The 20 most recent comments, in reverse chronological order.

1 Aug 18, 2014 2:48:32 PM
catwoman on Sir Hobo's

This place is open again. Stopped by there this weekend with a friend because the Market Street Diner was too packed. We both had eggs benedict. It was nothing to write home about, but it was perfectly fine. As in, I'd go back if a friend wanted to go. It could be that breakfast is the thing to get here...

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2 Aug 16, 2014 9:44:42 AM
M on Benvenuto's

My whole family loves this place, especially since the menu really has something for everyone. The penne classico is the only thing I ever order because it's always perfect. Honestly, I've had it too many times to count, and there's never been a fail. It also reheats just wonderfully. I'm heartened to see that someone else likes it! This is one of our few go-to places for family celebrations, including my daughter's recent graduation from UW-Madison.

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3 Aug 14, 2014 9:27:45 AM
Gary on Benvenuto's

Great Pizza and great service. Cody checked in with us several times during our meal. A very pleasant experience.

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4 Aug 1, 2014 11:33:30 AM
Marlena on Highland Grounds

Oh man - wish I had known - I work in this building! It is nice to have a small coffee stop in case I need it, but the food is *way* overpriced. Nonetheless, I occasionally grab a decaf or granola bar. Handy, indeed.

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5 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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6 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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7 Jul 10, 2014 11:36:36 AM
aldex on Tip jar


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8 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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9 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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10 Jun 13, 2014 9:13:04 AM
EiMAtZ on Harvest Grains

Tasty subject, bad snapshot - but we took one:

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11 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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12 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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13 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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14 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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15 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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16 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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17 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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18 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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19 May 20, 2014 3:03:49 PM
Marissa on Happy Grill


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

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

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