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Authentic Italian Specialties
Extensive Wine List
Tender, Delicious Steaks
Open For Thanksgiving
Call For Reservations
THE TRADITION CONTINUES
of Bloomfield Hills
en days ... Monday through Sat-
urday, 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.; and Sun- Perlin.
THE MUCH-awaited Tribute
day, noon to 2 a.m.
The upstairs deck that seats Restaurant, to open on 12 Mile
120 from April to the end of Oc- just west of Orchard Lake Road,
tober may not be there next year will serve its first customer in
... Plans are to enclose it for pri- February.
It will be an 88-seater at the
vate parties and banquets.
All sandwiches (beef brisket,
Texas link, smoked turkey, cat- has been completely gutted and
fish, etc.) are served on regular is emerging in its new life as a
glamorous edifice ... Plus the el-
or Po' Boy rolls.
The family-style appeal is at egant dining room, will be a large
Memphis Smoke with a chil- state-of-the-art kitchen, lounge
dren's menu sector ... kids chick-
en fingers, three pieces of chicken room with a lot to see for folks
November 10, 11
with fries; kids hot dog with fries; waiting to be seated ... and more
and kids spaghetti with marinara surprises.
Besides the gourmet food by
sauce ... All are served with a
AND THE BLUES
fountain pop, juice or milk and Tribute, owned by Epoch Enter-
choice of Memphis mud or ba-
Young, two highly regarded
Mr. B's, with its chain of 10 op- restaurant stalwarts will make
erations (eight Mr. B's, a Mon- it run.
Mickey Bakst, former maitre
terrey and. Memphis Smoke), will
also be joined by Mr. B's in Clark- d' at the noted Tapawingo
ston and another Monterrey in
general manager and maitre d'
The Mr. B's success has made ... Running the kitchen that
100 S. Main, Royal Oak
it one of the fastest-growing is expected to put out some
chains around ... The reasoning wonderful food will be one of the
(The Hub Of What's Hip!)
is watchful innovativeness that best, culinary genius Peter
can come only from good, solid Loren, former executive chef at ` o
restaurant know-how ... The fel- Opus One.
Mickey, who called Cantor Ja- .
lows running Mr. B's are all on
VEGAS To % ■
the ball ... They have what it
after his grandmother married .•
takes to create success.
The introduction of Memphis Congregation Shaarey Zedek's •
Smoke makes an important point former fine cantor, and is a cousin 1 \
... As successful as Mr. B's may of Rabbi Leo Bakst, comes here 1
be, it is not standing still and rest-
ing on its laurels.
dining scene had no listing •
among the nation's top 15 restau- ■ ■
rants by Wine Spectator maga- ■
zine ... "I can't believe it," says ■ \ ••
The King Of The One Liners •
Mickey. "We've got some of the
November 12, 13, 14
finest talent anywhere in the • \ 8:30 p.m. Tickets $25/per person •
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For some strange reason, the • ■
Michigan sector has received lit- ■
Take heed, other ambitious tle dining recognition throughout ■
restaurateurs ... These guys don't the years ... Except perhaps the ■
just jump into the restaurant wa- London Chop House, very few • \ 8:30 p.m. Tickets $25/per person •
ters and hope for immediate cash- others were nationally recog- •
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register ringing ... It took a nized.
Mickey and Peter will have a \
year-and-a-half before the open-
lot to say with their world-class ■ ■
ing of Memphis Smoke.
And this after Mike thought Tribute ... Its concept and high- ■ \
The Bartenders Choice
about it while still going to col- ly creative layout will be mind- •
February H , 12, 13
boggling ... There is nothing like \ • 8:30 p.m. Tickets $30/per person \
lege some years back.
Success follows success ... Mr. it in this region ... and is the con- •
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B's hasn't lost yet ... and has ceptual result of many visits by • ■
proven it again with Memphis Mickey and Peter to some of the
finest restaurants in the coun- •
CAFE OLIVERIO will soon try.
This, plus a free hand by the
open at the former Peacock Grill
site on Middlebelt and 11 Mile Wisne family, is presenting them
... Partners are Peacock's with an imaginative restaurant
Tom Timmons and Artie Olive- that even before opening is
rio, who brings his New York- already creating much excite-
style Italian dishes to the ment.
A walk through the construc-
120-seat locale after closing the
Woodward Avenue Oliverio's in tion area of Tribute, with its bare
walls, tells a story in itself ...
ELLEN SCHWARTZ, for- Mickey, Peter and Toni obvi-
merly of Columbo's Barber Shop ously want it to be as close to the
Find It All In
on Maple and Telegraph, now oc- best as possible ... and certainly
cupies the first chair at Charter- will not make a mad rush to
house Barber Shop on the open.
Tribute will begin taking reser-
Boardwalk, Orchard Lake Road
south of Maple ... It was previ- vations in January ... at least a
ously the station of Carolyn Skol- month away from opening. ❑
645 E. Big Beaver • Troy
Fine cuisine in a relaxed,
THE STEAK OUT RESTAURANT
FEATURING CHICKEN JERUSALEM
Boneless Chicken Breast Sauteed with Mushrooms,
Artichokes, VVhite Wine and a Light Cream.
Homemade Soups and Fresh Crisp Salads
Made Daily — Tender Juicy Steaks
BREAKFAST: 6:30 a.m.-11 a.m. LUNCH 11 a.m.-2 p.m. DINNER 5:30 p.m.-10 p.m.
1801 S. Telegraph, N. of Square Lake Rd.
New England In November
Wednesdays Are Cigar Night
In A Private Room
Reservations Are Welcome
4105 Orchard Lake Road At Pontiac Trail
ST. CLAIR JHOR , ES
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March 3, 4, 5 50th An iversary
‘ 8:30 p.m. Tickets $20/per person
\ AND AL WHYTE ON THE K YBOARD \
EMERALD CITY MARINA LOCATED IN THE AL NEW (313) 4 5-8080
JEF ERSON •
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Tuesday-Thursday 5-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday 5-11 p.m. Sunday 4-9 p.m.
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In The Village Of Orchard Lake
10TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL
SAT., NOV. 4 1995
SECOND MEAL 1/2 OFF
WITH PURCHASE OF ANOTHER
EQUAL OR GREATER VALUE
• NOT GOOD WITH ANY COUPON
•Dine In Only
OPEN 7 DAYS
SUN. :THURS. 1 1-10
FRI. & SAT. 1 1-1 1
OF RIBS &
118 SOUTH WOODWARD • ROYAL OAK
JUST NORTH OF 10 MILE NEXT TO ZOO
• One Coupon Per Person
QUALITY IS OUR PRIORITY!
NO VEM BER
has the taste.