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    10 Best Local Restaurants on Isla Mujeres Mexico

    Oct 23 2018

    There’s nothing better that being caressed by a warm ocean breeze while enjoying delicious, fresh food and sipping your favorite cocktail. At least I can’t think of anything! Isla Mujeres Mexico is home to some…

    10 Best Local Restaurants on Isla Mujeres Mexico
    Coast of Isla Mujeres, Mexico

    9 Best Things to Do in Isla Mujeres, Mexico

    Sep 04 2018

    Isla Mujeres, Mexico, is a beautiful island paradise just a 30 minute ferry ride off the coast of Cancun. It’s the perfect destination for a family vacation or a solo trip. There are plenty of…

    9 Best Things to Do in Isla Mujeres, Mexico
    Pickled beets

    Quick Pickled Beets and Fennel

    Aug 09 2018

    Quick pickled beets and fennel preserve our summer bounty What is it about beets that puts them on many folks’ “most unwanted” list? It can’t be their gorgeous color, or their delicious earthy greens. Eaten…

    Quick Pickled Beets and Fennel
    Guides with food and drink tour group on King Street in Madison, Wisconsin

    Mentioned in Midwest Living May/June 2018

    Jul 05 2018

    City Tours: Madison Eats was mentioned in Midwest Living May/June 2018 “meet chefs and go behind the scenes to sample…food”

    Mentioned in Midwest Living May/June 2018
    Bloody mary

    8 Best Bloody Marys in Madison, WI

    Jul 02 2018

    Nothing beats a Bloody Mary on a lazy weekend morning and Madison area restaurants definitely know how to make a good Bloody Mary! Whether you’re looking for a classic Bloody, a breakfast replacement, or a…

    8 Best Bloody Marys in Madison, WI
    Mexican dish in Isla Mujeres

    Chaya & Cacao on Isla Mujeres, Mexico Redefines and Refines Island Fare

    Apr 05 2018

    Nestled under a palm frond canopy, just a short walk from Isla Mujeres’ North Beach is Chef Lori Dumm’s newest restaurant on Isla Mujeres, Mexico–Chaya & Cacao. Chaya & Cacao redefines and refines island fare.…

    Chaya & Cacao on Isla Mujeres, Mexico Redefines and Refines Island Fare
    Do You Dream Big?

    Do You Dream Big?

    Mar 04 2018

    Your New Year’s resolutions are likely behind you, and already, spring is in the air. It sounds so cliche, but the months seem to just fly by. I don’t know about you, but sometimes I find myself…

    Do You Dream Big?
    Guide and Food and Drink group tour walking down Capital steps in Madison, Wisconsin

    10 Reasons to Love the Madison Area

    Mar 01 2018

    “I feel full, and I feel satisfied.” Read More

    10 Reasons to Love the Madison Area
    Sandwich creme cookies

    15 Favorite Women-owned Food Businesses in Madison, WI

    Feb 20 2018

    The number of women-owned food businesses in Madison, WI is inspiring–and growing! Over the years of running a food tour company in Madison, we have had the pleasure of working with many amazing partner businesses. I…

    15 Favorite Women-owned Food Businesses in Madison, WI
    Guides with food and drink tour group on King Street in Madison, Wisconsin

    Best Food Tour in Every State

    Feb 01 2018

    “Take a tour of Atwood, one of Madison’s trendiest neighborhoods.” Read More

    Best Food Tour in Every State
    Mexican mousse

    Mexican Chocolate Mousse Recipe

    Jan 25 2018

    This Mexican Chocolate Mousse is simply amazing. It is light, not too sweet, and can be made on the counter and stove top in about 30 minutes. How awesome is that? There are a few…

    Mexican Chocolate Mousse Recipe
    Sweet potato pancakes from Short Stack

    9 Favorite Brunch Spots in Madison WI

    Jan 11 2018

    Brunch is one of the best meals for any food lover out there! These 9 favorite brunch spots in Madison, WI are a must-try for any Madison visitor or Madison local alike! With the many quirky…

    9 Favorite Brunch Spots in Madison WI
    Banana bread

    Best Banana Bread

    Jan 08 2018

    This banana bread recipe is foolproof and you can add your own flair! It is my go to recipe for brunch, a potluck or dessert. Add some nuts or toffee. How about a coconut lime…

    Best Banana Bread

    10 Things To Do in Madison, WI in the Winter

    Dec 22 2017

    Covid Update! Although Madison, Wisconsin might be most known for its beautiful summers, Madison’s winters are just as fun – if not more so! With all of the snow and cold weather comes plenty of…

    10 Things To Do in Madison, WI in the Winter
    Maple bars

    Maple Pecan Pie Bars

    Nov 25 2017

    When a person tells me that something is “as easy as pie” I’m usually going to be the first one to call their bluff. Making pie is not that easy. Do you add vodka or…

    Maple Pecan Pie Bars
    Group tailgating with table spread of food

    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
    Forest mushroom soup

    Grilled Forest Mushroom Soup with Avocado Mousse

    Sep 27 2017

    This recipe is from a cooking class on our Culinary Vacation to Mexico, taught by Chef Arturo Lopez Arce Abundis. A perfect fall soup that features many ingredients that can be found at your local farmers’ market!…

    Grilled Forest Mushroom Soup with Avocado Mousse
    Vegan ceviche

    Vegan Mushroom Ceviche

    Sep 18 2017

    RECIPE: VEGAN MUSHROOM CEVICHE (courtesy of Restaurare in Tulum) Such a simple, delicious and flavorful way to prepare mushrooms! Courtesy of the generous and lovely staff at Restaurare Vegan Restaurant in Tulum, Mexico. Makes 1…

    Vegan Mushroom Ceviche
    Otehlia Cassidy stands in front of the WI State Capitol.

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