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The Best of Everything
By Danny Raskin
FROM A LITTLE delicatessen
on Hastings and Farnsworth 51
years ago to a glamorous one-half
to three-quarter million dollar
structure, serving an average of
well over 25,000 people a week .. .
That was the success story of Sam
Boesky and Darby's on W. 7 Mile
Rd. and Wyoming • .
1917 SAW the opening of the
original Boesky's by Sam, who j just
four years before had come to
Specializing in Cantonese Cuisine
Open Mon. thru Fri. 11 a.m.-10:30 p.m.
Sat. 11 a.m.-11:30 p.m.; Sun. Noon-10:30 p.m.
In Harvard Row Shopping Center at
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America from Russia at the age of
13 . . As the years went by, Sam
opened other delicatessens around
Detroit, but finally decided that
his personal attention and service
were necessary in keeping with his
motto that the customer comes
IT WAS IN JANUARY, 1955
that Sam Boesky opened Darby's
Restaurant, soon to become the
showplace of the Middlewest, em-
ploying 120 people, seating 375
and catering to folks from all
walks of life . . . The person next
to you at Darby's might have been
the owner of a bank, a famous
show personality or just someone
who enjoyed good food and the
very best in service.
ONLY THE ABSOLUTE finest
in Jewish style cooking was served
at Darby's, whether at breakfast,
lunch, dinner or a late evening
snack . . . Included in the sump-
tuous breath-taking atmosphere of
elegance and congeniality was a
complete carry-out department,
coffee shop, private banquet room,
dining room and cocktail lounge
. . . Another distinct Darby's fea-
ture were the mouth-watering
pastries and baked goods made
directly on the premises.
THE SUCCESS OF Darby's was
a grand tribute to the restaurant
know-how of Sam Boesky, whose
reputation is nationally known for
the very best food and the finest
service possible . . , Darby's was
considered one of the top restau-
rants in the country, serving de-
licious delicacies in beautiful,
pleasant surroundings six days a
week . . Monday was a rest day
for the help, who served more
people in a week than most res-
taurants served in a month!
YES, FOR SAM BOESKY the
nostalgia of his first delicatessen
on Hastings and Farnsworth came
back every once in a while . . So
did his other places of yesteryears
.. , But put them all together and
they might just have fit into
THE FIRE STARTED on a Mon-
day night and continued with such
force as to completely gut the in-
terior beyond all recognition . . .
By Tuesday morning crowds of
people were driving by in disbelief
. . . Many got out to look in shock
at what had happened . . . custo-
mers and employes both . . . They
had seen it on TV, heard it on the
radio, were told about it by others
. . . but they still couldn't believe
it . . . The wonderful Darby's was
no more . . . Sam's son-in-law,
Bernie Kerner, looking like he had
been up all night, was seemingly
calm but understandably ruffled
as he tried to answer questions as
best he could . . . Tommy Chad-
wick, bartender in Darby's Sky-
light Room Lounge, shook his head
and muttered, "I just don't be-
lieve it!" . . . One of the girls
who worked nights as a waitress
stood by her car and openly cried.
DARBY'S HAD BECOME more
than just a restaurant in Detroit
. . . it had earned a distinct repu-
tation that only a beloved institu-
tion of its type enjoys . . Yes,
this fire will long be remembered,
but in the hearts of all the many
people who know Sam Boesky and
Bernie Kerner, the feeling is for
sure that Darby's will rise again!
I never found the companion
that was so companionable as
Friday, July 26, 1968-29
Film 'Lost Continent'
Can Be Found at Palms
An adventure film, "The Lost
Continent," now showing exclu-
sively at the Palms Theater, is
based on "Unchartered Seas," a
best-selling book by Dennis Wheat-
ley. It stars Eric Porter, Hilde-
garde Knef, Suzanne Leigh and
"The Lost Continent" follows
the hazardous course of a broken-
down old cargo vessel which,
forced off route by mutiny and a
hurricane, becomes trapped in an
uncharted realm inhabited by a
strange, lost people and menaced
by giant creatures of the deep.
The companion feature is "The
Shuttered Room" mystery thriller
starring Gig Young, Caroly Lynley
and Flora Robson.
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August features at Kutsher's
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enough to make a hole in one re-
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