THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
The Best of Everything
TIME WAS WHEN De- call reaffirming their dates.
troit enjoyed note for its "big
THANKS . . . to Lucille
name" stars . . . coming into Rosett . . . for answering our
places on a continuous basis call in last week's column as
like Flame Show Bar, Bow- to the whereabouts of very
ery, Lofty's, Act IV, Roos- fine waitress Pauline Baron
tertail, Elmwood Casino in who used to be a Saksey's on
Windsor, Michigan Palace Woodward . . . Pauline is at
. . . and so many others in- Livonia Inn (former Nic-
cluding the latest gasp that ky's) on Five Mile and Le-
closed a year ago, db's in van.
Dearborn's Hyatt Regency.
Lucille, also a swell wait-
Then "big name" show biz
seemed to drift away . . . ex- ress herself, was at the
cept for smatterings of spot former Club Berkley of fond
performances . . . Localites memories on Woodward .. .
wanting to see their favorite and is now Tuesday through
entertainers in person had Friday evenings at Kogy's
to wait for that trip via Las on Big Beaver in Troy.
NO TRUTH to rumor'
Vegas, New York or
that Bread Basket Deli in
No more . . . as the "big Lincoln Center, Greenfield
name" entertainers are re- and 10 1/2 Mile, has been
turning to Detroit . . . sold, says Bennett Terebelo,
thanks to a place on the east owner with Ron Forman .. .
side called Premier Center Bennett names another
. . . It's already had folks northwest deli as chaging
like Rich Little, Lou Rawls, hands.
Tony Bennett, B.B. King,
Lola Falana, Smokey saying that it takes a good
Robinson, the Righteous waiter or waitress to make
Brothers, Mel Tillis, an enjoyable meal couldn't
Suzanne Sommers, the have been exemplified any
Temptations, Tom Jones, better than a recent visit to
the Spinners, David Bren- Mario's on Second Blvd.
Dining at Mario's has al-
ner . . . among others in its
beautiful showcase show- ways been a delightful ex-
room that seats over 1,000 perience . . . and doubly so
people at tables on a sloped when the waiter is with
floor allowing people to see such know-how, attentive-
above the tables in front of ness, personality and cour-
tesy as Jack Burde . . . who
And look at this lineup did so much to exemplify a
coming . Spyro Gyra, fine meal.
Jack has been at Mario's
Dec. 14 . . . Tina Turner,
Jan. 12-13 ... Chaka about 20 years . . . coming
Khan, Jan. 18 . . . Paul from the Pump Room in
Anka, Jan. 25-27 ... Di- Chicago's Ambassador East
onne Warwick, Feb. 1-2 Hotel — where he prepared
. America, Feb. 14 ... the elegant fileted-at-
tableside Dover sole em-
Lou Rawls, Feb. 15-17.
Premier Center . . . lo- bodied with his vermouth
cated on Van Dyke near 14 sauce . . . One of our party
Mile in Sterling Heights, is had it and drooled . . . It is
a converted movie house not on the menu . . . but
once called the Gateway Jack will prepare it upon
Duo . . . owned by Simon request.
He is an artist . . . and at
Thomas and Lou Ciotti, who
have brought the Detroit tableside made our veal
area something it needs .. . olympic, thin slices of veal
top name entertainment .. . in butter, flamed and fla-
in a Las Vegas showcase vored with cognac, sherry,
atmosphere . . . around the mushrooms, green onions
price range people can af- and cream.
Mario's is noted for its
ford. . . . SimOn and Lou
having stars for during- fine European-style din-
the-week engagements that ing ... reasonable prices
allow them to do big buck and dollar-for-dollar
one-night concerts on the value ... with many dis-
weekend is the solution hes made at tableside
they've come up with .. . Following the antipasto
and it is working . . . to the with its just-enough-tang
benefit of everyone con- shrimp sauce, Jack tos-
sed a luscious salad ...
As of now, weekends at then brought dishes of
Premier _Center is for local complements like shred-
bands . . . and it would be ded spiced beef, mari-
quite a place for those big nated mushrooms, cold
banquets . . . Premier eggplant in a special
doesn't serve food . . . just sauce and slices of to-
liquor . . . with the future matoes with sauce of
possibility in sight for a res- capers.
Also made at the table
Biggest news though is was the pasta .. . Cappelleti
that we have the Premier "Casalinga" . . . like little
Center . . . probably the homemade pieces of krep-
next best thing to sitting at lach with spices and light
a plush Las Vegas show- tomato sauce. The mines-
trone soup at Mario's seems
room in its prime.
Premier Center is very to get better each time .. .
and if it's fruit you want at
HELP! . . . Roman Ter- the end of your meal, this is
race on 12 Mile and Orchard somewhat of a Mario's
Lake Rd. had its reserva- trademark . . . again the de-
tions book stolen recently - lightful touch of European
. . . and is asking patrons to--
Friday, December 10 ;4982 41
Mario's is open seven
days now . . . for complete
dinners til 12 midnight
Sunday through Thursday
. . . and until 1 a.m. on Fri-
day and Saturday . . . It is
easily among the better
spots to go after theater for
pasta . . . or those great
Ziggy Bela and his violin
trio stroll at Mario's on Fri-
day, Saturday and Sunday
evenings . . . You can call
him "King of the Gypsys"
when it comes to strumming
Ziggy is probably the
best-known violinist in
this area . . . and has been
called to the White House
to perform ... along with
other major appearances
. . . Ziggy is a wonderful
violinist . . . among the
Owner Frank Passalaqua
has a Mario's Day every
Thursday at his other place
. . . Edjo's on Woodward .. .
during lunchtime . . . with
much of Mario's menu
started on Second and
finished in Edjo's kitchen
. . . The waiters take turns
going over there, too.
Back to Jack Burde at
Mario's . . . His smiling and
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