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January 18, 1985 - Image 45

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1985-01-18

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

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Chef's de Cuisine IN

ON THE BOARDWALK
Orchard Lake Rd., South of Maple

Call 354-6060

Presents

Great
Gift Baskets

pages of old scrap books hold a
busboy . . . then captain, headwai-
multitude of memories. And re-
ter, maitre d' with Mel Lewis, cat-
discovering menus from restau-
ering manager and entertain-
rants, which have faded away but
ment coordinator . . . Frank
never die, and are pasted in your
opened Atrium and Bobbie's (now
mind as well as in old scrapbooks,
Jacque's) as Sam Jarrus' general
is a step back into the past.
manager . . . and was maitre d' at
"Stored away in my
Golden Coach on Van Dyke.
memorabilia is a 1942 menu from
Waiters now include people like
Hund's on Grand River and Bag-
Al Katikos, who came here and
ley. The special of the day was
began working for Cliff Bell's in
whole broiled baby lobster with
1956 . . . then in 1958 for Nick
drawn butter, mixed seafood with
Takis at Kingsley Inn . . . He was
tartar sauce, salad, potatoes, rolls
at Mitch Housey's gorgeous
Maison Riviera on Jefferson when -and butter and coffee for the unbe-
lievable price of $1.60. Today, the
it opened in 1959 . . . Roostertail,
lobster alone could cost almost ten
Vannelli's on Woodward . . . and
times that much.
15 years at Huck's Lakeshore.
"How can you beat a complete
The creamy feta cheese in Chef
dinner which included Hund's
Theodore's Greek salads and kas-
special antipasto, fresh jumbo
seri cheese used for flaming
shrimp cocktail, garden vegetable
saganaki are with few pars .. .
cup, chopped liver, Florida fruit
and people rave about his tender,
cup, double consomme with egg
juicy and succulently non-greasy
drops or Rhode Island clam chow-
lambchops . . . True Grecian food,
der, salad, frog legs Northwood
according to Chef Theodore, is not
Inn style, a choice of potatoes,
only Greek dishes as you see
Harvard beets or Michigan corn
them, but mainly seafood like
on the cob, assorted homemade
lobster, shrimp and fish . . . which
pies, special sundaes,
sounds reasonable with Greece's
watermelons or roquefort,
geographic location . . . But what-
Liederkranz or Camembert
ever, this restaurant has turned a
Cheese for $1.80.
former "pickup" place completely
"Steak with all the trimmings
around . . . and is the newest sen-
was $2.20 and Hund's special
sation in dining.
baked stuffed deviled crabs were
JANUARY 30 will be the 52nd
$1.40. When was the last time you
anniversary of 1933 birth of the
had a corned beef sandwich at
Lone Ranger radio series . . . and
these prices? Hund's also provided
four of its character actors are still
dinner music and entertainment.
in Detroit promoting things
"Speaking of Hund's reminds
Western . . . this time, Chuck
me of Northwood Inn on Wood-
Muer's Aspen-style barbecued
ward, which was owned by the
ribs.
same restaurateur, Mildred
"We wanted to let Detroiters
Hund. The Tuesday night buffets
know that our famous recipe was
at Northwood, with all the shrimp
conceived and popularized in the
_(among other things) you could
West's most famous silver mining
eat between dance sets were rela-
town, Aspen. The Detroiters in-
tively inexpensive treats and
volved with the Lone Ranger
there's not likely to be anything
series were a fun and nostalgic
like them again in these parts.
tie-in to our Aspen recipe," says
"I came across a 1940's break-
Chuck.
fast menu which says, 'William
The Lone Ranger series origi-
Boesky, Joe Freedman and staff
nated on WXYZ Radio, now
wish you a Happy New Year.'
WXYT, and became Detroit's
That breakfast menu at their
most famous national radio show.
Brass Rail on Adams featured
Four actors from the series pro-
broiled filet mignon sandwich
duced the radio ad spot to promote
with cole slaw and French fried
Charley's Rib, Roaring Party
potatoes for 65 cents. Or you could
through Feb. 17 in area Chuck
have smoked lox and eggs with
Muer family taverns.
French fries and toast for the
The actors play out a typical
same price. Coffee was a nickel.
Western drama revolving around
"Many Detroiters remember
an outlaw's attempt to steal
the Marine Dining Room in
young Chuckie Muer's secret bar-
Chicago's Edgewater Beach
becue sauce recipe.
Hotel. I have a menu from 1944
The actors, Rube and Liz Weiss,
and on the cover is a picture • of
Ernie Winstanley and Whit Ver-
Chef Baltera, a nationally-known
non, will also appear in person
personality who had been serving
and do a 25-minute typical West-
Marine Dining Room patrons for
ern drama live at Fairlane Char-
almost two decades.
ley's in Fairlane Shopping Cen-
"The table d'hote dinner in-
ter, Dearborn, this Tuesday, 7
cluded a choice of fresh seafood
p.m.
cocktail, papaya nectar or tomato
Rube Weiss joined the Lone
juice, cream of asparagus soup,
Ranger cast in 1940, playing
bluepoints, fresh fruit cocktail
primarily outlaw parts . . . His
grenadine or double consomme.
wife, Liz, joined the cast in 1948,
The most expensive entrees on the
playing damsels in distress .. .
menu were filet mignon of prime
Ernie Winstanley was only 16
beef tenderloin saute for $3.20,
when he joined the cast, playing
emince of turkey and sweetbreads
the Lone Ranger's young nephew,
Louise, lamb chops or roast stuf-
Dan Reed . . . Whit Vernon joined
fed fatted capon with chefs dres-
the cast in 1946, playing sheriffs
sing and cranberry sauce at $2.85
and other good guys . . . All four
and broiled whole chicken on
actors were still with the cast
toast with bacon, $2.75. .
when the last Lone Ranger
"These, of course, were com-
episode was broadcast nationally
plete dinners with appetizers,
on Sept.- 3, 1954;
new lima beans or French fried
THE MYSTERY MUNCHER
Continued on next page
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