July 2013

July 2013

In This Issue

Best of Madison 2013

Best of Madison 2013

The results are in from our annual readers' poll!

Tuning Into Austin

Tuning Into Austin

Can Madison—should Madison—be more like the central Texas city of music, tech and opportunity it’s so often compared to?

Departments

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Dining Out

Capisce?

Capisce?

A cocktail to bring you back in time

Wines of the Earth

Wines of the Earth

Sip a Beaujolais for big flavors and soil-derived complexity

Third-Time Charm at Gates & Brovi

Third-Time Charm at Gates & Brovi

The Monroe Street eatery is the third from local restaurateur duo John Gadau and Phillip Hurley

Dining Disappointment

Dining Disappointment

Sometimes a genuine article misses the mark

A Taste of Morocco at Marrakesh

A Taste of Morocco at Marrakesh

The University Ave. restaurant serves up savory dishes for the adventurous eater

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Habitat

On the Down Low

On the Down Low

It's Berry Season!

It's Berry Season!

Celebrate the return of summer berries with this recipe for pound cake with chipotle raspberry sauce

Check Out the Yahara River This Summer

Check Out the Yahara River This Summer

The lakes are swell, but local aquatic activity doesn't stop there

Utilize Microclimates for Picky Plants

Utilize Microclimates for Picky Plants

Sometimes a slight change in scenery can make all the difference

In Praise of the Ditch Lily

In Praise of the Ditch Lily

They’re vibrant, hardy and part of Wisconsin gardening history. It’s time to show tiger lilies some love.

The Ultimate Wisconsin Fish Dinner

The Ultimate Wisconsin Fish Dinner

Because nothing says summer like an effervescent mojito and a whole butterflied grilled trout.

Summer Skin Safety

Summer Skin Safety

Bad-Guy Gluten

Bad-Guy Gluten

Does the foodstuff deserve its bad reputation?

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Madison Business

Holiday Road

Holiday Road

Manufacturing, 3-D Printing and the Future of "Making Stuff"

Manufacturing, 3-D Printing and the Future of "Making Stuff"

Wisconsin’s rich manufacturing tradition faces challenges, but also opportunities, for the future

How Will Our Next-Gen Leaders Shape Madison?

How Will Our Next-Gen Leaders Shape Madison?

And how do the current trends in the economy, big data and cultural acceptance influence their approach?

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Spotlight

What To Do in July

What To Do in July

Opera in the Park, Art Fair on the Square, outdoor concerts ... hooray for arts in the summertime!

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Shopping & Style

Best Dressed at the Fête

Best Dressed at the Fête

Be a dashing duo this summer in these chic and polished looks

Stylish Dresses in Middleton

Stylish Dresses in Middleton

From ball gowns to sundresses, Middleton Dress Company has a chic look for you

Porsche Boxster S to Kohler

Porsche Boxster S to Kohler

On the Go with Peter Greenberg

On the Go with Peter Greenberg

The travel journalist and UW alum shares his tricks of the trade, memorable experiences and why he always comes back to Madison

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On Our Radar

Our July 2013 Picks

Our July 2013 Picks

Five things we love this month

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First Person

A Q&A with Renee Moe

A Q&A with Renee Moe

The United Way VP and incoming president of Rotary Club of Madison talks helping others here and around the world

Columns

Start Us Up

Start Us Up

What the biotech world in Madison can learn from the high-tech world in Austin

How Will Our Next-Gen Leaders Shape Madison?

How Will Our Next-Gen Leaders Shape Madison?

And how do the current trends in the economy, big data and cultural acceptance influence their approach?

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Out There

Fire in the Sky

Fire in the Sky

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For the Record

The Austin Effect

The Austin Effect

If we're actually going to learn something from Austin, it can't just be talk

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