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Ditch the dollar deal fast food pumped with preservatives and siphoning money for the local Lansing market. If looking for a cheap meal or snack, stick to these great deals offered by Lansing and Michigan-based organizations. more
It was worth traveling from greater Lansing to Owosso for a drink with a French name, made with a Holland gin and topped with an Italian garnish. The Wrought Iron Grill — located on my usual path to Owosso Community Players’ Lebowsky Center — offers a chilled concoction called the pamplemousse. more
The front door to The Rusty Mug in REO Town is open but hardly being used. Instead, patrons prefer to go through two massive garage doors opening up to Washington Avenue. With a breeze drifting through the restaurant, clacks of billiard balls from the pool table, noise from the street and the clinks of beer mugs make the atmosphere seem cafe-esque. more
The Capital City BBQ is an international street food house that quietly sits on the corner of Saginaw Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. I’ve never had to wait in line to order here, but I’ve had three people this summer recommend that I should go to “that Vietnamese barbeque place.” Little did they know, I was converted years ago by their smoked meats and saucy renditions of banh mi. more
Bacon. An American obsession that, by this point, has found itself infused into nearly everything. Bacon soap, bacon candy and bacon soda pop — it’s all been done before with varying degrees of deliciousness.   more
Summer is important for Michiganians. It’s a time for moonlight swims, making sandcastles with the children and iconic road trips around the country. But it often feels far too short compared to the long winters. (Go away polar vortex.) more
Before Cantina Eastwood even opened its doors, the restaurant competed against over a dozen Lansing restaurants for Margarita Fest 2019 and won first place. more
Hard seltzer has dominated the competition to become this summer’s biggest drinking fad. While the drink isn’t entirely new, hard seltzer’s explosion in popularity is exposing many to it for the first time.  more
From all-beef footlongs to loaded gyro wraps, Ziggy’s Coney Island is Lansing’s newest diner option for breakfast, lunch and dinner. more
But if you want a sampler platter of an Up North bar, drive north on US-127 for 20 minutes. Take the M-21 exit to St. Johns and turn left. Two minutes later you’re Up North, sort of, at a place called Ryan’s Roadhouse. more
Chef and owner Aaron Hebert is living the food truck dream. After years spent slinging breakfast sandwiches in Portland, Maine, Hebert buckles down in Lansing to bring his breakfast fare to the Midwest on four wheels. more
Over 60 varieties of tea and shake flavors will be offered at Lansing’s newest health and wellness shop. Focusing on nutrient-dense offerings, Central Lansing Nutrition hopes to be a one-stop shop aiding in Greater Lansing’s weight loss and healthy living goals. more
The legendary Lansing taco shop Mr. Taco has become a nexus of fast food and the absurd. Take one look at Mr. Taco’s social media presence and suddenly you’ll be questioning yourself: Is this a restaurant or a cult? more
It takes chutzpah to look at a bank and think, “We can transform that old bank into a restaurant. Plus, we can store beer and wine in the bank vault.” more
After an eight-month hiatus, the former Okemos restaurant brings its upcycled tables and signature deep orange look to the new place as well as an updated menu with more diverse price points and food options. more
Strawberry limeade, strawberry baked goods and even strawberry tattoos are featured at Allen Farmers Market’s annual Strawberry Festival, which lasts till 7 this evening. The fruit is at the height of its Michigan season and farmers from across greater Lansing will reap their harvest for the event. more
Here is an updated list of farmers market across Greater Lansing. Use the key to see what's available at the market, and what benefits they accept. more
A pizza oven will be firing 18-inch pizzas until 3 a.m. each weekend starting with this latest addition to downtown Lansing’s pizza scene. more
In the Restaurant Reviewer’s Handbook (if one exists) is the ironclad rule that “under no circumstances shall a reviewer invoke personal nostalgia. This crime is punishable by seven years of bad dining.” Screw it. For me, Art’s Pub is a tidal wave of nostalgia and not all of it is the happy kind. more
For nearly 100 years, Lansing’s east side Italian cuisine was defined by Emil’s on Michigan Avenue. The restaurant closed in 2015. But the long wait for freshly made pasta will be over soon as former Okemos mainstay Tannin moves in — blocks away from the old Emil’s site — in the former Tabooli and Kentucky Fried Chicken drive-thru restaurant. more
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