If the subject is food or drink in Madison, in Wisconsin, or throughout the Midwest, it's a good bet you can read about it here.

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Kyle Ate Here


I mean, this is what it's all about, right? I eat at places, and then tell you all about them? They won't always be full-scale reviews -- in fact, few on this site are -- but whether it's every month, every quarter, or a couple times a year, I'll be sure to give you guys an update about the restaurant scene in Madison and beyond.

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Flyover Friday

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The American food writing world is as skewed as any other (sports, news, fashion) toward the coasts. There's a wide middle swath of American food criticism that gets ignored by the edges. Flyover Friday is a weekly roundup of restaurant reviews published by Midwestern papers, along with a little commentary from yours truly.

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The Hunger Danes


My buddy Jenni and I put our positions within the Madison/Dane County community (county board rep / food writer, respectively) to use in crafting an annotated dining map of the county, district by district. Get it? Districts? Hunger? The Hunger Danes! All this, plus a logo by local superstar cartoonist John Kovalic.

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