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As summer solstice arrives, The garlic awakens

Scape toum with almonds and parsley.
It happens each spring. You cut into a clove of garlic to find its lily-white interior tainted by the green stripe of a developing shoot. A few weeks later, sprouts emerge from the tips of every …
The Lebanese breadsticks and accompanying ranch dressing at Jimmy’s Pub have long been a favorite of both She Ate/He Ate critics.

Savoring old and new memories and dishes at Jimmy’s Pub

Jimmy’s Pub 16830 Chandler Road, East Lansing 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Saturday Noon-8 p.m. Sunday (517) 324-7100 jimmyspub.net
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Ann Arbor-based Catholic radio pioneer Ave Maria Radio has agreed to purchase a Greater Lansing station that would become the 11th to be fully owned and operated by the network.
This weekend’s Lansing Pride festivities will kick off with a bar crawl 8 p.m. to midnight Friday (June 21). Venues include Sir Pizza’s Old Town location, Esquire Bar, UrbanBeat and the …
A communal dining experience that’s sweeping the nation has made its way to Lansing. KPOT Korean BBQ & Hot Pot, a New York-based chain with more than 70 locations across the country, …
The third annual Lansing Pride Festival will take over Old Town on Saturday, but beyond that, there will be a bar crawl, drag shows and more this weekend to celebrate the area’s LGBTQ+ community. There’s also the Summer Solstice Jazz Festival, Grand Ledge’s Yankee Doodle Day, Unity Spiritual Center of Lansing’s Passion of the Creative Mind celebration and much more.
(Baumer is President/CEO of the Capital Region Community is Moser is President/CEO of the Jackson Community Foundation.)   The nonprofit sector plays a critical role in supporting the …

She Ate

I’m a sucker for a good salad — something really special, with fresh, crunchy vegetables; little treats like candied nuts, dried cranberries or goat cheese croquettes; a nicely seasoned, …

Korean-style do-it-yourself dining spot already a hit in Lansing

A communal dining experience that’s sweeping the nation has made its way to Lansing. KPOT Korean BBQ & Hot Pot, a New York-based chain with more than 70 locations across the country, …

A really great rice plate

The tofu rice plate from Capital City BBQ never fails to provide the perfect mix of savoriness, crispiness, saltiness and freshness. When paired with a duo of shrimp spring rolls, this dish makes a perfect weeknight dinner.

The secret of the Iberians

“Quién corta el jamón en tu casa?” asked the butcher, his breath smelling of wine. “Who cuts the ham in your house?”

The secret of the Iberians

“Quién corta el jamón en tu casa?” asked the butcher, his breath smelling of wine. “Who cuts the ham in your house?” “Yo,” I said, raising my …

A really great rice plate

The tofu rice plate from Capital City BBQ never fails to provide the perfect mix of savoriness, crispiness, saltiness and freshness. When paired with a duo of shrimp spring rolls, this dish makes a …

New eatery invites customers to hobnob over pizza and drinks

In fall 2022, Abigail Stellern’s father, Michael Purdum, brought his Columbus, Ohio-based restaurant chain, Old Bag of Nails, to Lansing’s Red Cedar Development. It was the first of the family’s 19 restaurants to open outside of the Buckeye State. On April 17, Stellern launched the second, HobNob Pizza, in a 2,500-square-foot space on the first floor of the University Edge apartments, also in the Red Cedar Development.

Veggie-gravy goals at Arms & Embers Grill

A good breakfast is hard to find, and there’s nothing more disappointing than dragging yourself out of bed, putting on real clothes and going out to pay for a bad one. After my inaugural visit …

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