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...
Jan. 11 2012
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To understand exactly what you're drinking, learn what's behind your wine's label
Jan. 4 2012
France is the most prototypical example of strict growing and labeling regulations, which also simplifies ordering French wine once the rules are understood
Red Cedar Café is a peaceful oasis in East Lansing
Dec. 28 2011
Red Cedar opened earlier this year adjacent to the Brookfield Plaza, at the corner of Grand River Avenue and Hagadorn Road
Cafes & Diners
Dec. 28 2011
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Familiar faces from Lansing’s art community contribute recipes for tasty holiday fun
Dec. 21 2011
It's wonderful to reunite with friends and family during the holiday season. It's not always so wonderful, however, when you have to feed them. So we asked some of Lansing's most creative people to share...
Get saucy at two local barbecue restaurants
Dec. 21 2011
euro;Ieuro;ve been barbecuing all enough flavor from the rub (sans MSG and binders, Mendoza notes) all by itself, any extra sauce would be my life, doing brisket in the backyard since I was 5 years King...
An old favorite cooks up old-fashioned breakfasts
Dec. 14 2011
The name Grumpy s Diner conjures up a sour-faced old man waving off complaints as he barks at waitresses through an order window. I expected sassy service, brittle bacon and overcooked eggs

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