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Settle Down Tavern elevates classic tavern fare while opening during a pandemic

No one expects to open a restaurant during a pandemic but that is exactly what Brian Bartels, Ryan Huber and Sam Parker did.

More women are leading the way in the city’s brewing scene

More women are at the helm on brew days.

Vegan doughnut shop, Shanty Town, pops up throughout Madison

Enjoy plant-based treats at Johnson Public House and Ledger Coffee Roasters.

Madison's dining community’s dedication to serving others continues during a public health crisis

Many have found creative ways to support fellow small business owners, furloughed service industry workers and essential health care workers.

Neighbor Loaves program supports bakeries, local grain and food banks

Initiative helps sudden shortage of bread at area food banks

What it’s like to be a Madison restaurant in the time of COVID-19

As the coronavirus spread throughout the country, local restaurants had to find new ways to operate.

Herbiery Brewing eschews from hops in exchange for herbs

Herbiery is a hop-free brewery.

Mother-daughter business kicks things up with African kick sauce

Ernie's African Kick Sauce launched in 2019

The first annual Femmestival celebrates culinary, visual arts

One of the goals of Femmestival is to highlight women, nonbinary people who may fly under the radar.

Bandit pops up at Porter in January before opening its doors this spring

Get a taste of Bandit before its official opening.

The Green Owl Cafe gets a menu revamp with new ownership

But don't worry, the popular favorites are still on the menu

Little Tibet creates a space for Himalayan comfort food

Before opening the restaurant in March 2019, the family ran a food cart called dZi Little Tibet for three years.

Keur Fatou Catering brings the flavors of Senegal and Gambia to the Midwest

There's nothing like Mom's home cooking.

2 years in prison for Wisconsin man who illegally shipped guns

Meatless Madison: Adamah's Nashville 'chicken' sandwich

Kierce makes sure to have several vegan items

6 must-have cookies in Madison

We found a few of the tastiest. You're welcome.

Restaurants Offering Lunch

Meatless Madison: Three local chefs share their Thanksgiving recipes

Each recipe is great for vegetarians at the table

Kosa combines Ayurvedic principles with food designed to heal, nourish the body

Cooking relies heavily on medicinal spices

Short Stack Eatery flips for change

Restaurant supports community, employees

Meatless Madison: Madison Sourdough's new vegetable-focused menu

The menu is friendly for vegetarians, vegans

Cheese City Beer Co. in Monroe grows its own brew

All ingredients are grown on a farm

Man who crashed car into power pole electrocuted

Illegal BASE jumper gets tangled in cell tower wires

American Skillet Co. pops up in Garver Feed Mill for cooking classes

Take a class in October or November

Court: Driving drunk on riding mower same as a vehicle

Meatless Madison: Just Veggiez takes popular meals and makes them vegan

James Bloodsaw creates plant-based catering

Verona High School announces 'sad news' of student's death; Fitchburg police investigate homicide

Meatless Madison: Short Stack Eatery's vegan menu

The breakfast spot offers vegan options

Police: Stolen car found in Walmart parking lot, 4 returning to vehicle attempt to run, arrested

Union Corners Brewery offers 'session' beers and other interesting items

Also try beer floats and vegan beet tartare here

8 food- and drink-focused businesses at the new Garver Feed Mill

New life was breathed into the old building

Crews free five beached whales in Florida

Soil Sisters encourage and celebrate female farm culture during first week of August

The number of female farmers is on the rise

SPECIAL PROMOTIONAL: Big Ideas for the Smallest Room

Bring style to your bathroom redesign

Official: 3 people killed in northwest Nebraska plane crash, flight originated in Wisconsin

Common Wealth Development celebrates 40th anniversary with artisan food and craft beverage tour

Tour highlights business incubator's companies

7 Japanese-inspired restaurants in Madison

Satisfy a sushi or ramen craving

The question of authenticity in Madison's food scene

Japanese cuisine has morphed for American palates