Dining & Drink

  • Wish List Dish: Cali Bowl at Miko Poké
    Photo by Kathy Brozyna

    Wish List Dish: Cali Bowl at Miko Poké

    You'll long for summer after ordering this dish.

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  • Fresh start: 5 healthy recipes to kick off 2017
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  • Cooking over an open fire
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    Cooking over an open fire

    Clearly humans have a primordial attraction to food cooked over an open fire. But what was once drudgery, undertaken out of necessity, is now a leisure pastime for many. Despite the fact that it took civilization millennia to conceive the indoor stove, grilled and barbecued foods have never been more in demand. They are esteemed by cultures worldwide, yet our own country's contribution to this...

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  • 10 restaurants and bars to bring in 2017
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    10 restaurants and bars to bring in 2017

    Kiss 2016 goodbye over a celebratory dinner and craft cocktails.

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  • RED hot new spot on West Washington Avenue

    RED hot new spot on West Washington Avenue

    The backstory: Farewell to the sometimes hour-long wait on King Street for excellent sushi and Japanese fare at RED. Owners Jack Yip and Tanya Zhykharevich opened the doors of RED’s new location, which is three times the size of the old space, on West Washington Avenue in the former AT&T building. “We’ve always wanted a place like this,” says Zhykharevich.

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  • 13 Madison steakhouses with major chops
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    13 Madison steakhouses with major chops

    The difference between a steakhouse and a supper club can be hard to spot. To be sure, a single entrée, prepared to perfection, takes precedence over the Friday night fish fry, the size of the salad bar and everything else. The steakhouse also has a longer history. Steak is admired all over the world and is often prized as the ultimate dining experience. In this country its roots are in the...

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  • Wisconsin Cutlery's new owner offers last-minute gift ideas
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    Wisconsin Cutlery's new owner offers last-minute gift ideas

    The holidays are fast approaching, but there is still time to get the foodie on your list the perfect gift.

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  • RECIPE: Winter Slaw
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    RECIPE: Winter Slaw

    As a vegetarian, I'm partial to salads and with the holiday season coming to an end, I bet there's a good chance that you're craving something lighter than cheese balls and eggnog these days, too. When my sister, Sena, is in town from Seattle we love to cook, eat and drink together. Sena is a genius at making salads, and we collaborated on this recipe for winter slaw. It was Sena's idea to soak...

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  • Blitzenschticks benefit local meal program

    Blitzenschticks benefit local meal program

    Blitzenschticks may be named after one of Santa's reindeer, but Underground Butcher and Planet Propaganda assure you that no reindeer were harmed in the making of these merry sausages intended for a good cause.

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  • 5 food events this week: Dec. 19-25

    5 food events this week: Dec. 19-25

    Deck your planner with this week's food events

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  • Pure Imagination: 12 Madison chocolates to melt for

    Pure Imagination: 12 Madison chocolates to melt for

    1. The Dark Queen Gail Ambrosius, Bittersweet bar and a dark chocolate-dipped caramel The Dark Queen Gail Ambrosius, her royal highness of all things dark chocolate, has rolled out new single-origin chocolate bars in fancy new boxes. But her mainstay remains—the dipped caramels crowned with fleur de sel. 2086 Atwood Ave., 249-3500

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  • Comfort food: 5 must-have Madison dishes
    Nicole Peaslee

    Comfort food: 5 must-have Madison dishes

    Ward off the chill and feed the soul on cold-weather evenings.

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