This has been an active year for new restaurant openings in Madison—a sign of a confident local economy. One of the newest is a place called The Spot, and it's one of our favorites of 2013.
The most promising recent addition to Monroe's fun food scene is Laughing Trout. It's got a funky name and excellent food, and there's a lot of good shopping in this south-side neighborhood.
The rise of the brewpub continues unabated in Madison with the recent appearance of Next Door Brewing on the city's east side. The pub, at 2439 Atwood Ave., opened in late August and is more than a new microbrewery. It's a full-fledged restaurant.
If you're going to gather a big group of hungry musician/physicians and their spouses, what's better than eating Chinese? Especially if it's Moy's Restaurant in Elkhorn.
Two new restaurants specializing in Peruvian food opened in July in Madison at about the same time. We liked Surco Peruvian Cuisine, which we visited a few weeks ago. We tried Crandall's just last week.
The first sight of the Edgewater Supper Club, an old, wood-clad building along the Rock River in Jefferson, didn't inspire great confidence. Then we opened the door, and the Edgewater revealed itself in all its quirky, antique glory.
If you've never tasted Peruvian food, a new restaurant on Madison's east side is a fine place for an introduction. Surco Peruvian Cuisine opened in July in what had been a nondescript space that once housed a Mexican restaurant.
When looking on the Web for the locals' favorite restaurant in Whitewater, a name popped up that I had never heard of−The Sweet Spot.
Five years ago, I married a foodie. So when it came to celebrating our fifth anniversary, it only seemed right that food would play a central part. We decided on Wild Rice, widely regarded as one of the best restaurants in the state. It's in Bayfield,...
Four months after opening, Blair Street Brew & BBQ still hasn't begun the brewing end of the operation, but it has become a popular hangout almost as much for the atmosphere as the “Mad City-style” barbecue.
Since its June opening, Aglio Ristorante in Janesville has become the neighborhood restaurant for those of us who live near downtown.
Roast Public House is the kind of upscale sandwich, salad and beer spot that easily could become a comfortable hangout for almost anyone living in or near downtown Madison.