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Madison’s Best Dishes 2014



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Yelpers eat. [A lot.] So when time comes to assemble our list of the best restaurants in Madison we know where to turn; our core community of Yelp users, people with diverse knowledge of food who are eager to talk about the dishes that make living in Madison so delicious. In December we asked Madison Elites to participate in Yelp’s Best Thing I Ate 2014 user poll, and after the corks were popped and the balls were dropped, we tallied up the votes for the best restaurants and dishes Yelpers crave. Click here to see the top four vote earners revealed on NBC15's The Morning Show with Christine Bellport, Ashley Mathews and Charlie Shortino, and read on for the entire top ten, listed in alphabetical order. 

Cento
Black tagliatelle with lobster, prawn and mussels.

Forequarter
Caramelized carrot cavatelli with roasted carrots and carrot top pesto.

Grampa’s Pizzeria
Pizza du Jour: Sweet corn and epizote sauce with sheep's milk cheese, homemade chorizo, red onions and shishito peppers.

Heritage Tavern
Lamb tartare with house-made chips.

Monsoon Siam
Deep-fried tilapia filets sautéed with bamboo shoots, string beans, green chili, young peppercorn, red peppers and spices.

Nostrano
Goat’s milk cheesecake with charred pineapple and toasted almond gelato.

Osteria Papavero
Squid ink risotto with seared scallops.

A Pig In A Fur Coat
Foie gras mousse with bombolini, lardo and fig jam.

Sujeo
Khao Soi: Chicken with wonton noodles and coconut curry broth.

Tornado Steak House
Filet au Poivre: 10 oz. grass fed filet of beef with peppercorn crust & mushroom cognac cream sauce.

Menus change seasonally. Please call to inquire about the dishes listed.

Congratulations to this year's top 10. And special thanks to Chef Dan Bonnano of A Pig In A Fur Coat, Dan Fox of Heritage Tavern, Elizibath Dahl of Nostrano and Michael Pruett of Cento, for braving the January cold and the early wake-up call to plate their winning dishes for NBC15's The Morning Show. 

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