Reporter Food

Reporter Food: Potato Pancakes & Kielbasa from Alexander’s Polish American Restaurant

October 20th 2018

Reporter Food: Potato Pancakes & Kielbasa from Alexander’s Polish American Restaurant (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 20, 2018) South Lyon, MI – Alexander’s Polish American Restaurant looks like any typical American diner, with tables and a row of booths in a room with nondescript décor. Yet in this simple atmosphere visitors will find an abundance of […]

Reporter Food: Sizzle and Rolled Ice Cream at Sizzle It Asian Bistro

October 13th 2018

Reporter Food: Sizzle and Rolled Ice Cream at Sizzle It Asian Bistro (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 13, 2018) Novi, MI – Sizzle It! The name is as exciting as the food at this tiny Asian Bistro at 31194 Novi Road.  I am so glad for the recommendation to check this place out after a meeting […]

Reporter Food: Sunnyknoll Savory Waffle at Coco Fairfield’s

October 12th 2018

Reporter Food: Sunnyknoll Savory Waffle at Coco Fairfield’s (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 12, 2018) Berkley, MI – Sunnyknoll Avenue is a street in Berkley.  It’s also the namesake of the Sunnyknoll Savory Waffle at Coco Fairfield’s. Several of the diner’s specialties have locally notable names.  Buckingham Bennies.  Franklin French Toast.  Kenmore Cornbread Waffle.  Brookline Burrito.  […]

Reporter Food: Tortellina Alla Panna at Andiamo Trattoria

October 10th 2018

Reporter Food: Tortellina Alla Panna at Andiamo Trattoria (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 10, 2018) Clarkston, MI- With so much talk about Andiamo closing their Royal Oak location, it occurred to me that I hadn’t been there yet. So on a recent visit to Clarkston I took the opportunity to dine at Andiamo Trattoria at 7228 […]

Reporter Food: Mexican Skillet at Old Village Cafe

October 6th 2018

Reporter Food: Mexican Skillet at Old Village Cafe (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 6, 2018) Clarkston, MI- Last week I was passing though Clarkston and decided to give Old Village Cafe a try.  It was nice sitting near the front and watching people pass by on Downtown Clarkston’s Main Street. The restaurant has a typical diner […]

Reporter Food: Chicken Nachos at Dino’s Lounge

October 3rd 2018

Reporter Food: Chicken Nachos at Dino’s Lounge (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 3, 2018) Ferndale, MI- As readers may know by now, Dino’s Lounge in Downtown Ferndale is one of my regular writing spots. They have so many great newer items that I’d forgotten about an old favorite – the nachos. It’s a pretty basic dish, […]

Reporter Food: Sunny Sunrise at Whistle Stop Diner

September 29th 2018

Reporter Food: Sunny Sunrise at Whistle Stop Diner (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 29, 2018) Pleasant Ridge, MI- A Reporter Food column from Pleasant Ridge has been a long time coming, but finally I’ve had a chance to enjoy the Whistle Stop Diner at 24060 Woodward Ave. This tiny café is often packed, with a line […]

Reporter Food: London Broil Sub from Delite

September 26th 2018

Reporter Food: London Broil Sub from Delite (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 26, 2018) Ferndale, Detroit, Hamtramck, MI – Hamtramck and Detroit-based Delite Café & Deli added a Downtown Ferndale location this summer, and I finally had a chance to give it a try. The menu is full of sub and sandwich options, and they pride […]

Reporter Food: Bacon n’ Brie Hotcakes at The Laundry in Fenton

September 23rd 2018

Reporter Food: Bacon n’ Brie Hotcakes at The Laundry in Fenton (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 23, 2018) Fenton, MI – Ah, breakfast. The time for sweet and savory combinations created by restaurants trying to outdo each other in uniqueness. The Laundry in Fenton is one of those places where the items on the menu make […]

Reporter Food: Smoked Salmon Scramble from Cafe Muse

September 16th 2018

Reporter Food: Smoked Salmon Scramble from Cafe Muse (Crystal Proxmire, Sept. 16, 2018) Royal Oak, MI- On the menu at Cafe Muse there is a quote by Virginia Woolf: “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” The quaint and classy restaurant in Downtown Royal Oak seeks to make […]