OMI SUSHI — This sushi bar has a
wide variety of sushi rolls, including tempura, spicy or vegetarian.
Also features appetizers such as lightly salted edamame or miso soup.
210 MAC Ave., East Lansing. 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Sunday (517)
337-2222. WB, TO, SF $$
PANDA HOUSE — An enormous menu and
lots of lunch specials, from chop suey to chow mai fun. 3499 E. Lake
Lansing Road, East Lansing. 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Sunday-Thursday; 11
a.m.-10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; (517) 333-1818. SF, TO, D $-$$.
RICE KITCHEN — Whether you’ve got a
craving for late-night munchies or are just in the mood for some fast
Chinese food, Rice Kitchen should be a number on your speed dial. The mu
shu pork is outstanding, and the restaurant does a mean fried rice,
too. 551 E. Grand River Ave., East Lansing. 11 a.m.-11:30 p.m. Monday
and Tuesday; 11 a.m.-4 a.m. Wednesday-Saturday; noon-12:30 a.m. Sunday.
(517) 336-5810. D, TO, RES, OM at www.campusfood.com, WiFi, $
SANSU — Located in East Lansing’s
Hannah Plaza, this Japanese restaurant offers a wide selection of sushi
dishes, from five different kinds of California rolls to sashimi for
more adventurous eaters. 4750 S. Hagadorn Road, East Lansing. 11:30
a.m.-2:30 p.m. and 4:30-10 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 3-10 p.m. Sunday. (517)
333-1933, www.sansu-sushi.com. FB, TO, RES, OM, $$
SINDHU INDIAN CUISINE — This
restaurant’s buffet and a la carte menu offer classic Indian dishes like
tandoori chicken and a variety of vegetarian meals. 4790 S. Hagadorn
Road, East Lansing. 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; noon-3 p.m.
Friday-Saturday; 5:30-9:30 p.m. for dinner daily. (517) 351-3080.
sindhurestaurant.com, FB, RES, TO, $$-$$$
SUSHI MOTO — Serving sushi and
teriyaki dishes on Lansing’s west side. Don’t see what you want on the
menu? Order an “omakase,” which translates to, “I leave it up to you,”
and leave it up to the chef to impress you with whatever seasonal
ingredients are available. 436 Elmwood Road, Lansing. 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
Monday-Saturday; noon.-9 p.m. Sunday. (517) 580-4321. www.sushimoto.us.
TO, RES, OM, WiFi. $$-$$$.
TASTE OF THAI — This East Lansing
eatery serves authentic Thai soups; meat, seafood and plenty of
vegetarian entrées; and a wide selection of noodles and fried rice. 1105
E. Grand River Ave., East Lansing. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 11
a.m.-10 p.m. Friday; 1-10 p.m. Saturday; 1-9 p.m. Sunday. (517)
324-0225. TO, RES, SF, WiFi $-$$. www.tasteofthaimsu.com
THAI PRINCESS — Artistic presentations of delicious Thai cuisine are served in a stylishly decorated environment in Okemos. 1754 Central Park Drive, Okemos. 11: 30 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Friday; noon-9 p.m. Saturday; noon-8 p.m. Sunday. (517) 381-1558. TO, OM, R, WiFi, $$.
UKAI JAPANESE STEAKHOUSE — Diners
get dinner and a show, as their food is cooked hibachi-style right in
front of them by chefs who artistically prepare each meal. 2167 W. Grand
River Ave., Okemos. (517) 349-0820. 4-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 4 -11
p.m. Friday and Saturday, noon-9 p.m. Sunday. www.iloveukai.com. FB, P,
RES, OM, WiFi $$-$$$ Additional location at 754 Delta Commerce Drive,
Lansing (off of West Saginaw, behind Bennigan’s). (517) 853-8888. 11:30
a.m.-2 p.m. and 4–10 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 4-11 p.m. Friday and
Saturday; noon-9 p.m. Sunday.
XIAO CHINA GRILLE & LOUNGE
— Fusion is difficult to do well, and this stylish, funky eatery —
which includes a sushi bar — has mixed results with its menu. Full
review at tinyurl.com/XiaoCityPulse. 3415 E. Saginaw St., Lansing. 11
a.m.-9:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 11 a.m.-midnight Friday and Saturday;
noon-9 p.m. Sunday (517) 580-3720 xiaochinagrille.com TO, OM, WiFi, $$$