Tuesday, October 6, 2015


Cultivating a hit

A gorgeous new mobile app about pruning and growing trees has become a surprise hit for Madison’s Joel McDonald. Adam Powell talks to him about the inspiration for his unique creation. more »

Bringing something special to the table

Pegasus Games, the oldest dedicated tabletop gaming store in Wisconsin, turns 35 at the end of this month. In celebration, there will be cake, limited-edition T-shirts and, of course, gaming the weekend of Aug. 29-30. more »
AUG 21, 2015 

Saucy satisfaction

What we call curry is a set of richly varied “sauces” from countries across Southeast Asia and the subcontinent. Most of the dishes at Curry in the Box on University Avenue are Thai-inflected, but the menu adopts flavors from India and even Japan. more »
AUG 14, 2015 

Relish the bumper crop

After a few boxes of CSA bounty, reality sets in — we can’t possibly eat all these beets or cucumbers. And look at this head of cabbage, it’s the size of a bowling ball. So this year I decided to look into pickling, and I found some family recipes. more »
AUG 12, 2015 

Where have all the women gone?

​Director Robin Hauser Reynolds’ new documentary, “CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap,” explores the dearth of women in tech. more »
JUL 31, 2015 

Friday, July 10, 2015

Disrupting gender norms

​STEM fields — science, technology, engineering and math — continue to skew overwhelmingly male. But some Madison area educators and professionals are fighting the stereotypes. more »
JUL 9, 2015

Hangin’ around

Hydro Street Brewing Company in Columbus is more than just beer. It’s an eclectic menu, a fun place to lounge with a large group and spend some time. more »
JUN 11, 2015

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Bonefish Grill scores with Bang Bang Shrimp, Hand-Helds and more

Bonefish Grill scores with Bang Bang Shrimp, Hand-Helds and more

The short, ascendant history of Bonefish Grill is a triumph of the art of matching a specific dining experience to an economically potent demographic: In this case, wood-grilled American food for people who have plenty o ...

One serving is plenty for three to four people to share.

The new New Seoul

The new New Seoul

Elements of the Korean aesthetic have been surfacing in dining contexts all over the nation since David Chang began working marinated barbecue and kimchi into the menus of his chowhound-destination Momofuku restaurants i ...

Mixing the egg in with the rest of the ingredients is the secret to the beef bibimbap.

The return of Kabul on State Street

The return of Kabul on State Street

Back in the early 1970s, Madison restaurants typically served staunchly Midwestern fare: sausages, steaks, fish fry. There were few other options.

The menu is deep and wide.