Dining & Drink

7 local offerings to satisfy your cocoa cravings

Move over, Swiss Miss — local chocolatiers have created elevated renditions of a favorite marshmallowy winter treat.

Move over, Swiss Miss — local chocolatiers have created elevated renditions of a favorite marshmallowy winter treat.

Enjoy a meal or drinks in a cozy outdoor dining globe

Heat lamps, fire pits and plastic domes are expanding options for outdoor dining this winter.

If you had asked me last February if I would like to dine outdoors during the snowy peak of a Wisconsin winter, I would have responded with, “But, why?”

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.'

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

Grab some Wet Wipes, it's Wing Week

EatStreet hosts a saucy local competition to deliver more than 40 styles of wings and a charitable bonus

Sad Green Bay Packers fans may want to drown their sorrows in hot sauce between now and Super Bowl Sunday with EatStreet’s Wing Week competition.

Madison's meals for the modifiers

Whether you’re sticking to plant-based cuisine, avoiding gluten, cutting out dairy or trying to live a healthier lifestyle in 2021, this is your go-to guide to alternative eating in the city.

Whether you’re sticking to plant-based cuisine, avoiding gluten, cutting out dairy or trying to live a healthier lifestyle in 2021, this is your go-to guide to alternative eating in the city.

Your guide to vegan meals in Madison

Cutting out animal products has become easier than ever with ample alternatives.

Cutting out animal products has become easier than ever with ample alternatives.

5 recommendations for loose leaf tea from local shops

These spots sell loose leaf varieties galore, so even tea-time newbies can slurp up a piping hot spot of tea in no time.

These spots sell loose leaf varieties galore, so even tea-time newbies can slurp up a piping hot spot of tea in no time.

Crumbl Cookies opening two locations in the Madison area

With more than 150 locations around the country, new locations in Sun Prairie and Madison mark the first in Wisconsin

With more than 150 locations around the country, new locations in Sun Prairie and Madison mark the first in Wisconsin.

Hot chocolate spheres? They’re the bomb.

Where to purchase your own hot cocoa bombs in and near Madison.

A sphere of chocolate thick enough to hold its weight, but thin enough to melt, cocoa bombs put a spin on your typical mug of hot chocolate.

New local cinnamon whiskey donates all proceeds to Wisconsin charity

Dave's Fave is a partnership between Dave Jones Inc. and Yahara Bay Distillers.

While you typically wouldn't expect a mechanical subcontractor to release a whiskey, Dave Jones Inc. in Madison partnered with Fitchburg's Yahara Bay Distillers to come up with whiskey for a cause.