October 2013

October 2013

In This Issue

The Invisible Faces of Hunger

The Invisible Faces of Hunger

How can a food-rich city like Madison be home to the increasingly worrisome, yet often unrecognized issue of food insecurity?

The Arts Unveiled

The Arts Unveiled

The dynamic new arts season combines big names and local favorites, time-honored standbys and cutting-edge risks

Departments

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Dining Out

Thirty Local Bars We Love

Thirty Local Bars We Love

From the best beer bars to the swankiest joints for a craft cocktail, here are our favorite places to grab a drink

Sweet and Savory Crepes at Chez Nanou

Sweet and Savory Crepes at Chez Nanou

The quaint French bistro is our October restaurant of the month

The Wright Fit

The Wright Fit

Barbara Wright’s new cooking career at Holy Wisdom Monastery

Rum on the Rebound

Rum on the Rebound

The drink of the Caribbean makes a comeback

Much Deserved Praise for Forequarter

Much Deserved Praise for Forequarter

The near-east-side outpost from Underground Food Collective has us—and critics across the country—drooling

The Pleasures of Argentine Malbec

The Pleasures of Argentine Malbec

Rich aromas and big flavors make the Malbec a wine that pairs well with food

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Habitat

For Birders and Duck Hunters

For Birders and Duck Hunters

Where to go and what to look for this fall

To Prune or Not to Prune?

To Prune or Not to Prune?

That is the question as the weather grows colder

Home Work

Home Work

A Madison interior designer takes her talents home for a creative and cozy family space

Childhood in a Cup

Childhood in a Cup

A grown-up recipe for s’mores hot chocolate

The Perils of Too Much Sugar

The Perils of Too Much Sugar

With candy season is on the horizon, be aware of the heath problems the sweet stuff is known to cause

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Madison Business

Show Me the Capital

Show Me the Capital

Starting a business? Looking to expand an existing company? Want to make a smart investment? Here’s some stuff you gotta know.

The Tier-Two Tradeoff

The Tier-Two Tradeoff

We all make sacrifices when we live in a smaller city like Madison

Head still in the sand?

Head still in the sand?

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Spotlight

What To Do in October

What To Do in October

Twenty can't-miss events, from a rock ballet to a Broadway hit to classical concerts

The Arts Unveiled

The Arts Unveiled

The dynamic new arts season combines big names and local favorites, time-honored standbys and cutting-edge risks

Two Women Find Themselves in Madison Author’s Debut Novel

Two Women Find Themselves in Madison Author’s Debut Novel

Writer Kelly Harms creates a world about accepting second chances

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Shopping & Style

Chic Consignment at Simply Savvy

Chic Consignment at Simply Savvy

The Middleton shop is your new best-kept closet secret

Get to the Basics for a Stylish Fall

Get to the Basics for a Stylish Fall

Guys, these eleven closet essentials will see you through a well-dressed season

Northwoods Cool

Northwoods Cool

Hiking, microbrews and an old-school supper club make for a perfect fall day in Minocqua

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First Person

A Q&A with Becky Steinhoff

A Q&A with Becky Steinhoff

Steinhoff and the Goodman Community Center are changing lives on the near-east side

Columns

Calling All Girl Geeks

Calling All Girl Geeks

Making Madison the best place for women entrepreneurs

The Tier-Two Tradeoff

The Tier-Two Tradeoff

We all make sacrifices when we live in a smaller city like Madison

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Out There

Head Games

Head Games

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For the Record

The Wisdom of Waisman

The Wisdom of Waisman

Now celebrating its fortieth year, the Waisman Center meets a critical need in our community

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