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Restaurant review: Madison’s Nani Restaurant delivers delicious dim sum
Restaurant review: Madison’s Nani Restaurant delivers delicious dim sum
Nani, a Chinese restaurant that opened on the city’s west side last year, has become a favorite Cantonese-style eatery, specializing in cuisine prepared in small, bite-sized portions known as dim sum, restaurant reviewer Bill Livick writes.
Restaurant review: Hunt Club Steakhouse could use updated menu
Restaurant review: Hunt Club Steakhouse could use updated menu
The exterior of the Hunt Club Steakhouse in Lake Geneva reminds restaurant reviewer Joan Neeno of John Hughes films from the 1980s. Unfortunately, so does the menu.
Restaurant review: Statehouse's service, fare leaving diner wanting
Restaurant review: Statehouse's service, fare leaving diner wanting
Despite describing Madison's Statehouse Restaurant at the Edgewater Hotel "something of an architectural work of art," restaurant reviewer Bill Livick wasn't quite as enthusiastic about the service or the food.
Restaurant review: Taste, value collide at Rockford's popular Stockholm Inn
Restaurant review: Taste, value collide at Rockford's popular Stockholm Inn
The Stockholm Inn is like the Norske Nook on steroids; it's absolutely huge, says restaurant reviewer Joan Neeno.
Restaurant review: Atmosphere, menu separate Madison's Mezze from pack
Restaurant review: Atmosphere, menu separate Madison's Mezze from pack
Mezze opened last April with a remodeled dining room that features a new bar, blond wood booths and handmade tables.
Restaurant review: Evansville's DeBroux House Cafe has work to do
Restaurant review: Evansville's DeBroux House Cafe has work to do
Set in a pleasant spot in downtown Evansville, DeBroux House Cafe offers a complete menu of American cuisine. But for Gazette restaurant reviewer Joan Neeno, the dining experience wasn't all it could have been.
Restaurant review: Southern style shines bright at Madison's Julep
Restaurant review: Southern style shines bright at Madison's Julep
Julep, an upscale 80-seat restaurant and bar, is located in the new Robinia complex on Madison's near east side. Gazette restaurant reviewer Bill Livick says the eatery achieves a sort of Southern hospitality with friendly, efficient service and a tight menu.
Restaurant review: Fred's burgers are good but not world's best
Restaurant review: Fred's burgers are good but not world's best
It takes a certain amount of confidence to declare you make the “world's best burger.” Usually, though, this phrase is in italic as a tagline on a menu.
Restaurant review: Charlie's in Oregon is a champion for locally grown foods
Restaurant review: Charlie's in Oregon is a champion for locally grown foods
Charlie's on Main, which opened in the small community of Oregon a few months ago, focuses its menu heavily on locally grown foods. The 60-seat restaurant is the second operation run by chef David Heide, who also owns Liliana's Restaurant in Fitchburg.
Restaurant review: Lucy's #7 Burger Bar caters to big appetites
Restaurant review: Lucy's #7 Burger Bar caters to big appetites
This Beloit-based burger joint has something to satisfy every taste, says Gazette restaurant reviewer Joan Neeno.