Lindsay Christians

Lindsay Christians (she/hers) is a full-time food editor and arts writer at The Capital Times in Madison, Wisconsin. She ran The Corner Table podcast (2016-2021) and hosts a video series called Cooking with the Cap Times. She is the author of “Madison Chefs: Stories of Food, Farms and People” (UW Press, 2021) and "The Osteria Papavero Cookbook" (Little Creek Press, 2023) with Francesco Mangano. 

Recent work, and other samples

'Without us, there is no Madison': Arts conference focuses on business

When the pandemic closed the Chazen Museum of Art in 2020, director Amy Gilman began to repeat a message to her team at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

“From that moment, I have been saying, ‘If we come back exactly the way we closed, I should be fired,’” Gilman said midway through her keynote speech at the 2023 Dane Arts Buy Local conference. She looked out into a room filled with local artists, musicians, entrepreneurs and arts administrators.

“If any of you have ever experienced a life

Collective hosts 'Wellness Weeks' for Madison hospitality workers

Sometimes, the shape of change looks like lunges and burpees with your coworkers on a Thursday morning.

Dan Fox, chef and owner of Heritage Tavern in downtown Madison, started going to Pat’s Gym on his own. Then he began to bring some of his staff along, picking up the tab for class twice a week for a group that grew from a couple people to more than 15.

This April, everyone in Madison with industry ties is invited to give squats a shot during Dane County Food Collective’s Wellness Weeks, set
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