Dan Curd

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Eating through the pandemic

In these times of self-isolation, I have turned to comfort food.

Bourbon: the spirit of America

The Bluegrass State may have started distilling bourbon, but Madison distilleries have created top-notch varieties.

Going out to brunch

One can enjoy brunch at home (and many people do), but it can be a great excuse to dine out.

The Wisconsin kind of clubbin’

Nothing quite says Wisconsin cuisine like a supper club.

The bloody mary is a revolutionary cocktail

The bloody mary started with simpler Parisian roots before becoming an extravagantly embellished beverage.

From forager to chef-proprietor: how Tami Lax's background influences her today

It originally wasn't her ambition to pursue a culinary career

The feast of Thanksgiving

The origin story we're all familiar with is a myth

Tale of the cocktail

The roots of current craze go back to prohibition

Monitor: Youth prison conditions improving

Despite its English roots, pie has become quintessentially American

I've yet to encounter a pie that I didn't like

London Stock Exchange suffers 90 minute outage

The problem with potlucks

Food historian Dan Curd loathes this food ritual

Meet seven of Madison's local food founders

Writer identifies those who left their mark

Potato chips are America's homegrown snack

Americans consumer more than 1.5 billion pounds

Madison's local food pioneers paved the way for today's dining culture

These individuals left their mark

Wisconsin toddler considered 'fortunate' after shooting

Audit: Prison overtime hours jump 50 percent as turnover, vacancy rates rise

Kelly J. (Archibald/Wohlers) Gausmann

Reveling in the unfamiliar when it comes to food

Tripe was a risky order, that ended up a favorite

Some restaurants like it hot

Suggestions for those who think spice is nice

Attorney seeks pardon for Laurie Bembenek murder conviction

Hotel dining has experienced ups and downs throughout the decades

The Gilded Age took dining to new levels

Judge rejects DNR permit for new Kohler Company golf course

Alliance of American Football had talks with Kaepernick, Tebow

Love it or hate it, mayo is a condiment mainstay

There are plenty of mayo haters out there

John J. Cornell Sr.

Widow, 81, sole resident of remote disputed island

Vatican envoy to France under sexual assault investigation

Spain calls snap elections for April 28

James B. Hillestad

James Jukes

Carol Jean Jensen

Woman convicted in daycare death seeks new trial

Strong storm drenches California, unleashing mudslides, flooding

NY real estate brokers were banking on the 'Amazon Effect'

Madison restaurants have gambled on change throughout the years

All bets are off when it comes to success

Man faces felony OWI charge for driving drunk with minor in vehicle, sheriff says