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Linda Falkenstein

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Carolyn Fath Ashby

Natives know all the best places. From parks to restaurants, libraries to makerspaces, Isthmus staff share their favorites. 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

FOOD & DRINK

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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

Reviews

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Hedi Rudd

Do you like “really, really, really good food”? Then fasten your seat belts for Madison’s 4th annual Black Restaurant Week. Read more

FOOD & DRINK

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Jentri Colello

Chad Vogel and Sean Pharr are partnering again to open a new bar on Monona Drive. Shuffleboard anyone? Read more

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Chris Hynes

Bar Corallini, the new Italian restaurant in the old Schenk-Huegel building in Schenk’s Corners, looks the part of a modish Italian bistro to a T. But the food falls just short. Read more

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Carolyn Fath Ashby

Looking to grab a glass of wine before a show at the Overture Center or Concerts on the Square? Try the new sidewalk cafe at Vom Fass. Read more

FOOD & DRINK

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Linda Falkenstein

Jacob Guyette is an alum of the Tory Miller empire. But now he rules — the menu at the food truck at Octopi Brewing in Waunakee. Read more

Reviews

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Linda Falkenstein

The city of Madison is searching for an artist who wants to spend a significant amount of time in a renovated Trachte building in Thurber Park. The search is on for an artist-in-residence. Read more

Visual Arts

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Carolyn Fath Ashby

A cheese shop is coming to State Street. Nomad World Pub wants to relocate. And it will soon be possible to play 88 PGA golf courses without leaving State Street. Read more

FOOD & DRINK

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Linda Falkenstein

The parking lot at The Malt House needs repaving. But owner Bill Rogers doesn’t have enough money to cover the bill. Read more

FOOD & DRINK

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An old house on State Street provides a quirky coffeehouse space for Grace Coffee Co.. True Coffee Roasters, lately of Nesbitt Road, has found a new home in Monona. Read more

FOOD & DRINK

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Luke Hoppe

What makes a hamburger? The patty? Or the add-ons? We go in search of worthy condiments. Read more

FOOD & DRINK

Direct primary care is a new model for health care. Patients pay a monthly fee for unlimited doctor visits. So go ahead and get sick! Read more

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Linda Falkenstein

Little Tibet has big aspirations. Despite its name, it’s not solely a Tibetan restaurant; it pulls dishes from Himalyan, Tibetan, Nepali and Bhutanese cuisines. Read more

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Imperfect Produce

Unlovely fruits and veggies are going to waste. A subscription box service launched in Madison this week that aims to keep this produce out of the landfill. Read more

FOOD & DRINK

Madison’s hottest new cart is...Hawaiian. These places have everything: loco moco, huli huli and rice ‘n mac salad. But you won’t see them on the Mall-Concourse. Read more

FOOD & DRINK

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Carolyn Fath Ashby

The Madison Hilton is reconfiguring its restaurant space, Field Table is becoming Merci, and Urban Land Interests is making progress with 25 W. Main. Read more

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Christopher Taylor

Yeah, there’s bingo and sheepshead and trivia night. There are also yoga classes, tech talks, spin classes and meat pop-ups bringing people together at today’s craft breweries. Read more

Isthmus Cover Stories

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Linda Falkenstein

A new American restaurant will replace Freiburg Taphaus. Sequoia Ramen & Sushi is heading for Monroe Street. But this spring has seen a string of closings for Madison restaurants. Read more

Food News

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    Linda Falkenstein

    Momos are seasoned with fresh ginger, garlic, cilantro, turmeric and cumin.

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    Linda Falkenstein

    Indian Tic Tac curry is a specialty of The Globe.

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    Linda Falkenstein

    Natural fiber yarns join a dedicated area for group knitting and classes in Firefly’s new expanded space.

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    Linda Falkenstein

    Chen’s Dumpling House was a return to the kind of small, locally owned restaurant featuring global cuisine that was once the lifeblood of State Street.

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    Linda Falkenstein