The Food Network web site just published a feature called "50 States of Barbecue" and named Smoky Jon's the best in Wisconsin.
Samara Kalk Derby
Wisconsin State Journal food writer Samara Kalk Derby brings you the latest news on the Madison area's eclectic restaurant scene.
From Aug. 12-19, those who live in and around Madison are encouraged to patronize black-owned restaurants, food carts, caterers and specialty shops.
Musician Hanah Jon Taylor’s jazz club, Cafe CODA, is set to open in its permanent home on Williamson Street Sept. 8.
Patrick Riha is in his second year with his mobile kitchen, Beef Butter BBQ, a 24-foot trailer that he mostly uses for private catering.
Two well-known local personalities have founded a new nonprofit with the goal of helping other nonprofits.