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The Lunch Studio: A Downtown Flint Lunchtime Fav!

Located in Downtown Flint, The Lunch Studio is serving up some of the best and healthiest sandwiches in the Flint area.

They use quality, fresh ingredients for all items, including soups and salads. They try to serve healthy  but delicious menu items for every taste.  Their efforts with low-sodium, low-fat and preservative-free offerings have led to Healthy Lifestyle Awards from the Genesee County Health Department.

The Lunch Studio is also known for accommodating special diets, including choices appropriate for individuals on the Weight Watchers program. They offer a veggie burger that resembles a fast-food favorite, and is only 200 calories. Some of the favorites include the veggie pita, chili and the turkey and avocado sandwich.

The Lunch Studio also serves breakfast sandwiches and bagels for breakfast. And for dessert, there are a variety of cookies and brownies, including peanut butter, chocolate chip oatmeal and cherry oatmeal.

The goal for the Lunch Studio is to keep their customers happy and healthy. Serving sandwiches they way they do, they accomplish their goal everyday.  So if you’re looking for a healthy alternative to some of the lunch offerings available in the downtown flint area, visit the Lunch Studio during your next lunch break.  You’ll be happy you did.  Visit their Michigan Flavor profile for weekly lunch specials and to view their full menu.


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The French Laundry: A Fenton, MI Culinary Treasure

The atmosphere of the French Laundry is reminiscent of a Paris cafe. The tables are close together, but customers are still able to be sat comfortably. There is a bar with stools if you are coming in specifically for the large selection of Local Craft Beers and  fantastic wine selection. When weather permits outside seating is available.
The menu ranges from lunch time sandwiches (like the Georgia Reuben and Croque Monsieur) and salads to more traditional French dinner entrees (like Coq au Vin) and other entrees like the Scallops over spinach and mushroom risottos.
Breakfast is served from 7 A.M. to Noon and includes bagels as well as delicious egg dishes.
The dessert menu from scones, croissants, Creme Brulee. Be sure to save room for dessert, there are enough choices to satisfy any sweet tooth two..
French Laundry is an excellent choice for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. The perfect place for bringing a date, dinner with friends or having the family together for a special meal. As one of the best restaurants in the Flint and Genesee County area, it’s definitely worth a try if you haven’t been to The French Laundry..

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Grand Blanc’s Da Edoardo’s North is the perfect place to go for a quick getaway

One of the newest members of the Michigan Flavor family is Grand Blanc’s Da Edoardo’s North.  One of Grand Blanc’s finest eateries, Da Edoardo’s has an elegant and quaint atmosphere, friendly and attentive staff and a fantastic menu full of phenomenal cuisine.

Da Edoardo’s owners, the Barbieri family, have loaded every dish they serve with the passion and pizzazz handed down to them from grandfather to father and now to them. Their training started at the elbow of their grandfather and father and cultivated to a level of excellence it is today. Da Edoardo’s food is honest, authentic, real and most importantly – delicious.

Da Edoardo North is located in Grand Blanc, MI. Grand Blanc is approximately 30 miles north of Detroit.  Da Edoardo North, overlooking a small lake, is the perfect place to go for a quick getaway. In the summer, the private deck is open for Italian “al fresco” dining.

Da Edoardo Restaurant North is cozy and elegant. The rich wooden bar is perfect for drinks after work or dessert and cordials after the movies, perfect for a romantic date night.  The interior is comfortable and inviting and the staff is always friendly and helpful.

Treat yourself to Da Edoardo signature entrees like Chicken Marsala, Veal Saltimbocca or pasta dishes topped with Da Edoardo’s own sauces. Steaks, chops, and seafood items are available at lunch and dinner along with individual pizzas to be shared as an appetizer or as a full course entree.  For starters, the Minestrone Soup, a creamy version of the Italian favorite, is a can’t miss.  It’s one of the Barbieri’s most treasured recipes.

Delight your palate with sophisticated culinary creations, chock full of award winning classics with modern twists. Da Edoardo’s menu features spectacular appetizers and large Italian-sized portions at great prices.  It is one of Michigan’s most phenomenal dining destinations.

For more information about Da Edoardo’s North, visit http://www.miflavor.com/ and search Grand Blanc Restaurants.  Once there, browse through their photo gallery, view and print their menu, read about the daily specials and events, get a map and directions, view hours of operation and get contact information in addition to so much more.  Michigan Flavor is one of the most comprehensive Michigan Restaurant Directories on the web.

Top Secret Family Recipe Cheesecake Unlike Any Other at This Pair of Michigan Restaurants

My husband and I have a new vice I’m sorry to say.  One bite of this top secret family recipe cheesecake and we were hooked!  Where can you find this little piece of culinary heaven?  You’ll have to travel to the Flint area, but regardless of where you live, this cheesecake is worth the drive. Paul’s Coney Island in Burton and Flint’s Telly’s Coney Island, two family-owned eateries, share this one-of-a-kind dessert.

What makes this cheesecake so special?  Unlike most cheesecake’s you’ll find, this one has no crust but beyond that, good luck trying to find out any details.  We spoke to Paul’s Coney Island owner while trying to guess which cheeses where used in his recipe and all we got was a smile.  This recipe has been a family secret for decades and I’m sorry to say, the secret’s not going to be out any time soon.

Stop in any time for a piece of this delectable dessert and enjoy one of their great appetizers and entrees…and don’t forget to try an authentic Flint style coney dog while you’re there.  Both restaurants have cozy atmospheres, great service and fabulous food!  For years, Paul’s Coney Island has been committed to providing quality food at reasonable prices. Their fresh, wholesome menu features a variety of home-style favorites.  Paul’s Coney Island offers the taste of home, the food you grew up eating and the kind of food you’d make every day if you could. Paul’s does the cooking for you, so just go on in, bring family or friends, and enjoy your meal.

Telly’s Coney Island Restaurant, located on Miller Rd in Flint is known for their family-friendly food and service, and the variety of selections on the menu. They are open seven days a week, all of their menu items are home made.  Breakfast lunch or dinner, Telly’s is sure to have a homemade meal you will be sure to love.

Both of these family-owned restaurants are the perfect places to go for a relaxing, enjoyable meal any day of the week…just don’t forget to try the cheesecake!

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