The original owner of Matt’s Bar, Matt Bristol, died just a few hours before President Barack Obama visited the restaurant yesterday. The president also did a little shopping at The Golden Fig in St. Paul. A new website documents more than a 100 cheese factories in southwestern Wisconsin. Madison’s long-time white tablecloth champ L’Etoile is going prix fixe (its sister restaurant, Graze, now holds down the casual end of the fort). And the Well Fed Guide to Life heads out to Green Spoon Cafe.