Soup Spoon Café leads restaurant growth on Michigan Avenue

by Colleen Otte
Lansing Star Staff Writer

Nick Gavrilides, owner of The Soup Spoon Café, said he feels Michigan Avenue is at the forefront of Lansing’s local restaurant renaissance. The Soup Spoon, located at 1419 E. Michigan Ave., is a local, independently owned café that regularly serves folks from Michigan State and Sparrow Hospital, corporate groups, neighborhood citizens and international visitors.  Gavrilides said he feels such restaurants offer more to the community than large chains. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c6tf7mAY5E4

He said local restaurants are doing amazing things with food and service – despite not being presented in what he described as the “beautiful, brand new . . .