Madison Magazine - March 2022 February 16, 2022 5:12 PM Maija Inveiss Posted: February 16, 2022 5:12 PM by Maija Inveiss FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrint Dining & Drink, Madison Magazine, Top StoriesDine at a Madison chef's table Maija Inveiss, These four spots offer customized special menus, intimate views of the kitchen and chef interactions for small groups of people looking for a different way to appreciate cuisine. City Life, Madison Magazine, Top StoriesDane County’s doll company Candice Wagener, Over the past 35 years, American Girl has sold more than 36 million dolls and created more inclusive toys while maintaining a local headquarters. City Life, Madison Magazine, Top StoriesMadison history lesson: Back in time to a different epidemic Maggie Ginsberg, In the not-too-distant past, a deadly public health epidemic meant the separation of families. Dining & Drink, Madison Magazine, Top StoriesBaked goods and Latin American dishes shine at Monona Bakery & Eatery Hannah Twietmeyer, Inspiration and recipes for the Latin American fare come from Gamoneda’s father’s upbringing in Mexico and her mother’s Honduran roots. City Life, Madison Magazine, Top StoriesMadison organizations offer many options for adaptive athletes to get in the game Hannah Wente, Nathan Denzin, Find opportunities for accessible hockey, basketball, soccer, fitness, cycling and dance in the city, plus a group designed for fans with disabilities to watch local sporting events. City Life, Madison MagazineLet the Dairyland Games begin Hannah Wente, One fateful classroom visit led to the creation of Dairyland Games and its operating nonprofit, both of which provide opportunities for athletes with disabilities to play and compete in sporting events. City Life, Madison MagazineA Madison father founded Madison Adaptive Cycling to make biking more accessible Hannah Wente, Brian McNurlen, wife Laura and their 14-year-old daughter, Rosie, are regulars on the Lake Loop, the winding path that encompasses Lake Monona. City Life, Madison MagazineMiracle League of Dane County brings an adaptive baseball field and programming to Cottage Grove Hannah Wente, On June 4, 2021, 96 kids took the field for their first at-bats. City Life, Madison MagazineUW–Madison program has introduced adaptive fitness to countless students and people with disabilities Hannah Wente, Adapted Fitness and Personal Training program has been a part of the university for 35 years. City Life, Madison MagazineMadison Ice Arena has become an unofficial hub for sled hockey in the Midwest Nathan Denzin, Madison Ice Arena first offered an adaptive learn-to-skate class in 2008. Since then, the arena has gone through changes to allow for more adaptive opportunities. City Life, Madison MagazineDance program gives kids with cognitive and physical disabilities 'ConfiDANCE' Nathan Denzin, Sarah Jacobson worked with an occupational therapist to incorporate exercises used in physical therapy into her classes. City Life, Madison MagazineThe Mad City Badgers teams help wheelchair youth basketball athletes develop skills on and off the court Nathan Denzin, There are only two wheelchair youth basketball programs in Wisconsin, and one of them is in Madison. City Life, Madison MagazineThe Wisconsin Warriors are back in action after a long break due to COVID-19 Nathan Denzin, The Wisconsin Warriors, a high-level wheelchair power soccer team based out of Madison, competes in the second-highest division in American power soccer. City Life, Madison MagazineAccessiMingos focuses on making a more inclusive environment in the Flock Nathan Denzin, There were already subgroups in the Flock, so a trio decided to create AccessiMingos in 2021. Home & Lifestyle, Madison Magazine, Shopping & Style, Top StoriesGoing back to basics is the way forward for two interrelated educational efforts Maggie Ginsberg, The Driftless Folk School, a unique educational effort based on a century-old Scandinavian tradition, draws students and instructors from far and wide, including Madison. City Life, Madison Magazine, Top Stories6 things to check out this March Andrea Behling, Our March hot list features an activewear brand, podcast, serving trays and more. Dining & Drink, Madison Magazine, Top Stories14 notable new restaurants, bars to add to your must-visit list Gaby Vinick, Over the past year, many new restaurants, bars and food businesses opened their doors. City Life, Guest Columnists, Madison Magazine, Top StoriesGuest Essay: ‘Up Went My Hands’ Guest Columnist to Madison Magazine, A guest essay by Charles Edward Payne Arts & Culture, Madison Magazine, Top StoriesDJ Pain 1 gives an insider’s guide to Madison’s hip-hop scene Jeff Oloizia, The 38-year-old producer and DJ has worked with such high-profile artists as Ludacris, Public Enemy, 50 Cent and 2 Chainz, and he uses his platform to educate and mentor artists and producers about the music industry. Dining & Drink, Madison Magazine, Top Stories, Very Asian WeekMadison's Chef of the Year 2022: Itaru Nagano is the chef and mentor Andrea Behling, He’s proven himself in kitchens all over the country. Now at his own restaurant, Fairchild’s Itaru Nagano is still "the hardest worker in the kitchen," and he’s training a new generation of chefs. Columns, Editor's Note, Madison Magazine, Top StoriesEditor's note: The magazine magic behind the March cover story Andrea Behling, Just like there’s “movie magic,” there’s also “magazine magic.” Columns, John Roach, Madison Magazine, Top StoriesRoach: Why I took a break from Facebook John Roach, If you scan the headlines, columns and links that abound online, the bad news clearly outweighs the good. By a lot. City Life, Madison Magazine, Top StoriesBehind Pete Souza's camera lens Doug Moe, Pete Souza’s photographs have captured two presidencies and countless iconic moments. Now the Madison resident adds International Photography Hall of Fame inductee to his impressive resume and a new book to his portfolio. Dining & Drink, Madison Magazine, Top StoriesOrder the March issue of Madison Magazine: 'Chef of the Year' Madison Magazine Staff, Madison Magazine's March cover story reveals its pick for Chef of the Year.