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Reporter Food: Coconut Chicken Salad at South Lyon Hotel

November 15th 2019

While the historic 1860s building is gone, the hotel recently re-opened as the modern, two-story eatery.

Reporter Food: Le Crepe in Royal Oak

June 22nd 2019

Reporter Food: Le Crepe in Royal Oak (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 22, 2019) Royal Oak, MI- I recently started using Door Dash, and it’s been a great way to add new restaurants to the Reporter Food section. One of the first that I tried was Le Crepe, which is located at 317 S. Washington Ave […]

Reporter Food: Lemon Ricotta Blueberry Pancakes at Village Cafe

February 2nd 2019

Reporter Food: Lemon Ricotta Blueberry Pancakes at Village Cafe (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 2, 2019) Troy, MI – In my quest to try as many restaurants in Oakland County as I can, I had breakfast with a friend at the Village Cafe at 3672 Rochester Road in Troy a few weeks ago. The special of […]

Reporter Food: Chicken Fried Rice at China Village in Bloomfield Hills

December 25th 2018

Reporter Food: Chicken Fried Rice at China Village in Bloomfield Hills (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 25, 2018) Bloomfield Hills, MI- Chinese food on Christmas is a great tradition, and it gave me a chance to try China Village at 1655 S Opdyke in Bloomfield Hills. The lovely restaurant with the red roof has a menu […]

Introducing: Reporter Food Index, City by City

November 29th 2018

  Introducing: Reporter Food Index, City by City (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 29, 2018) Oakland County, MI – Oakland County Times has been on a mission to try as many restaurants throughout our great county as possible. These “Reporter Food” columns have evolved over time to become one of our most popular ongoing features. Scroll […]

Reporter Food: BBQ Pulled Pork Mac n Cheese at Dave and Amy’s

October 31st 2018

Reporter Food: BBQ Pulled Pork Mac n Cheese at Dave and Amy’s (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 31, 2018) White Lake, MI- at 9595 Highland Road (M59) in White Lake is a locally owned restaurant with a bar and a large menu, named after their founders: Dave and Amy’s. I went for lunch and had their […]

Reporter Food: Witches’ Luncheon at Holly Hotel

October 27th 2018

Reporter Food: Witches’ Luncheon at Holly Hotel (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 28, 2018) Holly, MI – The Holly Hotel has been getting magical this weekend with their annual Witches’ Luncheon.  The event attracts people with tall pointy hats and black dresses from all around the state who revel in the creative culinary creations and the […]

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: Portabella & Mixed Sweet Peppers Po’ Boy at Howe’s Bayou

September 20th 2018

Reporter Food: Portabella & Mixed Sweet Peppers Po’ Boy at Howe’s Bayou (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 20, 2018) Ferndale, MI – Sometimes it can be hard to find an alternative to the meaty burgers and chicken sandwiches that flood the restaurant scene.  But Howe’s Bayou at 22848 Woodward in Downtown Ferndale has a fantastic meat-free […]

Reporter Food: Corned Beef Omelette at Omelette and Waffle Cafe in Northville

August 25th 2018

Reporter Food: Corned Beef Omelette at Omelette and Waffle Cafe in Northville (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 25, 2018) Northville, Plymouth, MI – As you might guess from the name, Omelette and Waffle Café in Northville (and also in Plymouth) specializes in breakfast/brunch.  They do have a good selection of lunchtime items too, but they are […]