Thursday, April 21, 2016


Madison’s bakeries make lovely loaves, but also much more. Throughout, there’s an emphasis on natural sweeteners, organic grains, and options for vegans and the gluten-free. more »

Isthmus reviewers make the rounds of the latest restaurants. more »

Apr 6, 2016

Indian food is wildly popular worldwide, but Madison has been slow to the party. That appears to be changing. Amber Indian Cuisine is the latest South Asian restaurant to open in the Madison area. more »

Mar 31, 2016 Reviews

With 10 days of events, Chef Week may require some planning. Our Adam Powell shares his top picks. more »

Feb 25, 2016 FOOD & DRINK

Nani Restaurant is the west side’s new dim sum headquarters. Start with hot tea, then order a bunch of dishes and share. more »

Jan 21, 2016 Reviews 1

​Since developing Xbox, Robbie Bach is preaching the gospel of becoming “civic engineers” in our communities. more »
Jan 21, 2016 News

Thursday, January 14, 2016

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Untapping the potential of yeast

Different kinds of yeast produce different kinds of beer. Now a team at UW-Madison has unlocked the secret of creating yeast hybrids, in the hopes of creating new types of beer, wine, cheese and biofuels. more »

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Charge your glasses!

Barolo is the wine bar Madison deserves, at last. And the focused small plates menu isn’t bad, either. more »


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Roll with it

Takara 88 offers a well-designed space and innovative, whimsical sushi, sashimi, and nigiri. more »


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The new Avenue

The new Avenue Club packs ’em in for brunch, burgers and fish. more »

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It’s still a man’s world

​Madison may be a boomtown for tech and science industries. But women remain a minority in these fields. more »


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A little Parisian getaway

Le Petit Croissant defies its pedestrian surroundings with excellent warm-from-the-oven pastries, breads, and sandwiches. more »




A little Parisian getaway

Le Petit Croissant defies pedestrian surroundings

October 8, 2015