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WHEN MANY PEOPLE hear Imported beer is also available,
the word "sushi" they wrinkle with Japanese Sapporo and Kirin
their faces somewhat and think of beers being the favorites.
eating plain raw fish . . . If they
Benisushi's decor is light and
want their faces to look like road simple . . . reflecting the spirit of a
maps, that's one thing . . . but modern Japanese restaurant .. .
sushi is not what is thought .. . It is designed in a traditional
and it has become one of the Japanese motif with bamboo-
fastest-growing food trends in the style countertops and tabletops
. . . Japanese-style roof tiles and
We attended recent grand open- abstract modern prints by a
ing of new sushi bar and restau- Japanese artist.
rant, Benisushi, at Kyoto
The correct sushi bar ambience
Japanese Steakhouse on W. Big is lively and conversational .. .
Beaver in Troy, and found it most reminiscent of a local pub during
interesting . . . Many folks happy hour . . . Dining is infor-
enjoyed it . . . some were unde- mal, but expectations within the
cided and a small portion indiffer- restaurant run high . . . A sushi
ent . . . But hardly any rushed out bar is spotless . . . As a matter of
to grab a McDonald's or Burger pride, countertops and cases that
King . . . there was plenty to eat display the entrees for customers
. . . and it wasn't ordinary raw fish are always immaculate . . . Sushi
as some would think.
bars are judged by this property
Sushi actually was discovered along with the quality of fish,
centuries ago in Japan . . . as a taste of the rice and the chefs skill
method of preserving fish . . . Tak- in preparing the food.
ing advantage of their access to
Benisushi is open for lunch
the sea, and having to feed a large
Monday through Friday, 11:30
population, the Japanese people a.m. to 2:30 p.m. . . . and dinner
combined their three most plenti- Monday through Friday from 5:30
ful foods . . . fish, rice and vegeta- p.m., Saturday '5 p.m., and Sun-
bles . . . Today, sushi has become day 3:30 p.m.
more than a means of survival .. .
Sushi is an experience people
it is an exquisite display of who dine out should try not to
Japanese tradition . . . and to miss . . . It is in a culinary class all
many an awaited experience.
There are varieties of sushi in
GOOD NEWS DEPT.Looks
large numbers . . . elegantly ar- like Vineyards locale on North-
ranged to enhance their natural western and Franklin won't be-
beauty . . . and the taste and tex- come an office building after all
ture are the most important char- . . . Norman LePage is taking
acteristics . . . many choices as- over the great Southfield res-
sembled with cooked fish, some- taurant landmark . . . and re-
times shrimp, crab or lobster .. . naming it . . . Marlow's sector
Benisushi offers over 35 types of will be used for banquets, bar
sushi with the option to special mitzvahs, etc.
order any combination . . . quite a
Same two are first in line to
delight for the sushi connoisseur. take over the former Standard
But there is more to this culi- Club on Northwestern Hwy.
nary art than meets the eye .. .
Swell to see someone like Nor-
Sushi becomes an esthetic experi- man LePage in the operation .. .
ence when the talents of the The Nifty Norman's gent is a good
shokunin (chef) are displayed .. . restaurant operator.
The shokunin fills each order in-
FOUR CHOCOHOLICS went
dividually, wielding his razor- to Bennigan's on Northwestern
sharp knife, while politely con- for lunch . . . Sheri Pickover's last
versing with customers . . . A day at The Jewish News (she's re-
professionally-trained shokunin turning to attend University of
often works ten to 15 years before Michigan) . . . (Tedd Schneider,
reaching the honored position of Heidi Press and Sue Williams) .. .
master chef . . . An amusing par- Sheri and Heidi are the chocolate
ticular is that the shokunins are biggies . . . but all devoured Ben-
chosen for their hands . . . which nigan's "Death By Chocolate"
must be both cold and dexterous dessert . . . chocolate graham
. . . This allows the food to gently cracker crust, Heath bar crunch,
roll into the desired shapes and Heavenly Hash ice cream, choco-
sizes . . . and not stick to the chefs late ice cream, Gold Brick sundae
sauce, nuts and side of chocolate
Sushi is a health food . . . and sauce . . . Amazement of amaze-
Benisushi excels in a world domi- ments that none returned sick (or
nated by fitness and diet . . . It is admitted it) . . . But for sure no
low in calories, low in carbo- more chocolate the rest of the day
hydrates and high in protein . . . A . . . chocoholics or not.
gift to the waist watchers, sushi is
LA MIRAGE on Northwestern
probably the first food where top- Hwy. should have parties all the
pings do not cancel out benefits of time in the enclosed mall of Mor-
the fish itself . . . Vinegar added in ris Margulies . . . So many people
the rice has antibacterial proper- get to see the interior beauty .. .
ties, prevents fatigue and lessens It's most conducive for large
the risk of arteriosclerosis (block- gatherings and the merchants are'
ing of the arteries) and high blood very happy.
pressure . . . Many other toppings
Morris' tenants have a reason
are rich in minerals like calcium, to be even happier now . . . Latest
phospherous and iron.
mall party, was pre-opelning of
As for beverages, the Japanese "The One & Only Irving's Restau-
prefer to drink sake . . . it rant" . . . which opened three days
enhances the flavor of sushi .. . later . . . About 300 folks came
Sake is a clear rice wine served and spread joy about the mall .. .
hot from delicate porcelain Inside the Irving's Restaurant on
bottles, sipped from tiny cups and Northwestern, Cary Greenberg
known for restorative powers... put together the fine interior de-