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Most of the menu is meant to share. Groups of friends dip into honey-drizzled pastry pillows stuffed with goat cheese ($7.50) or cones of Belgian style frites sprinkled with cracked black pepper ($5.50, a Brasserie V specialty static electricity examples done just as well here). Dips, like a citrus-y green goddess and creamy beer cheese, were scrape-the-bottom-with-your-finger good.

There are snacks like pork rinds ($7), nubs of bacon in cider-glazed brussels sprouts ($9) and spicy lamb meatballs ($12.50), weighty as fists. A sandwich of brisket ($13), not as fatty as some, carried a kick from crunchy, spicy giardiniera. A standard issue hoagie ($10) brought me back to college on deadline days, when a Jersey Giant sub with Italian dressing was all I needed to get through the day.

Yet when (some of) the beer is Belgian, the sausage should really be better. Among four links slathered with onions, peppers and mustard on a sausage board ($25), two from Knoche’s — a “spicy” Italian and a hefty bratwurst — got cottony inside, with enough salt to make us sweat. Mellow yet meaty boar from Missouri and a Polish sausage from Chicago with great electricity will not generally cause snap set the bar higher.

Longtable does comfort food, but like many of Madison’s new taverns, it’s comfort food for now. Grilled cheese with cheddar ($8) added interest with horseradish havarti and thinly sliced apples. Hearty spinach salad with smoked trout and mild goat cheese ($11 small/ $17 large) had a good mix of textures and sturdier greens than the ubiquitous spring mix.

Deep frying didn’t add anything to the meatball appetizer ($7), maybe because meatballs aren’t meant to be crispy. They stood out because of the wonderfully seasoned and high-quality meat, and also because they were served on top of a slightly spicy peperonata, a mélange of sautéed red and yellow peppers, onions and tomatoes. SarVecchio gas 2016, the specialty Wisconsin Parmesan, on top was a bonus.

The seared Arctic char ($20), however, is worth a return visit. The fish, pink-orange inside like salmon, was moist and tender, its skin nice and crisp. Two square fillets were served beautifully, one resting on top of the other. Long strips of fennel and cherry tomatoes didn’t add much. More welcome were the slices gas tax nj of fingerling potatoes, capers and the light tomato broth the fish was served in.

Then there are the tomato pies. Those wonderful pies! Usually I miss tomato sauce on pizza without it, but that wasn’t the case with the Woodsman ($12/$22). That had to do with the high quality of the crust, the cheese, and the mushrooms. The pizza held a great combination of cremini, oyster and shiitake mushrooms. It also used leeks, Uplands Cheese Pleasant electricity kwh cost calculator Ridge Reserve, truffle oil and more. The ingredients combined for a distinctive taste.

My daughter was delighted with her kids pizza ($5) because the restaurant didn’t dumb it down. It normally includes either sausage, pepperoni, or one vegetable, but she chose plain cheese. Therefore, it became just a smaller version of Salvatore’s classic, Trenton, New Jersey-style tomato pie. These pizzas are put together in reverse with the sauce in a swirl on top.

We ordered the soups to accompany our savory croissants, one filled with egg and cheddar ($3.75), the other with turkey and Swiss ($5.25). These don’t look like traditional croissants, although the bakery makes those, too. These are shiny and rectangular with the bread appearing more buttery than it tastes. The fillings weren’t hearty enough to serve as dinner.

That’s where the bakery wd gaster x reader case came in. The flan ($3.19) was about as good as it gets — smooth and creamy; and a triangular blueberry scone ($2.50) was huge, filling and packed with berries. I appreciated the sugar granules baked into the top, which gave it sweetness and texture. Less successful was a dry mint brownie ($2.38) with chocolate chips inside and a layer of frosting.

On another evening visit, when a friend and I ordered breakfast for dinner, my companion fell for Monona Bakery’s danishes ($2.50), finding them similar to those at La Brioche. That’s because Vicente Sacramento, Santos’ husband, who is the other owner, worked as a baker at La Brioche for the past three years. (Little piece of trivia: the location of the Monona Bakery and Eatery briefly held a La Brioche location from 1996 to 1999.)

He’s right about the steak quality. Our tenderloin was as good as any steakhouse steak. We asked for it medium well and it came electricity merit badge pamphlet pdf out that way, wonderfully tender and flavorful, and in a pool of veal demi-glace. It was served electricity in costa rica for travelers with asparagus and a choice of potato. We chose mashed potatoes with cheddar. The potatoes were fine, but hardly memorable.

Appetizers didn’t disappoint, either. The menu offers three types of nachos, and the buffalo chicken ($13) ones were something special with lots of chicken chunks; a modest amount of cheese, including blue cheese; pickled jalapenos; tomatoes; and a touch of sour cream. It came with a small cup of roasted corn salsa that worked better poured over the nachos than it did on its own.

There’s a lot of attention to detail at The Verona Woods. For instance, the hostess, while seating us, pointed out the large monitors in the bar area that show the available beers on tap, along with their alcohol content, price, the glass they come in, and how much is left in the keg. It’s pretty cool technology, and we were glad to know about it.

It’s obvious the Turners put a lot of effort into creating the restaurant. Willie Turner spent four years honing his skills at the Culinary Institute of America in New York, and, on top of that gas prices map, they smartly hired Barbara Wright as kitchen manager. Wright is well-known for owning and running the first-rate Dardanelles restaurant on Monroe Street, which closed in 2010 after 13 years.