This week's stories

Two new breakfast joints to check out in Lansing

Two local joints that have popped up since fall you may have missed are Social Cloth Cafe & Bakery and Sunshine Diner.

Meridian Township Farmers' Market reopens this Saturday

Need plans for the weekend? Why not check out the Meridian Township Farmers’ Market’s renovated digs? The market is stepping in 2021 on Saturday by opening up its winter season outdoors at its new Marketplace on the Green Venue at 1995 Central Park Drive, Okemos.

New in Town: Rounding up new and incoming businesses

It’s a new year, so what better time to catch up with some new businesses in town?

Travelers Club International Restaurant & Tuba Museum demolished

As part of Meridian Township's Village of Okemos project, the Travelers Club International Restaurant & Tuba Museum is undergoing demolition. A neighboring block, the former home of Bottoms Up Lingerie and Okemos Ace Hardware, is scheduled for demolition next week.
New in Town

Stacked signature sandwiches land in downtown Lansing

Capital City Deli, located inside Meijer Capital City Market, offers gourmet sandwiches and salads whether you’re at the new shopping center for some groceries or just to pick up a quick bite to eat.

How Biggby helped bring gourmet coffee to the masses

As he reflects on 25 years of success, Biggby Coffee cofounder and co-CEO Bob Fish recalls a faithful trip to Seattle back in 1993 as the moment he knew specialty coffee would finally takeoff nationwide. 

Michigan brewpub chain opens East Lansing location

After suffering delays from construction and the pandemic, Jolly Pumpkin Café & Brewery has finally found some footing in East Lansing. It’s another part of the Center City District project to come to fruition, along with Target and Barrio Tacos.

Lansing restaurants work around indoor ban

To skirt limits on indoor dining, many restaurateurs are investing in heat lamps, igloos and other devices to keep their guests warm enough to dine outdoors in Michigan’s cold climate.

Flash in the Pan: Homemade Bouillon

Leftovers season stretches from Thanksgiving until early January. This year, I’m anticipating more leftovers than usual, as the average dinner party will be smaller, but the average turkey will not.

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