Linda Falkenstein


Linda Falkenstein

Taiwan Little Eats has brought Taiwanese street eats to town. Tea eggs, crispy popcorn chicken and the braised Tainan pork are highlights. more

Dec 7, 2017 5:00 AM Reviews


Linda Falkenstein

Results are in for the city’s annual review of 63 would-be Mall/Concourse food carts. The changes in the evaluation process have made a visible difference. more

Nov 16, 2017 4:31 PM Food News

Double-duty presents delight the recipient and benefit the maker. These range from offering fair wages to women in Latin America and India to supporting our own Wisconsin natural areas. more

Nov 16, 2017 2:00 PM Isthmus Giving


Stephanie Hofmann

Local CSA farmers take a break on Turkey day, but they often bring a dish to pass. Recipes from Vitruvian, Crossroads Community Farm and Los Jalapenos. more

Nov 16, 2017 2:00 PM Isthmus Giving


Carolyn Fath

The new Ancora Cafe on University Avenue takes full advantage of having a kitchen. Brunch entrees are the stars. more

Nov 9, 2017 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK

Linda Falkenstein takes a peek at the 711-page “America, The Cookbook,” which attempts to wrangle recipes from all 50 states into a digestible form. Author Gabrielle Langholtz is in town for the Wisconsin Book Festival on Nov. 2. more

Oct 26, 2017 5:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories 1 Comments


Katy Plantenberg

Education expands at Olbrich Gardens with a new addition. Right now, school groups and citizens can still take advantage of a wide range of opportunities. more

Oct 19, 2017 5:00 AM Emphasis


Linda Falkenstein

Build yourself a small plate feast from BelAir Cantina’s mix-and-match menu. The food and drink specials are perfect for happy hour. more

Oct 19, 2017 5:00 AM Reviews


David Michael Miller

The first ever Madison Area Yarn Hop celebrates yarn, sheep, and fiber arts. Ten south central yarn shops, woolen mills and farms are participating. more

Oct 5, 2017 5:00 AM Emphasis


Benjamin Zastrow

The Alternate Parade of Homes highlights a 1940s-era laborer’s neighborhood. The homes in Eken Park went up fast, but they’ve endured through the years. more

Sep 28, 2017 5:00 AM Emphasis 1 Comments

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Ryan Wisniewski

Tired of price inflation in the cheap eats genre? We unearth rock-bottom bargains downtown and on campus. more

Sep 28, 2017 5:00 AM Reviews 3 Comments


Jeff Kennel

Wisconsin’s Trek bikes is going electric. E-bikes may be perfect for everyone from harried commuters to adventure travelers. more

Sep 21, 2017 5:00 AM Emphasis

Mary Dougherty sings the praises of Lake Superior cuisine. From the expected (whitefish) to the unexpected (pho), the recipes and photos are inspirational. more

Sep 21, 2017 5:00 AM Books


David Michael Miller

Isthmus’ Oktobeerfest welcomes wine, special beers — and of course the classic Oktoberfest lagers. Over 40 craft breweries and cideries and 11 wineries are on tap. more

Sep 7, 2017 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK


Tommy Washbush

Is it all about the beer? The brats? Or the UW Marching Band? Here’s a guide to the Regent Street tailgate roster. more

Aug 31, 2017 5:00 AM Reviews


Richard Hartley

We’re number one, number six, among a top 13 and doing a lot of other winning. So much winning! more

Aug 27, 2017 5:00 AM Isthmus Annual Manual

The Heritage Tavern takes top honors in first-ever Burger Week. Stella Blu Cafe opens. And sadly, 5th Element has shut its doors. more

Aug 10, 2017 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK


Craig Winzer

From the meat to the bun, a great hamburger requires just a few simple tricks. First: start with the meat. more

Jul 27, 2017 5:00 AM , , FOOD & DRINK


Linda Falkenstein

If “Mo” equals Monona, you’ll definitely be eating well. A roundup of where and what to eat in Madison’s neighbor to the east. more

Jul 27, 2017 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK


Todd Hubler

Since the food cart season opened in April, carts have been migrating. And when construction on Main Street ends in two weeks, sites will change again. more

Jul 13, 2017 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK