Madison: hankr's top-10 dishes from December

December's top-10 most clicked and picked list features an all star lineup! Scroll on.

Proceed with caution if you're still sticking with that New Year's resolution! 

10. Full Rack Pork Ribs - Double S BBQ

A BBQ classic. Slow smoked to perfection and served with pickles. Homemade sides available at menu price.

A BBQ classic. Slow smoked to perfection and served with pickles. Homemade sides available at menu price.

Double S BBQ knows how to serve authentic BBQ, and these ribs are no exception. Slow smoked to perfection, and served with pickles, this full rack of ribs is mouth-wateringly good.

 

9. Chicken and Biscuit - Julep

With a tearful goodbye, we had to bid ado to Julep, a true southern-goodness gem, at the start of the New Year. That doesn’t mean we can’t talk about their outrageously tasty Chicken and Biscuit dish! This dish brought a little slice of southern comfort to Madison, and we’re forever grateful for that!

 

8. Sushi Rolls - Metcalfe's Market

Metcalfe's Market has a selection of fresh-made sushi rolls available everyday. You'll typically find California Rolls, Sriracha Party Rolls, Veggie Rolls, Philadelphia Rolls and more! Prices range from $6.49 to $9.99 each.

Metcalfe's Market has a selection of fresh-made sushi rolls available everyday. You'll typically find California Rolls, Sriracha Party Rolls, Veggie Rolls, Philadelphia Rolls and more! Prices range from $6.49 to $9.99 each.

Metcalfe’s has perfected the way they roll. Among their wide-ranging selection, you can find the more traditional rolls, like the California Roll, as well as more adventurous rolls, like the Sriracha Party Roll. 

 

7. Smoked Salmon BLT - Brasserie V

Nueske's Bacon, Avocado, Spinach, Tomato, Chipotle-Lime Aioli

Nueske's Bacon, Avocado, Spinach, Tomato, Chipotle-Lime Aioli

Brasserie V masterfully elevates the classic BLT by adding smoked salmon, and we’re definitely not mad about it. The chipotle-lime aioli smear doesn’t hurt either. If you’re looking to achieve the coveted *perfect bite*, look no further.  

 

6. Curd Burger - Sprecher's Restaurant & Pub

Topped with yellow and white cheese curds, onion straws and sauce made with our Witty beer, served on a toasted onion bun.

Topped with yellow and white cheese curds, onion straws and sauce made with our Witty beer, served on a toasted onion bun.

Just when you thought a burger couldn't get any more sinfully delish, Sprecher’s throws you through a loop by adding white and yellow cheese curds, onion straws and a sauce made with their Witty beer. Oh, did we mention it’s served on a onion bun?

 

5. Cheese Curds - Jacs Dining and Tap House

House-breaded Wisconsin white cheddar curds, served with ranch. Add sauce trio - cranberry, sage and hot aioli for $1.

House-breaded Wisconsin white cheddar curds, served with ranch. Add sauce trio - cranberry, sage and hot aioli for $1.

Jacs Cheese Curds, a reigning top- 10 champ, will undoubtedly fulfill all of your fried cheese cravings. This giant plate of curds comes with the option of adding a sauce trio of cranberry, sage and hot aioli for one dollar. That’s one dollar wisely spent in our books!

 

4. 911 Burger - Sprecher's Restaurant & Pub

Topped with pulled pork, pepper jack cheese, bacon and deep fried jalapenos on a pretzel bun.

Topped with pulled pork, pepper jack cheese, bacon and deep fried jalapenos on a pretzel bun.

Anything on a pretzel bun has a special place in our hearts. Add pulled pork, pepper jack cheese, bacon and deep fried jalapenos into the mix and you’ve got one unforgettable burger.

 

3.  Chipotle Fish Tacos - North and South Seafood & Smokehouse

Chipotle-seasoned tilapia, chipotle sour cream, jalapeño vinegar slaw, and mango salsa. Served with tortilla chips and housemade salsa. Corn tortillas available upon request.

Chipotle-seasoned tilapia, chipotle sour cream, jalapeño vinegar slaw, and mango salsa. Served with tortilla chips and housemade salsa. Corn tortillas available upon request.

Tender, tangy tacos that melt in your mouth? Twist our arms. This tasty trio comes with chipotle-seasoned tilapia, chipotle sour cream, jalapeno vinegar slaw, mango salsa and is served with tortilla chips and housemade salsa.

 

2. Mac + Cheese Burger - Rockhound Brewing Company

A 1/3-lb burger with spicy macaroni and cheese.

A 1/3-lb burger with spicy macaroni and cheese.

Spicy Mac + Cheese and a Burger walk into Rockhound Brewing… and the rest is history. Checking out Rockhound Brewing Company’s Mac + Cheese burger is a Madison MUST do. Temporarily wave those New Year’s resolutions goodbye, there’s no way you can resist this epic burger.

 

1. Cu-Bing Sandwich - Black Locust Cafe

Inspired by China's popular street breakfast. The Cu-Bing includes roasted pork, smoked ham, swiss, dijonnaise, pickles and pork crackling.

Inspired by China's popular street breakfast. The Cu-Bing includes roasted pork, smoked ham, swiss, dijonnaise, pickles and pork crackling.

Looking to step out of your breakfast comfort zone? Look no further, hanker-er. The Cu-Bing Sandwich from Black Locust Cafe was inspired by China’s popular street breakfast! This savory sammie includes roasted pork, smoked ham, swiss cheese, dijonnaise, pickles and pork cracklings!

Huge shoutout to all of our hankr partners for continually making our mouths water and pushing us to keep exploring Madison's local food scene. Until next time, stay hungry!


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