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Restaurant review: Inattentive service outweighs Waypoint's vast tap list
Restaurant review: Inattentive service outweighs Waypoint's vast tap list
Monona's Waypoint Public House is the latest restaurant from the group that brought the Free House Pub to Middleton and Flying Hound Pub to Fitchburg.
Restaurant review: Good food, great service make Clara Bo a winner
Restaurant review: Good food, great service make Clara Bo a winner
If you're pining for the glitz and glamour of a bygone era, the Four Dishes think Clara Bo in Beloit might be just the place for you.
Restaurant review: Address has changed, but food still tasty at Madison's Buraka
Restaurant review: Address has changed, but food still tasty at Madison's Buraka
Buraka specializes in East African cuisine with an emphasis on Ethiopian recipes. It reopened in March in the building that used to house Jolly Bob's Caribbean restaurant on Williamson Street.
Restaurant review: GR's Sandwich Shoppe proves pleasing to Dishes' palates
Restaurant review: GR's Sandwich Shoppe proves pleasing to Dishes' palates
The Gazette's new restaurant review team, the Four Dishes, offer their take on the popular GR's Sandwich Shoppe, 2100 E. Milwaukee St., Janesville.
Restaurant review: Food can’t match atmosphere at Café Hollander at Hilldale Mall
Restaurant review: Food can’t match atmosphere at Café Hollander at Hilldale Mall
Gazette restaurant reviewer Bill Livick was impressed with Café Hollander's impressive building, but the restaurant's food wasn't on the same level, he writes.
Restaurant review: Food, views at Kristi's in New Glarus make dining out special
Restaurant review: Food, views at Kristi's in New Glarus make dining out special
Gazette restaurant reviewer Joan Neeno had wanted to visit Deininger's Restaurant in New Glarus restaurant before it closed up in 2013. Kristi's, an eatery with a flair for Mexican tastes, now occupies the Victorian house with the wide porch that sits on the side of a steep hill overlooking the village.
Restaurant review: Class, cuisine have updated Avenue Club bubbling up
Restaurant review: Class, cuisine have updated Avenue Club bubbling up
The Avenue Bar operated for decades as a classic supper club on Madison's East Washington Avenue. Food Fight Restaurant Group took over the operation in 2011, renovating it and reopening it as The Avenue Club and the Bubble Up Bar.
Restaurant review: Former charm, value not lost at new Anchor Inn
Restaurant review: Former charm, value not lost at new Anchor Inn
The new, bigger and quite impressive Anchor Inn replaced the former building destroyed by fire in Aug. 2014, has been open since late last summer. While the building looks markedly different, the food, service and value remain the same, writes Gazette restaurant reviewer Joan Neeno.
Restaurant review: Creative crepes make a case for Green Life Café
Restaurant review: Creative crepes make a case for Green Life Café
The Green Life Café opened on Monroe Street last summer with an emphasis on healthy, sustainable food and fresh ingredients.
Restaurant review: Food, drinks, '50s-'60s vibe make Octane special
Restaurant review: Food, drinks, '50s-'60s vibe make Octane special
Octane Interlounge in downtown Rockford playfully celebrates that '50s-'60s vibe with a bar/restaurant that is billed as “fun, casual dining,” says Gazette restaurant reviewer Joan Neeno.