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626-5020. Only the huge clock at its out-
side entrance is backwards. Everything
else at this good time emporium spells fun
for the entire family. Owner Marvin Yago-
da was crazy like a fox when he came
up with the idea, but it has become one
of very few like it in the nation, winning
awards and appearing in magazines
and the Guiness World Book of Records.
Video games, pinball machines, antique
games, unique posters, etc. include an
old-time photo booth. The party favorite
also has 24 tables for lunch snacks.

Creative Ideas For Your Favorite
Bar Mitzvah, Etc. Theme Parties
And Everything From
Fresh Fruit Bars To Elaborate Sweet Tables
At Reasonable Prices

Complete Personalized Service By Georgiann Mitchell

For More Information, Please Ca Juanita


O'Shuck's Raw Bar & Grill,
35450 Grand River, Muirwood Square,
Farmington Hills. 810474-8484. After
twelve years at this location, Larry Shee-
han decided to remodel to a Florida
decor. He has added oysters, shrimp,
gator tail, calamari and a whitefish din-
ner to his noted Sheehan burgers,
munchies, chili and popular bar-bq ribs
that had been part of the former O'Shee-
han's menu. Imported beers, frozen trop-
ical drinks and a selections of island music
compliment this casual, fun diner.

6685 Highland Road, Across From Oaldand•Pontiac Airport • Pontiac, Mich.

7618 Woodward Ave.


OPEN SUNDAYS 12 noon to 9 p.m.

Our Daily Hours ... Mon. 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Tues. Thru Thurs. 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
Fri. & Sat. 11 a.m.-11 p.m., Sun. 12 noon-9 p.m.



Specializing In: Bar Mitzvahs, Weddings, Birthdays,
Sweet 16s, Anniversaries, Etc.
Low Banquet Rates
Ask About Our Special
For All Occasions
Appetizer Parties


Open 7 Days

Lunch & Dinner


• Mideastern & American Cuisine
27060 Evergreen

At 1 - 696 & 11 in Lathrup Landing


• Lamb Chops • Shish Kabob • Tabbouli
• Stuffed Grape Leaves (Veg. & Reg.)
• Bar-B-Q Ribs & Chicken • Etc.


With Fresh-Squeezed fruits & Vegetables


Buy One Entree At Regular Price
Get Second Entree
Equal or Lesser Value

• Dine In Only • With Coupon
• 1 Cou"pon Per Couple
• Not Valid With Other Offers
Expires 1-31-96








• Fresh Fish • Excellent Pasta • Sweetwater Smashed Potatoes
• Breast of Duck • Our Famous Rack of Lamb • Etc.
Lunch: Mon.-Fri. 11-3, Dinner: Mon.-Thurs. 5-10, Fri. & Sat. 5-11, Sun. 5-9






TH40 W

(810) 354-6060

Advertise in our new
Entertainment Section!


Vineyard's Cafe & Catering,
32418 Northwestern Hwy, Farmington
Hills, 855-9463. The all-new Vineyards
is something to see, with both booths and
tables for people to sit with salads galore,
both regular and low fat, plus over 50
sandwiches. Also, from Shirlee Bloom's
separate kitchen comes her excellent
preparation of traditional Jewish dishes,
using only kosher products. Shirlee's feeds
are available for dining in or carry-out.
She is also available for weddings, bar-
bat mitzvahs, showers, etc.


French Gourmet, 23421 Wood-
ward, Ferndale, 810-541-1200. At one
time a great place to go for French pas-
tries and desserts, this has become a full-
fledged restaurant with under 30 seats. It
serves gourmet-style food of resonable
prices. Owners Marvin Bernstein and
wife/executive chef Lina Bernstein, also
roost their own coffees and have added
new features from 40 French syrups to an
extensive line of teas, Parisian vinegars,
oils, honeys, preserves and mustards. Al-
though a complete restaurant now, French
Gourmet is still a classic authentic French
pastry shop and bakery, with excellent
special occasion and wedding cakes.
If going for dinner, take a tip and make
a re5evation. Remember, seating capacity
is small.

LaFendi, 27060 Evergreen, Lathrup
Landing, Lathrup, 559-9099. An elegant
atmosphere, where all areas are a dif-
ferent decor make up this popular Mid-
dle Eastern restuaurant. many of the dishes
are not found in too many dining spots of
its type. Fresh squeezed fruits and veg-
etables make up the raw juice bar which
people enjoy seven days a week at all


D. Dennison's Seafood Tavern
of Livonia, 37716 W. 6 Mile, Laurel
Park Place, Livonia, 464-9030. D. Den-
nison's has an established reputation for
moderately-priced seafood from Florida,
Boston and the Great Lakes. The atmos-
phere is lively and informal with a fresh
raw bar and early dining specials. Also
featured are pasta, chicken dishes, sal-
ads and sandwiches, plus a children's


Ah Wok, 41563 W. 10 Mile Rd.,
Novi Plaza, Novi, 349-9260. Rated
among the top gourmet Chinese restau-
rants in this area, Ah Wok is also still a
big favorite on standard traditional din-
ing. For years, adventurous customers
have enjoyed the elaborate offerings with
their imaginative style of preparation which
have proven delightful palate-pleasers.

Cicero's Ristorante & Bar, 24299
Novi Road, Novi, 380-0011. Having
one of the newest Italian restaurants in the
Northwest Metropolitan area, Jim and
Chris Stevens, husband and wife owners
of Cicero's, know they are bucking a lot
of competition. But the sight of customers
coming back is a great sign. It is open
Mon.-Thurs. 11 to 10; Fri. & Sat. 11 to
midnight and Sun. 4 to 9, serving North-
em and Southern Italian cuisine, fire wines,
homemade desserts and fresh fish like
whitefish, lake perch and plank salmon.


Bread Basket Deli, 10Z Mile and
Greenfield, Lincoln Shopping Center, Oak
Park, 968-0022. A favorite of many peo-
ple for breakfast, lunch, dinner and af-
ter-theater, this has the aura of a modemistic
delicatessen so apparent with colorful
decor. A children's menu is featured along,
with party trays. The Bread Basket Deli is
open Tuesday through Sunday 10 a.m.
to 10 p.m.

Golden Bowl, 22106 Coolidge at
9 Mile, Oak Park, 398-5502. The knowl-
edge of Chef Frank Eng is widespread
in Chinese dining. Golden Bowl is open
seven days, Mon.-Thurs. from 11 a.m.
and Sunday from 1 p.m. serving
Szechuan, Mandarin and Cantonese
food. Carryout service is available plus
banquet facilities.



Sweetwaters Bistro, 1978 Cass

Jake's On The Lake, 4105 Orchard
Lake Rd., Orchard Lake. 851-8888. He's
the imaginative world traveler figure who
has owners Jim Kokus and Ed Manzaria,
also bossmen at Opus One, operating
his new restaurant on the former Pontiac
Trail site of Buster's Bay. Dinners only are
served six days, Tuesday-Thursday, 5 p.m.
to 10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 5 p.m.
to 11p.m.; Sunday 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Reservations are accepted for any

Lake Rd., Keego Harbor, 810-683-
9010. Owners Cheryl and Dr. Joel KimeL
man continue to please with delicious
food and fine presentation at reasonable
prices. Their upscale restaurant is warm,
homey and a welcomed dining experi-
ence. It is open for lunch, Monday thru
Friday; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dinners are
Mon. Thru Thursday, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.;
Friday and Saturday 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.;
and Sunday, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Private
parties are available Saturday and Sun-
day, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dishes include
fresh fish, pasta, breast of duck, rack of
lamb, etc. Low fat and fat-free items for
the health conscious are also available.

service. It features the imaginative pre-
sentations of Executive Chef Darin Moore,
a member of the U.S. Culinary Olympic
team that will compete in 1996 in Berlin.
Its wine list and gourmet-sYed menu items
present a wide selection from which to
choose. Banquet facilities are available
for all events.


Chick-N-Ribs, 1 18 S. Woodward,
Royal Oak, 544-1211. Much has been
said about this dine in and carryout restau-
rant whose specialties of breasted or bar-
bq chicken and barbq ribs have received
much attention, but as regular customers
say, the proof is in the tasting. It's open
seven days, Sun.-Thurs. 11-10, Fri. & Sat.


Alia's, 27167 Greenfield, Southfield,
559-8222. A good family restaurant sev-
ing American and Lebanese cuisine, Aia's
owners Dania and Ed Faroh are proud
of their homemade specialties prepared
from natural ingredients. It is open 7 days
a week serving breakfast, lunch and din-
ner. Carry-out of its entire menu is avail-
able as is off-premise catering.

Excalibur, 28875 Franklin Rd., South-
field, 358-3355. When former owner
Pot Archer passed on, people said Ex-
calibur would also go.- However, they
didn't reckon with Marty Wilk, own-
er/chef who has made it one of Metro-
politan Detroit's markedly popular dining
and dancing spots. It's Fronk Sinatra's' fa-
vorite while in the local area. Entertain-
ment is Tues. thru Sat. and complete
catering at Excalibur plus homes, halls, etc.

Gateway Deli, 21754 W. 11 Mile,
Harvard Row, Southfield, 352-4940. A
different touch has been given this pop-
ular delicatessen-restaurant by owner Pe-
ter Bershaj. His assortment of gourmet
dishes are brought from Peter's former Lar-
co's days, and are combined with familiar
traditional homemade Jewish dishes.
Breakfast, lunch, dinner, party trays and
outside catering are Gateway Deli stand-

McVee's Sports Bar & Grill,
23380 Telegraph Road, Southfield, 352-
8243. This is more than just another sports
bar and grill restaurant. Veteran restaura-
teur Herman Yagoda features charbroiled
steaks, fresh seafood, brge burgers, baby-
back ribs and lamb chops that he de-
fies others to beat. Also homemade soups
and daily specials at both lunch and din-
ners, with moderate prices in a casual
and relaxed atmosphere.

New Seoul Garden, 27566 North-
western, Southfield, 827-1600. Authen-
ticity is brought to the table where favorites
such as beef, chicken and shrimp are pre-
pared on a barbeque grill in front of cus-
tomers. Floor seating and a sushi bar also
odd to its appeal. Authentic Korean and
Japanese dishes are the theme foods at
this restaurant with a sister Seoul Garden
in Sterling Heights.


Peking Garden, 29875 North-
western Hwy., Applegate Square, West
Bloomfield, 353-7890. Szechuan, Hu-
nan and Chinese dishes are available for
dinners and carryout seven days a week,
Mon.-Thurs. 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.; Fri.
& Sat. 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Sunday 12
noon to 10 p.m. The fresh new atmos-
phere of this awaited restaurant is ac-
cented by the fine Oriental food it serves.

Pike Street, 18 West Pike Street, Pon-
tiac, 334-7878. This fine dining stand-
by is noted for its excellent cuisine and

Radisson Plaza Hotel, 1500 Town
Center, Southfield, 827-4000. Individ-

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