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July 22 – Bake Sale to Benefit Concerts at Ferndale Library

July 1st 2019

…a range of cookies, cupcakes, scones, and potentially some pie!

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: Steak Burrito at Taco Tienda Mexicana

December 17th 2018

Reporter Food: Steak Burrito at Taco Tienda Mexicana (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 17, 2018) Madison Heights, MI – Inside the strip mall at the corner of John R. and Whitcomb (13 1/2 Mile) is a tiny Mexican grocery store, and inside that grocery store is a cafe called Taco Tienda Mexicana. This authentic Mexican restaurant […]

Reporter Food: Roasted Pork BBQ Tacos at Dino’s Lounge

October 16th 2018

Reporter Food: Roasted Pork BBQ Tacos at Dino’s Lounge (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 16, 2018) Ferndale, MI – Dino’s Lounge in Ferndale has a new section on their menu. They’re calling it El Dino’s and featuring some south of the border inspired dishes. Since this is one of my regular writing spots, I had to […]

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: Chicken Salad Sandwich at The Lunch Café, Berkley

September 5th 2018

Reporter Food: Chicken Salad Sandwich at The Lunch Café, Berkley (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 5, 2018) Berkley, MI – When I was having my first meal ever at The Lunch Café at 3116 Twelve Mile Rd in Downtown Berkley, the women behind the counter randomly started singing along with an upbeat love song. They greeted […]

Reporter Food: Mac Bombs & Almighty Brisket at Revival

September 3rd 2018

Reporter Food: Mac Bombs & Almighty Brisket at Revival (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 3, 2018) Waterford, MI- Just off Dixie Hwy on Walton Road is a cool cafe with food choices and a name that reflects their take on upping the neighborhood food game – Revival. The “modern American” dining is a step up from […]

Holly Hotel Offering Seven Deadly Sins Dinner Sept. 14-15

September 2nd 2018

Holly Hotel Offering Seven Deadly Sins Dinner Sept. 14-15   Holly, MI- Holly Hotel is offering a dinner of seven deadly sins for two nights only,  Sept. 14-15. $77 per person, includes wines. Vanity Grana Parmesan, Frosted Grapes and Candied Spiced Pecans Gluttony Pork Chicharrones, Balsamic Fig Reduction Wrath New Orleans style Angry Shrimp Redemption (the […]

Reporter Food: Braised Short Rib Pasta at Crispelli’s in Berkley

August 27th 2018

Reporter Food: Braised Short Rib Pasta at Crispelli’s in Berkley (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 27, 2018) Berkley, MI- Crispelli’s Bakery and Pizzeria has locations in Berkley, West Bloomfield and Troy.  I recently had a chance to visit their Berkley location and enjoy their creamy, flavorful braised short rib pasta. This is a creation of cavatelli […]

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 […]