May 6 2009 12:00 AM

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FB = Full Bar
= Wine & Beer
= Take Out
D = Delivery
= Reservations
OM = Online Menu
= Patio
- Smoke Free
WiFi-Wireless Internet

Average price per person, not including drinks:
$ - Less than $8
$$ - $8 to $14
$$$ - $14 to $20
$$$$ - Over $20

Eastern Tastes

OMI SUSHI—For a healthy, tasty meal, try the Emerald Green Roll, made with pink salmon, tuna, egg, pickled squash, crabsticks, fresh cucumber, and sushi rice held together by a thin fish cake. 210 MAC Ave., East Lansing. 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday- Saturday, noon-9 p.m. Sunday. (517) 337-2222. WB,TO, $$

PANDA HOUSE—An enormous menu and lots of lunch specials, from chop suey and sweet & sour dishes to chow mai fun and seafood. 3499 E. Lake Lansing Road, East Lansing. 10:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 10:30 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday & Saturday; 12 p.m.-10 p.m. Sunday. (517) 333- 1818. SF, TO, OM $-$$.

RICE KITCHEN— Whether you’ve got a craving for late night munchies or are just in the mood for some fast Chinese food, Rice Kitchen should be a number on your speed dial. The egg rolls and General Tso’s chicken are good, and the restaurant does a mean fried rice too. 551 E. Grand River Ave., East Lansing. 11 a.m. – midnight Monday & Tuesday; 11 a.m. – 4 a.m. Wednesday – Saturday; noon-midnight Sunday. (517) 336-5810. D, TO, OM, $

SANSU—Located in East Lansing’s Hannah Plaza, this Japanese restaurant offers a wide selection of sushi dishes, from five different kinds of California rolls to sashimi for more adventurous eaters. 4750 S Hagadorn Road, East Lansing. 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 3 p.m.-10 p.m. Sunday. (517) 333-1933, www. FB, TO, RES, OM, SF, $$

SHESHIANG GARDEN—Featuring a full Chinese and Japanese menu, Sheshiang Garden offers a spectrum of Asian tastes, from sushi and teriyaki beef to fried rice and General Tso’s chicken. 3536 Meridian Crossing, Okemos Monday – Thursday 11:30 a.m. – 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday 11:30 a.m. – 11 p.m. Sunday 12 – 10 p.m. (517) 349-6885 FB, WB, TO, D, RES, Wi-Fi $$

SINDHU INDIAN CUISINE—This restaurant’s buffet and a la carte menu offer classic Indian dishes like tandoori chicken and a variety of vegetarian meals. 4790 S. Hagadorn Road, East Lansing. 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Monday- Sunday. (517) 351-3080., FB, RES, TO, $$-$$$

TASTE OF THAI—This East Lansing eatery serves authentic Thai soups; meat, seafood and plenty of vegetarian entrées; and a wide selection of noodles and fried rice. Daily lunch specials available. 1105 E. Grand River, East Lansing. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday; 4 p.m.-10 p.m. Saturday; 4 p.m.-9 p.m. Sunday. (517) 324-0225. TO, SF, $-$$.

UKAI JAPANESE STEAKHOUSE—Diners get dinner and a show, as their food is cooked hibachi-style right in front of them by chefs who artistically prepare each meal. 2167 W. Grand River Ave., Okemos. (517) 349- 0820. 4 p.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 4 p.m.-11 p.m. Friday, 4 p.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, 4 p.m.-10 p.m. Sunday. FB, P, RES, OM, $$-$$$ Additional location at 754 Delta Commerce Drive, Lansing (off of West Saginaw, behind Bennigans). (517) 853- 8888. 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., 4 p.m.-10 p.m. Monday- Thursday: 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., 4 p.m.-11 p.m. Friday: 4 p.m.-11 p.m. Saturday: 4 p.m.-10 p.m. Sunday.

Fine Dining

ALL SEASONS BISTRO—Though the menu changes every few months, the fresh and hearty sea scallops and shrimp on polenta dish has been impressing for years. Monday- Thursday from 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. offers a fixed price menu for $14.95 that includes soup or salad, choice of four entrees, and comes with chef’s choice of dessert.1500 W. Lake Lansing Road, East Lansing. 5 p.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Saturday: closed Sunday. (517) 336-9890., FB, RES, TO, OM, SF $$-$$$

BEGGAR’S BANQUET—This East Lansing staple makes complex gourmet meals look simple. 218 Abbott Road, East Lansing. 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Monday- Friday: 10 a.m.-2 a.m. Saturday-Sunday. (517) 351-4540., FB, TO, OM, RES, Wi-Fi, $$

CAPITOL CITY GRILLE—Steaks, seafood and more. 111 N. Grand Ave., Lansing. Inside the Radisson Hotel, 6:30 a.m.-2 p.m., 5p.m.-10 p.m. Monday- Sunday. (517) 267-3459. www.lansingmenuguide. com, FB, TO, RES, OM, $$-$$$

CHRISTIE’S BISTRO— Upscale dining with beef and seafood offerings, as well as pasta and salads. Inside the Sheraton Hotel at 925 S. Creyts Road, Lansing.
(517) 323-4190. www. 6:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. & 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. Monday- Thursday, 6:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. & 5 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Friday, 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. & 5 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Saturday, 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. & 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Sunday. FB, TO, RES, SF, $$$.

DUSTY’S CELLAR— This restaurant offers customers full flavor, especially in the macadamia and gingercrusted pork loin, which is topped with a maple volute and served with wild rice. 1839 Grand River Ave., Okemos. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday- Thursday; 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday. (517) 349-5150. www., OM, TO, FB, P, RES, SF, $$$$

ENGLISH INN— Beautiful scenery and savory seafood dishes.
Offerings include grilled salmon with dill sauce and baked grouper coated with breadcrumbs. 677 S. Michigan Road, Eaton Rapids. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. & 5 p.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. & 5 p.m.-10 p.m. Friday; 5 p.m.-10 p.m. Saturday; 1 p.m.-7 p.m. Sunday.
(517) 663-2500. www., OM, TO, RES, FB, P, $$$-$$$$

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