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
4265 Woodward (Corner Canfield)
190 N. Hunter, Birmingham
Bottle & Basket
• Open 7 Days • Late night Dinners
• Piano Bar Fri. Nights • Sun. Brunch
Mon.-Thurs. 11-11; Fri., Sat. 11-Midnight; Sun. 12.9; Brunch 10-2:30
"Stewart's dares to be different"
Molly Abraham-Free Press
"Ron Stewart's Genius Idea."
WALK THE PLANK!
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.
"Some of the freshest and best
prepared seafood and game."
Geri Speace-Metro Times
pasta • ribs • plankfisb
6066 West Maple ai Farmington Road
Celebrate your birthday with us and receive a
birthday discount. Up to $9 value.
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 r:17.=
28100 Franklin Road, Southfield
Alban's, 190 N. Hunter, Birm-
41563 West Ten Mile, Novi 349-9260
OPEN 7 DAYS — YOUR HOST HOWARD LEW
SZECHUAN, MANDARIN, CANTONESE
24480 W. 10 MILE pri TEL-EX PLAZA)
(West of Telegraph)
SZECHUAN, MANDARIN & CANTONESE
FRESH FISH DAILY
Family Casual Dining
Middlebelt at 12 Mile Road
OPEN 7 DAYS —
MON.-11-1URS. 11-9:45, FRI. & SAT 11-10:45, SUN. & HOLIDAYS 1 to 9:45
• Banquet Facilities
Your Chef: FRANK ENG
22106 COOLIDGE AT 9 MILE In A & P Shopping Center
? O ld e n Pho en ix
A Combination That
Can't Be Beat!
GREAT FOOD - LOW PRICES
Chinese • Cantonese • Szechuan Cuisine
WE NOW SERVE BEER & WINE
Dining & Carry Out
6257 Orchard Lake Rd. in Sugar Tree Shopping Center
North of Maple • West Bloomfield • 855-3570
1500 Town Center, Southfield
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
Cantonese, Szechuan & Mandarin Foods
BANQUET ROOM AVAILABLE
The Blue Nile, 508 Monroe,
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.
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.
23380 Telegraph South of 10 Mile Rd • Southfield (313) 352-8243
Szechuan and Gourmet
DINE IN & CARRY-OUT 398-5502 or 398 - 5503
The World Famous Montgomery Inn Ribs
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.
O'Mara's, 2555 W. 12 Mile Rd.,
RATED *** DETROIT MONTHLY
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
CHINESE LUNCH BUFFET $575
MON.-THURS. 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
PLUS OUR REGULAR MENU
CROSSWINDS MALL 4301 Orchard Lake Rd. •
Detroit, 964-6699. Seifu Lessan-
work is back after nine months
in his homeland of Ethiopia gath-
ering new exotic ideas for his
menu. The Blue Nile, with its tra-
ditional Ethiopian cuisine of poul-