badger State." It’s an encyclopedia of the state’s brewing history. Read more

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Robin Shepard

It’s a party that will take beer drinkers from summer to fall. Hawaiian Shirt Party is an intense, imperial kettle sour. Read more

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Linda Falkenstein

Right Bauer goes with a small menu of smoked barbecue sandwiches and appetizers in an increasingly crowded Sun Prairie market. Read more

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Audrey Kitchen + Bar

At the downtown Hilton, Audrey Kitchen has now launched in the former Olive Lounge, Marie’s Soul Food is open Thursday-Sunday on Monroe Street, and Tokyo Sushi is headed for the former Taqueria 3 Amigo spot on Willy Street. Read more

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Tietz Family Farms

There are more varieties of popcorn than stale and fresh. We talk to Randy Tietz of Watertown’s Tietz Family Farms about its six varieties, including heirlooms. Read more

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Paulius Musteikis

Last month on Food for Thought we learned about sustainable fishing practices with Sitka Salmon Shares in Sitka, Alaska. The story continues as we see how that same fish is processed, transported and then distributed here in Madison. Read more

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Todd Hubler

Former Mayor Paul Soglin said alcohol licenses are a privilege, not a right. However, Taco Bell Cantina proved you can fight city hall. Read more

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Amy Stocklein

107 State offers upscale but accessible food in the first block of State Street. But the kitchen still needs to nail the details. Read more

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Lacey Olson/UW-Madison Extension

Five-course beer dinner at Off Broadway Drafthouse, taco pop-up at Robin Room and organic agriculture field day at UW research station in Arlington, this week in events where you might be told to grow a pear. Read more

FOOD & DRINK

The second annual Paulpalooza fundraiser memorializes Paul Natzke. The Hop Garden will feature a special red lager for the occasion. Read more

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Robin Shepard

Ooga Brewing, Beaver Dam’s first brewery since 1953, has been open for a couple of months. We check out the house taps. Read more

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Fourthworld Photography

The Cider Farm opened its doors in March on Madison’s west side. Hand-crafted hard ciders from Mineral Point are paired with small bites and a few larger plates. Read more

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Michelle Torkelson

Reconnecting with nature means having sensory experiences. How about cocktails made with ingredients from Olbrich Gardens? All the better. Read more

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