Reporter Food

Reporter Food: Primo’s Special Pizza at Primo’s in Oak Park

April 18th 2019

Reporter Food: Primo’s Special Pizza at Primo’s in Oak Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 20, 2019) Oak Park, MI – It was time to finally try Primo’s Pizza at 10100 W. 9 Mile in Oak Park. I figured the best bet would be to go with the house favorite – the Primo’s Special Pizza.  Cheese, […]

Reporter Food: Burger Tuesday at The Emory

April 15th 2019

Reporter Food: Burger Tuesday at The Emory (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 15, 2019) Ferndale, MI – A Ferndale tradition is Burger Tuesday at The Emory (22700 Woodward Ave).  On Tuesdays the gourmet burgers are served up at a special discount rate, making it a great place for a workday lunch or easy dinner.  The Emory […]

Reporter Food: Mac and Cheese at Axle Brewing Livernois Tap

April 12th 2019

Reporter Food: Mac and Cheese at Axle Brewing Livernois Tap (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 12, 2019) Ferndale, MI – In February a friend of mine had their birthday party at Axle Brewing Livernois Tap, which gave me a chance to try some items from their menu. I don’t know anything about craft beer, but friends […]

Reporter Food: Atlantic Salmon with 3 Cheese Ravioli at Lily’s Seafood

April 6th 2019

Reporter Food: Atlantic Salmon with 3 Cheese Ravioli at Lily’s Seafood (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 6, 2019) Royal Oak, MI- A lunchtime business meeting last week gave me the chance to try Lily’s Seafood, located at 410 S. Washington in Downtown Royal Oak. This was a regular spot for my lunchtime companion, who opted for […]

Reporter Food: Braised Short Rib at Pops for Italian

April 3rd 2019

Reporter Food: Braised Short Rib at Pops for Italian (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 3, 2019) Ferndale, MI- An evening with friends included dinner at Pop’s for Italian at 280 W Nine Mile in Downtown Ferndale.  Pop’s is one of the sponsors of Oakland County Times, and I’ve been pleased to have previously enjoyed their Chicken […]

Reporter Food: Ribs & More at RE BBQ

March 28th 2019

Reporter Food: Ribs & More at RE BBQ (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 28, 2019) Ferndale, MI – You know something’s good when people line up in blizzard-like weather week after week for their helping. Thankfully the weather is better now, and RE BBQ (aka Rogue Estate), the small but mighty food truck camped out at […]

Reporter Food: Seafood Crab Cake Sliders at White Castle

March 26th 2019

Reporter Food: Crab Cake Sliders at White Castle (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 26, 2019) Ferndale, Royal Oak, Southfield, Oak Park, Troy, Pontiac, MI – As I hope everyone who reads Oakland County Times is aware, White Castle is the sponsor of our Reporter Food column.  While I am excited to be trying and indexing as […]

Reporter Food: Chicken Taco Platter at Mex

March 23rd 2019

Reporter Food: Chicken Taco Platter at Mex (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 23, 2019) Bloomfield Hills, MI – As I’ve been exploring the restaurants of Oakland County, I find that I am just as much amazed by the flavors of the decor and atmosphere as I am with the food. A recent lunch meeting at Mex […]

Reporter Food: Grilled Skinny Jimmy at The Lunch Cafe

March 21st 2019

Reporter Food: Grilled Skinny Jimmy at The Lunch Cafe (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 21, 2019) Berkley, MI -When I first went to The Lunch Cafe in September, I met Cindy and Angela Coon – the mother/daughter team responsible for the fine home-style soups and sandwiches that TLC is known for.  At that time, Cindy was […]

Ferndale’s Treat Dreams Re-opens as “Dessert Emporium”

March 15th 2019

Ferndale’s Treat Dreams Re-opens as “Dessert Emporium” (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 15, 2019) Ferndale, MI- What once was an ice cream shop full of unusual flavors has now grown into a haven for all things sweet.  Treat Dreams Dessert Emporium at 22965 Woodward Ave in Downtown Ferndale opens it’s doors to the public Friday after […]