The Taste of Madison

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Every Labor Day weekend, hundreds of thousands come out to this unique event. Showcasing more than 80 Madison restaurants, 20 beverage stands, and 3 entertainment stages, The Taste of Madison guarantees good fun and plenty of good food! Enjoy free admission, reasonably priced food samples, and hours upon hours of entertainment!

September 3-4, 2016

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Yum Yum Fest 2016

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Yum Yum Fest is an annual end of summer celebration organized by the Madison Area Chefs Network (MACN) to benefit food-related programming for children in Madison Central Park. The festival features dishes and drinks from twenty-four of the most celebrated restaurants in the Madison Area with exciting regional and national music acts. Admission to the festival is $10 and all food and drink tickets will be $5 each. Children under 12 are free admission.

Date: Sunday, August 21, 2016
Time: 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM

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Sun Prairie Sweet Corn Festival

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The annual 4-day Sun Prairie Cornfest includes a parade, carnival, and of course, great sweet corn! Come join the fun!

Date: August 18-21, 2016
Location: Angell Park- Sun Prairie

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Shake The Lake Festival

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Save the Date!  Saturday, June 25th from 4:00pm-11:00pm

Free Admission John Nolen Dr. Madison,

Family fun event in Madison!

This year’s event will feature two stages with great music beginning at 4pm and concluding at 10pm.  New this year: Shake the Lake Market featuring artisans, antique dealers, and craftsmen selling locally sourced goods and produce.  The Market will begin at 4pm.

Visit one of our food cart vendors with delicious food from some of Madison’s Greatest chefs.  Food service starts at 4pm and will span the entire event zone.


Event produced by The Mallards and sponsored in part by Festival Foods, Pepsi and Bud Light


Farm to Table Dinner- “Heart of Winter”

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Warm your bellies with a hearty Italian meal while we still endure the heart of winter. A traditional baccala salad will start the evening followed by a warm bowl of tomato sausage risotto. The main course will be bone-in Pork Milanese with a savory potato torte followed by an artisan cheese board. Complete the evening by enjoying a Tiramisu dessert.

Date: Saturday, February 20, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: 10229 Sharp Road, Mount Horeb, WI 53572
Admission: $55

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Essen Haus Mardi Gras & Fat Tuesday Celebration!

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It’s time to dig out that green, gold & purple attire – Mardi Gras is right around the corner! The Essen Haus is celebrating with a Fat Tuesday Bash that you won’t soon forget. A special Mardi Gras menu will be featured from 3:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Not to mention live music, drink specials and tons of fun!

Tuesday, February 9, 2016
3:00 PM – 2:00 AM
Essen Haus German Restaurant

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7th Annual Isthmus Beer & Cheese Fest

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Tickets are on sale now for this warm and happy celebration in the midst of your bleak Wisconsin winter. Meet and mingle with brewers and cheese makers from around the state (and beyond) and sample hundreds of delicious creations.

Date: Saturday, January 16, 2016
Location: Exhibition Hall at Alliant Energy Center

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Madison Restaurant Week

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Sunday, January 17th – Friday, January 22nd, 2016

This semi-annual event has quickly become one of the city’s most popular culinary traditions. It is the perfect opportunity for food lovers to sample some of Madison’s finest local offerings. Starting at $25, participating restaurants offer a prix-fixed menu with 3 courses and 3 options of each course. Some restaurants even offer a reduced lunch menu for $15.

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Check out the Indoor Dane County Farmer’s Market

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Fresh vegetables, fruits, meats, and other specialty items at the Monona Terrace on Saturdays. visit www.dcfmorgdane-county-farmers-market-madison-wisconsin-bell-peppers

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A niceHimalayan/Nepalese restaurant locates in a lovely part of town. They have a cozy interior and a small outdoor space. The restaurant is cash or check only. The food was quite good and provides larger selections on vegetarian menus. Add to this unique flavors not found anywhere else on State, you are likely to become a fan!


Address: 318 State St, Madison, WI 53703

Contact: (608) 251-9225

Store Hours: 

Monday to Thursday: 11:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Friday & Saturday: 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Sunday: 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.