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Restaurant review: Family expert vouches for Zen Sushi's authenticity
Restaurant review: Family expert vouches for Zen Sushi's authenticity
Gazette restaurant reviewer Joan Neeno brought the big guns - her father-in-law - to critique the Japanese fare at Zen Sushi in Beloit. According to her, he was not disappointed.
Restaurant review: Hamilton's continues upscale momentum of Capitol Square dining
Restaurant review: Hamilton's continues upscale momentum of Capitol Square dining
The quality of the food at Hamilton's on the Square cannot be overstated, restaurant reviewer Bill Livick writes.
Restaurant review: Small plates are a big deal at Five Forks Market
Restaurant review: Small plates are a big deal at Five Forks Market
Gazette restaurant reviewer Joan Neeno says Five Forks Market in Rockford offers salads, pizzas and panini sandwiches for lunch, but in the evening it turns into a tapas bar serving a nice selection of wines and cocktails.
Restaurant review: Savvy diners won't feel cheated at Madison's Graft
Restaurant review: Savvy diners won't feel cheated at Madison's Graft
Graft, which opened in July at 18 N. Carroll St., Madison, specializes in small plates designed for sharing. It features a concise menu divided into four categories: veg and grains, fish and shellfish, meat and large plates
Restaurant review: Ambience, service make Buckhorn truly special
Restaurant review: Ambience, service make Buckhorn truly special
The Buckhorn Supper Club in Milton is an institution. It's also one of the prettiest spots on the lake to sit and enjoy dinner and a drink, says Gazette restaurant reviewer Joan Neeno.
Restaurant review: Craft beer, pub food are calling cards for Madison's HopCat
Restaurant review: Craft beer, pub food are calling cards for Madison's HopCat
The folks who opened HopCat in July spared no expense in building a big, upscale bar and restaurant featuring 130 craft beers and the kitchen's signature creation, the so-called crack fries.
Restaurant Review: La Taguara is true taste of Venezuelan culture
Restaurant Review: La Taguara is true taste of Venezuelan culture
It's been more than two years since a taste of Venezuela came to Madison in the form of La Taguara, and apparently Madison likes the flavor.
Restaurant Review: Food, story are both good at Backyard Barbeque
Restaurant Review: Food, story are both good at Backyard Barbeque
The food at Backyard Barbeque is as good as the story behind it, restaurant reviewer Joan Neeno writes.
Restaurant Review: Madison's Lao Laan-Xang helps diners learn to love Laotian
Restaurant Review: Madison's Lao Laan-Xang helps diners learn to love Laotian
Christine Inthachith opened the original Lao Laan-Xang restaurant on Williamson Street in Madison about 17 years ago. In 2005, she opened a second restaurant in a larger spot on Atwood Avenue, about a mile from the original. Customers flock to the two restaurants for curries, noodle dishes and other more exotic fare.
Restaurant Review: Steve's Deli Dog House isn't fancy, but it's ideal for hot dogs
Restaurant Review: Steve's Deli Dog House isn't fancy, but it's ideal for hot dogs
Steve’s Deli Dog House, 320 N. Parker Drive, Janesville, is in the original Deli Dog House location. It’s not fancy dining, but it’s fine for stopping in and eating a sandwich, restaurant reviewer Joan Neeno says.