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January 28, 1977 - Image 28

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1977-01-28

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28 Friday, January 28, 1977

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

A gift
for all
xeuxonx.

Two Great
Restaurants With
One. Great Name



Zopinktt's

COUNTRY
HOUSE

ON THE
BOULEVARD

A TOTAL GREEK EXPERIENCE!



1

By DANNY RASKIN

HERE IS BIG news for end of town to the other
eatery-goers who re- . . . Chef_ Ezzie Holyk
member the Club Berkley would make it from
of yesteryears on Wood- scratch and oh so very
ward and 111/2 Mile scrumptious.
Rd. . . It had been taken
New owners, Frank and
over from Mildred Hunt' Freda Bedient, and man-
and made into a "booze 'n ager Phil Roy, found Chef
girlie" operation . . . The Ezzie . . . and back he
die-hard customers soon has come to Club Berkley.
parted and went different Also, out there playing
A Northfield Hilton Gift Certificate is both
ways in search of the songs for his dinner crowd
timely and timeless. Whenever you give, what-
wonderful dishes they on the bass fiddle, snare
ever the occasion, to please and impress that
used to get here. and bass drums, was How-
special person. . . and you fill in the amount.
Then talk arose about it and Benedict, who goes
being bought by a former back about 19 years at
customer who was put- Club Berkley . . . With
Northfield Hilton Inn
ting it back into the shape him at the piano is Charles
5500 Crooks Rd. at 1-75
of old. Boles.
Troy, Michigan 48098
This we had to see for
Back to the food . . .
(313) 879-2100
ourselves, and so did wife and a decision as to
Frieda, who would have whether it would be like
driven a country mile for we used to have at this
those baby frog legs at popular spot.
Club Berkley.
The turtle soup was ab-
From the outside, it solutely elegant — no
still looks the same, and doubt that Chef Ezzie's
the interior has some re- touch was in the kitchen
visions, such as no more . . . Frieda had her frog
booths and a dance floor legs . . . and they were
. . . However, all in all, those tiny, meaty kind
the low lighting from of- -you always search for but
fany lamps and beaded seldom find . . . Needless
lamp shades, dark to say, she left only bones
paneled walls and velvet from the entire plateful
flecked wallpaper is still . . . Our fried butterflied
there . . . in the casual, shrimp were those jumbo
intimate atmosphere we kind, and dipped into the
used to know. jellied plum sauce with a
To sharpen up our even- touch of mustard, it made
ing, there was hostess a most enjoyable dish.
Lucille Rosett, stalwart
Frieda had her frog legs
from Boesky's on 12th and roadhouse style, and you
From the broilers & the grills
Hazelwood, Saksey's and can also have them in gar-
From the lakes & the seas
other places, to greet us in lic butter . . . Our fried
PRIVATE
her most pleasant manner. butterflied shrimp with
Gourmet favorites
BANQUET
Remember the wonder- plum sauce wasn't on the
Sandwiches • Salads Snacks ROOMS
ful service at Club Menu yet, but it's a house
Berkley? . . . Our wait- favorite . . . Chef Ezzie
Luncheon • Dinner • Supper AVAILABLE ress,
Anne Hockstra, was also makes a cocktail
indicative of those beaut- sauce for it.
Choice cocktails, wines
iful years . . . and bus boy
Naturally, we had the
and liquors
Jeff Donnelly literally garlic bread and cottage
flies across the room fried potatoes, too.
Our Catering Is Elegant
when anybody needs any-
Bossman Frank Bedient
thing . . . Take out a asked Anne to bring out a
cigarette or cigar and he small glass of sherry wine
almost has it lit before . . . with a few drops of
you've taken the first which Freida laced her
draw.
turtle soup_ . . . I tasted it
Naturally, Frieda had both ways and boy, what
to try the frog legs . .
elegance!
this was to be an impor-
Chef Ezzie Holyk
2960 W. Grand Blvd.
24010 W. 7 Mile Rd.
tant experience for her makes a big difference
Across from Fisher Theatre . . . and we certainly . . . No doctoring up from
At Telegraph
wanted the fried but- cans when he has the
TR 5-2614
531-9000
terflied shrimp with plum kitchen . . . All his soups,
Closed Sun. and Holidays
Open all 7 days
sauce. calad dressings, sauces
Parking lot adjacent
Valet Parking
But before these, there are Ezzie's own original
All Credit Cards
was the great turtle soup recipes.
AL BALOOLY, YOUR HOST
which Club Berkley used
Back in 1932, Club
to be known for from one Berkley was owned by
Jim Cox . . . Then Herb
LIE
Hund bought it in 1940
. . . He passed away in
1956 and Mildred took
over . . . When Jim
owned it, there was danc-
ing to an all-girl or-
chestra . . . Herb elimi-
-
• I
I I I ftwa
nated the terpsi fun but
Frank and Freda have
brought it back . . . along
with the very fine food
and service.
(Formerly
Northwood Inn is gone
Roman Gate)
. . and for a while there,
even though the name
viss
i.„,...-41 "I
,44,
was retained, Club
Berkley as everyone
4616 N. WOODWARD, JUST 1 BLK. S. OF 14 MILE RD.
knew it, was no more . .
cl Today, thanks to Frank, a
549-4141
-
Royal Oak
devoted customer of yes-
teryears, and his very ef-
FEATURING GREEK FOOD & ENTERTAINMENT
ficient manager, Phil
OPEN 7 DAYS . . . SUN THRU THURS., 11 a.m.-2 a.m. FRI. & SAT.,.11 a.m.-3 a.m.
Roy, it is again regaining
its niche among the finest
dining spots in Detroit
and suburbs.
You must try Club
Berkley . . . Whether you
are a former customer or
not . . . this is what
(Continued on Page 29)

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The Best of Everything

CHOOSE FROM

10 HAMBURGER GREATS. I

SAME NOSTALGIC ATMOSPHERE!
SAME GREAT MENU!

• CHARBURGERS • STEAK & EGGS
• DELICATESSEN

EGGS & OMELETS SERVED IN A SKILLET
DELICIOUS PASTRIES GALORE

576-1588 4286 N. WOODWARD

Between 13 & 14 Mile

TALIAN-AMERICAN

SUNDAY BUFFET
11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Adults .....$4• 75

PRIVATE BANQUET FACILITIES

17630 WOODWARD (4 131kRs.st4;ao titoni: Mile)

Attendant Parking

8

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- 9-3988

THE ONE AND ONLY .. .

IF YOU LIKE OREEKTOWN .. .
YOU'LL LOVE YASSOO VILLAGE/

Not
Affiliated
With
Any Other

NIKO'S

316 N. WOODWARD, 2 Blks. N. of 11 Mile

542 - 4880

Royal Oak
DAILY SPECIALS & DINNERS

Complete Children's
Menu . . . and LOW
Family Dining Prices!

PREPARED BY
OWNER & CHEF NIKOS

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK, 7 a.m. TO 11 p.m.
SERVING THE ABSOLUTE FINEST IN

• BREAKFASTS • LUNCHES • DINNERS

WE SPECIALIZE IN
FRESH
BROILED FISH

SEE OUR GREAT
LO-CAL SPECIALS

• la anm • Dams

• BREAKFASTS • LUNCHES • DIMS

LET US HELP YOU
CELEBRATE YOUR
FESTIVE OCCASIONS

• DAILY SPECIALS
• COMPLETE LUNCH SPECIALS ... S2.25

LCOMPLETE CARRY-OUT MENU • GREEK DISHES & SALA

Try

Rose and
Irving Guttman
Invite You
To See Why

Roses famous

PICKLED TROUT &
GEFILTE FISH

We Are #1

In The Metropolitan
Detroit Area

GREEK
VILLAGE

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MONDAYS THRU THURSDAYS, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS, 11 a.m. to 12 Mid.

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27167

GREENFIELD

11 %

1 BIk. N. of 11 Mile
Next To Great Scott Mkt.

559-1380

COMPLETE DINNER!

N. Y. SIRLOIN

Includes: Soup Of The Day,
Vegetable, Salad,
Potato, Coffee or Tea.

$ 425

ONE WEEK ONLY — FRI., JAN. 28 THRU FRI., FEB. 4

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