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Alyssa Eidsness

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

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Amy Stocklein

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

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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

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Mint Mark

Q: What’s the most fun you can have on a Friday not at a fish fry? A: Try Mint Mark’s martini lunch. more

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Ryan Wisniewski

Fitchburg’s newest taqueria serves some taco classics. Tapatios Cocina Mexicana grew out of the Cali Fresh cart, yet suggests new directions. more

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Black Restaurant Week is back, $5 dinner at Willy North is new and the annual Sweet Corn Festival in Sun Prairie is using up all available butter, this week in events that are a-maize-ing. more

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Carolyn Fath

Madison is a bit of a soul food desert. Anointed One solves that problem, with excellent classic main dishes, sides and desserts. more

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One of the most famous chefs in the world, Jacques Pépin wrote the book on French culinary technique — literally. In October, the culinary legend is visiting Madison for a series of meals and a walk around the Dane County Farmers’ Market. more

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Sunny Frantz

Deli and meal-kit service Pasture & Plenty has expanded its offerings, dining area and scope. Its expansion into the space next door includes historic details from the building’s original Rennebohm pharmacy. more

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Snap some at Foodie Photo Lab at Hilldale, slather some at National Mustard Day at the Mustard Museum and extend your backyard garden season well into winter with a class at Willy Street Co-op, this week in events that might produce some Dijon vu. more

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Camille Manansala

Martha Davis Kipcak stopped making her pimento cheese, a small-batch spreadable cheese with roots in the South, in late 2017. But the recipe will live on. more

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Don’t even try to stick with a salad. Go big with mushroom gravy, spaetzle and meatballs at Freiburg Tap Haus. more

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Laura Zastrow

Build-your-own puts the power of cuisine in the customer’s hands, which may be a good or a bad thing. But the real problem at El Rancho Mexican grill is the meats are bland and sit in too much juice. more

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Wasabi looks for help to stay open. The Cat Cafe couldn’t survive Monroe Street construction. And Bierock is open on the north side. more

Food News

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Carolyn Fath

The Tin Fox, a family-owned spot serving lunch, dinner and weekend brunch, balances reimagined comfort food with high-end modernist cuisine. more

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Forage Kombucha

Homebrewed kombucha in cans from Forage Kitchen is now distributed throughout Madison. This means its production facility is going to grow now, too. more

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Dane County Farmers’ Market moves to Breese Stevens Field, 17th annual garlic dinner at Harvest and Concerts on the Square snacks at Graze, this week in events that are hip because they are Square(-related). more

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Kyle Nabilcy

Chicago has more neighborhoods than Wisconsin has counties. And there are a growing number of breweries in them to be checked out. more

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Linda Falkenstein

Chicago street food classics and Wisconsin tavern fare meet at Sweet Home Wisconsin. But the prices come from south of the Wisconsin border, and could threaten it on Regent Street. more

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