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Badger Market

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1300 University Ave., Madison 53706
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JM ate the ham and cheese with Cool Ranch Doritos and a Fanta.
Nichole ate the southwestern hummus sandwich with fruit salad and a Diet Dr Pepper.
We split a Rice Krispie treat.
The bill was $13, or $6.50/person, plus tip.
JM gave Badger Market a C; Nichole gave Badger Market a C- (see our grading rubric).

Badger Market is one of a chain of UW-Madison cafeteria, serving grab-and-go school lunch, snacks, coffee and free wifi. All told it wasn't bad.


Hot specials, soup, and chili were available, but we each got the lunch deal (sandwich, side and beverage for $7ish), plus a sweet treat.

JM's ham and muenster was on a pleasantly good roll - not crusty per se, but not soggy either. Application of condiments was left up to the consumer. The ham and provolone, lettuce, and tomato were fine.

Nichole's southwestern (or was it Santa Fe?) hummus sandwich kinda looked terrible but tasted fine and was hella filling. On a giant cemita roll, a leaf of lettuce glommed onto a trowel's worth of black bean hummus. The color of black bean hummus is the same as the color of moldy wheat bread, but that's not really the filling's fault. It tasted fine, if bland.

Mixed melon, pineapple and strawebrry salad, a fresh RK treat, and soft drinks rounded out the meal. It wasn't bad for grab & go. But we wouldn't go out of our way.

There's just not much more to say about it. 


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