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Bob Hemauer

Besides sharing ownership of the Cork ‘n Bottle Liquor Store, Bob Hemauer is also the wine director for both the Underground Food Collective and Tornado Club Steak House. His 15-year strong career in the beverage industry, sense of humor and taste in fine wine has made him one of the more reputable practitioners.

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Madison, WI
food
Macha Tea Company
Tea house featuring handpicked selections of Japanese matcha, and their own line of creative tea blends. Also serve brunch, food, matcha pastries, and other specialty drinks like turmeric tonic and white peony sangria.
#5, 823 E Johnson St, Madison, WI 53703, USA
landmark
Otis Redding Memorial Plaque
A bronze plaque marks the site of the only show the King of the Soul Singers ever missed 
1 John Nolen Dr, Madison, WI 53703, USA
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food
Sujeo
Diverse & inventive Pan-Asian fare is served in this lofty, contemporary venue with a noodle bar.
10 N Livingston St, Madison, WI 53703, USA
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shopping
Mad City Music Exchange
Record store in Madison, Wisconsin.
Gateway Mall, 600 Williamson St, Madison, WI 53703, USA
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bar
Corral Room Bar
The Corral room is located below Tornado Steak House at 116 S. Hamilton. The Corral room is a casual, underground nightspot.
116 S Hamilton St, Madison, WI 53703, USA
food
Sardine
Hip bistro with creative French fare & a lively bar in a former warehouse with Lake Monona views.
617 Williamson St, Madison, WI 53703, USA
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bar
Genna’s Lounge
Rollicking haunt offering a capitol view from its outdoor patio, plus cocktails & a rotating tap.
105 W Main St, Madison, WI 53703, USA
bar
The Robin Room
The Robin Room. Emporium of Fine Potables.
821 E Johnson St, Madison, WI 53703, USA
food
Salvatore’s Tomato Pies
 Pizza Restaurant
912 E Johnson St, Madison, WI 53703, USA
food
GreenBush Bar
Simple parlor with Christmas lights for Sicilian-style pizza & pasta, plus wine & spirits.
914 Regent St, Madison, WI 53715, USA
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food
El Grito Taqueria
Upscale taco food truck in Madison, Wisconsin.
2 N Carroll St, Madison, WI 53703, USA
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outdoors
Washington Island
Washington Island is located about 7 miles northeast of the tip of Door Peninsula in Door County, Wisconsin.
Washington Island, Washington, WI, USA
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outdoors
Olin Park
This green oasis next to Lake Monona offers walking trails, a beach, picnic tables & sports fields.
E Olin Ave, Madison, WI 53713, USA
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outdoors
Reynolds Field Park
Park in Madison, Wisconsin
Reynolds Rd, Park Falls, WI 54552, USA
coffee
Johnson Public House
Coffeehouse serving java, sandwiches & sweets in an art-filled, vintage brick storefront.
908 E Johnson St, Madison, WI 53703, USA
outdoors
Lake Monona
Lake Monona is a freshwater drainage lake in Dane County, Wisconsin, surrounded on three sides by the city of Madison, Wisconsin, and on the south side by the city of Monona, Wisconsin
Lake Monona, Madison, WI, USA
outdoors
Picnic Point
Mile-long peninsula in a nature preserve with bench-lined walking path & an old pump water fountain.
2002 University Bay Dr, Madison, WI 53705, USA
food
Tornado Steak House
Old-school steakhouse with a rustic, supper-club vibe serving classic chops, seafood & cocktails.
116 S Hamilton St, Madison, WI 53703, USA
venue
High Noon Saloon
Large rustic venue offering nightly live music in a variety of genres plus beer & pizza slices.
701 E Washington Ave, Madison, WI 53703, USA
food
Forequarter
Trendy bar/restaurant featuring daily seasonal menus & a long list of classic & craft cocktails.
708 E Johnson St, Madison, WI 53703, USA
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