The Corner Table podcast: Meet the new co-host!

For today’s episode of The Corner Table, the show all about food and drink in Madison, Lindsay welcomed new co-host Chris Lay to the studio with a conversation about food of Chris’ childhood home of North Carolina. The two talked about variations in regional barbecue, the Southern and soul food scene in Madison (or lack thereof), why unconscionably spicy “stunt food” is a literal pain, and the existence of a food called livermush.

The Corner Table LIVE! with chef Nyanyika Banda

Chef Nyanyika Banda got her culinary degree at Madison College before heading to San Francisco and New York, where she was sous chef at Mission Chinese Food. In Old Sugar Distillery's event space, the Rickhouse, host Lindsay Christians and Banda discuss cooking tacos and ramen in the upper Midwest, the culture shock of Duluth, and how Martha's Daughter went from a pop-up to a brick and mortar and back to a pop-up again.

Introducing Making a Restaurant, a Cap Times podcast mini-series

How do you design a menu? What is it like to get a building up to code? What makes a memorable logo? How do you figure out what your restaurant should sound like, or smell like, or feel like?

With Making a Restaurant, a new mini-series of the Corner Table, Lindsay is getting some answers. Making a Restaurant will feature interviews with experts on finance, design, menu creation, architecture and all the other things restaurateurs need to think about when turning their idea into a brick-and-mortar reality.