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September 03, 1993 - Image 87

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1993-09-03

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They said Marvin Yagoda was
crazy when he came up with
the idea, but his fun emporium,
with 24 tables for lunch snacks
too, is among few like it in the
nation. Video games, pinball
machines, antique games,
unique posters, artifacts, etc.
including an old-time photo
booth that works, make up this
party favorite where both
youngsters and adults get
equally involved. (i)

wilez„Si i Dining Guide



Peacock Cafe & Grill, 25938
Middlebelt Road, Farmington
Hills, 476-1750. Another of
those good and clean neigh-
borhood restaurants that fea-
ture home-style cooking, fresh
seafood and a variety of dish-
es all low prices. A new, ever-
evolving and well diversified
menu for all tastebuds is fea-
tured. True family dining here
is nestled at the comer of a well-
trafficked shopping center. w

Roman Terrace II, 37610 W.
12 Mile, Halstead Village Plaza,
Farmington Hills, 553-0080.
From the ashes of a tragic fire
that gutted this very successful
Italian restaurant, owners Bob
McDonald and Harry Phinney
have opened Roman Terrace II.
It features the same fine menu
as on Orchard Lake Rd. & 12
Mile, plus executive its chef as
before the fire, and many of the
previous waitstaff to provide
the enjoyable food and service
customers always expected. w

Vineyard's Taste of Sea-
sons, 32418 Northwestern,
Farmington Hills, 855-9463.
Here is where a one-time party
store has turned into a highly-
popular carry-out and sitdown
restaurant both inside and out-
side. Shirlee Bloom's take-out
and catering for all affairs from
weddings to bar mitzvahs is a
big Vineyard's Taste of Seasons
asset in homes, halls or club-
houses, with all traditional Jew-
ish dishes made fresh daily
using only kosher products. w

Wing Hong, 31455W. 14 Mile,
Farmington Hills, 851-7400.
One side serves Cantonese,
Szechuan and Mandarin food.
The other, Tokyo Japanese
Steak House, features a Sushi
Bar along with Japanese dishes
for table dining. Wing Hong is
celebrating its 18th anniversary
at this location but over 30
years in the Metropolitan De-
troit area. Daily lunch and din-
ner specials are both Chinese
and Japanese. (0


Doug's Body Shop, 22061
Woodward, 398-1940. People
enjoy sitting in the cutaway cars
of vintage years and dining off
Doug's fine menu with its di-
versified selection. Lunch avail-
able Tuesday thru Friday
1 1:30-4. Diner served Wednes-
day thru Saturday only. An-
tiques with automotive motif is
the decor at Doug's; Entertain-
ment Friday and Saturday. Up-
stairs, and downstairs is
available for private parties. w


LaFendi, 27060 Evergreen,
Lathrup Landing, Lathrup, 559-
9099. It's changeover is amaz-
ing from the former Sol's
Delicatessen to an elegant at-
mosphere where all areas are a
different decor. LaFendi serves
mid-eastern and American cui-
sine seven days a week with the
kitchen open until 10:30 p.m.
Many of the mid-eastern dish-


The Newest Thai Restaurant in Town!


(313) 626-6313
6635 Orchard Lk. Rd. at Maple • Old Orchard Shopping Ctr.
HOURS: Mon.:thur. 11 AM-10 PM, Fri. & Sat. 11 AM-I1 PM, Sun. 12-9 PM

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Dine in the great room of an auto baron's Grosse Pointe
mansion, that is now our main dining room, or listen to a master of
ragtime and boogie piano in tile bar of this quintessential
Chuck Muer seafood restaurant.

(at the Northfield Hilton) 5498 Crooks Road
Troy, Michigan • (313) 879-2060


es are not found in any restau-
rant of its type and a big fa-
vorite is the Raw Juice Bar with
fresh squeezed fruits and veg-
etables. Catering is available. 0)

Ah Wok, 41563W. 10 Mile Rd.,
Novi Plaza, Novi, 349-9260.
Rated among the top gourmet
Chinese restaurants in this area,
Ah Wok is also still a big favorite
on standard traditional dining.
For years, adventurous cus-
tomers have enjoyed the elab-
orate offerings with their
imaginative style of preparation
which have proven delightful


American Inn, 15800 Middle-
belt, Livonia, 522-5600. Ange-
lis Anastasiou is noted as a fine
operator of family restaurants.
American Inn is number two,
with his Dimitri's of Farmington
on Grand River already an es-
tablished operation for corn-
plete dining. American Inn also
has a full menu of homemade
dishes and is open 7 days a
week featuring lamb chops,
seafood, Greek favorites, pas-
ta, chicken, children's menu,
health dishes, etc. (0

D. Dennison's Seafood Tav-
ern of Livonia, 37716 W. 6
Mile, Laurel Park Place, Livonia,
464-9030. D. Dennison's has
an established reputation for
moderately-priced seafood
from Florida, Boston and the
Great Lakes. The atmosphere
is lively and informal with a
fresh raw bar and early dining
specials. Also featured are pas-
ta, chicken dishes, salads and
sandwiches, plus a children's
menu. 0)



Rocky's, 41122 W. Seven Mile
Rd., Northville, 349-4434. The
former corporate executive chef
of C.A. Muer is proprietor of a
place he can rightfully say, "I'm
back home." This is the same
building Chuck Rachwitz (Chef
Rocky) began working for
Chuck Muer in 1976 as his
kitchen manager. The menu
features eight or more fresh fish
entrees plus steak, chops, lamb,
duck, chicken, stir frys, pastas
and Rocky's noted Roadkill
Chili. 0)

"Taste of Thailand certainly ranks as one of
the best Thai spots in the metro area."
Molly Abraham

Mon.-Fri. 11-2
Mon.-Thurs. 5-9:30
Fri., Sat. 5-10:30

Reserve our
restaurant for your
business or parhj

Auburn Crossing Or.
2755 University - East
1-75 University Exit
Auburn Hills

313 - 373-4422




Taste of Thailand



Bread Basket Deli, 10X Mile
and Greenfield, Lincoln Shop-
ping Center, Oak Park, 968-
0022. A favorite of many
people for breakfast, lunch, din-
ner and after-theater, this has
the aura of a modernistic deli-
catessen so apparent with col-
orful decor. A children's menu
is featured along with party
trays. The Bread Basket Deli is
open Tuesday through Sunday
10 a.m. to 10 p.m. (0

Golden Bowl, 22106 Coolidge
at 9 Mile, Oak Park, 398-5502.
The knowledge of Chef Frank
Eng is widespread in Chinese
dining. Golden Bowl is open
seven days, Mon.-Thurs. from
11 a.m. and Sunday from 1
p.m. serving Szechuan, Man-
darin and Cantonese food. Car-
ry-out service is available plus
banquet facilities. 0)

Hoa Kow, 13715 W. 9 Mile,
Oak Park, 547-4663. One of
Oak Park's pioneers, Hoa Kow
is a favorite of people from
all walks of life and all parts of
the Detroit and Metropolitan ar-
eas. Plus Cantonese Szechuan
and Mandarin foods, Hoa Kow
Oak Park and its second loca-
tion Hoa Kow West Bloomfield
at Crosswinds Mall are famous
for their varieties of white fish,
selling over 1,500 pounds a
week. (0)

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