A special Note from Ralph Kamps
It is with a reserved emotion that we have decided to halt operations at several of the restaurants I am involved with. Johnny Delmonico`s, The Avenue Bar & Restaurant and Fresco, all in downtown Madison, will temporarily suspend operations at the end of October. Due to Covid and restricted capacity at 25% and the winter months coming on we feel that it is best until late spring when outdoor dining will once again make sense. I am sure we won`t be the only ones to suspend operations for the winter months. Sad but true.

“We also want to take this opportunity to thank our customers for the support and loyalty they have shown to us, especially during this unprecedented time."...

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Ken Notes: Food Fight has some of the best run facilities in the region, so it is clear this is very real. I wish instead of "stimulus" we had called an economic time out and used the trillions of dollars to cover interest on loans and deferred repayment until the storm passed. We must return Downtown Madison to the vibrant hub it has been for so many years. Without live events, meetings, and tourism not to mention the negative protests and unrest Madison is struggling. It is up to all of us to help bring it back...



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