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Buraka to close as Kabul, Roast prep for moves across State Street

Buraka owner Markos Regassa expects that he will close both his brick-and-mortar location at 543 State St. and his long-running Library Mall food cart on Oct. 31. >More
 Barbecue boomlet hits Willy Street at That BBQ Joint

With a sign at the front door bearing its helpfully descriptive name and a menu taped to the window, That BBQ Joint has no pretense of secrecy. Starting Tuesday, Oct. 1, the small building at 1511 Williamson St. will offer a basic, specific menu: five different slow-smoked barbecue options, along with cornbread, coleslaw, baked beans, and fries (sweet potato and standard). >More
 ALRC to discuss licenses for Bassett Street Brunch Club, O.S.S., and Viet Bistro

The Madison Alcohol License Review Committee will meet Wednesday, Sept. 18, at 5:30 p.m. As detailed in its agenda, here are some of the new establishments seeking licenses and other key orders of business. >More
 New Korean restaurant Sol's on the Square to open in downtown Madison

A new Korean restaurant is coming to 117 E. Mifflin St., a space formerly and briefly inhabited by Veritas Bistro and Lounge. Sol's on the Square (though technically just off the square) is slated for opening Friday, Sept. 20, says manager Sol Yu. >More
 Crowds anticipated for raw milk legalization hearing at Wisconsin Legislature

Lawmakers evidently expect a high turnout Wednesday for a public hearing on a bill that would legalize the sale of raw milk in Wisconsin. The meeting notice for the hearing before the Senate Committee on Financial Institutions and Rural Issues requests that speakers plan to keep their comments brief "due to anticipated volume." >More
 Chocolaterian prepares to open second cafe at the new Madison Central Library

The new and improved Madison Central Library is slated to reopen on Saturday, Sept. 21, complete with an onsite cafe that will be the second location of Chocolaterian. >More
 Curd Girl is Madison's new dedicated fried cheese curd food cart

Curd Girl is a cute, farm-themed, heart-of-the-Midwest styled cart with barnboard sides and a red-and-white-striped awning. The menu is simple. It's battered, deep-fried cheese curds, with a choice of homemade dipping sauces. The cart is run by best friends Kayla Zeal and Jessica Wartenweiler, who grew up together in Monroe. >More
 UW-Madison Memorial Union ends breakfast service

A longtime campus tradition is ending. After Labor Day, no traditional breakfast will be served at the UW Memorial Union. No eggs, no toast, no hash browns, no pancakes, toast or bacon, at either Lakefront on Langdon or Der Rathskeller. >More
 ALRC to discuss licenses for Star Bar, Red Rock Saloon, and Taqueria El Jalapeño

The Madison Alcohol License Review Committee will meet Wednesday, August 21, at 5:30 p.m. As detailed in its agenda, here are some of the new establishments seeking licenses and other key orders of business. >More
 A redesigned Shamrock Bar & Grill to open in September

With new ownership, a redesigned business concept and freshly exposed Cream City brick walls, Robert Mahr is excited to present the renamed Shamrock Bar & Grill to the LGBT and greater Madison community. Pending the approval of a new alcohol license, Mahr plans to reopen the tavern the first or second week in September. >More
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