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Average price per person, not including drinks:
$ - Less than $8
$$ - $8 to $14
$$$ - $14 to $20
$$$$ - Over $20
FORTUNE HOUSE— This Thai and Chinese restaurant across from the Lansing Mall serves a wide variety of Asian specialties. 5407 W. Saginaw Highway, Lansing. 10:30 a.m. - 9 p.m. Monday-Thursday & Sunday, 10:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. Friday & Saturday. (517) 321- 8808. TO, SF, $
HONG KONG — Authentic Sichuan cuisine, typically served hot and spicy, dominates the menu, which features everything from lo and chow mein to beef with tripe and pork blood. 315 S. Homer St., Lansing.
HOUSE OF ING—A mixture of traditional Chinese fare and American choices, with many seafood, beef, chicken and pork entrées to choose from. 4113 S. Cedar St., Lansing. 11 a.m.- 10 p.m. Monday – Thursday; 12 p.m.-11 p.m. Saturday; 12 p.m.- 10 p.m. Sunday. (517) 393-4848. FB, TO, RES, $$.
INDIA PALACE — Chef Paddy Rawal brings the spice and flavor of India to mid-Michigan with a gourmet menu filled with authentic cuisine from the subcontinent. Elements of Indo-Chinese fusion are also featured, as well as a daily lunch buffet. 340 Albert Ave., East Lansing. 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Friday; noon-10 p.m. Saturday; noon-9:30 p.m. Sunday. (517) 336-4150. TO, D, FB, OM at www.restaurantdb.net, $$$.
KAMP BO—Carry out Chinese food served fast. Mandarin and Szechuan dishes, house specialties and two dozen combination platters. 2220 N. Larch St., Lansing. 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday; closed Sunday. (517) 482-3880. SF, TO only, $.
LAMAI’S THAI KITCHEN—Try Pla Pad Prik Khing, fried catfish in curry breading with lime leaves, for milder tastes. For real spice lovers, try Pad Ped Pla Muk, squid strips with zucchini, jalapenos, and chili peppers. 2033 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (517) 267-3888. TO, SF, $$
NEW CHINA RESTAURANT—More than 10 chef’s specialties, an extensive selection of appetizers and lots of lunch specials for diners on the south side. 6250 S. Cedar St., Lansing. 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 11 a.m.-10:00 p.m. Friday & Saturday; 12 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Sunday.
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.
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; 11:00 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday & Saturday; 12 p.m.-10 p.m. Sunday. (517) 333-1818. SF, TO, OM at www.campusfood.com $-$$.
RICE KITCHEN— Whether you’ve got a craving for late night munchies or are just in the mood for some fast Chinese food, Rice Kitchen should be a number on your speed dial. The egg rolls and General Tso’s chicken are good, and the restaurant does a mean fried rice, too. 551 E. Grand River Ave., East Lansing. 11 a.m. – midnight Monday & Tuesday; 11 a.m. – 4 a.m. Wednesday – Saturday; noon-midnight Sunday. (517) 336-5810. D, TO, OM, $
SANSU—Located in East Lansing’s Hannah Plaza, this Japanese restaurant offers a wide selection of sushi dishes, from five different kinds of California rolls to sashimi for more adventurous eaters.
SHESHIANG GARDEN—Featuring a full Chinese and Japanese menu, Sheshiang Garden offers a spectrum of Asian tastes, from sushi and teriyaki beef to fried rice and General Tso’s chicken. 3536 Meridian Crossing, Okemos Monday – Thursday 11:30 a.m. – 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday 11:30 a.m. – 11 p.m. Sunday 12 – 10 p.m. (517) 349-6885 FB, WB, TO, D, RES, NS, Wi-Fi $$
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. www.sindhudining.com, 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, $-$$.
UKAI JAPANESE STEAKHOUSE—Diners get dinner and a show, as their food is cooked hibachi-style right in front of them by chefs who artistically prepare each meal. 2167 W. Grand River Ave., Okemos. (517) 349- 0820. 4 p.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 4 p.m.-11 p.m. Friday, 4 p.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, 4 p.m.-10 p.m. Sunday. www.iloveukai.com. FB, P, RES, OM, $$-$$$ Additional location at 754 Delta Commerce Drive, Lansing (off of West Saginaw, behind Bennigans). (517) 853- 8888. 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., 4 p.m.-10 p.m. Monday- Thursday: 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., 4 p.m.-11 p.m. Friday: 4 p.m.-11 p.m. Saturday: 4 p.m.-10 p.m. Sunday. Wi-Fi, SF, $$