Andrea Behling

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Andrea Behling is the managing editor of Madison Magazine. She manages production, oversees dining and drink coverage and helps create and post content to the web and to social media. Behling started her career at The Janesville Gazette as a copy editor and news reporter covering everything from prep sports to Interstate expansions. A UW-Whitewater graduate, Behling led The Royal Purple student newspaper as EIC for two years.


Getting the keys to a new home during COVID-19

Chris Reece, a meteorologist moonlighting as a real estate agent, is ready to help first-time homebuyers — especially now that he is one himself.

6 Madison things our editors love this month

Lotion bars, chili paste and print of Madison's unique intersections are among March's picks.

Samuel Li knows how to find Madison’s good side

Madison looks magical through Samuel Li’s lens.

Editor's note: Chef of the year

Francesca Hong goes beyond a talent in the kitchen.

Francesca Hong's mise en place

Francesca Hong is using her food industry experience to prepare for her new role as the Wisconsin State Assembly’s 76th District representative.

7 new names in the Madison-area food scene

Newly opened and soon-to-open spots include a State Street tea place, a whole animal butcher shop, a pizza purveyor and more.

Icelandic horses visit area assisted living facilities to spark joy

Cambridge couple are spreading the love with help from their five-horse herd.

Fall in love with these Valentine's Day menus, pairings and specials

Madison chefs, bakers and food purveyors are pulling out all the stops to help you celebrate.

6 things to check out this February

Whether looking to treat your valentine or treat yourself, check out these fun gift ideas.

The next chapter for Cook It Forward

A program fighting food insecurity in Madison with chef-made meals has a slightly new model for 2021 to become a 'permanent fixture.'

Editor's note: History here and now

Living through history gives me a deeper appreciation for people like Levitan, who preserve and retell the true tales, no matter how painful or incredulous.

Your guide to healthier Madison-made drinks

Kombucha, juice, smoothies, oh my!

Dominique Lenaye opens Stoughton’s first Black-owned brick-and-mortar bookstore

Itty Bitty makes a big entrance.

Hatch Art House celebrates a decade with "10"-themed exhibit

Through March 10, "Ten, the Art Show" will feature Wisconsin artists' work inspired by the number 10.

🔥 Too hot for one list: Check out every Hot List from 2020

Browse the in-print versions of Madison Magazine's editors' picks page.

6 Madison things to help you start 2021 on the right foot

Take a look at what our editors are loving this month.

Love is patient, love is postponed

2021 might be the year of the rescheduled wedding.

At-home office overhauls moved to the top of the to-do list

The biggest design trend of 2020 was born out of necessity — people everywhere are giving their home offices a makeover.

Editor's Note: Moving forward into 2021

Forward we trudge into 2021, with gratitude, humanity and hope in our hearts.

Madison's Top Nurses 2020

We pay tribute to courageous and compassionate front line nurses who show up, lead and innovate to care for patients.

Top Nurses 2020: Nathan Bubenzer led throughout a crisis

Nathan Bubenzer of UnityPoint Health - Meriter received the leadership award.

6 Madison things we're loving this December

Take a look at some of our staff's favorite items.

Editor's Note: Taco pizza and other indulgences

That’s the thing about food traditions — very seldom do they have to do just with the food.

To survive winter restaurants need to reinvent

Change is on the horizon as the ‘gilded age’ of the local dining scene comes to a close and slow season approaches.

Tory and Kristine Miller announce new food concept within Estrellón

Miller Family Meat & Three born out of financial necessity and passion for Southern-style food

6 things to check out this November in Madison

Here's our monthly editor's picks!

New cocktail book encapsulates the bar culture we're currently without

A Q&A with "The United States of Cocktails" local author Brain Bartels

Terrence Adeyanju found an artful way out

He traded gang life for a path to self-discovery.

Editor's note: Proceed with caution

This unusual year has made the small details of everyday life stand out like never before.

See another side of the city in distinct neighborhoods

Consider a stay at one of these hotels in three distinct Madison neighborhoods.

The stars have aligned for new perfume, Eau de Wisconsin

Kristi Moe of the Monroe-based Zodica Perfumery combined more than 200 oils based on Wisconsin's natal chart to create a signature scent.

6 things to check out this October

October is here! Take a look at our editor's picks.

The difficult, fluid, consequential, incredibly uncomfortable path to going ‘back to school’

When it comes to sending students back to school during a pandemic, it’s proven impossible to have all the right answers.

Grace Coffee Co. moving into former Helbachs spot in Middleton

This fourth location is expected to open in November 2020.

Editor's note: Thanks, Neil

"He’s a man of resounding awareness, both of himself and the world around him."

Sept. 15 dubbed "Neil Heinen Day" in Madison

The official mayoral proclamation honors the retiring longtime local journalist

With 'tremendous sadness,' Vin Santo announces closing for 'foreseeable future'

The more than 22-year-old Italian restaurant in Middleton is certainly not the first or last local restaurant to close due to the persisting pandemic.

6 things to check out this September in Madison

Find prints, T-shirts and jewelry all created by local businesses.