The Ohio Tavern was purchased last year by Kristi Genna and Jack Williams, the folks who own and operate Genna's Cocktail Bar, at 105 W. Main St., Madison. The couple have transformed the iconic Ohio into a popular taco lounge.
The Four Dishes recently visited the Lake Geneva eatery during the city's restaurant week, but came away feeling the menu could use some culinary inspiration.
Zandru's operates out of a shiny new space on State Street, and its sleek, minimalist interior design and concise menu are appealing.
For those inclined to work up an appetite before eating (and to work it off after), The Four Dishes found Bass Creek Café in Afton to be a wonderful biking or hiking destination.
This Rockford, Illinois eatery, located at 200 Prairie Street, is serious about its food, beers and wines, and it left a positive impression on The Gazette's restaurant review team, The Four Dishes.
While he was impressed with the tasty fajitas at Lalo's Mexican Restaurante, 5510 University Ave., Madison, Gazette restaurant reviewer Bill Livick felt the service left something to be desired.
So Chopped offers sandwiches, wraps, homemade soups and specialty salads with a huge selection of dressings from traditional (ranch, Italian, gorgonzola) to exotic (raspberry walnut vinaigrette, basil oil and strawberry fig vinaigrette).
Gazette restaurant reviewer Bill Livick believes Fitchburg's Thirsty Goat has the potential to become a fixture on the Madison-area dining scene, but for now it's just a nice sports bar in an attractive building with reasonably good food
The Gazette's restaurant review team of The Four Dishes suggests not letting the exterior at Sammy's Place in Fort Atkinson dissuage you from going inside. It is there you will find food that has won various “Best in Area” awards for seven years straight.
This pizzeria opened on King Street across from the State Capitol last May, specializing in deep-dish steel-pan pizzas, wood-fired Neapolitan pies, craft beers and innovative cocktails. Along with its pizza, Lucille offers some interesting salads and sharing plates, writes Gazette restaurant reviewer Bill Livick.