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FOOD NEWS

As Madison Meet & Eat expands to north and south sides, food carts seek to build business

Eric Gavins, the owner of Raffy's Hot Dogs, was somewhat disappointed with the turnout at Madison Meet & Eat when it was held at the Villager Mall on Madison's south side. "It was pretty slow in comparison to every other event that I've been to this summer," he says, recalling a more enthusiastic response at its original location by the Meadowood Shopping Center on the southwest side. >More
 Bubbles' Doubles food cart brings Trinidadian street snacks to Madison

Bubbles' Doubles is one of Madison's latest entries into the food cart scene. And despite its brief menu, it's an exciting one, one that brings us snack food from Trinidad and Tobago. It feels like real street food, edibles meant for strolling -- not just food that happens to be sold in containers from a cart. And its a unique entry among Madison eateries. >More
 Lala's Nuts is inspired by a beloved family recipe

Madison's number of small-batch food producers is growing. This year, add Lala's Nuts to that list. The nut-confection business, started by food lover Nicole Drives, fits her slogan " "Get a little nutty." >More
 Di Bruno Bros. House of Cheese is a personality-filled guide for cheese lovers

The American Cheese Society 2013 Conference and Competition will take place July 31-Aug. 3 at Monona Terrace, and it's a big deal. "It's the Oscars of the cheese world," says Tenaya Darlington, the author of a new cheese guide and former Isthmus features editor. Darlington left Madison in 2005 to take a teaching position at St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia. >More
 June 2013 Madison food cart news: Ladonia Cafe, Lao Laan-Xang, Fortune Cafe

Ladonia Cafe is now making regular appearances at the Library Mall (10 a.m.-2 p.m.) and on the Square at the Farmers' Market (8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday). >More
 Winer's Wiener Wagon hot dog cart features Wisconsin franks

At Charter and West Johnson across from the Psychology building, there's a new hot dog cart, featuring a rotating cast of wieners from local producers. It's called Winer's Wiener Wagon and is operated by Fred Winer. >More
 Eat for Equity Madison turns one

The Madison chapter of Eat for Equity turns a year old at the end of June, and to celebrate they're having a dinner at Graze. Chef Tory Miller has generously provided the space for the anniversary event, which will be a joint fundraiser for Eat for Equity (to cover such items as liability insurance) and the Sherman Middle School Garden, a cause that Miller has long supported. >More
 Roast Public House to relocate across State Street

One of the restaurants slated to be ousted from its current location by proposed new development in the 500 block of State Street has found a new home. Roast Public House, 529 State St., will be moving across the street to 558 State St., which was briefly the home of s2pizzabar earlier this year. >More
 ALRC to discuss licenses for Novanta, Brat und Brau, La Taguara, Crandall's

The Madison Alcohol License Review Committee will meet Wednesday, June 19, 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
 Tasty Guide to a Healthy Planet video series on ethical eating seeking Kickstarter support

Tasty Guide to a Healthy Planet is an online video series that seeks to raise awareness of sustainable foods. Or, rather, it will be, if it emerges successful from its Kickstarter campaign. >More
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