The Restaurant Listing
Is A Weekly Feature
By DANNY RASKIN
Sila, 4033 W. 12 Mile, Berkley,
Birmingham's Ageless Favorite
"Our number one goal at Alban's is to
make sure you have a truly enjoyable
meal each time you visit with us."
Gracious Dining and Off Premise Catering
A DETROIT ORIGINAL
• Open 7 Days • Late night Dinners
• Piano Bar Fri. Nights • Sun. Brunch
"Stewart's dares to be different"
190 N. Hunter, Birmingham
Bottle & Basket
Mon.-Thurs. 11-11; Fri., Sat. 11-Midnight; Sun. 12-9; Brunch 10-2:30
Molly Abraham-Free Press
"Ron Stewart's Genius Idea."
WALK THE PLANK!
Some of the freshest and best
prepared seafood and game."
Geri Speace-Metro Times
From the tradition of Northern Michigan,
the original E.G. Nick's now offers
PLANKED WHITEFISH. It's cooked and served
on a special plank that holds all the
delicious whitefish flavor.
pasta • ribs • plankftsh
6066 West Maple at Farmington Road
Celebrate your birthday with us and receive a
birthday discount. Up to 59 value.
RATED rnr DETROIT
an and Gourmet
41563 West Ten Mile, Novi 349-9260
7116 Gott? C0110
EMBASSY SUITES -
SOUTHFIELD'S FINEST CHAMPAGNE BRUNCH
Sunday 11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Featuring a carving station with Roast turkey and ten-
derloin, waffle, omelette and pasta. Lox and smoked fish,
hot entrees and salads, and a sumptuous display of
pastries and desserts. Entertainment books accepted. \
Adults $15.95 Seniors $13.95 Under 12 $7.95
RESERVATIONS SUGGESTED 350-2000 ` 17=7
28100 Franklin Road, Southfield
OPEN 7 DAYS— YOUR HOST: HOWARD LEW
SZECHUAN, MANDARIN, CANTONESE
24480 W. 10 MILE QN IEL-IDC PLAZA)
(West of Telegraph)
DINE IN & CARRY-OUr 398-5502 or 398-5503
SZECHUAN, MANDARIN & CANTONESE
OPEN 7 DAYS —
MON.-THURS. 11-9:45, FRI. & SAT. 11-1045, SUN. & HOLIDAYS 1 to 9:45
The World Famous Montgomery Inn Ribs
FRESH FISH DAILY
Family Casual Dining
Middlebelt at 12 Mile Road
• Banquet Facilities
Your Chef: FRANK ENG
22106 COUIDGE AT 9 MILE In A & P Shopping Center
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Chinese • Cantonese • Szechuan Cuisine
WE NOW SERVE BEER & WINE
Dining & Carry-Out
TH E D E TRO IT J E W I S H N E WS
MC \I CC'
A Combination That
Can't Be Beat!
6257 Orchard Lake Rd. in Sugar Tree Shopping Center
North of Maple • West Bloomfield • 855-3570
GREAT FOOD - LOW PRICES
23380 Telegnwh Saud: of 10 Me &L • Southfield ( 313) 352-8243
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Cantonese, Szechuan & Mandarin Foods
BANQUET ROOM AVAILABLE
13715 W. 9 Mile
Orchard Lake Rd. & Lone Pine
West of Coolidge
1500 Town Center, Southfield
Daily 11-9:30, Sat. 11-10,
CARRY Mon.-Wed. 11-10, Thurs. & Fri. 11-12:30
Sat. 12-12:30 a.m., Sun. 1-9:30
548-3650. Two brothers, Mike
and Al Bsharah, have vaulted Sila
into a top family Italian restau-
rant and pizzeria. Its pizza can
be gotten square or round, plus
ribs, chicken, fish, salads, pasta
and other family delights that in-
clude the big selling chicken
parmigiana. Daily lunch and din-
ner specials are 7 days a week
and private banquet space is
O'Mara's, 2555 W. 12 Mile Rd.,
Berkley, 399-6750. This is the for-
mer Chuck Joseph's location, re-
named, renovated and presenting
a larger and more diversified
menu than previously. Now
owned by Kevin O'Mara, O'Mara's
kitchen is open Mon,-Thurs. un-
til 11 p.m., Friday, Saturday, Sun-
day till midnight, featuring late
night specials. It also has Sunday
brunch 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
plus live entertainment through-
out the week.
Alban's, 190 N. Hunter, Birm-
ingham, 258-5788. An ageless
favorite of Birmingham, it is
known for quality food and fine
service, offering a full menu and
complete wine and spirit selec-
tions. Alban's caters to all dietary
wishes including Heart Smart! and
is a complete party outfitter for
groups 200 to 500.
La Luna Grancaffe, 183 N.
Woodward, Birmingham, 642-
7070. It's not your typical style of
restaurant, with seating for just
48 and an a la carte menu that in-
cludes about six entrees for folks
to nibble and share, and soups.
Long-legged seats and an espres-
so bar, non-alcoholic drinks,
beers, wines and mineral waters.
Yes, Valenti's La Luna Grancaffe
also has Italian bread to dip with
olive oil from various regions of
Italy plus all sorts of pastas and
Kingsley Inn, 1475 North
Woodward, Bloomfield Hills, 642-
0100. The historical background
of Kingsley Inn is such that has
brought a rich tradition in fine
dining to the Metropolitan area.
The menu also features lighter
dining fare as well as noted
Kingsley Inn standbys that have
continued to receive much note
throughout the years. It is open
Mon.-Sat. 11 a.m.-12 mid., Sun.
10 a.m.-10 p.m. The house spe-
cialty of Sauteed Lake Perch is a
Carl's Chop House, 3026
Grand River off the John Lodge
Expressway, Detroit, 833-0700.
This legend restaurant is nation-
ally known for Blue Ribbon steaks
and chops aged in its own cool-
ers and excellent seafood and
prime rib. Service is daily from
11:30 a.m. and Sunday from 2
p.m. Large private rooms for ban-
quets and parties are available.
Lelli's, 7618 Woodward Ave.,
Detroit, 871-1590. Since 1939,
Lelli's has been a Detroit dining
tradition, serving Italian favorites
at their best. As years before, it
is again a 7-day-a-week favorite,
open Sundays 12 noon to 8 p.m.