Black Owned Businesses from the Madison area

In honor of Black History Month, we have made a list of Black owned businesses from the Madison area. From restaurants, retail, photography, and wellness. We understand not all are listed. If we are missing a business that is important to you please let us know and we will be more than happy to add […]

Happy National Frozen Custard Day!

We wanted to share one of our favorite frozen custard spots on the West Side of Madison. Michael’s Frozen Custard started about 30 years ago. Michael sold his first car to open Michael’s, not knowing it would become a staple here in Madison. The story of this small business is inspiring!  We encourage you to […]

Best Outdoor Dining Places in the Madison Area

With Spring upon us, and the opportunity to get a vaccine, you are probably itching to get out there and enjoy an outdoor dining experience. Check out some of the best outdoor dining places in the Madison area. If there are any others you want us to add, please put it in the comments. Thanks! […]

Best Happy Hours in Madison, WI

Are you looking for a great happy hour in Madison where you can chill with friends or family. Check these out! Memorial Union – 800 Langdon St. Madison – (608) 265-3000There might not be an official happy hour but there is no better place to grab a table and a beer and enjoy people watching, […]

Madison’s Best Easter Brunch Spots

Finding a good brunch spot in Madison for Easter 2021 is easy! Here are our top brunch spots: The Statehouse at the Edgewater Hotel – April 4, 2021, Easter Brunch 9 am – 2 pm Reservations Required: 608.535.8234 Madison Concourse Hotel – This year you can have Easter Brunch at CIRC on Sunday, April 4 from […]

Hotspot of the Week: BelAir Cantina

Have you heard of the new hot spot in town?  BelAir Cantina has come to Madison! This Wisconsin staple is an awesome hang out spot for you and your friends. It is full of good energy and even better food. They serve traditional Mexican cuisine with a unique twist to it. Not to mention their […]

6 Meal Kits Options Fun For the Whole Family

Meal-kit services has been around for many years, but they have become a popular alternative to eating out during the pandemic. Meal-kits provide a list of weekly recipes you can choose from and then the recipe and ingredients are delivered to your door! It is a good way to improve your cooking skills, cut down […]

6 Local Bakers Who will Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

There is nothing like a good cookie to satisfy your sweet tooth! Here is a list of 6 local bakers that make cookies that you will love! Cookies by Calli – Makes custom sugar cookies from a recipe she has been using for years. Macarons Boutique by Sim – Makes macarons in a brilliant array […]

Hotspot of the Week: CocoVaa Chocolatier

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we choose CocoVaa Chocolatier as our business of the week because of the owner’s story and its delicious chocolate! In 2018, CocoVaa Chocolatier opened its doors at 1815 East Washington Ave on the east side of Madison. The interesting part of this business is what happened many years prior. The […]

Madison’s Best Brunch Spots

Finding a good brunch spot in Madison is easy! Here are our top 3 brunch spots: Cafe Hollander – Café Hollander, located at Hilldale mall, provides brunch all day long with elements of the Benelux region’s rich culture. In addition, it specializes in Belgian bier. They don’t take reservations but proudly offer the University Weekday […]