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Eating and Drinking with Heavy Table's James Norton: Wingman Restaurants

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April 10, 2013

Kenwood Restaurant
The Kenwood, from the same owners as In Season, is just one of the new crop of "wingman restaurants" popping up around town.
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CHOW's Supertaster and Heavy Table food editor James Norton joins the Current's Morning Show to talk about the local food scene.

Today on The Morning Show's Eating and Drinking, James Norton told Jill Riley about his newly coined phrase, "wingman restaurants." What does it mean exactly? Well, James notices that many restaurants in town are opening more casual second restaurants.

James specifically spoke of Restaurant Alma and Brasa, Pizzeria Lola and Hello Pizza, In Season and Kenwood, and Heidi's Restaurant and Birdhouse.

Also, Heavy Table is hosting another round of North Coast Nosh. And tickets are on sale now.

North Coast Nosh
American Swedish Institute
May 11

James Norton edits the Upper Midwestern food journal, Heavy Table. He's also the coauthor of a book on Wisconsin's master cheesemakers. For his Supertaster Daily videos, he samples offerings from supermarket aisles and fast-food menus. You can follow him on Twitter, fan him on Facebook, and subscribe to his YouTube channel.