Dining and Drink

Best of Madison 2017: Food and Drink

Here are the food and drink finalists of 2017

Ambience
  1. Harvest
  2. Cento
  3. Eno Vino Wine Bar and Bistro

Artisan Food Producer

  1. Brown Rice & Honey 
  2. Underground Butcher
  3. Quince and Apple

Bakery - Bread

  1. Madison Sourdough 
  2. Stella’s
  3. Clasen’s European Bakery
Bakery - Sweets
  1. Greenbush Bakery 
  2. Batch Bakehouse
  3. Bloom Bake Shop

BBQ

  1. Famous Dave’s
  2. Smoky Jon’s #1 BBQ 
  3. Fat Jack’s BBQ & That BBQ Joint (tie)

Breakfast

  1. Hubbard Avenue Diner 
  2. Marigold Kitchen
  3. Original Pancake House
Brewery/Brewpub
  1. Ale Asylum
  2. The Great Dane Pub & Brewing Co.
  3. Karben4

Brunch

  1. Sardine 
  2. Short Stack Eatery
  3. The Great Dane Pub & Brewing Co.

Burger

  1. The Old Fashioned 
  2. Dotty Dumpling’s Dowry 
  3. DLUX

Butcher

  1. Underground Butcher 
  2. Conscious Carnivore
  3. Knoche’s Butcher Shop

Cheese Producer

  1. Hook’s Cheese Company
  2. Carr Valley Cheese Company
  3. Organic Valley
Chef
  1. David Heide, Liliana’s
  2. Matthew Schieble, Harvest
  3. Tory Miller, Estrellón, Graze, L’Etoile, Sujeo

Chinese

  1. Imperial Garden 
  2. Chang Jiang
  3. Dumpling Haus

Chocolate

  1. Gail Ambrosius Chocolatier
  2. Candinas Chocolatier
  3. Chocolaterian Café

Coffee Roasters

  1. Just Coffee Cooperative
  2. Barriques
  3. True Coffee Roasters

Coffee Shop

  1. Colectivo Coffee 
  2. Barriques
  3. Ancora Coffee Roasters

Cup of Tea

  1. Macha Tea Company
  2. Barriques
  3. Jade Mountain

Destination Restaurant (Outside of Dane County)

  1. Ishnala, Wisconsin Dells
  2. Cow & Quince, New Glarus
  3. Wood BBQ, Sauk City

Ethnic Grocery Store

  1. Fraboni’s Italian Specialties & Delicatessen
  2. Gino’s Italian Deli
  3. Asian Midway Foods 

Farmer's Market (Other than Dane County Farmer's Market)

  1. Hilldale Farmers’ Market
  2. Capitol View Farmers’ Market 
  3. Monona Farmers’ Market 

Fish Fry

  1. The Old Fashioned 
  2. Avenue Club and the Bubble Up Bar 
  3. Quivey’s Grove

Food Cart

  1. Banzo
  2. Toast – Gili’s Paninis
  3. MELTED Craft Grilled Cheese 

Fried Cheese Curds

  1. The Old Fashioned 
  2. Craftsman Table & Tap 
  3. DLUX

Greasy Spoon

  1. Mickies Dairy Bar 
  2. Monty’s Blue Plate Diner 
  3. The Curve 

Grocery Store

  1. Woodman’s Food Market 
  2. Metcalfe’s Market
  3. Willy Street Co-op

Ice Cream/Custard/Gelato

  1. Chocolate Shoppe
  2. Babcock Hall Dairy Store 
  3. Culver’s & Michael’s Frozen Custard (tie)

Indian/Nepalese

  1. Swagat
  2. Dobhan
  3. Swad

Italian

  1. Lombardino’s
  2. Osteria Papavero
  3. Paisan’s

Japanese/Sushi

  1. RED
  2. Sushi Muramoto
  3. Takara Japanese Restaurant

Kid-Friendly

  1. Ella’s Deli and Ice Cream Parlor 
  2. Culver’s
  3. Sprecher’s Restaurant & Pub
Korean
  1. New Seoul Korean Restaurant
  2. Sujeo
  3. K-Peppers

Lake View

  1. Sardine
  2. Paisan’s
  3. The Boathouse at the Edgewater

Latin American

  1. La Taguara
  2. Crandall’s Peruvian Bistro
  3. A La Brasa

Mac 'n' Cheese

  1. The Old Fashioned 
  2. MACS Macaroni and Cheese Shop
  3. Liliana’s

Mediterranean/Middle Eastern

  1. Parthenon Gyros Restaurant
  2. Banzo
  3. Kabul Restaurant

Mexican/Southwestern

  1. Taqueria Guadalajara 
  2. Eldorado Grill 
  3. Pasqual’s

Old Fashioned

  1. The Old Fashioned
  2. Johnny Delmonico’s
  3. Dorf Haus

Outdoor Dining

  1. Sprecher’s Restaurant & Pub
  2. Paisan’s Restaurant
  3. The Great Dane Pub & Brewing Co.

Pastry Chef

  1. Elizabeth Dahl, Nostrano (Nostrano closed February 2017) & Tina Matlock, CIRC (tie)
  2. Erin Bemis, Graft & Taylor Feldmann, Estrellón (tie)
  3. Leanne Cordisco, Chocolaterian Café

Pizza

  1. Glass Nickel Pizza Co. 
  2. Ian’s Pizza by the Slice
  3. Salvatore’s Tomato Pies

Restaurant

  1. The Old Fashioned
  2. Charlie’s on Main
  3. Short Stack Eatery 
Sandwich Spot
  1. Milio’s Sandwiches 
  2. The Coopers Tavern 
  3. Stalzy’s Deli & Bakery

Seafood

  1. Sardine 
  2. Tempest Oyster Bar
  3. Captain Bill’s
Southeast Asian
  1. Sa-Bai Thong 
  2. Ha Long Bay 
  3. Lao Laan-Xang

Specialty Food Store

  1. Brennan’s Market 
  2. Willy Street Co-op 
  3. Fraboni’s Italian Specialties & Delicatessen

Steakhouse 

  1. Tornado Steak House 
  2. Johnny Delmonico’s
  3. Delaney’s Steak | Seafood | Wine

Supper Club

  1. Toby’s Supper Club 
  2. Smoky’s Club 
  3. Fitzgerald’s Restaurant

Takeout

  1. Parthenon Gyros Restaurant
  2. New Orleans Take-Out
  3. Glass Nickel Pizza Co.

Upscale Dining

  1. Harvest 
  2. Eno Vino Wine Bar and Bistro 
  3. L’Etoile
Vegetarian/Vegan Friendly
  1. The Green Owl Café
  2. Monty’s Blue Plate Diner
  3. Himal Chuli Restaurant

Wine & Spirits

  1. Steve’s Wine | Beer | Spirits
  2. Woodman’s Food Market 
  3. Barriques

 

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