This review is based on 10 trips to Graze over the past year. First, the food is great. I will say, though, that if Madison were a larger city, it would not stand out among good farm to table restaurants. What ruins it is the service. All of the pretty, doe-eyed hostesses are from the same look book (yes, Chef must have a "type"). Servers are universally kind and socially obtuse - one kept hanging around at our table just to chat, even though we were clearly trying to conduct business - remarkably intrusive, one messed up half the orders, one, when asked which dishes did not contain pork, kept suggesting things like "sausage" and "charcuterie." Their pickle sampler is exceptional, but tough beans if you want it on Saturday - wen though this is a PRESERVE and standard on lunch AND dinner menus, kitchen refuses to serve it during Saturday brunch. No reason offered. Staff here need training, and the quasi-celeb chef needs to think about how to be hospitable.
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