April 25 2012
CONRAD’S COLLEGE TOWN GRILL — The menu includes creative sandwiches, such as the J.F.K. (with chicken, tomato, mushrooms, jalapenos, banana peppers, mozzarella and honey mustard) and a full...
No-frills No Thai! caters to the college crowd
April 25 2012
There are a couple of spots in town that I head to if I don’t feel like rustling up my own Thai curry at home, but it’s not like the Lansing area is a magnet for the southeast Asian cuisine....
Chopstix serves Asian cuisine, while Smoothie Café gives you Hawaiian Breezes and Mocha Madness
April 18 2012
The new venture is based on Chou’s Taiwanese heritage, a heritage that includes southern Chinese, Korean and Japanese culinary influences, Chou says. All of those flavors find a home on his menu,...
April 18 2012
is the motto at this onetime railroad station with impressive decor and less-impressive food. A massive menu offers breadth but not much depth. Full review online at tinyurl.com/66g876o 637 E. Michigan...
Upscale dining is the order of the day at Knight Cap
April 11 2012
While that might make for a great way to bring in folks whose conception of "fine dining" begins and ends at a plate of lobster or a French-sounding cut of beef, it’s not the best way to impress...
April 11 2012
CHRISTIE’S BISTRO — Elegant dining with beef and seafood offerings, as well as pasta and salads; located inside the Lexington Hotel at 925 S. Creyts Road, Lansing. (517) 323-4190. www.lexingtonlansing.com....
To truly enjoy Châteauneuf-du-Pape wines, drink them before they become too old
April 4 2012
The Southern River Rhone Valley region in Southeast France is home to the Châteauneuf-du-Pape appellation, where some of the world’s great red wine is grown. Thanks to hot summers and strong...
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

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