Ann about Town

Ann About Town: The People's Kitchen

Monday, August 19, 2019

ELi's beloved "Ann About Town" column returns with Ann Nichols' venturing just over East Lansing's west border to bring back a look at The People's Kitchen.

Ann About Town: Soup's On!

Thursday, January 31, 2019

There aren't a lot of reasons to leave your house when it's this cold, but a hot bowl of soup, stew or chili might just be among them. ELi's Ann About Town suggests some local favorites.

Ann About Town: Woven Art

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Eli's Ann Nichols has a yarn for you about a fiber arts store in East Lansing, and what makes it a community-within-a-community.

Ann About Town: Capital City Barbecue

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

There's a restaurant in town where you can eat authentic Vietnamese pho, eat equally authentic smoked brisket and buy a new cellphone plan. Eli's Ann Nichols tells you all about it.

Ann About Town: Los Tres Amigos

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

"I have sometimes wondered whether some long-ago East Lansing politician promised to provide 'a burrito on every corner.'"

Ann About Town: Espresso Royale

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

"If I owned a coffee shop, this is what it would be like. It would have books to borrow, a pile of board games, and a woman with multicolored hair and librarian specs kneading dough in a small, open kitchen."

Ann About Town: Finally Pho

Monday, February 22, 2016

"I have a friend who lived in Manhattan for decades and swore by the curative properties of Vietnamese pho." East Lansing finally has pho.

Ann About Town: The Spartan Hall of Fame Cafe

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

The Spartan Hall of Fame Café is off the beaten path for many East Lansing residents, but it more than makes up for the distance by being the most intensely Spartan place outside MSU’s own borders.

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