Reporter Food

Reporter Food: Wedge Salad & Texas Burnt Ends from Rosie O’Grady’s

May 7th 2016

Reporter Food:  Wedge Salad and Texas Burnt Ends from Rosie O’Grady’s (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 7, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Rosie O’Grady’s is pretty great.  They are part of the Kramer Restaurant Group, who recently came on as an advertising sponsor of oc115. This means I get to enjoy Rosies, One-Eyed Betty’s, Pop’s for Italian, […]

Reporter Food: A First Timer Tries Detroit Bubble Tea

April 9th 2016

Reporter Food:  A First Timer Tries Detroit Bubble Tea (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 9, 2016) Ferndale, MI – This one time while visiting a Chinese bakery a friend of mine’s kid got a “bubble tea.”  It was made out of iced green tea and little tapioca balls at the bottom.  At the time I was […]

Reporter Food: Plenty to Share with Friends at Pop’s for Italian

April 1st 2016

Reporter Food:  Plenty to Share with Friends at Pop’s for Italian (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 1, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Pop’s for Italian opened about two weeks ago with lots of good feedback online.  I attended the ribbon cutting when it happened, but did not get to stick around to eat.  It was great to […]

The Past, Present and Future of Ernie’s Market in Oak Park

March 19th 2016

The Past, Present and Future of Ernie’s Market in Oak Park (Cheryl Weiss, March 18, 2016) Oak Park, MI – With the Jefferson Oaks development project in Oak Park beginning this summer, rumors have been circulating about Ernie’s Market.  Will Ernie’s building be demolished to make way for new construction?   According to owner Ernie Hassan, that […]

Reporter Food: The Breakfast Club in Madison Heights

February 11th 2016

Reporter Food: The Breakfast Club in Madison Heights (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 11, 2016) Madison Heights, MI – The Breakfast Club in Madison Heights the perfect kind of restaurant for a writer like me, and I think oc115 readers would like it too. It’s got fantastic creative breakfast food in a non-pretentious, but sunshiny and […]

Delicious Kindness at Tai Fai in Oak Park as Customers Pay Food Forward

February 1st 2016

Delicious Kindness at Tai Fai in Oak Park as Customers Pay Food Forward (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 1, 2016) Oak Park, MI – “Let’s keep love carry on. Keep warming our city. Paid food tickets for whom needed.” That is the sign on the wall of Tai Fai Restaurant at 8505 W. Nine Mile Road […]

Ascension Brewing Company Brews Up Craft Beer Niche

January 30th 2016

Ascension Brewing Company Brews Up Craft Beer Niche (Nathan Mueller, Jan. 30, 2016) Novi, MI – Fifteen Mile Porter. Scotty Knows. H.O.M.E.S. 2.0. The Phoenix. 800- Pound Gorilla. Adam Czap is either a director of an eclectic mix of Hollywood movies, or running a brand new microbrewery. Fortunately, for craft beer lovers, it’s the latter. […]

Preview of Pops and Daily Dinette in Ferndale

January 30th 2016

Preview of Pops and Daily Dinette in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 30, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Downtown Ferndale will soon have two new restaurants as construction wraps up on The Daily Dinette and Pop’s, located on W. 9 Mile Road where Buffalo Wild Wings and Twisted Shamrock used to be. Vice President of Operations […]

Reporter Food: Bittersweet Café in Holly

January 22nd 2016

Reporter Food: Bittersweet Café in Holly (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 20, 2016) Holly, MI – Among the adorable shops and restaurants of Saginaw Street is a cozy little place called Bittersweet Café. The quaint space and smiling staff might make one think of a regular country restaurant, but the gourmet food items, impressive selection of […]

Reporter Food: Avon Donuts

January 3rd 2016

Reporter Food: Avon Donuts (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 3, 2016) Pontiac, MI – Ah.  Donuts.  There is no more perfect food for when I have to wake up early to go to a meeting of some sort.  Convenient, cheap, a burst of sugary energy, and easy to eat in the car – what more could […]