Right in the middle of the hustle and bustle of the state capitol, Downtown Madison is the oldest neighborhood in the city and features a vibrant nightlife scene as well as many award-winning restaurants. Fresh Madison Market is the site of the weekly farmer’s market popular among city residents. Across the street, you can find the Chazen Museum of Art and closer to the Wisconsin State Capitol building is the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art. Sandwiched on the isthmus between Lake Mendota and Monona, there is also no shortage of lakefront activities in the Downtown Madison area.
Boarded by Campus Drive on the north and Camp Randall Stadium to the east, the Regent neighborhood of Madison is located right alongside the University of Wisconsin’s main campus. Along and nearby Campus Drive, there are many college bars and other great night-life locations to please both the college students and neighborhood residents. Mainly a residential neighborhood, this area gets high marks from those looking to live a suburban life while still benefiting from the excitement of nearby downtown Madison. If you’re willing to put up with the chaos of Camp Randall Stadium on game days in the fall, this neighborhood might be for you.
Deep Fried Cheese Curds
Cheese Curds are a Wisconsin staple. Made by coating pieces of cheese in a batter and then deep frying them, Deep Fried Cheese Curds are popular across the Midwest. Usually eaten as a side dish or snack, Deep Fried Cheese Curds can be dipped in ketchup or other sauces and condiments. Get some delivered today in Madison from restaurants like Fromagination or The Great Dane.
A Bratwurst, usually just referred to as a Brat, is a form of German sausage popular in Wisconsin dude to the high German-American population. Made from either veal, beef, pork or a combination of them, the sausage can be eaten alone or served in a hot dog bun. Try it today with delivery from Essen Haus or State Street Brats.
Though not distinctly a Madison special, the Cheeseburger is about as American as it gets so it seemed right to include it on amlist in a Midwestern college-town city. With so many different variations on toppings, cooking style, and side dishes, the Cheeseburger is extremely versatile. One type of burger that does call Wisconsin home is the Butter Burger, which is popularized by restaurants in the state like Culvers. You can find great delivery options for Cheeseburgers like the Butter Burger from Nitty Gritty or Jordan’s Big Ten Pub in Madison.