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Review: Bordeaux fine dining at finest

Restaurant five star

The Bordeaux restaurant is located at 925 S. Creyts Road in Delta Township, west of Lansing.  Photo by Mallory Stiles

Mallory Stiles

Five out of Five Stars

By Mallory Stiles
Editor in Chief

I recently visited Bordeaux, a restaurant that resides within the Crowne Plaza located at 925 S. Creyts Road in Delta Township. It was the best culinary experience I have had in a very long time.

I was welcomed warmly on my way into the building by almost everyone who worked there, including the diligent Director of Food and Beverage Brian Morden. I then settled into a cozy bar seat by choice.

The whole room was just impressive. I expected a somewhat cramped space, as it was an establishment within an establishment, but it was just the opposite.

There was a raised ceiling with elegant light fixtures, two of which I would have bought on the spot if it would have been possible. The color schemes were sleek and there were many cozy cup candles everywhere.

I ordered an old fashioned because it has been a busy week. It was made so well that I didn’t feel the need to ask for a water on the side, which hardly ever happens.

I was taken care of by Restaurant Manager Austin Smith and he was absolutely wonderful.

He encouraged me to get the homemade chips and dip – $7. He said it was something people often take home. I definitely was one of those people.

He told stories of a colorful college trip to Kenya and consoled me that student debt isn’t the end of the world.

It was a very rare moment of organic pleasant human interaction, but I would also like to thank the hiring manager for the entire staff that served me, because, wow!

I ordered the Wild Mushroom Pappardell for $22. It was quite possibly the best pasta I have ever had. I give my sincerest compliment to the chef, Stephney Florek.

I left with new friends, multiple boxes and a reasonable tab that placed Bordeaux at the top of my list for places to go in Lansing.

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