The Clarion

Burrito Drive has become a Madison hang out place

Tara Olivia Martens, Staff Writer

October 24, 2018

Burrito Drive has become a go to hang out place in Madison Wisconsin for its proximity to Williamson Street, along with generous servings, and late hours into the night. Burrito Drive has their own park- ing lot with over 20 different parking spots, they have their own delivery service as wel...

Where to eat when you can’t eat everything

Where to eat when you can’t eat everything

Mara Gillett, Staff Writer

August 29, 2018

Eating out can be a difficult ordeal for someone who has food sensitivities. Cross contamination makes it risky for people with food sensitivities to deal with and can deter some from social outings that involve dining out as a result. But it doesn’t have to be, and it shouldn’t be. There are...

A visit to Ramen Station

A visit to Ramen Station

Tiffany Jones, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017

Ramen is on the rise all over the United States, including right here in Madison. The city has some well-known old standby restaurants, like Umami. It also has some newer ramen restaurants like Ramen Station, located just off Park Street in the Bay Creek Neighborhood, not too far from downtown Madison....

Sip and knit at the Sow’s Ear

Brighid Monihan, Staff Writer

April 6, 2016

The stress of gobs of homework and studying for tests can weigh you down in the middle of the semester. It seems like the only way to get your life under control is to it curl up into a ball and avoid it all. But before you hit rock bottom, the Sow’s Ear has a better solution; coffee, tea and yarn....

Wah Kee Noodle has more than just noodles

Wah Kee Noodle has more than just noodles

Natalie Connors, Editor in Chief

April 8, 2015

Wah Kee Noodle Restaurant sits quietly in the shopping complex slowly being abandoned at the corner of Williamson Street and John Nolen Drive. Homemade, Cantonese noodles are their specialty, but there are lots of different cuisines offered here. Their menu is huge and recently I tried an interesting...

A gourmet dining experience at the Truax campus

A gourmet dining experience at the Truax campus

Andrea DeBauche, Arts Editor

February 19, 2014

On a Wednesday afternoon, I found myself on Madison College’s Truax campus, per usual, yet discovering a treat.  The Gourmet Dining Room is now open for the spring, serving lunch every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday through the end of April.  Prepare to feel fancy, folks. Going in to my reservation,...

Beer and food lovers should go Next Door

Natalie Conners, Graphic Designer

December 11, 2013

Madison loves beer. From Miller Lite to Spotted Cow to Hopalicious, there’s brew for everyone, all made in Wisconsin. The city hosts several nationally distributed brewers as well as many locally based and operating brew pubs. Next Door Brewing Company enters Madison’s craft brewing scene with a...

Bellini’s offers tasty Italian fare in a unique setting

Caryn Kindkeppel, Staff Writer

September 25, 2012

Soaring ceilings, richly appointed decorations and the air of a different century are the unique accompaniments to the Italian cuisine at Bellini Italian Restaurant. The restaurant resides in a former church that was built in 1897 and is located on East Washington Avenue, just three blocks from Madison’s...

Taste of Madison 2012 had the best of local restaurants

Caryn Kindkeppel, Staff Writer

September 9, 2012

If you had wanted an excuse to check out 84 of Madison’s restaurants, the Taste of Madison event was the place to be, held on Saturday, September 1 from 2:00 to 8:30 PM and Sunday, September 2 from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM.  Circling the Capital Square, the vendors set up their booths and displayed their...

All ears for corn in Sun Prairie

All ears for corn in Sun Prairie

Caryn Kindkeppel, Clarion staff

August 24, 2012

For those wanting one last hurrah before summer slips into fall, the Sun Prairie Sweet Corn Festival was the event to attend. Admission to the event on Saturday and Sunday was $1.00 per person, or $5.00 per carload of visitors. The festival grounds are in Angell Park, where on Saturday and Sunday,...

Taste the tropics at Jolly Bob’s on Willy Street

Caryn Kindkeppel, Clarion staff

May 8, 2012

Upon entering Jolly Bob’s one is transported to the tropics at a long bar humming with activity and ripe bananas hanging overhead awaiting their fate: a fruity blended drink. A large fish tank filled with colorful tropical fish and bright photographs of people hanging out in the Caribbean complete...

Rising Sons Deli one of the best Thai restaurants in city

Andreas, Clarion staff

May 8, 2012

Rising Sons Deli, the Laotian-Thai restaurant deserves its reputation as one of the best Thai restaurants in Madison. Located on State Street, it’s easier for people around Madison to find this restaurant. Its menu ranges way beyond the authentic Thai flavors. Don’t worry, they provide customers...

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