Welcome to Lansing: The restaurant and bar scene is exciting, cool and diverse

What’s in a restaurant and bar scene? Interesting food and drinks on the menu, an exciting atmosphere or maybe just a cool space to visit? Downtown Lansing has all that, and the list of options keeps growing.

That’s in addition to an excellent assortment of coffee, lunch and takeout options — with diverse menus featuring Chinese, Cuban, Japanese, Mediterranean, Mexican, Thai, Turkish and Vietnamese food — and don’t sleep on the award-winning olive burgers at Weston’s Kewpee Burger.t

EnVie is French for ‘desire’

210 South Washington Square

Google Maps calls EnVie a “buzzy French bistro with craft cocktails,” but that’s only part of its charm. The rotating menu always offers pleasant surprises, and the sophisticated presentation combine to make this dining experience special.

Tatse African Cuisine brings the culture

221 S. Washington Square

The intersection of African cuisine and African American culture is what makes Tatse American African Eats and Alobosa Bar an exciting addition to the restaurant scene downtown. The menu, decor, events and atmosphere all combine to offer a unique experience — don’t miss out! https://www.lansingstatejournal.com/story/life/2022/08/14/welcome-lansing-restaurant-and-bar-scene-exciting-diverse/10296332002/