Cybersecurity Conference - January 20-21

Best of Celebration Spots

You’ve just won a big award, and you want to go out to dinner or drinks to celebrate.

You’ve just won a big award, and you want to go out to dinner or drinks to celebrate. Where are you going? What are you having? We polled our readers on our social media channels and in person.


Bowdie’s Chophouse

People often want to celebrate with a great steak, and Fonda from Delta Township said, “Bowdie’s Chophouse for a delicious ribeye and their magnificent sides.” Bowdie’s, 320 E. Michigan Ave. in Lansing, also has locations in Saugatuck and East Grand Rapids. The Lansing menu offers everything from shrimp cocktail, porterhouse, cowboy ribeyes and bone-in filets to shrimp bisque and Faroe Islands salmon. Find Bowdie’s online at or on Facebook @bowdieslansing.



“Sleepwalker-made hard ciders/seltzers and whatever food special,” said Michelle of Lansing. “They never disappoint, and it’s most always locally sourced.” Sleepwalker, 1101 Washington Ave. in Lansing, is a microbrewery pizzeria in Old Town. A check of the establishment’s Facebook page showed some pretty epic pizza choices, including the brief appearance of a Coney pizza on the menu. Visit for more information for find the business on Facebook @drinksleepwalker.


Capital Prime/English Inn

Instagrammer Sirirainone chimed in with “English Inn or Capital Prime — salmon and wine!” Located at 2324 Showtime Drive in the Eastwood Towne Center in Lansing, Capital Prime is a steak and seafood restaurant. Find the restaurant at or on Facebook at @capitalprimelansing. The English Inn, 677 S. Michigan Road in Eaton Rapids, has been a longtime favorite restaurant and pub located inside a beautiful Tudor mansion. Find the business on Facebook @EnglishInnEatonRapids or online at


Take Part in Our Polls

It’s important to note that no matter where you are in the 517, there are exceptional places to celebrate any occasion — and we love seeing the support for our local restaurants. Missed your favorite in this poll? Then make sure you follow us on Facebook and watch for our monthly polls. We also poll on Instagram and on the streets when we are out and about. Have an idea for our “Best Of” monthly food feature? Email


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