If you're looking for new restaurants to try out in the new year, this list is a good starting point.
Tim Thompson has a knack for scouting out good locations outside of Downtown Madison for his restaurant/pubs, and Bear & Bottle is no exception.
Madison diners don't have to travel to Sun Prairie to get Salvatore's pizza, since there's a location on Johnson Street, but it's worth a trip to the city where it all began.
There's a lot to like about this new bakery and restaurant, particularly the friendly, generous and sincere husband and wife who run it.
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Wisconsin State Journal feature writer Samara Kalk Derby writes about the arts and brings you the latest news on the Madison area's eclectic restaurant scene. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 608-252-6439.