Reporter Food

Reporter Food: Dakota Inn Rathskeller in Detroit

June 14th 2018

Reporter Food: Dakota Inn Rathskeller in Detroit (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 13, 2018) Detroit, MI – In Germany, a rathskeller is a beer hall or pub in a basement where folks could gather together and discuss community issues and gossip, while drinking strong beer, and sometimes singing. Yes, singing. At 17324 John R St in […]

Reporter Food: Hot Mess Tots, Walking Taco & More at Doug’s Delight

June 10th 2018

Reporter Food: Hot Mess Tots, Walking Taco & More at Doug’s Delight (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 10, 2018) Hazel Park, MI – When I was a kid, Doug’s Delight at 24110 John R Rd was the place to go for after-school slushies and ice cream.  The neighborhood ice cream shop closed down several years ago, […]

Reporter Food: Egg Sandwich and Double Layer Nachos at OWL

April 27th 2018

Reporter Food: Egg Sandwich and Double Layer Nachos at OWL in Royal Oak (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 27, 2018) Royal Oak, MI- Open 24/6, with time off on Sundays, O.W.L. restaurant in Royal Oak gives patrons a simple menu of breakfast and lunch items, many with a Mexican flair. A friend and I checked it […]

Reporter Food: Stuffed Pepper Soup from Holiday Market

March 29th 2018

  Reporter Food: Stuffed Pepper Soup from Holiday Market (Crystal a Proxmire, March 29, 2018) Royal Oak, MI – Spending several weeks sick with the flu this year gave me the chance to broaden my horizons as far as soup goes. So you’ll see some soup posts coming up in the next few weeks.  I’m […]

Reporter Food: Charminar Biryani House Indian Restaurant in Troy

March 27th 2018

Reporter Food: Charminar Biryani House Indian Restaurant in Troy (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 26, 2018) Troy, MI – There is an amazing new restaurant on the corner of John R and Big Beaver Road called Charminar Biryai House Indian Restaurant.  It opened three months ago but I didn’t notice it until the large “Lunch Buffet” […]

Reporter Food: Baton Rouge Crawfish Cakes at Howe’s Bayou

March 16th 2018

Reporter Food: Baton Rouge Crawfish Cakes at Howe’s Bayou (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 16, 2018) Ferndale, MI – One of my favorite places to go to eat and write is Howe’s Bayou at 22848 Woodward Ave in Downtown Ferndale. They’ve been a sponsor of Oakland County Times since back when it was Ferndale 115 nine […]

Reporter Food: Woodward Melt at Lafayette Market

March 15th 2018

Reporter Food: Woodward Melt at Lafayette Market (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 12, 2018) Pontiac, MI – Lunch at the Lafayette Market was a wonderful experience.  The market has a nice open feel with plenty of tables and people to run into.  I was there last week to meet with the Director of the Pontiac Regional […]

Reporter Food: Pho at Que Houng in Madison Heights

March 14th 2018

Reporter Food: Pho at Que Houng in Madison Heights (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 14, 2018) Madison Heights, MI –  Que Houng is a Vietnamese term that means “Native Village,” and the  folks at Que Houng Restaurant bring the tastes of Vietnam to Madison Heights with a menu full of favorites for dining in or carrying […]

Reporter Food: Loui’s Pizza in Hazel Park

March 10th 2018

Reporter Food: Loui’s Pizza in Hazel Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 10, 2018) Hazel Park, MI – For over 40 years, Loui’s Pizza has been serving up award-winning deep dish pizza, along with other Italian favorites.  The restaurant itself is a uniquely-decorated place, with with bottles, holiday lights and artificial flowers. And there often is […]

Reporter Food: Mad Hatter in Birmingham

March 7th 2018

Reporter Food: Mad Hatter in Birmingham (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 7, 2018) Birmingham, MI – For a whimsical and tasty lunch in Downtown Birmingham, Mad Hatter was a good choice.  I met a source there for a story and was impressed with the cuteness of the decor. Long royal-colored curtains, and cheerful artwork made it […]