Gazette restaurant reviewer Bill Livick found Oliva restaurant at 745 N. High Point Road in Madison an elegant destination for fine food without the high prices that are common downtown.
Baci's Kitchen in Rockford, Illinois, left an impression on The Gazette's restaurant review team of The Four Dishes, as they enjoyed such dishes as a salmon protein bowl, homemade Magherita pizza and a fried goat cheese salad.
“California fresh” meets family recipes from Guadalajara at Tapatios Cocina Mexicana, a new Mexican restaurant that opened a few months ago in Fitchburg, writes Gazette restaurant reviewer Bill Livick.
The Gazette's restaurant review team, The Four Dishes, took a step back in time during a recent visit to Janesville's well-known Asian eatery.
Gazette restaurant reviewer Bill Livick enjoyed a recent trip to Good Food Low Carb Café on Madison's east side, taking the opportunity to check out the eatery's popular zoodle bowls.
The Four Dishes made their way to Delavan recently to indulge in the Sunday champagne buffet at the Frontier Restaurant at Lake Lawn Resort.
Gazette restaurant reviewer Bill Livick recently visited Common Ground restaurant in Middleton. The former Branch Street Retreat has reopened as a community space with yoga classes, painting groups and similar activities, all built around the restaurant.
The focused, small-plate dinner menu at Madison's Mint Mark, a trendy new restaurant on Winnebago Street, changes frequently, with the chef replacing about a third of the listed items each month, writes Gazette restaurant reviewer Bill Livick.
With a picturesque setting and plenty of outdoor seating, the Heron's Landing in Jefferson is a spot diners should check out this summer, writes the Gazette's restaurant review team, The Four Dishes.
Voted Madison’s best new restaurant last year in an annual newspaper readers’ poll, Morris Ramen is the most popular of several ramen noodle places to open here in the past couple of years, writes Gazette restaurant reviewer Bill Livick.
When it comes to Madison's Eldorado Grill, one of the hardest decisions you have to make it whether to go for dinner or wait for its weekend brunch, writes Gazette restaurant reviewer Bill Livick.
Long twilights mean spring is in the air. It’s the perfect time for strolling downtown, and we headed out with a destination in mind: Lark.
East Asian-inspired restaurants seem to be popping up everywhere around Madison these days. Gazette restaurant reviewer Bill Livick writes that one of the most interesting is Tavernakaya, a sort of Japanese gastropub with inventive recipes for both food and cocktails.
Spanish cuisine came to Verona last fall in the form of 4 Sisters Tapas Restaurant, an upscale, fine-dining establishment that offers large and small plates designed for sharing.
Wandering around looking for a greasy spoon without the grease? How about cinnamon and caramel rolls, home-basked bread or a 16-ounce cup of coffee with free refills? Look no further than the Wander In, say The Four Dishes.
While the restaurant might not look like much from the outside, and the ambience inside isn't much better, the food quality, portions and service at Chutneys Indian Cuisine on Madison's far-east side make it worth a visit, writes Gazette restaurant reviewer Bill Livick.
Established in 1982, The Looking Glass in Janesville recently underwent a major renovation. But as the Gazette's restaurant review team of The Four Dishes can attest, the great taste and high quality of the bar's food remains.
Gazette restaurant reviewer Bill Livick writes the food at Atlantis Taverna in Sun Prairie is very good and reminiscent of what he remembers from his own trips to Greece.
The Gazette's restaurant review team, The Four Dishes, found the food and surroundings appetizing at Delavan's Duck Inn.
The new restaurant offers a handful of Middle Eastern dishes on a small menu that are created solely by chef Laila Borokhim, a Madison native of Jewish-Iranian descent.
During a recent trip to Josef Steakhouse and Oyster Bar in Rockford, Illinois, the Gazette's restaurant review team of The Four Dishes found not only good food but also a feeling of elegance and sophistication.
Diners might not think of Japanese cuisine when seeking out comfort food, but a recent meal at Umami Ramen and Dumpling Bar on Williamson Street in Madison satisfied the craving for Gazette restaurant reviewer Bill Livick.
If you're on the hunt for some flavorful Italian food, you'll find it at Villa Pizza and Family Restaurant right off of Highway 11 in Orfordville, writes The Gazette's restaurant review team, The Four Dishes.
If you love seafood and aren’t afraid to get messy, you’d do well to check out Mad Seafood Boiler on Gorham Street in Madison, writes Gazette restaurant reviewer Bill Livick.