Edmund Halabi's Italian House has become not only a staple eatery for generations of Craig High School students but for countless Janesville residents, as well. The Four Dishes recently visited the restaurant at 1603 E. Racine St.,and were reminded why it's held in such high regard with locals.
The family-run business serving the foods of Thailand and Laos has operated a restaurant for years on State Street, just off the UW-Madison campus. It opened a second location at 745 N. High Point Road, Madison, over the summer.
Gazette restaurant reviewers The Four Dishes found the food at The Trout House fresh, the service friendly and the atmosphere relaxing.
The Heritage Tavern on Mifflin Street in Madison has become one of the city's premier restaurants, with an emphasis on locally sourced foods served in an elegant setting, writes Gazette restaurant reviewer Bill Livick.
If you're looking for good food coupled with the charm of small-city Milton, Gazette restaurant reviewers The Four Dishes think Fredrick's Supper Club just might fit the bill.
The Rockhound Brewing Co. on South Park Street has the ingredients to make a great gastropub: tasty house-brewed beers and an eclectic food menu that delivers more than your typical tavern.
Locally owned Jersey's Bar and Grill in Beloit is a quick 15-minute drive from Janesville. The large bar has plenty of seating, and the two huge television screens behind it give every seat a good vantage point for watching events.
The Melting Pot in Madison is a nice destination for a fun evening out or a special occasion, says Gazette restaurant reviewer Bill Livick.
The Four Dishes were impressed with what they found at this supper club on Highway 11 just outside of Janesville.
The Greenbush restaurant offers some of the best pizza in Madison, along with terrific antipasti, pasta, salads, sandwiches and a good selection of whiskeys and craft beers, says Gazette restaurant reviewer Bill Livick.