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“Leave the gun. Take the cannoli.” more
David MacDougall Jr. started working at D.P. Dough as a delivery driver. Over a decade, he worked his way up through the company. Now, he is the proud owner of two franchise locations. One is in … more
School is back in session, but when you’re not in class where can you enjoy a drink and some good food? more
Roadside farm stands are making a comeback. more
If you’re aiming to do away with soda and looking for healthier options, look no farther than the newest addition to downtown East Lansing’s restaurant scene, Clean Juice. more
“Creamy,” said my friend Luci Brieger, when I asked how her summer was going. Creamy has many meanings at her farm, more
If you’ve been here long enough, you know the routine. Winter gives way to spring, finally, which is followed gently by summer, which glides gently into the season of getting rid of zucchinis. more
In the early days of human civilization, before there were canning jars, refrigeration and freezer bags, fermentation was the most common way to preserve food. more
DeAnna Ray-Brown’s long shifts at Enterprise Rent-A-Car often left her tired and stressed out. When she finally returned home, Ray-Brown found her favorite way to blow off steam was to bake. more
Looking for the perfect place to cool down after a long day at the beach? more
Farm-to-table is a phrase that gets thrown around a lot in the restaurant industry. Some restaurants may guarantee farm fresh food but fail to follow through on that promise. Risen Breakfast and Bakery, opening in downtown Mason this fall, will source all of its ingredients from local farms in the area. more
Across the Northern Hemisphere at about this time, garlic plants are reaching for the sun. Each clove planted last fall has divided and swollen into a bulb of cloves, while the flowers emerge in a circuitous path.  more
I had given up on bok choy, because I was caught in a rut, adding it to my soggy stir-fry and not much else. I felt bad about it, because the truth is, I wasn’t giving up on bok choy. What’s there to give up on? Bok choy is delicious, versatile and blameless. more
While shopping at ALDI the other day, I heard a young girl beg her mother, “Can we go to the farmers market? Please?” more
This time of year, the radishes stand out like bright bunches of candy. Sometimes, at the farmers market, I ask the vendors what to do with their pretty orbs because I am chronically at a loss for ideas. The most common guidance, by far, is to use radishes in salads and stir-fries. In other words, the farmers are just as clueless as I am. more
Grilled pizza does not immediately sound like the highest use of a grill or a pizza. You’d think the bottom of the crust would burn into a blackened crisp, while blocking the coals from melting the cheese on top. But that notion didn’t seem to dawn on Johanne Killeen and George Germon, two art students from Providence, Rhode Island, who met while working for Dewey Dufresne, a young chef with a big future of his own.  more
Know what makes a fine summer day even better? The answer should be obvious: a great drink. No matter how you like your alcohol served to you, Lansing has a ton of spots for you to check out this summer. We’re going to break the drinks down by style and provide you a list of where to find them.  more
Enjoying delicious food and drinks with friends and family in the warm daylight is one of the best ways to spend a summer afternoon. Unfortunately, the coronavirus pandemic pretty much robbed us of that last year, unless you happened to have a nice private patio to enjoy takeout. For the rest of us, Lansing has a number of restaurants with great patios, and we have years’ worth of Top of the Town voting data to sort out the best of the best. Here are a few of the most popular spots to check out this summer. more
Temperatures in the mid-90s and heavy rains this week reminded us Michiganders that summer is rapidly approaching. If you crave the tastes of the ocean but can’t make it out to the coast, these Lansing eateries have you covered. Throw on some sandals, maybe a Hawaiian shirt, too, and try out some of the best seafood our area has to offer.  more
Strawberry shortcake never changes. You can tweak it, but the basic trifecta of strawberries, cream and cake is so stable that there isn’t much room for improvement. This means it’s near … more
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