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The 20 most recent comments, in reverse chronological order.

1 Jul 25, 2014 10:02:42 PM
bob watson on Lee's Garden

It is with deep regreat that I must inform everyone that lee's garden has CLOSED

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2 Jul 15, 2014 10:46:40 PM
Marsha K on Heritage Tavern

I'm not unfamiliar with high restaurant prices and fine dining since I lived in Chicago and ate out frequently (and very well) there, so I'm not coming at this from a frugal Midwestern mind-set. $50 for THAT? And it was "a cheap way to go" because you avoided anything with feet? Pfft!

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3 Jul 10, 2014 11:36:36 AM
aldex on Tip jar

nice..

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4 Jun 27, 2014 10:42:40 AM
catwoman5 on Gus's Diner

We finally tried this place last weekend. My husband loved his bacon, eggs, and pancakes - but then bacon, eggs, and pancakes are pretty much the same wherever you go. I was trying to eat healthy, but the only healthy-ish looking options on the menu appeared to be salads or a couple of the wraps. The salads all seemed to come topped with bacon and cheese, so I opted for a grilled chicken & veggie wrap. Unfortunately, they appeared to have fried the thing after assembling all those healthy ingredients. Yikes. I would rate the food as OK - not bad but certainly nothing to write home about. The atmosphere was fun and the service was great. I don't know if I'd go back there if left to my own devices, but if a friend suggested going there, I'd be fine with that.

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5 Jun 13, 2014 9:24:54 AM
Elizabeth on Harvest Grains

I work in the area. I probably go to the Sett more than Harvest Grains because I like the Sett's sweet potato fries. (They aren't outstanding sweet potato fries. I pretty much like any sweet potato fries unless they have been sprinkled with cinnamon.)

However, Harvest Grains has really improved since they first opened. I love the Batch baguette. The vegetarian sandwiches come on the wheat bread so I request that it be put on the baguette. I think their roasted potatoes are pretty good, too.

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6 Jun 13, 2014 9:13:04 AM
EiMAtZ on Harvest Grains

Tasty subject, bad snapshot - but we took one: https://www.flickr.com/photos/jumble/14364423236/

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7 Jun 13, 2014 9:03:51 AM
Marissa on Harvest Grains

You tease me with mac & cheese, but no picture! Probably for the best though ;)

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8 Jun 5, 2014 11:01:59 PM
Amanda on Hardee's

I have good memories of Hardee's from the 80s too, though not as detailed as yours. I do remember the star on the box and those delicious curly fries. I should look up where all the Hardee's were in Madison in the 80s to see if the location would bring back more memories.

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9 Jun 5, 2014 11:09:31 AM
Jason on Harley Blue

Happy anniversary! I continue to enjoy your periodic reviews and your service as a hub for Madison-related food news.

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10 Jun 1, 2014 9:44:38 AM
GrreatMadison on Hardee's

Being from Michigan, I've never been to a Hardee's. I take it from your closing paragraphs that it wouldn't be worth making a trip up to Middleton to try it for the first time?

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11 May 30, 2014 10:10:13 PM
bob watson on World Buffet

I visited the new location near west towne easly the worst buffett I ever Had. the food looked like it was sitting for hours. and well I strongly recommend you pass this place by.

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12 May 28, 2014 9:52:22 PM
Joy on Hardee's

I have to say, Hardee's is my go-to guilty pleasure. Turkey burger with curly fries. I'm pretty sensitive to beef and Hardee's is one of two restaurants (of all types and price points) where I don't get sick from eating the turkey burger. (My assumption is they have a dedicated grill area or clean it really well while other places do not.). I may have to stop by in the next couple of days now...

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13 May 26, 2014 11:18:25 PM
Sammy on Hanson's

I still check this website every once in a while even though it's mostly concluded. I love reading about the ham sandwiches! Five thousand meals and three thousand of them the same! Only in Wisconsin.

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14 May 26, 2014 12:00:58 PM
Brendan on Happy Grill

I think this is probably a pretty accurate review, but I don't tend to take critiques too seriously when they mention Chipotle as a possible model for a Mexican restaurant.

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15 May 20, 2014 3:03:49 PM
Marissa on Happy Grill

Yikes!

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16 May 12, 2014 8:53:42 AM
Marissa on Hanson's

SIX sauces?!?!?!? I want to go to there.

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17 May 4, 2014 10:50:27 PM
Madison Fish Fry on Hack's Sports Page

You just convinced me to finally give their Fish Fry a try.

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18 May 1, 2014 12:30:46 PM
Amanda on Salute to the Mustard Winners, May 3 & 4

And if you're a 'tween (or even if you aren't), you probably want to stop by the Middleton Public Library on Sunday between 2 & 3pm for Star Wars Origami! May the fourth be with you!

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19 Apr 26, 2014 8:06:48 PM
Marsha K on Double S BBQ

We finally got to the Double S and were highly disappointed. I strongly disliked standing in line to order as if it were Panera. The beer selection - "we're outta some of 'em" - was pretty sub-standard. And a sausage sandwich, a very small scoop of cole slaw ($1.79 extra), 3 jalapeƱo poppers, and a baked potato with brisket on top should NOT come to $28 and change. We won't be going back.

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20 Apr 1, 2014 7:48:11 PM
Marsha K on Grampa's Pizzeria

I'm not sure I've ever seen you equivocate so much in a review. It almost comes across as if you had some serious issues with this place but were afraid to simply say so. I sincerely hope that's not the case and that I'm off base here for some reason. I'm left with a bad taste in my mouth (intended) and more reason to not set foot in this place.

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