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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.
Dinner theater returns to the Armory in Janesville on Dec. 12-13
Dinner theater returns to the Armory in Janesville on Dec. 12-13
For the first time since 2011, the Armory will present dinner theater with the production of "Christmas at the Armory."
Restaurant review: Tasty tacos and more await at Whitewater's Taco Fresco
Restaurant review: Tasty tacos and more await at Whitewater's Taco Fresco
With a warm atmosphere that is ideal during Wisconsin winters, Taco Fresco in Whitewater specializes in Mexican food while also offering burgers and Asian.
Restaurant review: Madison's Estrellon can make any night special
Restaurant review: Madison's Estrellon can make any night special
Celebrity chef Tory Miller of Madison opened his fourth restaurant in July in a new building on West Johnson Street. Estrellon, with its emphasis on Spanish cuisine, represents a new direction for the James Beard Award-winning chef, who also owns and operates L'Etoile, Graze and Sujeo, a pan-Asian eatery Miller launched last year.
Restaurant review: Inconspicuous Greenfire is worth the ride to Rockford
Restaurant review: Inconspicuous Greenfire is worth the ride to Rockford
Greenfire Restaurant Bar & Bakery in Rockford, Illinois, is anything but a chain restaurant. It's the ambitious breakfast, lunch, dinner and bar creation of Chef Philippe Forcioli, who opened the business in 2012 after building a reputation with Cafe Patou, says Gazette restaurant reviewer Joan Neeno.
Restaurant review: Cantina continues Pasqual's fine food tradition
Restaurant review: Cantina continues Pasqual's fine food tradition
While Pasqual's food is generally very good, its margaritas—which are served in pint glasses—are another claim to local fame, restaurant reviewer Bill Livick writes.