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November 25, 1994 - Image 92

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1994-11-25

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WE HAVE,
THE LOWEST PRICES
ANYWHERE OF
TOP QUALITY CARRY-OUT DELI

WE WILL BE OPEN
THANKSGIVING DAY TILL 2 p.m.

- 1 A Little 90-Seater
* , '$5 OFF/ • '*
1 Takes Away All The Pretense
*1 ON OUR BEAUTIFUL 1*

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DANNY RASKIN LOCAL COLUMNIST

* I ALREADY LOW-PRICED 1 *
I MEAT OR DAIRY TRAYS 1
With This Coupon
* 1
1 *

I • Expires 12-30-94

One Per Person

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DELIVERY • Not Good Holidays I
AVAILABLE • 10 Person Minimum

MIMI MIN MINN IIIIIIIII =IN MIEN =III IIIIIIIIII MEM

WE MAKE ALL OUR FOOD
ON OUR OWN PREMISES!

• HOMEMADE COLE SLAW
• HOMEMADE POTATO SALAD
• HOMEMADE CHICKEN SALAD
• HOMEMADE TUNA SALAD
• HOMEMADE EGG SALAD

WE COOK
OUR OWN
CORNED BEEF
& PASTRAMI

OPEN 7 DAYS—MON.-SAT. 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., SUN. 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

STAR DELI

24555 W. 12 MILE, Just West of Telegraph, Southfield

352-7377

Let Us Cater
Your Next Affair

RUSSIAN
BEAR

ORCHARD MALL

(Orchard Lake Rd. at Maple)

(810) 855-9229

Dinner Served Daily
7 Days From 4:30 p.m.
Sunday Brunch
11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Live Entertainment
Fri. & Sat. Evening

BOOK YOUR HOLIDAY
PARTIES NOW!

Banquet Room
Available For
Lunch or Dinner
7 Days a Week

(up to 120 people)

■ 11111111 ■ 11111M..

"The Simone Vitale
Band is an assurance
of a great evening."

Danny Raskin, Jewish News

•Weddings
•Bar/Bat Mitzvahs
•Anniversaries
•Private Parties

FOR ALL YOUR
HAPPY OCCASIONS
(810) 544-7373

t's as far from being the kind steak, broiled or Sicilian style, is
makes its own apple strudel, rice
of gourmet-style restaurant as served with mushrooms and the pudding and muffins.
you might imagine ... The zip sauce, $8.95 ... And Peter
When Peter took over on Feb.
only oil painting is in the shop- does things with his chopped sir- 7, most of the previous employ-
ping center's parking lot where loin, too, smothering it in onions, ees were retained and he closed
some kids doodled in the drip- green peppers and mushrooms, to re-decorate both the kitchen
pings from a car.
topped with zip sauce, $6.95 ... and dining area ... A big thing in
Doesn't even have linen table- All those New York strips, by the his favor other than the food and
cloths, and if you don't like paper way, among other items, are cleanliness is Peter always greet-
napkins, sorry; be thankful the hand-cut at Gateway.
ing people when not cooking his
silverware is metal.
Chicken Arturo: skinless bone- gourmet-style specialties.
Where do you think you are, in less chicken breast sauteed with
Don't look for fancy wall hang-
some fancy joint?
tomatoes and mushrooms in a ings, elegant light fixtures or
After all, this is only a little 90- wine sauce; chicken Tosca: skin- whatever.
seater neighborhood delicatessen. less boneless chicken breast
If it's ornate surroundings you
But tell me, how many deli- dipped in seasoned egg batter want, for sure Gateway isn't the
catessen-restaurants do you and sauteed; chicken francaise, place ... But if having gourmet-
know of that serve dishes in wine skinless, boneless chicken breast type dishes at very low prices, to
sauce or Alfredo cream sauce?
sauteed with lemon and wine go along with traditional Jewish
Following its purchase in Feb- sauce; chicken Vienna, skinless, foods or deli fare, is your cup of
ruary from Lenny Fidler, Gate- boneless chicken strips sauteed tea, or just curious, then you're
way Delicatessen-Restaurant in with Vienna salami strips, onion headed for the right spot.
Harvard Row Mall on 11 Mile
and Lahser became a double-
headed type of place ... serving
regular delicatessen fare and tra-
ditional Jewish dishes along with
gourmet style items prepared
personally by new owner-chef Pe-
ter Bershaj.
He had been a food whiz chef
at Larco's for Pete, Nick and Mike
Larco from 1975 to 1979, when
their fine dining spot was on Mc-
Nichols and San Juan.
Peter knows all about deli-
catessen food, too, having for-
merly owned Lenny's Deli on
Orchard Lake Road and 13 Mile,
1980-1981, and managing Star
Deli in Queens, N.Y., 1982 to
1988.
That's why he has a keen taste
when it comes to chicken pa-
prikash, stuffed cabbage, beef
short ribs, pickled trout, potato
pancakes, roasted tongue,
blintzes, gefilte fish, roasted
chicken, etc. ... All the home-
made soups are from kosher
bones supplied by Harvard Row
Kosher Meats in the mall ... and
the matzah balls and kreplach Peter Bershaj of Gateway Deli.
are made right at Gateway.
But it wasn't until Peter took
over the Southfield locale that he' and broccoli over fettuccini with
If you want a linen napkin,
began putting in his gourmet- Alfredo cream sauce ... are all bring your own ... I'm sure Peter
type specials ... and added the fa- $7.25.
won't mind.
mous Larco's-style zip sauce to
Pastas, too ... fettuccini Alfre-
WONDER 'WHY local health
his steak dishes ... along with do, $6.25; primavera with cream department scores are based
items like lemon chicken: skin- sauce, $6.25, with olive oil, $5.75; more on things other than good
less, boneless chicken breast with spaghetti with meat, $5.75, with health of restaurant patrons?
a light creamy lemon sauce, marinara sauce, $5.25 ... pasta
Ideally, a restaurant's score
$6.95; white fish duratee, smoth- frydiablo with fresh vegetables, should be based on cleanliness of
ered with sauteed vegetables and herbs and spices, $5.75, also the operation and the clean man-
lemon wine sauce, $8.45; Gate- shrimp, chicken or meat, $6.95 ner in which the f000d has been
way chicken: boneless chicken ... Also popular stir-fry dishes.
prepared.
breast sauteed in butter, topped
All entrees come with soup or
Unfortunately, many clean,
with Vienna salami, mozzarella salad, potato, vegetable and quality restaurants have received
cheese and covered in a seasoned bread basket.
lower scores than deserved based
wine sauce, $6.95.
Gateway is open Monday-Sat- on aesthetics such as cracked tile,.
His 10-ounce New York strip urday, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. ... and a tear in the carpet, etc.

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