THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Friday, May 3, 1985
money from balloons and gift cer-
tificates will be donated to March
of Dimes to help fight birth defects
. . . Local personalities from radio,
TV and newspapers will wear
T-shirts while rolling and baking
croissants in front window.
SIGN IS STILL there . . . but
Maple House Restaurant on
Southfield and 10 Mile is no more
. . . it's now called The Country
Market Grille . . . and owned by
much know-how restaurant gent
Dwight Newell, former general
manager of operations for
Shuler's 10 years . . . and four
months at Landsdowne in Detroit
while looking for his own place.
Quite a difference now .. .
breakfast, lunch and dinner .. .
with much more substantial
menu and low prices . . . plus oo-
dles of luscious desserts.
GUYS & DOLLS starring
Nancy Gurwin has been selling
out its Saturdays at Nancy Gur-
win Dinner Theater of Allen Park
Motor Lounge on Southfield Rd.
. . . Fridays are solely for groups
during May . . . Guys & Dolls ends
at this locale June 1.
SCRUPLES is name of new
disco restaurant that will open
May 14 on corner of Lafayette and
St. Antoine . . . edge of Greektown
. . . Was former Diogenes Restau-
rant and Pink Panther.
Scruples, owned by Madonna
and Dom Cavataio, has a strange
look now . . . it's so clean . . . car-
peting . . . plus dance floor and
flashing light show overhead .. .
It'll serve pizza, sandwiches and
Congrats . . . to Sicilia and
George Grego, owners of Como's
Restaurant, Woodward and Nine
Mile . . . on their 25th anniver-
sary . . . Scruples was where sur-
prise party for well over 100
people was recently held . . . as a
surprised George and Sicilia
walked in to supposedly meet
daughter Madonna and son-in-
law Dom for dinner at another
restaurant, perhaps Mario's,
owned by Sicilia's brother Frank
Passalacqua and hosted by her
other brother, Dom Passalacqua.
Harry Weinberger as usual
with the big unlit cigar . . . Wife
Josephine and Barbara Garfinkel
without bingo cards . . . David
Garfinkel, son of Barbara and
Fred, telling about all the big
plans on tap for Ramada Inn of
Southfield, where he is in the
banquet department . . . Sid and
Marilyn Frumkin taking it easy
with the joyful desserts . . . and
dancing cheek to cheek . . . People
were told "just some hors
d'oeuvres" but enough food for two
more parties . . . at least.
MAIL DEPT. . . . "Your lovely
`reminders' of Hedges' Wigwam
brought back sweet memories to
me. My son, Ben Reed, who just
turned 39 years old, was a regular
visitor along with his dad and I, at
Hedges' Wigwam, from the day he
could barely sit up in his high-
chair 'til the day they closed up. In
fact, I'm sure that little boy you
saw in front of you was Ben. He
was always in great amazement of
that ,beautiful restaurant and
never tired of going to the 'Fishy
restaurant' as he called it (as you
remember, they had displays of
live goldfish, etc., which
One of Metropolitan Detroit's Most Beautiful
and Exciting Restaurant-Lounges
enraptured all kids, especially
NEW SHOW at Tremonti's
(formerly "Mr. Tee's") on Clinton
in downtown Detroit, gives musi-
cal swing through 1946 night-
clubs and theaters that Detroit
audiences flocked to for real live
entertainmnt by stars like Tex
Beneke and the Glen Miller Or-
chestra, the Andrew Sisters,
Vaughn Monroe, Woody Herman,
Clyde McCoy, Mae West, and a
very young Frank Sinatra.
It's 1946/Detroit . . . featuring
the vocal stylings of that era per-
formed by Phil Marcus Esser,
Barbara Bredius and Sheri
Nichols . . . as well as news and
information to help the audience
enjoy, and in some cases, relive,
this year of optimism and appre-
ciation far a world at peace.
available for your
favorite occasion every Sunday (all day)
and Saturday from 12 to 5 p.m.
• Bar Mitzvah
call your host
PAT ARCHER: 358-3355_
Productions opens May 10
through August 24 at Somerset
Dinner Theater . . . with new res-
taurant furnishing food .. .
No more Alfred's . . . and so it's
Matt Prentice's Cafe Jardin in
JOE SEATO, executive chef at
Henry Ford Hospital, won gold
medal in recent professional culi-
nary competition by Michigan
Restaurant Association at Cobo
Hall . . . His cold cut food platter
was superb . . . (Joe competed
against leading chefs from top
restaurants in Michigan and
IT OPENED Sept. 1, 1984 .. .
but owner Sue Mason and man-
ager Abe "Duke" Dukes wanted to
wait for better weather . . . and so
through May 9 is "grand opening"
week at Crickets Restaurant in
the Pine Lake Mall, Orchard Lake
Rd. . . . There's free pizza for kids
under 12, 10 percent off all reg-
ular menu prices for everybody,
candy suckers, fellow in gorilla
costumes giving out ballons in-
side and outside, etc.
Crickets casual family dining is
showing off its new menu, too .. .
with larger selection of daily fish
items (all broiled) . . . six pita
pocket sandwiches, and salads in-
creased to 11 different kinds .. .
Many dinner entrees are now car-
ried on lunch menu also . . . at
So if you see a gorilla outside
Pine Lake Mall, don't get scared
. . . Crickets is just pounding its
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10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
FEATURING INTERNATIONAL CUISINE
Our extensive menu offers a variety of
domestic and international dishes,
specializing in Far East cuisine.
In the company of friends, relax in our
lounge and enjoy one of many exotic
drinks made from the finest
blend of spirits.
WHO'S WHERE DEPT. . . .
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A GENTLEMAN AND A
SCOUNDREL by Jimmy Launce
Ron Coden Show at Mountain
Jacks, Rochester Rd., Troy,
June 1 . . . Bill Peagler Quartet
with songstress Pinky Smith,
Saturdays at Restaurant Duglass,
Farrell Shopping Center, South-
field and 12 1/2 Mile . . . Gary Rose
Trio, (Billy's son) Wednesday
through Saturday at Jakks
Lounge, Greenield and 10 Mile.
SIZZLE SUMMER Fashion
Show and Luncheon by March of
Dimes and Weight Watchers is
May 9, 11:30-2 p.m. at Roma's of
Bloomfield on Telegraph . . . $15
donation . . . Also New York trip
prize to benefit MD.
ROBBIE PEOPLES, waitress
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