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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!

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.

Sweetie-licious Bakery Café has become a household name, what with all the national pie championships, MLive recognition as Michigan’s Best Pie and an appearance on the Today show. But some of the pie shop’s oldest customers don’t call it that.

This post was submitted by guest blogger Matt Vande Bunte.

Distinctive brewpubs? Check.

Memorable burgers? Check.

“Nasty Woman Pancakes?” Yep. (We’ll explain in a moment.)

Lansing has all that and more, serving it up with a unique Capital City flair that can be found nowhere else. From food trucks to fine dining, you can find whatever suits your palate – and your budget.

Whatever you are you in the mood for, here’s a month’s worth of our favorites for you to trying any order you'd like:

If chocolate gives a more intense mental high and gets your heart pounding more than kissing does, would you choose chocolate over kissing? Well, that's some sweet food for thought, isn't it? On your next trip to Lansing, indulge your sweet tooth. Here are some suggestions on where you can discover all kinds of delicious confections, cakes, cookies and sweets sure to satisfy each sugary craving you may have.

Valentine's Day is a special time to show those around you that they are loved. Traditional gifts include, flowers, candy, maybe a cute stuffed animal and a big heart-shaped card with a thoughtful sentiment inside. That's all well and good except for - what if the person you love doesn't like those things? What if, say, you're in need of a Valentine gift for a guy in your life and he isn't particularly fond of teddy bears or a bunch of carnations? You want to get something he really likes, and the traditional go-to valentine gifts are simply off the mark? Fear not, because this holiday-loving blogger is here to give you his never-fail top-five list of things to get for a guy for Valentine's Day.