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"N" is for No New Noteworthy Nosh

One of the rewards of Eating in Madison A to Z is finding the treasures and nooks no one's found yet. Even if a new place is finding its feet, if it has the promise of offering great food, it's a treat.

Unfortunately, there were not really any hidden gems to speak of in the N's; the best ones were among the most popular Madison institutions, among them The Nitty, Nick's Restaurant, New Glarus Hotel, NOTO and even Noodles. (Natt Spil is possibly the exception to the hidden rule, but it is definitely the most popular underground dining spot in town, if that's not an oxymoron. Kind of like Milwaukee's Safe House, only less kitschy.)

On the other hand, we formed another hypothesis about what not to name a restaurant. If there's ever a North Badger Grille on the List, expect us to run screaming for the hills.

Here's to finding some interesting and unpredictable O's.Thanks for reading!

Our grades thus far:


Nichole JM
A 181
43%
162
38%
B 176
42%
220
52%
C 54
13%
37
9%
D 9
2%
3
1%
F 2
0%
0
0%

GPA by First Letter
(new! for the stats fans out there)


1st Pass Cumulative
A 3.11 3.30
B 3.15 3.17
C 3.25 3.26
D 3.20 3.27
E 3.03 3.06
F 3.24 3.23
G 3.21 3.26
H 3.16 3.15
I 3.40 3.43
J 3.13 3.11
K 3.08 3.09
L 3.23 3.24
M 3.32 3.32
N 3.15 n/a

Our favorite N's were:
Breakfast: None!
Lunch: New Orleans Take-Out
Dinner: New Glarus Hotel

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