Old Town adding some ethnic flavor

By Cynthia Lee
Old Town Lansing Times staff reporter

McDonald’s, Burger King, and Wendy’s are common restuarants that can be found in most cities across the country. If it is not a corporate restaurant, it’s usually an American mom-and-pop restaurant with the usual burgers, hot dogs, and fries in most areas in Lansing. Until now, with people like entrepreneur Sam Short adding a new flavor to the food scene in Old Town. Short is the owner of the new upscale restaurant and bar, The Creole at 1218 Turner St. in Old Town.

Lansing’s top 5 Mexican spots

By: Kary Askew
El Oasis, a food truck became a huge hit for locals who rated it number one in the local Mexican food category on urbanspoon.com. Its colorfully painted exterior is hard to miss on the drive down Michigan Avenue and is a quick stop for those hungry and on-the-go. El Oasis serves a number of authentic Mexican foods–and fast.  

Pablo’s Panaderia, famous for their “tortas,” a Mexican-style sandwich made of bread, onion, avocado, tomato, jalepeño and cheese, is a popular restaurant on the map of Old Town. Pablo’s, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, is a colorful little place to grab a bite to eat.