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Local Flavor Award presented to Taqueria La Soga

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (January 26, 2022) – The smells and tastes of authenticity are regularly served up at Taqueria La Soga as owners...

Local Flavor Award presented to Lynnie Ques

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (January 22, 2022) – Lynnie Ques Airport Bar & Grill serves up barbecue variations and other delicious entrees while offering...

Local Flavor: Dixie Kitchen brings creole comfort food to Lansing with Fried Green Tomatoes and Blackened Catfish

Dixie Kitchen earns Local Flavor award for Louisiana flavors that mix creole, soul, and Southern cultures by Melanie Jongsma, with Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (January 17,...

Local Flavor Award presented to S.L Wine Bar

"There's a lot going on here" says S.L Wine Bar co-owner Deja Cain By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (January 16, 2022) – S.L Wine Bar owners...

Local Flavor: Carne asada and flan — handmade from family recipes at Taqueria La Soga

Muñoz family serves up traditional, made-to-order carne asada and other Mexican cuisine by Josh Bootsma, with Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (January 9, 2023) – Gilberto Muñoz...

Local Flavor: Lynnie Ques’ pulled pork and BBQ mussels fly high

Lynnie Ques Airport Bar & Grill earns Local Flavor award for flavorful BBQ in an aviation atmosphere by Josh Bootsma, with Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (January...

Local Flavor: S.L Wine Bar mixes cocktails with community

"The Ridge" and Buffalo Chicken Pizza earn Local Flavor Award by Melanie Jongsma, with Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (December 21, 2022) - Christopher Cain enjoys mixing...

Local Flavor Award presented to GiGi Willikers

"We'll always treat you right," says GiGi Willikers owner Gia Davis By Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (December 19, 2022) – GiGi Willikers owner Gia Davis brought...

Local Flavor: Bawk Bawk Bowl at GiGi Willikers Hoagies and Wings transforms hoagy into healthy

GiGi Willikers earns Local Flavor Award for a fresh take on a classic sandwich by Josh Bootsma, with Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (December 12, 2022) –...

Local Flavor Award presented to Kdulche Cafe

"We hope to see you here," says Kdulche Cafe owner Eduardo Zepeda By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (December 8, 2022) – Just over a year ago,...

Local Flavor: Kdulche Cafe’s Chilaquiles Verdes and Lansing Crepe create a taste tour that is unique yet familiar

Kdulche Cafe earns Local Flavor Award for traditional foods with a Lansing twist by Melanie Jongsma, with Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (December 7, 2022) – "The...

Journal launches Local Flavor Awards

New program seeks to introduce unique Lansing eateries to local residents as well as out-of-town guests by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (December 5, 2022) - When...