Reporter Food

Reporter Food: Le Crepe in Royal Oak

June 22nd 2019

Reporter Food: Le Crepe in Royal Oak (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 22, 2019) Royal Oak, MI- I recently started using Door Dash, and it’s been a great way to add new restaurants to the Reporter Food section. One of the first that I tried was Le Crepe, which is located at 317 S. Washington Ave […]

Reporter Food Guide Explores Restaurants Throughout Oakland County

June 19th 2019

Reporter Food Guide Explores Restaurants Throughout Oakland County Oakland County Times has been on a mission to try as many restaurants throughout our great county as possible. These “Reporter Food” columns have evolved over time to become one of our most popular ongoing features. Scroll down to see a city by city list. Click on […]

Reporter Food:  BBQ Brisket Slider at White Castle

June 16th 2019

Reporter Food: BBQ Brisket Slider at White Castle (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 16, 2019) Ferndale, Troy, Pontiac, Southfield, Royal Oak, Oak Park, Farmington Hills, MI – Its Father’s Day and those of you who know me know that White Castle is not only our favorite national sponsor, but a place that is sentimental to me […]

Reporter Food: Escamilla Amigos in Ortonville

June 14th 2019

Reporter Food: Escamilla Amigos in Ortonville Ortonville, MI – A recent visit to NE Oakland County gave me the chance to add Escamilla Amigos to our list of Oakland County restaurants. Escamilla Amigos is a family-owned cafe with authentic Mexican fare. I picked up a chicken quesadilla, made on the most amazing homemade tortillas. The […]

Reporter Food: The Corner in Downtown Ferndale

June 10th 2019

Reporter Food: The Corner in Downtown Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 10, 2019) Ferndale, MI- Ferndale Pride gave me not one, but two, opportunities to try The Corner which is located at the corner of W. 9 Mile Road and Planavon. In the morning I had a junior reporter and her mother with me as […]

Reporter Food: Hilton Road Cafe in Ferndale

June 7th 2019

Reporter Food: Hilton Road Cafe in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 6, 2019) Ferndale, MI – Over the past few weeks, Hilton Road Cafe (3150 Hilton Rd, Ferndale) has become a favorite breakfast/work spot for a very simple reason – great breakfast basics but with high quality, fresh ingredients.  There is nothing like fresh vegetables […]

Reporter Food: Apple Fritter Donut Shop

May 29th 2019

Reporter Food: Apple Fritter Donut Shop (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 29, 2019) Ferndale, MI – When I was a little girl, my dad and I would walk up Hilton to sit at the counter of the Apple Fritter Donut Shop.  Back then it was one of those places where folks would sit around talking about […]

Reporter Food: El Guapo at Detroit Fleat in Ferndale

May 25th 2019

Reporter Food: El Guapo at Detroit Fleat in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 25, 2019) Ferndale, MI- Detroit Fleat, Ferndale’s food truck-centered restaurant, is now fully open for the season with a menu of items inside plus a trio of food trucks in the back. There are three regular trucks and usually a fourth which […]

Reporter Food: Cork Wine Pub in Pleasant Ridge

May 22nd 2019

Reporter Food: Cork Wine Pub in Pleasant Ridge (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 22, 2019) Pleasant Ridge, MI- Our culinary adventure continues with a visit to Pleasant Ridge to have dinner at Cork Wine Pub with the Mayor and his wife. None of us are wine drinkers (I get headaches), but even without the obvious beverage […]

Reporter Food: Taco Tuesday at Rojo in Birmingham

May 20th 2019

Reporter Food: Taco Tuesday at Rojo in Birmingham Reporter Food: Taco Tuesdays at Rojo (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 7, 2019) Birmingham, MI – On Tuesdays Rojo Mexican Bistro in Birmingham has special deals on tacos.  So that’s where I went for a recent Tuesday lunch meeting. The decor is mostly red, which is fitting given […]