On the Wisconsin Alumni Association’s web site alone, there are nearly forty different establishments dedicated to showing Badger football and basketball games on TV. And with countless other bars located across the United States, there is no shortage of places for UW alumni to see their favorite team do battle in the Big Ten and beyond.
But any tavern can show a game. Heck, you can even watch most of them at home these days. It takes a special kind of bar to recreate the unique atmosphere surrounding football Saturdays in Madison — and what Sports Illustrated once proclaimed as one of the country’s best game day experiences.
That’s a tough act to live up to. But Mad River Bar and Grille in New York City and Will's Northwoods Inn in Chicago both come amazingly close.Want to read the rest of the story? Join WAA today
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