April 19 2017
Let us start today by singing the praises of Lula’s Cookhouse’s fried chicken ($15.99). The breading is light and, dare I say, buttery. The skin crackles and crunches as you bite into it, and...
The Roscoe — Good Truckin’ Diner
March 2 2016
Every time I try something there, it becomes my new favorite thing. First it was the Hangover, a breakfast “sandwich” consisting of biscuits topped with smoked pork, two fried eggs, sausage...
Dec. 31 2014
If I’m to pick an area restaurant of the year, I’ll choose one that still has a pulse (hats off for you, Fork in the Road). In fact, latest reports tell me that the Naing Family Restaurant...
Sept. 10 2014
Let’s get the discussion about Naing Myanmar Family Restaurant’s location out of the way — it’s not great. As a lifelong Lansingite, there aren’t many areas of the city that...
Asia's Finest
April 22 2015
Garden of brothy delights Let’s begin on an upbeat note. There is some fine cooking going on in Asia’s Finest restaurant in South Lansing. The servers flash sincere looking smiles as you...
A fine addition
Sept. 18 2013
Let me apologize in advance to millions of Koreans on both sides of the Demilitarized Zone. Your national dish, kimchi ... How do I put this delicately? Bleh
Jan. 15 2014
I love sushi and the occasional order of General Tso’s chicken (the likes of which was enjoyed on our unexpectedly dark Christmas Eve this year), but neither Chinese nor Korean food figures prominently...
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...
Broasted birds are served up at Augie’s
Sept. 21 2011
Augie’s Broasted Chicken opened Aug. 18, and owner Anne Ganakas, who operated the Arby’s fast food franchise formerly housed where Augie’s now sits, says the patented pressurecooked broasted...
Owner puts a personal touch on everything at Thai Princess
April 13 2011
While some diners are happy their meal is simply edible, Thai Princess should please a higher standard gourmand with a kitchen that combines years of experience developing flavors in the toughest of restaurateur...
Quinney’s serves ’good food and the Good Word’
Jan. 27 2010
Chicken, catfish, fries, okra and onion rings are placed into the canola oil-filled broaster. (Canola oil is lower in saturated fat than peanut oil, which many restaurants use to deep-fry.) The top is...

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