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After a few years of hosting pop-up dinners and residencies, 11 N. Allen St. will become The Heights Kitchen, a new restaurant set to open later this summer. more

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A vintage Volkswagen bus, lovingly restored? It’s almost too cute for words. Fill it with sweets and add a healthy dose of literacy outreach, and you’ve got the Bloom Bus. more

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Linda Falkenstein

Yet another Hawaiian raw fish spot opens, this time near campus. Plus: The Tin Fox, Freiburg Gastropub and Wisconsin Brewing Tap Haus do-si-do. more

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Free cheese at the Madison Public Market preview event, sloppy Janes at the top of State Street and local chefs prepare a five-course for Slow Food UW, this week in events that bring belated awareness to vegan holidays. more

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Alissa Brooks

Alissa Brooks and Nancy Olsen became famous among friends and neighbors for making care packages with frozen meals for people going through tough times. The mother-daughter team turned the idea into a business. more

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ALEXANDER CRAMER

Madison chef Eric Rupert will soon open a confectionary on Atwood Avenue devoted to NutKrack, a sweet treat he perfected thanks to a happy accident. It’s the latest venture in Rupert’s long and winding culinary career. more

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Jane Burns

A French sheep’s milk cheese gets top honors at the World Championship Cheese Contest at Monona Terrace. But Wisconsin makes a strong showing. more

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Linda Falkenstein

Poke Poke should open soon in the Gateway Mall. A GoFundMe campaign is set up for Chocolaterian in wake of fire. more

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Rusty Dog Coffee is passionate about its roasts. MOMbie provides an extra pick-me-up for the depleted community. more

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Robin Shepard

Working Draft Beer Company opens with a dozen house beers. Fox Heritage Farms is working up a permanent menu. more

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Judith Davidoff

The German-centric beer bar and restaurant is relocating. Tin Fox will likely take over old spot at 2616 Monroe St. more

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Carolyn Fath

King Street mainstay Ancora Coffee is moving. But don’t fret, it’s just across the street. more

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Linda Falkenstein

Laila Borokhim takes over the Labor Temple Bar. A different menu is in store, but in the meantime, Borokhim is having fun using the fryer. more

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Sean Kennedy

Fresh from his win against Iron Chef Bobby Flay on Food Network’s Iron Chef Showdown, Tory Miller talks about the future of the Madison food scene — and an amusing beef with his TV opponent. more

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The northside is getting bierocks and beer, while the east side reaps a bounty of fish. Here’s the latest from Bierock, Lake Edge Seafood Co., and the East Side Club. more

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Kyle Nabilcy

Madison’s highest-profile chef bests Bobby Flay on Iron Chef Showdown. Tory Miller brought his best tweaked southeast Asian favorites for the win. more

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537 Co. turns to a hot sauce subscription service. One hundred subscribers will pay $100 year for a dozen fermented specialty sauces, a deal from off-the-shelf prices. more

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For Cher Mandel Diamond, running a fine chocolate shop married her interest in science and art. But after 25 years, she is ready to close the beloved Monroe Street store. more

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Michael Sullivan

The equipment auction at Oscar Mayer last week was the place to be. Isthmus tags along with Underground Meats’ Jonny Hunter. more

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Kelly Phelps

Created to fill a need in the local food ecosystem, Four Lakes Processing Collective creates value-added products for local food producers while providing employment opportunities for vulnerable populations. more

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Those who dine on the isthmus and in parts adjacent have become aware of certain trends at neighborhood restaurants. Some might notice an upgrade in beer offerings. Others might recognize a more sophisticated -- but not pretentious -- feel to the men more

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