Madison has long been included in the discussion of the country’s best college towns — as well it should be. But the state capitol of Wisconsin offers up much more than bars and Badgers games. One of the USA’s best outdoor cities is also a vibrant hub of food, art, music, beer, and festivals. In fact, it’s quickly become a favorite of millennials who’ve made it one of their top moving destinations. The city’s thriving dining scene remains as loyal as ever to local bounty, which is showcased weekly at the Dane County Farmers Market. The nationally renowned market features some of the Midwest’s best farms as it sets up around the State Capitol building on Saturdays (seasonal). The market is a vital lifeline to the the city’s thriving dining scene, which remains a wonderful mix of both old and new. Here’s our picks for some some spots you’ll want to check out while in town.
Studies indicate that there is a lower exposure risk when outdoors, but the level of risk involved with patio dining is contingent on restaurants following strict social distancing and other safety guidelines. The latest CDC guidance for vaccinated diners during the COVID-19 outbreak is here; dining out still carries risks for unvaccinated diners and workers.Read More