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The Corner Table

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A podcast about food and drink in Madison, Wis., produced by The Capital Times and hosted by food writer Lindsay Christians.

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A podcast about food and drink in Madison, Wis., produced by The Capital Times and hosted by food writer Lindsay Christians.

iTunes Ratings

6 Ratings
Average Ratings
5
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iTunes Ratings

6 Ratings
Average Ratings
5
1
0
0
0
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The Corner Table

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A podcast about food and drink in Madison, Wis., produced by The Capital Times and hosted by food writer Lindsay Christians.

Top Episodes

Most Popular Episodes of The Corner Table

Rank #1: Large Batch Scratch

Jun 13 2018
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Chef Katie Wyer left the big city for the Spring Green river valley seeking to make creative "large batch scratch" food for as many people as she could. She hosts pizza nights and curry nights in Spring Green, all the while keeping the grab-and-go cooler at Arcadia Books stocked for staff and visitors to American Players Theatre. As APT kicks off this weekend, host Lindsay Christians talks to Katie about what's new this year in her beloved river town.

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Rank #2: The cutting edge

Jan 17 2018
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Isaiah Schroeder is the Madison-based artist and craftsman behind Isaiah Schroeder Knifeworks. His knives are beautiful, twisted and stamped to look like a map of a sea floor. This week on the podcast, Isaiah describes how he makes the knives, what they're good for and why they're unique.

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Rank #3: French comfort

Jan 31 2018
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La Kitchenette owner Virginie Ok makes rustic French classics like onion soup gratinée, petit salé aux lentilles (stewed salted pork with lentils) and a mountain dish called tartiflette made with an entire wheel of brie. Ok joins the podcast this week to talk about what she makes to warm up in the winter — simple, aromatic dishes often stewed or baked for hours.

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Rank #4: Cart culture

Apr 25 2018
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65 food carts applied to the City of Madison's review process last fall, angling for a prime spot on the Capitol Square or the UW-Madison campus. On this week's podcast, street vending coordinator Meghan Blake-Horst talks about training for food cart reviewers and some exciting new carts this season, including Nani (Chinese), Caracas Arepas (Venezuelan) and a daytime slot for Marimar on Wheels (Mexican).

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Rank #5: Pretty in Pink

Apr 11 2018
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Podcast host Lindsay Christians may drink rose wine all year 'round, but the sheer variety of delicious pink wines in Madison goes way up starting in April. This week, Lindsay and Cork 'n' Bottle partner Bob Hemauer kick off spring with a tasting of two excellent roses, one from Rioja in Spain and another from northern California.

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Rank #6: Behind the scenes at dinner with Jacques

Oct 31 2018
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On this week's mini-episode of the podcast, we're sharing some of the behind the scenes audio from an early October dinner with chef Jacques Pepin.

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Rank #7: Beard Awards and bar burgers

May 02 2018
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It's a restaurant episode this week on The Corner Table, as host Lindsay Christians chats with Isthmus writer Kyle Nabilcy about who might win Best Chef: Midwest(a Milwaukee versus Minneapolis showdown this year). Find out which nights to look for scalloped potatoes and loose meat sandwiches on local menus, and how Kyle narrowed down a long list of the best bar burgers in Madison.

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Rank #8: Death's Door Juniper Harvest

Sep 12 2018
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Every September, 50-plus bartenders from around the country (and beyond) gather on Washington Island to fight prickly juniper bushes for their dark purple berries. This month marks the 11th annual Juniper Harvest Festival, hosted by Death's Door Distillery. The juniper they harvest will be a primary ingredient in the company's gin.

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Rank #9: Chef Week 2018

Feb 28 2018
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A Spanish night market, a whiskey brunch, a po'boy party and a late night nacho throw down are all on the menu for Madison Chef Week 2018. This week on the podcast, chefs Lauren Montelbano of Surya Cafe and Dave Heide, chef/owner of Liliana's in Fitchburg and Charlie's on Main in Oregon, describe their Chef Week plans for a trio of vegan tapas, veggie burgers and personal pizza.

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Rank #10: Flip it, melt it, win a trophy

Apr 18 2018
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For the past several years, Abby Becker, Cap Times city/county reporter, and her boyfriend Scott Girard have thrown their cheeseheads in the ring at the Wisconsin Grilled Cheese Competition in Dodgeville. Abby joins Lindsay on the podcast this week to give an insider's look into competitive sandwich making. This year's event is set for Saturday, April 28, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Check out grilledcheesewisconsin.com for more.

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Rank #1: Large Batch Scratch

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Chef Katie Wyer left the big city for the Spring Green river valley seeking to make creative "large batch scratch" food for as many people as she could. She hosts pizza nights and curry nights in Spring Green, all the while keeping the grab-and-go cooler at Arcadia Books stocked for staff and visitors to American Players Theatre. As APT kicks off this weekend, host Lindsay Christians talks to Katie about what's new this year in her beloved river town.

Jun 13 2018
24 mins
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Rank #2: The cutting edge

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Isaiah Schroeder is the Madison-based artist and craftsman behind Isaiah Schroeder Knifeworks. His knives are beautiful, twisted and stamped to look like a map of a sea floor. This week on the podcast, Isaiah describes how he makes the knives, what they're good for and why they're unique.

Jan 17 2018
16 mins
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Rank #3: French comfort

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La Kitchenette owner Virginie Ok makes rustic French classics like onion soup gratinée, petit salé aux lentilles (stewed salted pork with lentils) and a mountain dish called tartiflette made with an entire wheel of brie. Ok joins the podcast this week to talk about what she makes to warm up in the winter — simple, aromatic dishes often stewed or baked for hours.

Jan 31 2018
17 mins
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Rank #4: Cart culture

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65 food carts applied to the City of Madison's review process last fall, angling for a prime spot on the Capitol Square or the UW-Madison campus. On this week's podcast, street vending coordinator Meghan Blake-Horst talks about training for food cart reviewers and some exciting new carts this season, including Nani (Chinese), Caracas Arepas (Venezuelan) and a daytime slot for Marimar on Wheels (Mexican).

Apr 25 2018
18 mins
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Rank #5: Pretty in Pink

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Podcast host Lindsay Christians may drink rose wine all year 'round, but the sheer variety of delicious pink wines in Madison goes way up starting in April. This week, Lindsay and Cork 'n' Bottle partner Bob Hemauer kick off spring with a tasting of two excellent roses, one from Rioja in Spain and another from northern California.

Apr 11 2018
20 mins
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Rank #6: Behind the scenes at dinner with Jacques

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On this week's mini-episode of the podcast, we're sharing some of the behind the scenes audio from an early October dinner with chef Jacques Pepin.

Oct 31 2018
10 mins
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Rank #7: Beard Awards and bar burgers

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It's a restaurant episode this week on The Corner Table, as host Lindsay Christians chats with Isthmus writer Kyle Nabilcy about who might win Best Chef: Midwest(a Milwaukee versus Minneapolis showdown this year). Find out which nights to look for scalloped potatoes and loose meat sandwiches on local menus, and how Kyle narrowed down a long list of the best bar burgers in Madison.

May 02 2018
21 mins
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Rank #8: Death's Door Juniper Harvest

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Every September, 50-plus bartenders from around the country (and beyond) gather on Washington Island to fight prickly juniper bushes for their dark purple berries. This month marks the 11th annual Juniper Harvest Festival, hosted by Death's Door Distillery. The juniper they harvest will be a primary ingredient in the company's gin.

Sep 12 2018
26 mins
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Rank #9: Chef Week 2018

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A Spanish night market, a whiskey brunch, a po'boy party and a late night nacho throw down are all on the menu for Madison Chef Week 2018. This week on the podcast, chefs Lauren Montelbano of Surya Cafe and Dave Heide, chef/owner of Liliana's in Fitchburg and Charlie's on Main in Oregon, describe their Chef Week plans for a trio of vegan tapas, veggie burgers and personal pizza.

Feb 28 2018
18 mins
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Rank #10: Flip it, melt it, win a trophy

Podcast cover
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For the past several years, Abby Becker, Cap Times city/county reporter, and her boyfriend Scott Girard have thrown their cheeseheads in the ring at the Wisconsin Grilled Cheese Competition in Dodgeville. Abby joins Lindsay on the podcast this week to give an insider's look into competitive sandwich making. This year's event is set for Saturday, April 28, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Check out grilledcheesewisconsin.com for more.

Apr 18 2018
15 mins
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