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Restaurant review: Evansville's DeBroux House Cafe has work to do
Restaurant review: Evansville's DeBroux House Cafe has work to do
Set in a pleasant spot in downtown Evansville, DeBroux House Cafe offers a complete menu of American cuisine. But for Gazette restaurant reviewer Joan Neeno, the dining experience wasn't all it could have been.
Restaurant review: Southern style shines bright at Madison's Julep
Restaurant review: Southern style shines bright at Madison's Julep
Julep, an upscale 80-seat restaurant and bar, is located in the new Robinia complex on Madison's near east side. Gazette restaurant reviewer Bill Livick says the eatery achieves a sort of Southern hospitality with friendly, efficient service and a tight menu.
Restaurant review: Fred's burgers are good but not world's best
Restaurant review: Fred's burgers are good but not world's best
It takes a certain amount of confidence to declare you make the “world's best burger.” Usually, though, this phrase is in italic as a tagline on a menu.
Restaurant review: Charlie's in Oregon is a champion for locally grown foods
Restaurant review: Charlie's in Oregon is a champion for locally grown foods
Charlie's on Main, which opened in the small community of Oregon a few months ago, focuses its menu heavily on locally grown foods. The 60-seat restaurant is the second operation run by chef David Heide, who also owns Liliana's Restaurant in Fitchburg.
Restaurant review: Lucy's #7 Burger Bar caters to big appetites
Restaurant review: Lucy's #7 Burger Bar caters to big appetites
This Beloit-based burger joint has something to satisfy every taste, says Gazette restaurant reviewer Joan Neeno.
Restaurant review: Sub-par service undercuts cuisine 1847 at the Stamm House
Restaurant review: Sub-par service undercuts cuisine 1847 at the Stamm House
Anyone with an appreciation of historic buildings and fine food is likely to be smitten with the new 1847 at the Stamm House restaurant in Middleton. Unfortunately, Gazette restaurant reviewer Bill Livick says the sub-par service draws attention away from the eatery's fine cuisine.
Restaurant review: Linda's Colonial Club in Darien like taking a step back in time
Restaurant review: Linda's Colonial Club in Darien like taking a step back in time
Restaurant reviewer Joan Neeno harkens back to the days of her parents' Friday night dinner outings for a sentimental trip to the long-standing Darien eatery.
Restaurant review: Left-of-center Layla's ideal for adventurous eater
Restaurant review: Left-of-center Layla's ideal for adventurous eater
Bring cash or check and an adventurous appetite to Layla's Persian Food, 141 S. Butler St., Madison, says restaurant reviewer Bill Livick.
Restaurant review: Food, service come up a little short at Geneva Inn
Restaurant review: Food, service come up a little short at Geneva Inn
Beautiful views aside, Gazette restaurant reviewer Joan Neeno was served some good dishes and some not-so-good dishes during a recent visit to the Geneva Inn in Lake Geneva,
Restaurant review: 'The Wise' works to win over Monroe Street crowd
Restaurant review: 'The Wise' works to win over Monroe Street crowd
The Wise restaurant in HotelRED, at the corner of Monroe and Regent streets across from Camp Randall Stadium, reinvented itself a year ago with a renovated dining room, menu and new head chef.