City Tins are back for another year!

November 29, 2012 by · Leave a Comment
Filed under: Dining 

Have you seen these City Tins? They’re adorable and practical!

The concept behind the tins is “Live local, Dine local.” The Madison City Tins are filled with 20 gift card coasters featuring a different Madison restaurant on each coaster ($200 value).

Each coaster is a $10 gift card off your purchase of $25 or more. The following Madison Originals restaurants are included:

  • Brasserie V
  • Bunky’s
  • Captain Bill’s
  • Creamery Cafe
  • Delaney’s
  • Essen Haus
  • Hawk’s
  • Ian’s Pizza
  • Imperial Garden
  • jacs
  • Liliana’s
  • Lombardino’s
  • Mariner’s Inn
  • Nau-Ti-Gal
  • Nitty Gritty
  • Nostrano
  • Quivey’s Grove
  • The Roman Candle
  • Sprecher’s
  • Wonder Bar

These tins will sell out, so stock up now if you need them for the holidays–they make great gifts and stocking stuffers for the foodies in your life. Each tin retails for $25. You can order online on their website.

Rose Bowl – Local Establishments Offer Specials

December 31, 2010 by · Leave a Comment
Filed under: Entertainment, Sports 

The No. 5 Badgers will play No. 3 TCU at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA on January 1, 2011. Game coverage begins at 4 p.m. on ESPN. The University of Wisconsin has set up a website for Badger fans to experience the Rose Bowl from home:

Where will you watch the game? Let us know in the comments section at the bottom of this post.

Lots of local restaurants and bars are offering specials during the game. Here are just a few:


Rose Bowl Party 3 p.m.
5441 High Crossing Blvd

Appetizer and tailgate buffet
All you should drink
Giveaways: win a trip for 2 to the Badgers vs Northern Illinois game in Chicago next year, Guess the Score contest: winner gets $500, win skybox party for 40 with beer and food, win Lazy Boy recliner from Ayers Furniture, plus more prizes

NOTE: Cost: $32/person (advance tickets) $35/person (pay at the door)

Babes Sports Grill
4325 Lien Road

Food and drink specials

Sports Pub
1902 Bartillon Drive

Food and drink specials
Giveaways: shirts and hats


Dexter’s Pub
301 North Street

Drink specials
Get a ticket with every drink you buy–every time the Badgers score, a ticket is drawn and the winner drinks for free until the Badgers score again–and another ticket is drawn

Hawk’s Bar & Grill
Rose Bowl Party 4 p.m.
425 State Street

$2 Taps of High Life
Door prizes

Lucky’s Bar & Grille
1421 Regent Street

Food and drink specials
Money Machine: get a ticket for each item you buy–a ticket is drawn at each quarter and the winner gets a chance to grab money in the money machine
Reps from various beer and liquor companies will be there giving away prizes
Additional prizes will be given away

Regent Street Retreat
1206 Regent Street

Beer specials


Babes Restaurant & Cocktails
5614 Schroeder Road

Food and drink specials
Live music after the game (Pat Peterson)
FREE jello shots

Scatz Sports Bar and Nightclub
Badger Tailgate Party
2248 Deming Way–Middleton

No cover charge
Scatz DJ before and after the game
Food and drink specials
Giveaways: Trip for 2 to Las Vegas, Cap’n Morgan foosball table, 75 person Monster VIP room party with beer and appetizers, and more