Feb. 4 2009 12:00 AM

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FB = Full Bar

WB = Wine & Beer

TO = Take Out

D = Delivery

RES = Reservations

OM = Online Menu

P = Patio

SF - Smoke Free

WiFi-Wireless Internet

9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sunday (517) 349 3122. WB, TO, P, SF. $$

Casual Dining

MAGDALENA’S TEA HOUSE— Reopened for lunch, this bohemianstyle eatery serves vegan and raw food cuisine, such as nutritious smoothies, fresh soups and refreshing salads made with fruits and veggies from local farms. Also featuring “Live Fresh Gourmet,” a five-course raw meal on Thursday evenings.
2006 E Michigan Ave., Lansing. 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Monday & Tuesday, 11:30 a.m. – 11 p.m. Wednesday – Saturday (kitchen closes at 9 p.m.); closed Sunday.
(517) 487-1822. www. magdalenasteahouse. com, TO, OM, $

MARK’S WATERSHED— Old favorites, like burgers, pizza and Mexican, to more upscale entrées, including Shed Chicken Parmesan are always on the menu. 5965 Marsh Road, Haslett. 4 p.m.-2 a.m. Monday-Saturday: (517) 999-7433. www. markswatershed.com, FB, TO, OM, $$

MITCHELL’S FISH MARKET— Frozen seafood is forbidden at this eatery where the fish come and go with the seasons. Crab cakes with scallion whipped potatoes is an entrée example. 2975 Preyde Blvd., Lansing. 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday- Thursday; 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday. (517) 482-3474. www.mitchellsfishmarket.com, OM, TO, FB, RES, $$-$$$

PALACE OF JAMAICA— This tiny restaurant serves authentic Island tastes in downtown Lansing, including curry goat, oxtail, fried plantains and jerk chicken. 424 S. Washington Square, Lansing. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. daily. (517) 977-1763. D, TO, $$

TRAVELERS CLUB— Intercontinental cuisine meets John Phillip Sousa in the eclectic atmosphere of the Travelers Club International Restaurant and Tuba Museum. 2138 Hamilton Road, Okemos. 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday- Thursday; 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 9 a.m.-9.p.m. Sunday.
(517) 349-1701. www. travelerstuba.com, OM, WB, TO, P, $$

VERNADINE’S— Slow cooked soul food from scratch is served in large portions so nobody leaves hungry. From red beans and rice simmered for eight hours to fivecheese macaroni, this eatery offers affordable meals. 401 E. Grand River Ave., Lansing. 11-8 p.m. Tuesday- Saturday: closed Sunday-Monday. (517) 702-0402. TO, $-$$

WESTON’S KEWPEE SANDWICH SHOPPE— Serving up olive burgers, chilidogs and more for 85 years, Kewpee’s is a downtown institution. 118 S. Washington Square, Lansing. 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday; 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday; closed Sunday. (517) 482-8049. TO, $

WING HEAVEN— Dress your wings any way you want with 17 sauces to choose from. Also serving fish and shrimp.
Takeout only. 5050 S. Waverly Road, Lansing. www.wingheaven. com. 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 11 a.m. – 3 a.m. Friday & Saturday; noon 8 p.m. Sunday. (517) 882-4177. TO, SF, $.

Eastern Tastes

3 TIMES CAFÉ— Everything is made fresh to order at this café, which features a menu of Korean favorites. Be sure to try the restaurant’s specialty teriyaki sauce. 2090 Grand River Ave., Okemos. 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. Saturday, Have food news to share with our readers? Send it to us by e-mail at food@lansingcitypulse.com, fax at (517) 371-5800 or phone it in at (517) 371-5600 x. 11.

AI FUSION—East meets west and traditional meets trendy at this sit-down sushi bar and restaurant specializing in Asian favorites like Japanese beef shabu shabu and spicy Korean Bibimbap. 2827 E. Grand River Ave., East Lansing.11:30 a.m. – 10 p.m. Monday – Thursday, 11:30 a.m. – 11 p.m. Friday, noon – 11 p.m. Saturday, noon – 10 p.m. Sunday. (517) 853-3700. FB, TO, $$$

AKAGI SUSHI—Tucked away in an Okemos strip mall, this shop offers plenty of sushi, curry and noodle dishes and plenty of non-seafood entrées. 1754 Central Park Drive, Okemos. 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. & 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. Monday - Saturday; noon-8 p.m. Sunday. (517) 347-7333. www. gogreenmenus.com. WB, D, TO, OM, SF, $$.

APPLE JADE— Traditional Taiwanese and Chinese cuisine served in the Frandor Shopping Center.
Featuring beef, chicken, pork, seafood and vegetarian entrées, as well as daily lunch specials. 300 N. Clippert St., Lansing. 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday- Saturday. (517) 332-1111. TO, RES, SF, $$.

ASIAN EXPRESS— This newly reopened Chinese and Vietnamese restaurant features curry, seafood and noodle dishes along with Vietnamese specialties. 5920 S. Cedar St., Lansing. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday- Saturday; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday. (517) 272-1665. TO, D, SF, $-$$.

CHEN’S RESTAURANT—This north side stalwart serves standard Chinese fare from a uniquely shaped domed building. 600 E. Thomas St., Average price per person, not including drinks: $ - Less than $8 $$ - $8 to $14 $$$ - $14 to $20 $$$$ - Over $20 Lansing. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday & Saturday; Noon-10 p.m. Sunday. (517) 372-7292. TO, D, SF, $.

CHINA EXPRESS— Offering a wide selection of traditional dishes and lunch and dinner specials. Party trays also available. 1630 Haslett Road, Suite 2, Haslett. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday - Thursday; 11 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Friday & Saturday; noon-9:30 p.m. Sunday. (517) 339-8318. TO, SF, $.

DOK SING— Diners can customize their own meals at this accommodating Thai restaurant located across from the Lansing Mall. 5407 W. Saginaw Highway, Lansing. 10:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. Monday- Sunday. (517) 321-8808. TO, SF, $

FINE CHINA RESTAURANT— Twenty three chef’s specialties highlight an extensive menu that focuses on seafood and poultry.
Plenty of lunch special combination plates and a kid’s menu also available. 1701 S. Waverly Road, Lansing. 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Monday – Sunday. (517) 321-1879. D, TO, SF, OM at www. finechinarestaurant. net, WiFi, $ (lunch) $$ (dinner).

HOUSE OF ING—A mixture of traditional Chinese fare and American choices, with many seafood, beef, chicken and pork entrées to choose from. 4113 S. Cedar St., Lansing. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday – Thursday; 12 p.m.-11 p.m. Saturday; 12 p.m.- 10 p.m. Sunday. (517) 394-4848. FB, TO, RES, $$