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Monday, September 22, 2014 |  Madison, WI: 39.0° F  Fair
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FOOD AND DRINK

'Just Dining' guide looks at Madison restaurants from workers' point of view

An unusual new guide to downtown restaurants is being created, and it's raising some eyebrows. It's meant for connoisseurs -- not of good food, but of good employment conditions. The "Just Dining" guide will inform customers and workers about downtown restaurant wages, hours and working conditions. >More
 Madison eats agenda: Farmers' markets, Craft Beer Week, Bloody Lake Rendezvous, REAP Spring Gala

This coming week, in events that get to your heart through your stomach. >More
 Captain Bill's launches a 'Dinner in White' for Madison

This spring, I've had the pleasure of indulging in a pantheon of Madison firsts, among them a Bacchanalian bone luge, and, as of last Thursday night, Captain Bill's launch of "Dinner in White." The concept was inspired by Paris' annual Dner en Blanc, an annual by-invitation-only flash mob pop-up picnic feast, with an element of surprise and inherent theatrics. >More
 Madison prominent in The Weight of the Nation, an HBO documentary on childhood obesity

At first glance, Hamilton Middle School student Kaelan Guetschow is an average teenager. He loves playing video games with his friends and riding his bike through the arboretum. He hates school lunches. But unlike many of his peers, 14-year-old Kaelan has already had his first taste of fame. >More
 Madison eats agenda: UW Alumni Weekend, Ultimate Ice Cream Social, Flavors of Madison

This coming week, in events that get to your heart through your stomach. >More
 Madison eats agenda: Dane County Farmers' Market, Farm Fresh Atlas, Isthmus Green Day, Wisconsin Grilled Cheese Championship

This coming week, in events that get to your heart through your stomach. >More
 Mark Bittman wants you to start cooking at home

There's something reassuring about Mark Bittman's attitude toward cooking. The longtime author of "The Minimalist" recipe column for The New York Times food section has always advocated a simple and direct approach. >More
 Five Madison tofu dishes to win you over

Few ingredients can match tofu's versatility. It can be blended into smoothies, baked into desserts, tossed into soups and stir-fries, or stand on its own as the centerpiece of an entrée. If you have never tried tofu, or you've had a bad tofu experience, I urge you not to give up. Start here, with five of Madison's tried-and-true tofu favorites. >More
 A favorite family cake isn't from scratch, but authentic all the same (recipe)

I said my goodbyes to my grandmother, Marcelle Le Bris Richards, or as I called her, Tutu, from a distance. I received a phone call on Monday that hospice care thought she was entering the last stages of life. I dropped what I was writing and called her from the alley behind a neighborhood coffee shop. >More
 Madison eats agenda: Edible Book Festival, DCFM indoor closer, Titanic Dinner

This coming week, in events that get to your heart through your stomach. >More
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