Have You had Big Daddy's Tommy Salad Yet?
Or Our Fabulous Lamb Chops?
Welcome to the best Greek food this
peal to appreciative audiences of
all ages and ethnic backgrounds.
For ticket information, call
Lynn Davie, days, Monday
through Friday, 691-7577 ...
Ducats can be picked up at the
door ... Proceeds go toward a vari-
ety of stimulating programs for se-
CAPTAIN OF the Michigan
Culinary Team, competing this
September in Berlin, Randy
Emert, takes over as new exec-
utive chef at Pike Street Restau-
rant in Pontiac ... and Brian
McNamara is its new general
They'll be introduced at cock-
tails, hors d'oeuvres and live en-
tertainment, 7 p.m. Monday, Aug.
19, with a portion of the $25-per-
person tickets going to Light-
house, a foundation for abused
Call Pike Street Restaurant,
810-334-7878 ... Tickets to "A
Late Summer Night" will be held
at the entrance.
MAIL DEPT ... From Barris-
ter Larry Rogers ... "In the past
few months, we have been to
Bistro 313 in Pontiac several
times and have really enjoyed it.
\ A short while back, they got a
new chef and now it's even bet-
ter. We usually combine dinner
with a round of golf at the adja-
cent Short Game, a regulation
putting course (not miniature but
actual size putting greens), and
it makes for a fun evening. I
would strongly suggest you check
it out for yourself, and if you agree
with us, give your readers the
benefit of the information about
both of these."
From Max The Handyman Re-
ichstein ... "A friend and I went
to Buddy's Pizza on Northwest-
ern and had quite a surprise. It
was the first time in 50 years that
Buddy's has ever had round
gourmet pizzas to go with its
BIG LINEUP of entertain-
ment comes to Arriva Rainbow
Showroom, 12 Mile between
Mound and Van Dyke, again this
year for its dinner-show series.
Opens with Lorio in Concert,
featuring former members of the
group, Sandra Mandella and Sam
Locricchio, plus the Johnny
Trudell brass Band, Aug. 16 and
Comic Pat Cooper, Sept. 13; pi-
anist/composer McCoy Tyner,
Sept. 16-19; Sam Butera and the
Wildest, Sept. 24-29; Stan Ken-
\ ton Tribute with the Johnny
' Trudell Orchestra and special
guests the Four Freshmen and
Sandra Mandella singing songs
of June Christy, Oct. 22-27; ac-
cordionist great Dick Contino,
Nov. 1-2; the Gaylords, Nov. 8-
9; Soupy Sales, Nov. 14-15.
Arriva's 5-course dinner is 7
n.m.; showtime 9 p.m.
REUNION DEPT ... 30-year
classes from Cass Tech will join
in a combined shindig of '64, '65
and '66 grads, Sept. 28, at War-
ren Chateau hall ... Call Bever-
ly Smith McLean, (313) 837-5880 -
or (810) 746-3340.
SAUCY SYLVIA, that won-
derful songstress from hereabouts
who entertained folks years back
at Town Pump, Royal Ascot, etc.,
is now living in Newport, R.I., and
still getting much applause.
Her song styling goes over big
in hotels and clubs around New-
port and Cape Cod ... Sylvia also
has her own radio show.
If you want to drop her a line,
send it to: Saucy Sylvia, 235 Eu-
stis Ave., Newport, RI 02840.
SUMMER SPLENDOR by
MCF Circle of Fellows to benefit
the Barbara Ann Karmanos Can-
cer Institute, is 7:30 p.m. Satur-
day, Aug. 3, at the home of
interior designers Jack Perlmut-
ter and Dan Clancy in their beau-
tiful Grosse Pointe Farms home.
side of Greektown...featuring wonderful Greek Favorites.
Also excellent American Cuisine
The colorful bistro
has arrived at the
Cocktails and strolling buffet
from 7:30 p.m., as guests get an
intimate look at one of Detroit's
1996-97 LINEUP for the Fish-
er Playgoer Chrysler Broadway
series is a good one ... Carousel,
Damn Yankees, Smokey Joe's
Cafe, Blues In The Night and
THE CHEF'S TABLE at
Trattoria Bruschetta in Hotel
Baronette, Novi and 12 Mile
roads, is available Friday and
Seatings are at 6 p.m. and 8:30
p.m. ... with the five-course Ital-
ian feast costing from $40 per per-
son ... Reservations must be made
at least seven days in advance.
It's interesting to dine after
watching Chef Frank Turner and
his staff create fresh Italian dish-
FROM NAPLES, Fla.,
Martha Kane writes of going with
another couple to a place where
you put a coin into one of those
weighing machines that also tells
your fortune as a bonus.
The other hubby proudly read
his card aloud ... "You are bril-
liant, witty and irresistible to the
His wife, says Martha, nodded
grimly and snapped, "It's got your
weight wrong, too!"
VINO PICKS ... from Roger
Petri, director of operations at
Mac & Ray's.
Fisher Cabernet Sauvignon
"Lamb Vineyard" Napa Valley
1993 ... Simply put, stunning. A
well-crafted wine with a burst of
jammy, curranty fruit on the
palate and a lush, long finish.
Substantial tannins will allow
this wine to age gracefully. About
$45. ""*OUTSTANDING. ❑
Your Hosts, Rick Rogow and Tommy Peristeris
Invite You To Join Us
For Lunch and Dinner Seven Days
LIVE JAZZ THURSDAY
8 p.m. to 12 Midnight
0 40.- dow_
p a J-11 e N 0 N
MILLIE SCOTT and KEVIN CROSBY
ASK ABOUT THE EXCELLENT CATERING
SERVICES IN OUR PRIVATE FACILITIES
6199 Orchard Lake Rd., N. of Maple • 737-8600
IN TRADITION WITH BIG DADDY'S PARTHENON
• FINE FOOD • FINE WINES • FINE CIGARS
MENUS ALSO AVAILABLE FOR OUR BANQUET FACILITIES
5586 DRAKE ROAD
JUST SOUTH OF WALNUT LAKE ROAD
TUES. THRU SUN.
P.M. TO 11 P.M.
BARRY ROGOW &