Food and Drink

Green Grocer and Upscale Market Coming to Downtown East Lansing

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

East Lansing will finally be seeing a green grocer downtown soon. According to owner and general manager Ken Campbell, Campbell's Market Basket promises to bring fresh produce, locally-baked goods, high quality coffee and cheeses, and more.

Peace Education Center Offers Alternative Holiday Sale

Monday, November 12, 2018

Looking to buy holiday gifts that are local and sustainable, and maybe catch a Ten Pound Fiddle concert when you're done shopping? Tom Oswald tells you how to do it in East Lansing this weekend.

A Taste of Toaste in Brookfield Plaza

Thursday, September 13, 2018

“It’s been fun trying to explain to people what honey toast is,” Yuan said. “You can’t compare it to anything else we have here. It is funny sometimes because it’s hard to explain, but at the same time, after they’ve tried it, they love it.” ELi Summer Youth Journalism grad Amalia Medina has the scoop.

Blue Owl Coffee Announces East Lansing Location

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Blue Owl Coffee owners have announced an East Lansing location on Ann Street Plaza, with an opening planned for December of 2018. ELi's Sarah Spohn has the scoop.

Bailey Ice Cream Social: Bringing Neighbors Together Since 1974

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Since the summer of 1974, Bailey Neighborhood residents (and anyone else who likes ice cream) have gathered for an annual evening of ice cream and community. This year, there's an opportunity for social-goers to support improvements to Bailey Park. Christopher Wardell has the scoop.

East Lansing's Groovy Donuts: Retro Atmosphere and a Sense of Community

Friday, June 1, 2018

“There’s nothing quite as good as a warm piece of fried dough with sugar on it,” Gauthier said. “It’s one of those simple pleasures in life. It’s comforting. It’s delicious, it just makes you feel right at home.” ELi's Sarah Spohn gets the skinny on Groovy Donuts just in time for National Donut Day.