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July 19, 1996 - Image 110

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1996-07-19

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Fine Catering
For All Occasions

July Special

New England Lobster Feast

Monday thru Friday

$ 19 95

INCLUDES: 1 lb. Live Maine Lobster, King Crab
Legs, Mussels, Clams, Potatoes & Sweet Corn

A Landmark On The Lake
Revitalizes Surroundings, Menu

The planked Lake Superior
Folks enjoy the homemade
turkey-and-white-bean chili, whitefish is served on a seasoned
a speakeasy.
During the days of Prohibi- topped with onions, cheddar wooden board with duchesse
tion, liquor was bootlegged cheese and sour cream ... Served potatoes ... Lake perch, a house
specialty, is lightly floured and
from Canada and stored in the in a sourdough bread boule.
Ninety percent of the fresh pas- pan-fried ... The chicken Andiamo
buildings huge basement.
If you knew someone and were tas are made by Aldo Ottaviani is a breast sauteed with leeks,
able to get in, there was gaiety back at Andiamo Italia in War- mushrooms, red and white
grapes, and finished in a white
galore as cocktails flowed like wa- ren.
His gnocchi a la Aldo, potato wine-dill sauce.
ter amidst card games and vari-
Executive Chef Jeff Kay's of-
dumplings topped with Palmino
ous forms of entertainment.
Today, it is the new Andiamo's sauce, is a favorite ... But so are ferings also include three veal
dishes (piccata, Sicil-
Lakefront Bistro on East Jeffer- many of the other pastas
iano and one named af-
son between Nine and 10 Mile ... in a list of 12 downstairs.
ter him with wild leeks,
Like the chicken far-
owned by Joe and John Vicari,
wild mushrooms, plum
falle tenderloins mixed
along with Dan Zintsmaster.
tomato, fresh basil and
with
bowtie
noodles,
Before over $600,000 of con-
finished in Madeira
structive remodeling, it had been onions, wild mushrooms,
wine).
white
beans,
spinach,
known as Lido On The Lake,
His turkey scaloppi-
named by new owner in 1969, tomato filet and fontinel-
DANN
Y
RASKIN
ni
is choice, sauteed
la
cheese
...
homemade
Eddie Pawl.
L OCAL
with caramelized ap-
It bears little resemblance to straw-and-grass linguine
COL UMNIST
ples and leeks in a
that owned by many varied suc- tossed with artichoke
stone-ground mustard
hearts, pinenuts, tomato
cessors since that time.
and
cognac
sauce.
filet,
onions
and
basil
...
or
Ital-
A complete renovation pre-
In the upstairs, more-casual
sents a 40-seat outdoor patio as ian rice cooked with onions, a
wide as the building and 20 feet bevy of bell peppers, andoullie dining sector, Jeff has six
out, a 140-seat main dining room sausage, shrimp, bay scallops and gourmet pizzas and all concoc-
and full 25-seat bar ... Upstairs calamari in a spiced tomato tions to choose from plus round
pizzas with toppings galore for se-
seats another 70 guests in a ca- sauce.
lection Calzones too ... and "hot
From
the
rotisserie
with
dish-
sual dining sector and another
es accompanied by soup of the rock' cooking of chicken, seafood,
25-seat bar.
Those who come by water are day, house salad, rotisserie pota- beef, etc.
welcomed by 10 boat wells
with complimentary dock-
ing for 20 crafts.
There is even a private
company that will take you
there and back from Metro-
politan Beach via water
taxi.
The building, first built
in 1913 as a private home
that later became a ceram-
ic tile factory, was convert-
ed into a legal drinking
establishment with a light
menu sometime around the
early '50s.
Its years as a watering
and food spot with good mu-
sic and dancing has been re-
placed by fine menus that
include many good things to
eat.
Andiamo's Joe and John Vicari.
In the downstairs main
Also the planked whitefish,
dining room are items like the toes and corn on the cob, are aged
Bisto five onion soup that is made prime rib of beef rubbed down in broiled Atlantic salmon, steaks,
of five different onions (vidalia, kosher salt, marinated chicken, chops, ribs etc.
The new Andiamo Lakefront
knob, Spanish, red and leek. The natural or bar-b-que spare ribs
latter is not an onion but in the from a 10-skewer rotisserie as you Bistro is open seven days ... Mor
same family), topped with toast enter, spit-roasted duck, mari- day through Thursday, 11 a.m.
to 4 p.m. lunch, and 4 p.m. to 11
points and baked mozzarella nated salmon filet, etc.
The bar-b-q sauce by Andiamo p.m. dinner ... Friday and Satur-
cheese and served in a crock.
If you like garlic, you'll love the Lakefront Bistro is considered day the kitchen is open until mid-
night ... and Sunday, noon to 10
oven-roasted garlic bulb appetiz- among the east side's best.
Most of the food is homemade p.m.
er that is served with bread ... and
A piano bar is lively Tuesday
dinner mints ... A popular sam- ... soups, sauces, salmon patties,
through Saturday evenings in the
pler of smoked lake trout, salmon crabcakes, chili, breads, etc.
Biggest sellers are the white- downstairs lounge ... and a duet
and whitefish is served with
pumpernickel bread, chopped red fish and salmon ... Weekly, over entertains upstairs on Friday and
onion, chopped egg and cream 200 pounds of whitefish and 100 Saturday nights.
Next door is the Great Lakes
pounds of salmon are purchased.
cheese.

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Now Appearing
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28875 Franklin Rd. at Northwestern & 12 Mile
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serves real Hong Kong cuisine

Hong Kong-style cooking done by chefs who
arrived here from that city via New York.

Dim Sum chefs: Hing Tim Cheung & Xi Hua Zhang

• Sliced Cuttlefish • Spicy Salted Shrimp
• General Tso's Chicken
• Eggplant with Garlic Sauce • Whole Steamed Fish
(just to name a few of our favorites)

29900 Van Dyke
t Between 12 & 13 Mile
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Dim Sum Items $2.05 - $2.75
Main Dishes $6.95 - $17.95

(810) 751-5288

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