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The Lookout | January 23, 2022

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Restaurant review

Review: Sunshine Diner yummy, cozy

January 19, 2022 |

By Chloe GreggAssociate Editor

The Sunshine Diner is one of Lansing’s best-hidden diner gems. This restaurant is everything a diner should be: upbeat, homey, inexpensive, and filled with great food and a kind wait staff.

Located at 1040 S. … Read More

Review: Nola Bistro’s food is yummy

December 7, 2021 |

Four out of five starsBy Zena FarhanStaff Writer

Nola Bistro at 603 N. Waverly Road on Lansing’s west side is an eight-minute commute from LCC. This Vietnamese restaurant is packed with flavor and great service.

Nola Bistro has mid-range to … Read More

Food review: Zaytoon Mediterranean

December 3, 2021 |

Four out of five stars

By Zena FarhanStaff Writer

Zaytoon Mediterranean at 940 Elmwood Road in Delta Township is worth the 10-minute commute from LCC. This Middle Eastern restaurant is an authentic, healthy and fresh find in the Lansing area.

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Review: Soup Spoon Café is ‘soup-erb’

November 2, 2021 |

Five out of Five Stars

By Zena FarhanStaff Writer

Soup Spoon Café at 1419 E. Michigan Ave. is a family-owned American cafe that offers much more than soup. This local restaurant sets the bar for truly crave-able food.

Soup Spoon … Read More

Review: Black Cat Bistro a must-try

October 26, 2021 |

Five out of Five Stars

By Zena Farhan Staff Writer Black Cat Bistro at 115 Albert St. in East Lansing is recognized for its relaxing, yet entertaining atmosphere, with delicious food easily accessible to college students.

Black Cat Bistro is … Read More

Review: Two great places join forces

October 19, 2021 |

Five out of Five Stars By Chloe GreggAssociate Editor

Two restaurants that have received stellar reviews from me in the past are Detroit Frankie’s and Good Truckin’ Diner.

One is a pizza place with wood-fired pizza and diverse flavors and … Read More

Review: Blue Owl Coffee heats REO Town

October 5, 2021 |

Three out of Five Stars

By Zena FarhanStaff Writer

Blue Owl Coffee at 1149 S. Washington Ave. is known for its convenient location in the heart of REO Town, where almost every amenity is available to the people of Lansing.

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Review: Local place has excellent BBQ

September 21, 2021 |

Five out of Five StarsBy Chloe GreggAssociate Editor

During Lansing’s annual Chicken Wing Festival, held Saturday, Sept. 4, I was introduced to a fantastic locally-owned BBQ place, D’s & C’s Barbecue.

Although there were many other food trucks serving the … Read More

Review: Online restaurant debuts

January 26, 2021 |

Four out of Five Stars By Chloe GreggStaff Writer

Back in November of 2020, famous YouTuber Jimmy Donaldson, known online as MrBeast (over 50 million subscribers), opened up the world’s first free restaurant, MrBeast Burger.

He uploaded a video … Read More

Food review: Olympic Broil satisfies

September 1, 2020 |

Five out of Five Stars

By Chloe GreggStaff Writer

Olympic Broil is one of Lansing’s best kept secrets. With its blue and white Sonic-like building and traditional great American menu, it’s no wonder Olympic Broil is packed during dinner time … Read More