dining

We finally(!) have some local food events again

From local beer to a South-East Asian eatery opening, check out 7 events going on this weekend in Madison's food scene.

From local beer to a South-East Asian eatery opening, check out 7 events going on this weekend in Madison's food scene.

3 things to know about Madison's all-new 'Streatery' program

The city's outdoor dining scene is expanding just in time for the holiday weekend

Just in time for the holiday weekend, Madison diners will have more options than ever before to eat outside. The city’s new 'Streatery' program debuts at 6:45 p.m. on Friday, July 3.

8 Madison patios and "streateries" set up for outdoor dining

Restaurants expand seating options while operating capacity is at 50%

In an effort to provide aid to recovering businesses, the City of Madison created the “Streatery” Restaurant Recovery Program, which temporarily allows restaurants to expand outdoor dining onto the public sidewalks, on-street parking areas or in privately owned parking lots through an administrative approval process.

Chipotle brings new loyalty program to your Venmo feed

Chipotle is expanding its rewards program nationwide and has a plan to make sure you know about it: For the rest of the week, the company is giving out free cash on Venmo. Altogether, the chain is prepared to give away $250,000.

The city trying to make better bagels than NYC

A search for the best pulled pork barbecue or biscuits and gravy are fine reasons to hop a flight to North Carolina, but if you're looking for a great New York-style bagel? Bless your heart.

The world's most romantic restaurants

Roses? Champagne? Candlelight? A heart-shaped molten chocolate cake? While culinary clichés abound for what is the busiest and most profitable day of the year for many restaurants, there are those special establishments where the setting, the service and the flair from the kitchen make it well worth a punt for Valentine's Day -- or any other important occasion.

The best restaurants in Philadelphia

From red gravy Italian BYOBs, Vietnamese pho shops and award-winning cheesesteak stands to a multicourse chef's tasting menu primarily made with vegetables, you'll find it here in Philadelphia.