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Hidden hangouts, nondescript entrances and off-menu items keep the mystery alive in Madison’s dining scene.

It’s a rule that doesn’t match the seediness you’d expect from a strip mall bar right off the highway on the westside outskirts.

We've rounded up the 2023 dates and times for Madison and the surrounding area farmers' markets so you can maximize the bounty of produce, cheese, bread and more that our makers and farmers have to offer.

With an entrepreneurial culture and city government support, Madison is a great spot to set up a mobile food business.

Planning a summer road trip? Make sure it includes — or better yet, revolves entirely around — one of these Wisconsin ice cream parlors.

The Verona company set up the cook-off to showcase its culinary talent and its partnership with beef and lamb provider Niman Ranch. And I was one of the lucky judges.

Pi Day might be the hottest day of the year for pie, but we think these local pie purveyors deserve a shoutout all year round. BONUS: Enter to win a whole local pie. 

Food speaks all five love languages — and another all its own — when you can’t choose just one.

Weather the cold from inside these neighborhood gathering spots, cozy bars and beloved dives.

Illustration by Carol SchufroWe’ve imagined the equivalents of some iconic pop culture bars right here in Madison. Some are loosely connected, and others are spot on. It’s fun to think that we can experience the world like some of our favorite characters — even for just one night. Cheers, “Cheers” → Mid Town Pub This listing wouldn’t be complete without a reference…

7 spots that offer outdoor globes for dining and drink gatherings in the Madison area.

Madison Magazine’s team of editors and designers picked their favorite food and drinks featured in the magazine this year.

We’ve selected 10 Madison restaurants, new and renewed, that are redefining how we dine in 2023.

State Street feels trapped at a sort of existential crossroads, with strong pockets of success surrounded by reminders of what used to be.

These Madison chefs are redefining our city’s community and culture, inside the kitchen and out.

Maggie Ginsberg looks back at the prohibition era in Madison 100 years later.

You don’t have to look hard to find Madison restaurants that know how to make chicken wings shine.