The close-knit Monroe Street neighborhood on the west side of Downtown Madison is known for an eclectic mix of independent businesses, local art, and great food. From the quirky houses to the local storefronts, there is nothing common about this all-embracing area. Stepping into the former site of the decades-loved […]
The Joyful Gem of Madison’s Willy Street: Buraka 'Every day is like throwing a party' at this Ethiopian Eatery
When you meet Markos Regassa, owner of Buraka on Willy Street, he speaks to you as a friend, freely sharing stories and nuggets of hard-won wisdom. “I found my passion out of desperation,” Regassa says with a laugh, “It was never planned.”
Nestled right in the middle of Atwood neighborhood in Madison, Wisconsin, Tex Tubb’s Taco Palace has been a mainstay in the community since 2006. What started as a small counter-service taco shop has shifted into a full service, full-menu’d sit-down satisfy-your-stomach saloon. Taking residence in an unassuming building on Atwood […]
When you think of Madison, WI, the first things that come to mind are Badgers, beer, and Caribbean food. Okay, that last one might not be entirely accurate, but after tasting the food at Cafe Costa Rica, you’ll be sure to equate this Midwestern town with the flavors of the […]
I was living in Madison for over three years before I was finally introduced to Bandung Indonesian Restaurant. As the saying goes, “some things are definitely worth the wait.” Make sure you don’t make my mistake.
According to popular legend, the 4th Earl of Sandwich (left) was the eponymous inventor of the modern favorite. It has been said that Sandwich was a compulsive gambler who required easy-to-eat victuals during long stretches at the card table. On the contrary, it has also been speculated that Sandwich’s real […]
Hi EatStreeters! I’m Eric Martell, co-founder and COO of EatStreet. I’ll lead off with a joke: Q: What did the hungry computer eat? A: Chips! One byte at a time. I’m sure that’s the funniest thing you’ve read all day! As Dishin’ it Out progresses, I’ll be writing posts called “Megabites.” I’ll […]