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Live Like a Local in Madison

New to the area? Madison has a number of popular places to try. The locals have found various restaurants, shopping locations, and hair salons to frequent during their time in Madison. You can make them some of your new favorite hot spots too.

Madison Meals

Lombardino’s Restaurant is an Italian dining option that provides a delicious meal. The menu changes every few months in order to allow customers to try new and exciting things. Pizza and pasta options fill the menu each time. A retro-style tavern is a popular Wisconsin dining establishment, known as The Old Fashioned. Cheese curds, brats, and beer are among the top of the menu selections. The restaurant pays homage to Wisconsin by offering things it’s famous for. Artisanal cheese plates are a popular appetizer offering, while beer cheese soup is a favorite side.

Madison Stores

Several malls are located in Madison, including the West Towne and East Towne Mall on opposite sides of the city. The West Towne offering is open every day of the week, with shorter hours on Sundays. Amy’s Hallmark, Maurices, Apricot Lane, Nordstrom Rack, Oakley, and Pandora are just a few of the shopping selections.

The East Towne mall is nearly a replica of the alternative option, with the same hours and a similar store directory. Places like Lane Bryant, Bath & Body Works, Charlotte Russe, Dick’s Sporting Goods see frequent visitors.

Locals in the mood for a more upscale shopping solution head to Hilldale. The shopping center features trendy shops like Pier South, Kate Spade New York, North Face, and Ulla Eyewear. More than 10 restaurants and food shops are also located within the center, allowing customers to get a bite to eat while enjoying a shopping experience.

Madison Hair Salons

Duncan Edward European Hair Design offers complimentary coffee and tea while waiting on a hair appointment. Fashion magazines are available to peruse as well. The salon offers a variety of services to men and women, ranging from a simple cut to a root touch up, a brow wax to a reshade, and much more.

An upscale hair boutique, Be Inspired Salon has a particular focus on bridal parties. There is even a bridal blog on their website parties interested in reading. A variety of bridal hair accessories are up for sale, with makeup applications and hair stylings also offered. The salon also offers these services to daily customers, and offers male hair care as well.

Hair is a favored Madison salon that provides a cup of tea or coffee to each customer when they arrive. A soothing hand massage is also provided while getting hair done. Before the appointment is over, anyone who would like a complimentary makeup touch up can receive one. The salon opened in 1996 and now has 13 stylists on the schedule. Prices are very reasonable at Hair. Hair salons, shopping locations, and eateries fill the city of Madison. Many of the locals have places they frequent, which can now be yours to enjoy with them.

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