Big Daddy's Parthenon, 6199
Orchard Lake Road, 737-8600.
When Opal came to the suburbs
on October 27, 1993, flames ga-
lore blazed to big crowds every
night. The Greektown in West
Bloomfield is the pride of Rick Ro-
gow and Tom Peristeris, whose
large, expertly-cut in it's own
kitchen lamb chops, special
recipe Parthenon cake, tradition-
al Greek favorites, special salads,
including Tommy's New Idea Sal-
ad, are still winning return cus-
tomers with the same large
nightly attendances. Thrusday
and Friday evenings feature jazz,
with David Ball and Kevin Cros-
Golden Phoenix, 6257 Orchard
Lake Rd., Sugar Tree Shopping
Center, West Bloomfield, 855-
3570. Now serving beer and
wine, Golden Phoenix, specializ-
ing in Chinese, Cantonese and
Szechuan food, is the same fine
restaurant that had previously
been a long-time favorite on
Maple and Telegraph. Both din-
ing in and carry-out are available
in a wide assortment of Orien-
tal dishes for culinary consump-
Hoa Kow, 4301 Orchard Lake
Rd., Crosswinds Mall, West Bloom-
field, 932-3133. Owner Gene Woo
has made Hoa Kow into one of the
favorite restaurants of its kind in
the area as people from all walks
of life and most parts of the De-
troit and Metropolitan sectors
come to enjoy his many styles of
Chinese dining. Plus Cantonese,
Szechuan and Mandarin, Hoa Kow
features a Chinese Buffet at lunch
and dinner along with its regular
menu. White fish in all cooking va-
rieties is also a big feature, with
almost a thousand pounds served
Mai Thai, 6635 Orchard Lake
Rd., Old Orchard Shopping Cen-
ter, West Bloomfield, 626-6313.
Those who like the real thing will
enjoy Mai Tai with its very spicy
or non-spicy foods concocted for
authentic and traditional tastes
at lunch or dinner. It presents a
casual atmosphere with seating
around 100 and is open seven
days a week.
Red Robin, 5656 West Maple,
West Bloomfield, 932-1887.
There's no recognizing this for-
mer Chuck Muer's restaurant site,
and besides a totally new inside,
it has become a favorite dining
spot for the entire family. Also
featured are homemade soups,
free fries and beverage refills, sal-
ads galore, pastas, pizzas, chick-
en, fajitas, etc.
Stage & Co., 6873 Orchard Lake
Rd., West Bloomfield, 855-6622.
Since 1962, this highly-regarded
restaurant has been acclaimed as
a critic's choice for it's dominant
consistency. It features cocktails
and a menu to satisfy all ap-
petites, from traditional home-
made Jewish dishes to
dietary-restricted delights. Break-
fast, lunch and dinner is served
in a warm, casual atmosphere
Tuesday through Sunday.
Tunnel Bar-B-Q 58 Park St. E.,
Windsor, Det. Number 961-3663.
Tunnel Bar-B-Q, off the Windsor-
Detroit Tunnel exit, and its sister
operation, TBQ's Other Place, are
prominent as two of Windsor's
finest restaurants. For over 50
years, Tunnel has reaped much
inter- national fame for its world
famous ribs and high quality
homemade desserts. TBQ's Oth-
er Place features tasty seafoods,
steaks, chops, cocktails and
much banquet facilities. Tunnel
Bar-B-Q now also serves beer and
wine for the first time in it's his-
Nifty Norman's, 1403 S. Com-
merce Rd., Wolverine Lake, (810)
624-6660. Under new manage-
ment, it has retained the same
casual atmosphere that people
have enjoyed, and a new menu
and wine list present refreshing
choices at reasonable prices. The
new bill of fare includes items like
fresh fish daily, pasta dishes,
sauteed chicken, veal Asiago,
steak, barbequed baby back ribs,
Southwestern dishes, etc. Ban-
quet facilities are available for up
to 150 having a good time at bar
and bat mitzvahs, weddings and
Festival of New Pla
(IN STAGED READINGS)
Become a part of the theatre process and voice
your opinions to the :playwrights, directors and the
actors . . . and hear theirs.
SING ME TO SLEEP
by Barbara Mitchell & Terry Mitchell
* Wednesday, March 22 — 7:30 p.m.
** Thursday, March 23 — 7:30 p.m.
JET's Festival of new plays in
staged readings be performed
through April 1.
The series of four plays will al-
low the audience the chance to
play critic for the night and play
a role in developing the work for
Sing Me To Sleep by Barbara
and Terry Mitchell will be done
March 22-23; She Returned One
Night by Edward Rovener and
translated by Charles Thomas
will he March 29 and 30; Un-
American by Peter Ullian will be
April 5-6; and Kiss Me by Carol
Saturnasky will be April 12-13.
All performances are at 7:30
p.m.; Wednesday performances
are at Maple-Drake; Thursday
performances are at the Jimmy
Prentis Morris Jewish Commu-
For information, call call JET,
The Men's Club of Congregation
Beth Achim will hold a road ral-
ly and dinner on Saturday,
March 25, beginning at 8 p.m.
Participants should bring an
Oakland County road map,
flashlight, current phone books
(White and Yellow pages) paper
The road rally will begin at
Congregation Beth Achim. Cash
prizes will be awarded. There is
a charge and reservations should
be made by March 22.
For information, contact the
synagogue office, 352-8670. In
case of inclement weather, the
rally will be held indoors.
SHE RETURNED ONE NIGHT
By Edward Rovener & Translated by Charles Thomas
* Wednesday, March 29 — 7:30 p.m.
** Thursday, March 30 — 7:30 p.m.
by Carol Saturansky
* Wednesday, April 5 — 7:30 p.m.
** Thursday, April 6 — 7:30 p.m.
by Peter Ullian
* Wednesday, April 12 — 7:30 p.m.
** Thursday, April 13 — 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $5.00 at the door
NO RESERVATIONS • JET (810) 788-2900
Pdron DeRoy Theatre - J.C.C.
J.P.M. - J.C.C.
INVITES YOU TO AN EVENING OF ENTERTAINMENT, EXCEPTIONAL CUISINE
M or g olob Colle ry
Saturday, March 25th
Enjoy a spectacular evening of intrigue
intertwined with a romantic love story.
Cost: $35 per person
Includes dinner and entertainment
Reserve your seats now!
for information & reservations
Entree: Mixed Green Salad
Choice of: Chicken Wellington or
Broiled Norwegian Salmon
Vegetable and Rice
Dessert: Double Chocolate Mousse Tort
All non-alcoholic beverages included ■ Cash bar
1403 South Commerce Rd.