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Oct. 12 2017
The Tavern 109 is within sight of the Williamston Theatre. The pub consistently concocts a commemorative, classy cocktail to coincide with the company’s shows. The “Ambition” is served...
Oct. 12 2017
Based on your votes in City Pulse’s 2017 Top of the Town contest, we’ve assembled a guide to your favorite Lansing-area eateries. We’ll run single categories in the paper periodically,...
Oct. 12 2017
Chef Anthony “Tony” Maiale, 34, and front of the house manager Nina Santucci, 34, are the owners of East Lansing’s Red Haven restaurant. Last week, City Pulse sat down with the entrepreneurial...
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Oct. 5 2017
Sweet, tangy and just a little bit crunchy — that was the perfect texture in my fraise crepe at For Crepe Sake. It had a light, cream cheese filling, plentiful pecans, a perfectly spread chocolate...
Oct. 5 2017
THE BEST RESTAURANTS IN GREATER LANSING AS DECIDED BY CITY PULSE READERS Based on your votes in City Pulse’s 2017 Top of the Town contest, we’ve assembled a guide to your favorite Lansing-area...
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Oct. 5 2017
Candyland for grownupsDessert wines bring sweetness to maturity There exists a strange, pyramid-shaped image of the way people get into loving and drinking wine and what they “graduate” to....
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Sept. 28 2017
Thank you for reading this City Pulse article. Help keep our pulse strong, click here to contribute to our award-winning news coverage.Cugino's - 'Dirty Pirate'It’s against the rules to reveal the...
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Sept. 28 2017
Thank you for reading this City Pulse article. Help keep our pulse strong, click here to contribute to our award-winning news coverage.The surprising twang of sour beer If you know nothing about the process...
Sept. 28 2017
Thank you for reading this City Pulse article. Help keep our pulse strong, click here to contribute to our award-winning news coverage.THE BEST RESTAURANTS IN GREATER LANSING AS DECIDED BY CITY PULSE READERS...
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Sept. 21 2017
One might go there for its view of the former Strand building across the street or for its free Wi-Fi. Me? I went to “Zoup!” for its soup and salad combo. From their 12 rotating selections,...
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Sept. 21 2017
“Gimme Eat” is its credo, a play on the Rolling Stones’ “Gimme Shelter.” Beggar’s is not just a paean to the Stones but to an era they helped define. There are vestiges...
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Today’s Beggar’s Banquet still brings its ‘70s charm
Sept. 21 2017
HE ATE 44 years youngBy MARK NIXON Women in East Lansing went braless, MSU students marched to the state Capitol in protest of the Vietnam War and a little joint known as Beggar’s Banquet introduced...
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Sept. 14 2017
There is nothing comparable to it in the area. New Orleans might be the closest place for something similar. And one sip proved the was a drink like no other. The concoction was their take on the sazerac...
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Sept. 14 2017
I grew up in Lansing, I went to Catholic Central High School. After high school, I went to Central Michigan and was going to go into hotel restaurant management. I started out learning as I went, because...
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Sept. 7 2017
Never one to shy away from some good Thai Food, I gladly accepted when last week, some of my friends suggested we visit Thai Princess in Okemos. I hadn’t been to this location before, so I decided...
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Sept. 7 2017
Value wines that will impress South America has catapulted into the “value” wine industry conversation over the last 20 years, and it’s showing no signs of stopping that trend.Before...
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Aug. 31 2017
Local somm makes national splashDeWitt sommelier brings positive national attention to local wine sceneIt’s a normal thing to have a little bit of hometown pride, but on occasion, an outside source...
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Aug. 31 2017
The Redhead’s Black Bean Burger — Midtown Brewing Co.The Redhead's Black Bean Burger - Midtown Brewing Co.Midtown Brewing Co.’s “Redhead’s Black Bean Burger” embraced...
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Aug. 24 2017
Spicy Baked Kibee Sandwich Combo - Woody's OasisI was feeling the urge for some Mediterranean food and found myself in East Lansing. Woody’s Oasis on Trowbridge Road seemed like a great option....
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Aug. 24 2017
Field BeersThis beer trend might be the beginning of healthier beersBeer and health aren’t typically thought of together, but the relatively new trend of vegetables used in beer production might...