RobinWhen you ask Robin Miner-Swartz about dining in Greater Lansing you get the inside scoop from a local expert. She writes "The Dish," a weekly column on local restaurants for the daily paper and loves to highlight the small, sometimes overlooked culinary treasures in our community. With deep Lansing roots and MSU ties, she enjoys both Lansing and East Lansing's world-class culture and dining. What does she love most?
The fact that so many wonderful dining options are right here in her own backyard!

Must Do: MSU's Wharton Center for Performing Arts Broadway series
Dining for Special Occasions: Red Cedar Grill in Williamston
Check Out: The Exchange nightclub's upper level for its comfy seating
Shopping Tip: Eastwood Towne Center has it all! Dining and shopping!
Take the Dogs: Walking on Lansing's River Trail mixes it up a bit from their regular neighborhood walks
Don't Miss: Strolling through the campus of MSU for brilliant fall foliage displays