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Hot Plates

Hot Plates: A series of sample-sized items offering up delicious ideas for what to eat, right now, this minute, go, go! See also: Three to Try.

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Chris Hynes

Bodacious breakfast pastries from Prairie Cafe, Madison Sourdough and 4 & 20 Bakery & Cafe. Sweets for the sweet. Read more

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Is everything better with bacon? We think so. Here are three dishes that prove the point, from Ramen Station, MACS and Hamilton’s on the Square. Read more

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It’s beet season! Here are three dishes to try that star the ruby red root veggie, from Estrellón, Pasqual’s Cantina and 1847 at the Stamm House. Read more

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Three to try, duck edition. From a classic preparation at the Tornado Steakhouse to over-the-top appetizers at 1847 at the Stamm House and Rockhound Brewing Read more

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Three to try, cheese with bread edition. The combo? Simple but sensational. We’re loving the new stuffed cretzel from Field Table, ficelle from Batch, and bacon and cheese bread from Sal’s. Read more

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Hot/spicy and cold/cooling duke it out in these three dishes to try from Madison’s own Calliope Ice Cream, Grampa’s Pizzeria and Paradise Island. Hint: You’ll never have the same conception of mangos again. Read more

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Work your way through bowls of ramen with this edition of Three to Try. Two new entrants in the field, Ramen Kid and Ramen Station, join the incomparable Sujeo in sublime slurpables. Read more

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In this week’s edition of Three to try, straightforward Italian sandwiches showcase fresh ingredients and cured meats, at Osteria Papavero, Pizza Brutta and Novanta. Read more

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Chris Hynes

In this week’s edition of Three to try, grass-fed beef (and lamb) burgers from Brasserie V, Jordandal Cookhouse and Steenbock’s on Orchard. Read more

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A Pig in a Fur Coat

In this week’s edition of Three to try, we slice it very, very thin with carpaccio from A Pig in a Fur Coat, 43 North and Capitol Chophouse. Read more

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In cool spring weather, we love a pot pie. Here are three of our favorites to try, from the Great Dane, Ladonia Cafe and Humble. (One’s even vegan!) Read more

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We’re all wrapped up with three inexpensive, rolled-up sammies to try downtown. Read more

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It’s three to try, calamari edition. Does squid by any other name taste as delicious? Read more

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Carolyn Fath

We love s’mores in the winter, too. Variations on a theme from Infusion Chocolates, the Nitty Gritty and your local Culver’s. Read more

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What to eat this week, we heart Paris edition. Read more

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Eric Tadsen

What to eat this week, chicken and waffles edition, with combos from Graze, Bluephies and Jordandal Cookhouse Read more

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What to eat this week , hearty fall salads edition Read more

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What to eat this week, North Street edition, at Dexter’s, Crostini, and the Tip Top. Read more

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Linda Falkenstein

What to eat this week: light but satisfying lunches from Lakeside St. Coffee House, Mermaid Cafe and Prairie Cafe & Bakery. Read more

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What to eat this week, carb-laden edition: Macaroni and cheese and variations thereon, from Ich Liebe Dich, the Tip Top, and Alchemy Cafe. Read more

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