PALACE OF JAMAICA — This tiny restaurant serves authentic island tastes, including curry goat, oxtail, fried plantains and jerk chicken. 424 S. Washington Square, Lansing. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 12:30 p.m.-11 p.m. Sunday (517) 977-1763. D, TO, SF, RES, OM, $$
PITA PIT — Chain restaurant offering a variety of fresh salads, soups and wrapped pita sandwiches, like the popular chicken crave. 219 E. Grand River Ave., East Lansing. 10:30 a.m.-12:00 a.m. Monday-Wednesday. 10:30 a.m.-2:30 a.m. Thursday-Saturday; 10:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday. (517) 332-7482.
STATE SIDE DELI & GRILL — The corned beef, hot pastrami Reuben and every other sandwich comes with a half pound of meat and a giant pickle. Bring a carnivorous appetite. 3552 Meridian Crossings, Okemos; 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Friday; 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday; 8 p.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. (517) 853-1100; 313 E. Grand River Ave., East Lansing; 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-8 p.m. Sunday; hours may vary during the summer. (517) 853-3033;TO, D, OM, WiFi, P (Okemos only), $$
THE TIN CAN — The Tin Can’s beverage list is split into Cheap Beer, Pretty Cheap Beer and Really Cheap Beer, or you can splurge on the $6 Tin Can Happy Meal (a chili dog, a shot of Jack Daniels and can of Pabst Blue Ribbon). 414 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. 3 p.m.-2 a.m. Monday-Friday; 4 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturday; 6 p.m.-2 a.m. Sunday. Second location at 644 Migaldi, Lansing. 3 p.m.-2 a.m. Monday-Friday; 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Saturday; noon-2 a.m. Sunday. www.tincanbar.com. FB, P, OM, $.
TRAVELERS CLUB — Intercontinental cuisine meets John Phillip Sousa in the eclectic atmosphere of the Travelers Club International Restaurant and Tuba Museum. 2138 Hamilton Road, Okemos. 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday-Thursday; 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. (517) 349-1701. www.travelerstuba.com, WB, TO, OM, P, $