Alice's, 27167 Greenfield, Southfield,
559-8222. A goad family restaurant serv-
ing American and Lebanese cuisine, Alias
owners Dania and Ed Farah are proud
of their homemade specialties prepared
from natural ingredients. It is open 7 days
a week serving breakfast, lunch and din-
ner. Carryout of its entire menu is avail-
able as is off-premise catering.
Excalibur, 28875 Franklin Rd., South-
field, 358-3355. When former owner
Pat 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 Frank Sinatra's fa-
vorite while in the local area. Entertain-
ment is Tues. thru Sat. and complete
catering at Excolibur 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
Star Deli, 24555 W. 12 Mile Rd.,
Southfield, 352-7377. This is one of
Michigan's largest delicatessen carryout
operations, but you wouldn't know it from
the size. And everything is homemade,
tole slaw, potato salad, chicken salad,
tuna salad, egg salad and much more.
Star cooks its own corned beef and pas-
trami, and the 7-day operation includes
a major specialty — beautiful tray catering.
ST. CLAIR SHORES
Jack's Waterfront Restaurant,
2421 4 Jefferson, St. Clair Shores, 445-
8080. Overlooking beautiful Lake St.
Clair, and dining amid the colorful setting
of one of America's great leisure water-
ways, Jack's On The Waterfont is the epit-
ome of good dining in a relaxed, casual
setting. It is a seven-daysa-week opera-
tion and all seven days also include en-
tertainment for dining and dancing.
Key Largo, 142 E. Walled Lake Dr.,
Walled Lake, 669-1441. Much tropical
fun is included in the dining experiences
at Key Largo, which is considered by
many as a Northwest premiere in wa-
terfront dining. Expecially so with the fine
culinary talents of Executive Chef Patrick
Dunn, noted for presentation of colorful
and imaginative dishes. The large menu
also features new style pastas, pizzas,
ribs, sandwiches, salads and daily fresh
fish specials. Its banquet room is available
for all events.
bar and grill restaurant. Veteran restaura-
teur Herman Yagoda features charbroiled
Andiamo Italia, 7096 E. 14 Mile
steaks, fresh seafood, large burgers, bal:y
Rd., Warren, 268-3200. Owner Joe Vic
ari's growing dining empire can consid-
er this East Side gem as the flagship
restaurant. Its Italian food, coupled with
the kitchen sense of veteran Italian dining
chef Aldo Otioviani, range on the superb,
along with pastries homemade on the
premises. A banquet hall next door seats
over 400 and is receiving bookings be-
cause of the ambiance and a prime fac-
tor ... food as is served at Andiamo
back ribs and Iamb chops that he de-
fies others to beat. Also homemade scups
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 her also
add to its appeal. Authentic Korean and
Japanese dishes are the theme foods at
this restaurant with a sister Seoul Gorden
in Sterling Heights.
Pearl City, 27522 Northwestern Hwy'.
at 11 Mile, 354-3700. The Oriental din-
ing imagination is captured in a moder-
ately-priced Chinese menu at lunch and
dinner. Pearl City Southheld's Sunday Buf-
fet, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and menu selec-
tions, offer customers a variety of ways in
which to dine. A children's menu is a fa-
vorite for family dining.
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. b 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.
Radisson Plaza Hotel, 1500 Town
Center, Southfield, 827-4000. Individ-
ual taste presentations are offered by two
restaurants which stand out for their din-
ing diversities. T.C. Linguine with its Ital-
ian fare and Tango's Cocktail Lounge that
features a bistro atmosphere with enter-
tainment for dancing. The many services
offered by Radisson Plaza at Town Cen-
ter has given it a high rating by hotel pe-
Big Daddy's Parthenon, 6199 Or-
chard Lake Road, 737-8600. This big
favorite is considered a phenomenon in
the restaurant business. It is busy every
evening, seven days a week, and lunch-
es are big also. Opal came to the sub-
urbs in 1993 and the flames have been
blazing even larger ever since. The Greek-
town in West Bloomfield is the pride of
Rick Rogow and Tom Peristeris, whose
large, expertly-cut lamb chops, special
salads like Tommy's New Idea Salad,
traditional Greek favorites, etc. are win-
ning huge amounts of return customers.
Jazz with Millie Scott and Kevin Crosby
is featured on Thursday and Friday
Envoy Cafe, 33210 W. 14 Mile Rd.,
Simsbury Plaza, West Bloomfield, 855-
6220. This new and distinctive cafe, fea-
turing nouvelle cuisine, presents a dining
room of warmth and charm. Each plate
is a beautiful arrangement of color. Mu-
sicians perform Fridays and Saturdays
from 9 p.m., and food served until 11
p.m. Specials with touches of innovation
are offered daily.
Golden Phoenix, 6257 Orchard
Lake Rd., Sugar Tree Shopping Center,
West Bloomfield, 855-3570. Now serv-
ing beer and wine, Golden Phoenix, spe-
cializing in Chinese, Cantonese and
Szechuan food, is the same fine restau-
rant that had previously been a long-time
favorite on Maple and Telegraph. Both
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