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Pizza. A food loved by all and what some would consider a universal food group. From deep dish to New York style and Detroit brick oven to Neopolitan, the pizza pie has evolved over the years, making it a staple in the average persons diet.

Whether you’re looking for a box of chocolates to gift your sweetheart or a decadent dessert to share with your family, we’ve highlighted Greater Lansing’s best candy makers, bakeries and bistros. We encourage you to try them all!

We know the #lovelansing community is eager to support local dining establishments. So we polled several of our GLCVB members and asked them to share some highlights about their restaurants. Get to know the faces and stories (behind the masks) that serve up delicious dishes in Greater Lansing. Unique in their own way, we encourage you to try them all!

Support your Greater Lansing restaurants, while responsibly practicing social distancing.

In accordance with state COVID-19 guidelines, Greater Lansing area restaurants and eateries are not able to offer dine-in service at this time. In the meantime, we have compiled a list of member restaurants in the Lansing area that are open for  take-out, curbside pick-up, outdoor dining or delivery.

As winter is in full swing, you may be thinking that having the option to eat outdoors is pretty much impossible. Or is it? In the spirit of positivity and, of course, great food, we have compiled a list of some fantastic restaurants who have worked hard to bring you heated, outdoor patio dining! Yes, it IS possible to safely enjoy your favorite cuisine outdoors in the colder months! Take a look at some of the terrific options below!

It’s safe to say that 2020’s football season isn’t what we were expecting, but the fact that we have a football season to celebrate our favorite teams is good news! While we can’t tailgate all over campus like previous years, there’s no reason that you can’t enjoy a tail-gate take-out meal from the comfort of your own home! 

Are you looking for an alternative to slaving away in the kitchen to prepare a Thanksgiving feast? We’ve discovered several Greater Lansing establishments offering meals to go. Simply pick up, reheat and eat!

Please note that the state of Michigan has released new COVID guidelines that prevent dine-in service through December 9. However take-out, delivery and outdoor dining are still available.

Usher in the fall season on Greater Lansing’s Makers & Shakers Trail. Discover 15+ options for patios to enjoy the vibrant views and fall flavored spirits and brews. If you're not quite comfortable being out and about many have curbside pickup options as well. Either way, you are sure to make the most of an autumn day in Greater Lansing, cheers!

As businesses in Greater Lansing reopen, everyone is taking precautions against the spread of COVID-19. It can be a confusing time for consumers with so many new rules and protocols to follow. But having an idea of what to expect when you go out and support our local businesses is an important step towards helping keep you and their employees safe and healthy–and keeping our valued local businesses open.

After spending practically all of spring indoors, I'll take any excuse to be outside this summer. Despite my extra time to practice my own cooking and drink mixing skills, I crave having a professional cocktail from some of my favorite restaurants. Having a quiet, sunny space to sit while drinking is just an added bonus to the experience.