If you crave real Mexican cuisine in Lansing, check out these locations
March 28 2012
The big player in short-order Mexican sets up shop in a little trailer along Michigan Avenue. El Oasis, which has a second location inside a party store on the corner of Cedar Street and Miller Road, serves...
March 28 2012
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One new tavern and two new Coney Islands open
March 21 2012
A part of the Urban Feast restaurant management group that has footprints in the Lansing area (with Troppo, Tavern on the Square and Edmund´s Pastime) and on the west side of the state, the Black...
March 21 2012
EMOS — This deli offers Korean cuisine, including spicy chicken bulgogi made with thinly sliced chicken marinated in garlic, ginger, and soy sauce, then sautéed with onion and peppers. 20...
East Lansing eatery is all about fusion and funkiness
March 14 2012
We started with the chicken lettuce wraps ($7.49) which are a study in contrast. Full leaves of romaine fan out from a chicken and vegetable mixture punctuated with pineapple chunks and served in a deep...
March 14 2012
The Purple Carrot food truck will present programs at two CADL locations next month, according to owner Nina Santucci. Santucci will conduct a cooking demon stration with co-owner Anthony Maiale using...
March 14 2012
Ave., East Lansing. 11:30 a.m.euro;“10 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday; 12 p.m.-11 p.m. Saturday; 12 p.m.-10 p.m. Sunday. (517) 853-3700. www.aifusion.com
A ‘blind tasting’ of various Pinot Noirs revealed some surprising discoveries
March 7 2012
Pinot Noir is renowned as a grape variety that can be challenging to grow and even more challenging to turn into great wine. It is the signature grape of the Burgundy region of France and thrives in cooler...
Eastern tastes
March 7 2012
THAI PRINCESS — Artistic presentations of Thai cuisine are served in a stylishly decorated environment in Okemos for upscale dining without the premium prices. 1754 Central Park Drive, Okemos. 11:...
Eastern tastes
Feb. 29 2012
ANQI SUSHI EXPRESS — This tiny shop on Allegan Street has brought downtown diners what they’ve been craving: sushi. beef don, Udon soup and all sorts of sushi
Delicious Chick'n & Fix'ns is worth clucking about
Feb. 22 2012
Open only a few months, Chick'n & Fix'ns is still working out the kinks, as the smiling and well-managed yet slightly stiff servers will attest. What it may lack in polish is made up for in earnest friendliness,...
Feb. 22 2012
SUGAR SHACK — A cupcake connoisseur's paradise, Sugar Shack has nothing but sweets to make your mouth sing: enormous and slightly less than enormous cupcakes, brownies, cookies, pies and more
Everybody Eats conference highlights healthy food initiatives
Feb. 15 2012
Joy Baldwin, food systems project manager for NorthWest Initiative, is working on a healthier alternative to the neighborhood ice cream truck
Cafes & Diners
Feb. 15 2012
MENNA'S JOINT - East Lansing-based franchise serving its trademark "dubs" - wrap sandwiches packed with, among other options, potatoes, chicken cheese and more - at two area locations
Don’t let first impressions fool you: Korea House is well worth visiting
Feb. 8 2012
Korea House is modestly situated along the western face of the Trowbridge Plaza. Mirrored window film gives the exterior a distinctive, though opaque, look. One is happy to read the black sign with orange...
Feb. 1 2012
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Augie's broasted chicken is worth clucking about
Jan. 25 2012
The promise of broasted chicken is that it is moister, tastes better than other chain chicken shacks and has less fat and fewer calories than other fried chicken — though, as one of my dining companions...
Whether you’re in the mood for something sweet or something saucy, these new eateries aim to please
Jan. 18 2012
Hank’s offers everything from ox tails to neck bones, chicken wings, gyros, corned beef, tacos and, on the weekends, hand-tossed specialty pizzas
Jan. 18 2012
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Emil's Italian Restaurant is Lansing's oldest eatery, but these days the atmosphere outclasses the food
Jan. 11 2012
Emil's Italian Restaurant emphasizes its family heritage and calls itself a family-friendly eatery. With the soft lighting and intimate booths, many also consider it a romantic destination for first dates...

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