• Contact
  • Gift Certificates
  • Merch
  • Food Events

    5 Easy Tailgate Menu Ideas Featuring Local Wisconsin Foods

    Oct 24 2017

    There’s nothing that says fall in Madison, Wisconsin like a stroll around the Dane County Farmers’ Market and a UW Badgers football game. In fact, a trip to the farmers’ market pre-game means loads of…

    5 Easy Tailgate Menu Ideas Featuring Local Wisconsin Foods

    Celebrating Six Years – a Giveaway!

    Sep 14 2017

    Time to party, celebrate, sing and shout. And drink wine. I almost can’t believe it, but tomorrow, Madison Eats turns six! I discovered my first email solicitation that I sent to friends on Sept 11th, 2011. “I…

    Celebrating Six Years – a Giveaway!

    On the Taco Trail – Four Tasty Madison Tacos by Bike

    Jul 10 2017

    Who doesn’t love tacos? While there isn’t a taco truck on every corner (yet), Madison, WI has an array of notable taco options. They range from “authentic” (meat, lime, onion and cilantro only) to innovative…

    On the Taco Trail – Four Tasty Madison Tacos by Bike

    Rosé and Sunsets – The Power Couple

    Jun 22 2017

    It’s infinitely easier to see the world through rose colored glasses when you are handed multiple glasses of delicious rosé wine, noshing on delectable appetizers and looking out over the expanse of Lake Mendota as…

    Rosé and Sunsets – The Power Couple

    Hibiscus Ginger Agua Fresca with Mezcal de Pechuga

    Jun 06 2017

    When I travel, I am drawn to souvenirs that help me recapture a special moment. A shell and seed necklace reminds me of the beauty of the landscape, while a package of dried spices takes me to a meal shared…

    Hibiscus Ginger Agua Fresca with Mezcal de Pechuga

    Global Eats on the Streets – 4 Madison Food Carts to Try Now

    May 10 2017

    Street food often evokes images of taco and churro carts at a central plaza in Mexico, juicy lamb kebabs sizzling on a grill alongside a street in Mali or woks flash cooking fresh veggies and…

    Global Eats on the Streets – 4 Madison Food Carts to Try Now

    Fresh Fish and Fire Dancers – Four Days on Isla Mujeres

    Mar 16 2017

    Our journey continues…Day 5-9 of our Culinary Vacation to Mexico Isla Mujeres A 5-mile long island paradise, Isla Mujeres is only a 20 minute ferry ride from Cancun, with palm tree-lined beaches, a great local…

    Fresh Fish and Fire Dancers – Four Days on Isla Mujeres

    Palms, Pibil and Palapas – Two Days In Tulum

    Mar 05 2017

    Nine Days on a Culinary and Cultural Vacation in the Yucatan and Quintana Roo. The story begins here… The magic of a place can take hold slowly, building moment by moment so that in fact…

    Palms, Pibil and Palapas – Two Days In Tulum

    Three Favorite Madison Dishes of 2016

    Feb 07 2017

    Selecting just a few favorite Madison dishes is like choosing a favorite child. It’s an impossible task. Though their redeeming qualities may differ greatly you love them all the same. My top dishes are the…

    Three Favorite Madison Dishes of 2016

    Artisan Food Tour Connects Community

    Nov 22 2016

    November 2016 has been a big month and it’s not over yet! I turned 46, and we had a presidential election. I hosted the Artisan Food and Craft Beverage Holiday Tour (hereby known as the Artisan…

    Artisan Food Tour Connects Community

    Mercado Marimar Serves Delicious Mexican Food

    Nov 02 2016

    Maria Garcia came to Madison when she was just 17 years old. She had been in the U.S. just 2 years, living in Laredo, Texas, working as a nanny for $17/week, never thinking she would…

    Mercado Marimar Serves Delicious Mexican Food

    Just Bakery Offers Hope and Practical Skills to Former Inmates

    Oct 18 2016

    “If I hadn’t gone through [the Just Bakery] program, I’d be in prison,” says John with certainty. “I’d have gotten drunk, done something dumb.” John is 48, slender and weathered. He has been in prison…

    Just Bakery Offers Hope and Practical Skills to Former Inmates

    Willy Street Tour features Ethnic and Artisan Eats

    Sep 02 2016

    We are very happy to have added Gib’s Bar to our Willy Street Ethnic Eats tour! In fact, perhaps we should retitle the tour Willy Street Ethnic and Artisan Food and Drink? Nah. Anyway, here’s…

    Willy Street Tour features Ethnic and Artisan Eats

    Madison’s Summer Food Dos

    Jun 15 2016

    Madison has quickly become a top food destination. It’s no wonder. Lake views, parks, festivals, and of course the top-notch cuisine. And as we move into summer our opportunities to eat and drink just grow.…

    Madison’s Summer Food Dos

    Hook’s 20-year Cheddar is Swoonworthy

    May 28 2015

      Even if I could have convinced my husband that shelling out $200 for a pound of cheese was well worth it, I have to admit it’s probably best that I didn’t. Not that he…

    Hook’s 20-year Cheddar is Swoonworthy

    MACN Week – Celebrating Madison’s Web of Foodie Love

    Mar 18 2015

    MACN (Madison Area Chef’s Network) Week was a full seven days of chef-on-chef action, and it was hard to keep up. From March 9- 15, the events were a local foodie’s dream. I (hang my head…

    MACN Week – Celebrating Madison’s Web of Foodie Love