That BBQ Joint doesn't do anything flashy or fancy. But what the Madison eatery lacks in style it makes up in good food, low prices and service.
The idea of dining near water is irresistible, particularly on a gloriously warm and breezy Friday evening. So we headed to Delavan to eat at Lake Lawn Resort.
To celebrate the 10-year anniversary of his flagship, Restaurant Muramoto, Madison chef Shinji Muramoto is again offering small plates meant for sharing.
Bamboo Asian Noodle and Tapas Bar serves Asian tapas, or snacks, that are meant to be shared. We found the portions large enough for a tasty meal.
Thirty-three craft beers on tap. For fans of the craft beer craze, that's about all you'd have to say to persuade them to check out the Side Door Grill and Tap.
Word got out quickly: Sweet Aroma Ristorante was reopening after a nine-year hiatus at the same spot in Delavan with the same owners.
Until last weekend, it had been a long time since I'd eaten sushi. I had forgotten what a pleasure it can be until I visited Takumi Restaurant on Madison's east side.
While Emigail's Roadhouse is not as flashy as its Newville neighbor, Anchor Inn, the place has plenty of fans who flock there for its Cajun food.
Headquarters Bar and Restaurant might be brand-new, but its smoker has been going since the day it opened, and its smoked meats are exceptional.
Two blocks along State Street in downtown Rockford, Ill., have some downright excellent restaurants. Paul Sletten's Social Urban Bar & Restaurant is one of the standouts. Recently, we tried Sletten's second restaurant, Abreo.