restaurants - 2017

Madison, WI

Native Market

  • Wild rice sausage with cholla, apples, blueberries in a cider vinaigrette

Each Other

  • Seared and marinated beef with summer vegetable salad
  • Strawberry ice cream sundae

Forequarter Restaurant

  • Cornmeal crusted white fish with tomato remoulade and pickled green tomato

El Grito Taqueria

  • Pork and shrimp tostada topped with tangerine salsa, turmeric onion & cilantro

Slow Food UW

  • Buckwheat crepes with grilled summer vegetables and braised pork, topped with spicy tomato sauce and fresh herbs

Old Reliable

  • Tortilla soup with shredded chicken

REAP Food Group

  • Rice bowl with crispy za'atar chickpeas, roasted summer vegetables, pumpkin seeds and a tahini dressing

East Side Farmer's Market

Chicago, IL

Justin Behlke from Pilot Light 

  • Sprouted grains with sungold tomato, purple gooseberries, pickled cucamelon, black garlic, grilled zucchini and herb lemon dressing

Cellar Door Provisions

  • Sliced tomatoes with sprouted hummus

Duluth, Minnesota

Martha's Daughter

  • Chilled summer squash soup with mint, lemon, spinach and squash blossom
  • Braised pork and stone fruit taco

Milwaukee, WI


  • Sumac dusted pork shoulder with quinoa salad and pickled stone fruit
  • Sorrel cucumber gazpacho

Birch + Butcher

  • N'duja and sweet corn toast with charred long beans and heirloom tomatoes
  • Walnut ice cream with tart cherries

Minneapolis, MN

Minnesota Spoon

  • Korean style country ribs with spicy pickles

Lowry Hill Meats

  • Hmong sausage with sticky rice and pickled radish

Dubuque, IA

Brazen Kitchen

  • Pastrami beef cheeks with kohlrabi kraut, mustard hollandaise and puffed rye berries
  • Chilled sweet corn soup with pickled tomatoes, jalapeño, and smoked olive oil