Brenda Langton

Goda Cafe Opens and Morning Roundup

Dave’s BrewFarm will be selling beer at Miller Park in Milwaukee; Brenda Langton of Spoonriver gives The Human Doing a vegetarian cooking lesson; Deb Carey of New Glarus Brewing is named Wisconsin Small Business Person of the Year; the African-themed Goda Cafe opens at 34th and Nicollet; turmoil and intrigue vis-a-vis Oceanaire and McCormick & […]


Cafe Brenda Closes

Chef Brenda Langton is closing her 23-year-old namesake establishment to focus on her newer restaurant, Spoonriver. With a Spoonriver cookbook in the works and a class to teach at the U of MN, Brenda says, “I’m having a great time moving into other arenas, and I just don’t have time for it all.” The tentative […]


Toast and Taste in the Gardens

An encore of last year’s sold-out after-hours event, Toast & Taste in the Gardens serves up samplings of in-season, fresh local cuisine from 18 specialty restaurants, livening up the already pleasant gardens of the Arboretum. Live music, cooking demos by Chef Brenda Langton of Cafe Brenda and Spoonriver, plus a beer garden. Wednesday, June 24, […]