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Reporter Food: Birmingham Sushi Cafe

September 12th 2019

These little bites of deliciousness were followed by beautifully crafted sushi rolls.

Reporter Food: Antihero in Ferndale

May 3rd 2019

Reporter Food: Antihero in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 3, 2019) Ferndale, MI – I recently joined Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce Board President Dale Vigliarolo and his wife Karin at one of Ferndale’s newest and most unique restaurants – Antihero. This Japanese Izakaya (aka pub) is the latest creation of Jeff King who also […]

Reporter Food: Capt’n Crunch Chicken n’ Waffles at Bobcat Bonnie’s

March 12th 2019

Reporter Food: Capt’n Crunch Chicken n’ Waffles at Bobcat Bonnie’s (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 12, 2019) Ferndale, MI- Brunch is a big deal in Downtown Ferndale, and Bobcat Bonnie’s is among the popular destinations. A friend and I went a few weeks ago and were very happy with our breakfasts – and the build-your-own mimosa […]

Reporter Food: Guampky at Czapski’s Kitchen

February 5th 2019

Reporter Food: Guampky (Stuffed Cabbage) at Czapski’s Kitchen (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 5, 2019) Milford, MI – “Chop, ski.” That’s how you say the name of the adorable Polish/Mexican restaurant in Downtown Milford called Czapski’s. This friendly restaurant with ample parking, home-cooked meals, and an alligator head for a candy dish was recently my pit […]

Reporter Food: Lobster Ravioli at Wixom Station

January 18th 2019

Reporter Food: Lobster Ravioli at Wixom Station (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 18, 2019) Wixom, MI – I didn’t know what to expect when I went to Wixom Station, only that it was “the place” to try in that part of the county, and that it had a train theme.  I love trains!  So I don’t […]

Eight Course Dinner Celebrates Morel Mushrooms at Holly Hotel

May 16th 2018

Eight Course Dinner Celebrates Morel Mushrooms at Holly Hotel (Holly Hotel, May 16, 2018) Holly, MI – It’s our 39th year of preparing an eight-course dinner built around the wonderful MOREL MUSHROOM! This is the theme dinner that every other restaurant tries to imitate, but you can enjoy morels at the Holly Hotel, where it […]

Reporter Food: Turkey Artichoke Burger at Rosie O’Grady’s

December 11th 2017

Reporter Food: Turkey Artichoke Burger at Rosie O’Grady’s (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 11, 2017) Ferndale, MI – A chilly weekday was made warm by lunch at Rosie O’Grady’s at 279 W. 9 Mile in Downtown Ferndale. The meal started with a nice hot bowl of chili, topped with shredded cheese and a spoonful of sour […]

Detroit Axe: Sharp New Restaurant Combines Food & Hatchet Throws

December 7th 2017

Detroit Axe: Sharp New Ferndale Restaurant Combines Food & Hatchet Throws (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 7, 2017) Ferndale, MI – With so many quality restaurants in Downtown Ferndale, how do you stay a cut above the competition?  Not just with good food, but with experience says Detroit Axe co-founder Geoff Kretchmer. Kretchmer and Brian Siegel […]

Reporter Food: Many Tastes of Twisted Tavern

May 11th 2017

Reporter Food: Many Tastes of Twisted Tavern (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 11, 2017) Ferndale, MI – My Oakland County culinary adventures continued recently with a visit to Twisted Tavern at 22901 Woodward Ave. in Ferndale where I met with Ferndale Chamber Board Member and roofer extraordinaire Dale Vigliarolo of Lakepointe Construction and his wife Karin. […]

Reporter Food: Traverse City Chicken & Gorgonzola Pasta from Sweet Lorraine’s in Southfield

April 13th 2017

Reporter Food:  Traverse City Chicken & Gorgonzola Pasta from Sweet Lorraine’s in Southfield (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 13, 2017) Southfield, MI – Yesterday I had the pleasure of trying someplace new and getting to hear lots of delightful scoops from one of my sources.  I’d always heard about Sweet Lorraine’s in Southfield, so I insisted […]