Henry's Place / Beagle's Cafe and Bakery
Aug. 24 2016
Metro Lansing has an ample supply of specialty boutiques and artisan clothing and jewelry shops, but sometimes you don’t have all day to peruse Old Town’s eclectic wares or take a day trip...
Incorrect winner in Best Asian Buffet category
June 8 2016
How did Ukai win for something it doesn’t do? Well, a reader nominated Ukai — and enough others voted for it to make it No. 1. And our crack team of contest operators — one overworked...
Top of the Town winners welcome newcomers
June 1 2016
It’s a temple devoted to breakfast. Golden Harvesters willingly stand for hours in line for the chance to sit in a cramped diner while being blasted with punk rock music, all for the chance to sample...
Jan. 14 2015
The State Room wasn’t one of those restaurants that I thought was cool when I was growing up in Lansing. When my friends and I spent our high school allowances on fancy dinners before prom, we headed...
May 14 2014
The first time I went to Persis, my dining companion and I stopped in to try the $9.99 weekday lunch buffet. It was a bit later than the standard noon hour and the restaurant was virtually empty. We were...
Nov. 17 2010
Slicing, dicing and cooking since April, DL, which also offers lunch and Asian menus, is owned by Kin and Fong Lo. They have teamed up with Michelle Macy, former owner of Golden Harvest in Old Town, to...
Hawaiian native brings island cuisine to Okemos
May 12 2010
From sushi to Spam, the buffet will offer an array of Pacific flavors, such as a curry stew with cod poached in coconut milk, brined salmon, homemade Hawaiian desserts, and the signature Big Kahuna Pulled...
A Hawaiian native cooks up delicacies at Pii Lani’s Buffet
Aug. 11 2010
Born and raised in Hawaii, Piilani moved to the Lansing area over 30 years ago and began an ongoing catering business. Her new venture features a daily lunch buffet and, if all goes according to plan,...
Hannah´s Koney Island
March 5 2014
It was bound to happen sooner or later. I’ve lived in Lansing for 13 years, and for the last five I’ve written about Lansingarea businesses that are either new or under new ownership
The Family Restaurant
Nov. 21 2012
South Lansing diners looking for home-cooked eating that goes beyond chain restaurants and dollar menus have a new option: The Family Restaurant. And don't worry about that name — no one's looking...

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