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August 02, 1985 - Image 45

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1985-08-02

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

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Friday, August 2, 1985 45

Greektown's Finest Cuisine

LAIKON
CAFE
AUTHENTIC GREEK COOKING

Liquor • Beer • Wine
Sun., Mon., Wed. & Thurs. 11 a.m. - 3 a.m.
Fri. & Sat. til 4 a.m.

The originator, Cheryl Neil-
son, lives in Toronto ... Her
game is becoming very popular
in California and New York ...
lus many Canadian major
cities ... Gourmet Challenge is
scheduled to be released in
England this fall ... and sold
exclusively at Harrod's of
England.
In Windsor, TBQ restaurants
will have a supply of Gourmet
Challenge available this month
for sale at TBQ's Other Place
(TBQ stands for Tunnel
Bar B Q.)
Many hours of enjoyment are
packed in this newest and most
novel trivia game ... beauti-
fully packed in a large box ...
Might not be a bad idea to call
Jack Winograd at TBQ's Other
Place and put' in your order now
.. They'll be going very fast.
Everything folks could ever
pant to know about food is con-
tained in Gourmet Challenge
.. Game's object is to answer
luestions correctly after landing
m the various Gourmet Chal-
enge squares under a chef's hat
hat earns a layer to your cake
• . After earning all the cake's •
ayers, to win, players must
hen roll into the kitchen and
inswer a question chosen by op-
ponent.
CHIVES, a new nite club at
lillcrest Banquet Center, South
Groesbeck Hwy., Mt: Clemens,
pened last week ... Owners Sy •
nd Ray Thomas are also
ossmen at the Premier Center
.. and have made quite a few
hanges ... Guests enter the
ively and lavish restaurant/nite
lub through a foyer, domed
rith cut glass and dotted by
eon lights.
Chives has entertainment
lus dining ... Patrons can also
ip cocktails at an all new round
ar ... and listen to hot bands
ke Pam Martin and Pizzazz,
rho is there Tues. Sat. through
,ug. 31.
"HELLO DOLLY" second
rusical of inaugural. Robert L.
[oloney Production Co. Sum-
ierStage season opens three-
eek engagement at Birming-
am Theatre this Tuesday
'rough Aug. 25.
NEW NOVI HILTON, which
)ens its doors this Tuesday at
ight Mile and 1-275, is fully-
pipped with indoor swimming
whirlpool, sauna, exercise
mm complete with Nautilus
iuipment, corporate conference
rater with 14 meeting rooms,
rofessional 85-seat amphi-
water, 9,000-square-foot bal-
oom and 11,000 square feet of
[hibit space.
Its ambience includes several
eces of artwork selected by one
America's most prominent
fist- lithographers, Emil Wed-
ge, and has 237 rooms ...
,ne dining and international
dsine is at Crystal. Swan, fam-
dining at Orchard Cafe, and
racing and entertainment at •
hispers Lounge.
Key ersonnel include G en-
ale Map
Gary Seibert, 11
ars in management positions
th Hilton Hotel Corp. Director
Sales Debbie Marshall, nine
ars with the chain . . . and

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Executive Sous Chef, Shaig Hu-
sain, five years with Hilton
Hotels ... best known for his
1981 working with world-
renowned French chef Yannick
Cam at his Le Pavillon Restau-
rant in Washington, D.C. ...
When the restaurant closed for
relocation, Husain joined the
Capitol Hilton as executive sous
chef for three years ... master-
ing skills in international
cuisine.
THE TROPICAL SOUNDS
of calypso, reggae and soca
music played on Caribbean steel
drums will fill the night air in
Troy tonight and next Friday
evening as the Trinidad Tripoli
Steel Band returns to the Troy
Hilton Inn's Summer Nights
outdoor concert series.
The internationally-known
band, under direction of Huge
Borde, has just completed a tour
of Colorado, playing four sold-
out concerts at Arvada Perform-
ing Arts Center near Denver,
and a performance at Colorado
State University, Fort Collins.
The popular Summer Nights
concerts in the outdoor court-
yard of the Troy Hilton run
from 5:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
each Friday, typically drawing
1,500 people and more ... Ad-
mission is free from 5 p.m. until
7:30 p.m. ... $5 after ... with
cocktails, wine, beer and
outdoor-grilled sandwiches
available.
The Trinidad Tripoli Steel
Band is a major proponent of
the new "soca" sound ... a
rhythmic blend of soul and
calypso, which was a hit at this
year's Mardi Gras events in
Trinidad ... Borde is chief ad-
judicator at the Mardi Gras
competitions for Steel bands.
Many of the 11 members who
make up the band at Troy Hil-
ton are Borde's family ...
Daughter Bianca, whom he calls
"The. Buzzing Bee," is a vocalist,
and 10-year-old daughter Char-
lotte plays percussion and sings.
Those steel drums are actu-
ally the top sections of 55-gallon
gasoline drums which have been
specially tempered to produce a
scale of perfect notes ... They
were originally created by
Caribbean islanders from fuel
drums discarded there during
World War II.
Discovered by Liberace, the
band came to North America in
1967, playing the Montreal
Expo and appearing on Ed Sul-
livan Show and Mike Douglas
Show.
Since that time, they have
appeared at hundreds of state
fairs and college campuses, in
addition to clubs and outdoor
concerts.
Highlights of their career in-
clude two command perform-
ances for the Queen of England

. and a Grammy Award for
their work on the gold album
Liberace Presents in 1972.
at
OVERHEARD' . ..
Bloomie's, Orchard Lake Rd.
and Maple, "A stranded Martian
came upon two young ladies at a
nudist camp He looked them
over with obvious approval, then
said, `Take me to your tailor!"
... at Mitch's II, "Hear about

the popular ballad singer in the
middle of his ninth song at a
Catskill holiday show when his
agent rdshed up screaming,
`You're in the wrong hotel!" ...
at Topinka's, W. Seven Mile and
Telegraph, by. Mike Albert of
Albert's Hamburgers on Grand
River, "At the end of the sixth
round, a battered heavyweight
staggered back to his corner.
`Hey, Killer,' his disgruntled
manager whispered in his ear, 'I
gotta great idea for the next
round. Hit him back!" ... At
Maria's, Walnut Lake Rd., "Cus-
tomer says he's tired of arguing
with his kids about borrowing
the family car. So, next time he
wants it, he's just going to take
it."

Your Hosts: Gus & Chris Mantpos
Monroe Ave.
Downtown Detroit
963-7058

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HYATT REGENCY 0 DEARBORN

JIMMY LAUNCE PROductions

presents

NOT WITH MY DAUGHTER

a comedy by Jay Christopher
Group Rates & Performances Available
Friday & Saturday Show 8:30 P.M.

Reservations: 593-1234
"THE CLUB"

2ND FLOOR

If You've Never Been To
Mario's . . . Ask Mom and Dad

Toy Exhibit
At Museum

The
Detroit
Historical
Museum will open an exhibit,
"My Favorite Toy," on Thursday
at the museum.
During August, the museum
will feature exhibits on unique
automobile, black women in
Michigan, the history of Detroit,
costumes, glass in fashion, "Au-
tomobilia: The Raymond E. Hol-
land Collection."
Movies will be shown between
11 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Saturday
and Sunday in the Casino Thea-
ter in the museum.
Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday through Sunday. For
information or calendar of
events, call the musuem, 833-
1805.

Feldman Galleries
Extends Show

Enjoy "OPERA NIGHT" Friday evenings 7 p.m.
With Dino Valle & Jan Rae

Banquet Facilities
Available

Mon.Fri. 11:30 a.m. to 1 a.m.
Sat. 5 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Sun. 2 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Entertainment
7 Nights

DETROIT

Italian-American Dining At Its Finest
4222 Second Blvd.
Valet

Bet. Willis & Canfield

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Parking

833-9425



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Rated Number One By:
Detroit Free Press, Windsor Star,
Metropolitan Detroit, Grosse Pointe
News and Others •

I. Irving Feldman Galleries,
6917 Orchard Lake Rd., West
Bloomfield, will extend its David
Hackney show throughout
August.
The gallery also will feature
the works of Noland, Miro,
Richard Smith, Moore, Jenkins,
Rosenquist, Motherwell and
Stella throughout the month.
Gallery hours are Monday
through Wednesday, Friday and
Saturday, 10a.m.-5 p.m. and
Thursday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

Artists' Exhibit

David Bell and Robert Van
Stee will give an art show at the
Southfield Civic Center Gallery
through Aug. 15. Bell will ex-
hibit watercolors and Van Stee
will exhibit woodwork.
Gallery hours are Monday
through Friday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.,
Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Nuestra cases
es su casa • • • •

Big Band Music
Concert Slated

(My House Is Your House)

The Southfield Cultural Arts
Division will present the Bob
Durant Orchestra at 7 p.m.
Sunday in the "Sun Bowl" of the
Prudential Town Center.

Admiaaion is free.



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