While the Greater Lansing area is known for the three Cs, the Capitol, the Campus (Michigan State University), and cars, I add a fourth, cuisine.
Lansing features a lot of great local foodie experiences, from scratch-made Mediterranean cuisine to romantic inns.
Brisket Sandwich with Fries at Meat
Walking through the door, the aroma of smoking meat hit hard. Dry-rubbed, slow-smoked, they cook the ‘que’ low and slow up to 18 hours with cedar.
Meat. Southern BBQ and Carnivore Cuisine located in Lansing’s Old Town neighborhood is genuinely all about the meat — beef brisket, pulled pork or pork ribs, turkey, wings, and Texas hot links.
Voted one of America’s most romantic inns, The English Inn has live piano music playing softly in the background during dinner, contributing to the romantic ambiance.
We celebrated our anniversary, and our server presented us with a scrolled lithograph of the English Inn tied up in a red ribbon as a reminder of our special day.
The chef handcrafts six soups daily at the Soup Spoon Café. French onion soup and seafood chowder are always on the menu.
They also serve a vegan soup, a cream-based, and a broth-based soup, plus a seasonal soup every day.