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August 05, 1994 - Image 84

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1994-08-05

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$19.95 Dinner For Two

Sunday, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

You can save nearly $10.(X) with mu - great early (lining menu. During ilicse
special times. cho()se any two dinner entrees tip to a regular price of 5 14.95 cash

and

pay only $ 19.95.

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de ally of tItese sixteen entrees (fo nt ( )11r
Yotir tit(ices include

regular Mani listed bel( AV;

■ Petite Cut Prime Rib
■ Standard Cut Prime Rib
■ Sizzling Mushroom Steak
■ Stuffed Filet Mignon
■ Whiskey Peppercorn Top Sirloin
■ Brandy-Dijon Filet Mignon
■ Roasted Chateau Filet Mignon
■ Filet Mignon

■ Top Sirloin
■ Teriyaki Top Sirloin
■ Flame Broiled Salmon
■ Grilled Swordfish
■ Tempura Shrimp
■ Shrimp Scampi Linguini
■ Lemon-Herb Chicken
111Ter:),aki Chicken

So. jolt) Lis for the $19.95 L)ii titer for "Iwo early (lining mein'. Make your reseR -a-
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dining otter available .1 S I 9.951)111f IV/ tor Two et tirees only. (;nests
st )(seta! early dining times. Otter is limited to seating capacity of the building. Iteservatit tits are str( trig-
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Will or nit ire. or
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with any other otters.

Valid at the Sou thfield location only.

Offer Expires
Aug. 14, 1994

MOUNTAIN
CK'S

PRIME RIB • CHOICE STEAKS

Southfield • 26855 Greenfield Rd. • 557-0570

BRING IN THIS AD AND GET

20% OFF THE CHECK

MON.-THURS. • DINE IN ONLY • 1 COUPON PER TABLE

Excluding Liquor • Expires Aug. 31, 1994

SUNDAY BRUNCH 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

$11.85 Adults, $7.95 Children 6-12

Under 6 Free

DINNER SERVED 7 DAYS FROM 5 p.m.

ENTERTAINMENT FRI.6L SAT.
RUSSIAN
RUSSIAN

FEAST
FRI. & SAT.

(MIN 4 PEOPLE)

EMAIL

ORCHARD MALL (Orchard Lake Rd. at Maple)
West Bloomfield (801) 855-9229

WE WILL OPEN AGAIN
FOR LUNCH
TUES., SEPT. 6 AT 11:30

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Every year, your heart pumps
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A Tavern Concept
Makes Strides In Rochester

DANNY RASKIN LOCAL COLUMNIST
On a wall of the chop house is Saturday night and 350 to 400
obody loves anniversaries
more than successful the name of every restaurant nightly during the week.
Over the next six years came
restaurateurs ... They and chef Bill has "stolen" an idea
prove big points ... espe- or recipe from ... brick walls, mir- Bloomfield, Uptown, Eastside,
cially when the celebrated oper- rored walls, wood walls ... Black- Southfield and Fairlane.
He became vice president of
ation enjoys the steam to fuel and-white caricatures of
operations
at C. A. Muer Corp.
customers
line
their
upper
por-
success for years to come.
in 1983 and in 1988, with Chuck
This October will be the third tions.
White linen tablecloths are as his partner, left to start his
anniversary for Rochester Chop
House & Kabin Kruser's Oyster covered with white butcher pa- own business ... Kruse & Muer
Bar on Main Street in Rochester per and crayons are on hand to Quality Foods, then Kruse &
... In this time, it has gradually doodle after waitpersons write Muer on Main in 1990, with its
front the same one that used to
taken a place among the better their names ... a nice touch.
places at which to
dine.
Good food, ser-
vice and sensible
prices rapidly make
regulars out of new
customers ... And
tell me the last time
you ever heard a
restaurant owner
complain because
patrons were com-
ing back?
It was opened
Oct. 15, 1991, with
Chuck Muer's as-
sistance in concept,
development and
design, by Bill
Kruse and Vince
Clark, general man-
ager and chief oper-
ating officer, and
has been making
enormous strides in
highly-favorable
dining.
Best seller, the Bill Kruse and Vince Clark
chop house excal-
Bill spent 17 years with the C. be at the Brass Rail on Adams
ibur sirloin — 12 oz. $23.95; 18
oz. $27.75 — was served to 100 A. Muer Corp., starting as din- in downtown Detroit years ago
diners in the fourth week after ing room manager at the former ... both in Rochester.
Vince is also a Chuck Muer
opening ... Today, 300 are sold Sundog on Michigan and Tele-
graduate
... He was regional
graph
in
Dearborn,
followed
by
each week ... Second top seller is
the Maryland crab cakes a year as kitchen manager at manager of C. A. Muer Corp.
($19.95) which Vince, who hails Gandy Dancer in Ann Arbor, and when Bill did his chores as vice
from St. Michaels, Md., says de- two years its general manager. president.
One of the dishes on Rochester
He is the person responsible
fies any restaurant in Baltimore
for the Charley's tavern restau- Chop House's menu, tomato
or elsewhere.
In a week's time, Rochester rant theory which is so popular salmon char-grill, is not seen at
Chop House goes through 110 to today ... Bill, referred to by too many places ... Michigan
120 pounds of salmon, 100 Chuck as "the father of the tav- salmon with grilled, farm fresh
pounds of whitefish and 80 ern restaurants," wrote the vegetables from Rochester's
theme and presented it to Chuck Fogler Farm, not too far from the
pounds of tuna.
Dinners are served with choice and Dieter Boehm, then vice restaurant, which is one of its
best customers, in a tomato con-
of chop house salad or slice of ice- president
A year later, he opened the somme ($16.95).
berg lettuce, selection from
Also on the regular menu are
stewed tomatoes, creamed first one, Northville Charley's,
spinach, rice primavera or red- as its general manager ... Things eight seafood dishes, but during
skin potatoes, plus a loaf of started very slow because folks an annual Summertime in
Rochester Chop House-baked expected another Charley's Crab Michigan promotion from July
like the one that had burned 17 - Sept. 18, at least 10 more ap-
warm bread.
Seating is 160 in three rooms down on Pine Lake ... A family- pear daily on a special bill of fare
(Steak Room, Lobster Room and oriented tavern didn't seem to be ... Smoked Norwegian salmon
upstairs loft) and 50 in the Kabin the residents' cup of tea and do- fettuccine ($14.95), potato en-
Kruser's Oyster Bar ... Both have ing 100 dinners was the norm ... crusted whitefish ($15.95),
their own entrances, Rochester A year later, Bill's concept took grilled swordfish with shitake
Chop House under a canopy off to the extent that Northville mushrooms ($18.75), blackened
from the parking lot and Kabin Charley's had jumped to a whop- tuna steak ($19.75), broiled Lake
ping 800 dinners on a Friday and Superior whitefish ($13.95), hon-
Kruser's facing Main.

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