The Best Of Everything
TWO AR T LE ENDS
ON THE SAME BILL!
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Fri. fig Sat.
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Come And Get It!
_Anticipated Tringale's New York style pizzeria and
deli has opened strongly in Farmington Hills.
Tringale's New York
ISA 'N DATA ...
days ... I don't
he might have had
want to miss it.
of opening nice
and quiet-like went quickly
ENT is again on the agenda
by the wayside as soon as peo-
this year for Variety — The
ple learned the place was
Children's Charity ... at its
ready for business.
"Lights, Camera, Auction!"
It was longer than expected
D A NNY
It will "auction" pieces of
in coming ... but finally Gary
... from $25 for
Tringale said, "We're ready!"
pajamas and socks
... And so it was.
to $1,000 for a year's supply
Tringale's Original New
York Pizzeria & Delicatessen on W. 12 of clothes ... The clothing will dress
needy local children.
Mile Road, just east of Orchard Lake
This annual highly popular event is
Road (former site of Steamers), in
Oct. 15, at the Showcase
Farmington Hills, is being discovered
Telegraph Road in
in such a big way that word of mouth
has been traveling faster than a bee
Last year, over $980,000 to buy
stung by another bee.
children's clothing and supplies was
And why not? It's gotten off with a
raised nationally ... with monies
bang start probably because it waited
to the Variety K.I.D.S. pro-
until everything was in readiness before
in Distressed Situations) ...
unlocking its doors to the public.
distribution of apparel,
It's true that new places are almost
always busy when word gets out ...
products, etc., was made to 92 agen-
But not many have the first-time cus-
cies in 2001.
tomers coming back time and again.
Facilitating and coordinating the
In the first week, noted architect
program is Variety in Metro
Howard Nudell was there three times
which underwrites the ship-
... Mickey Bakst, ace maitre d' and
general manager at Tribute, also three
times ... Mike Stone, WDFN sports-
caster; David Barr, Mario's; Mike Lelli,
Some folks are "big" on donations of
Larco's Grill; Rick Halberg, Erriily's;
inventory from manufacturers and
Peter Ginopolis Jr., Ginopolis' ... And
so many others who have become reg-
ulars after their initial visit.
Seeing customers return is the bright
shining star in the eyes of all restaurateurs.
Tringale's is in the old school mode
of hearty eating ... Round, square and
deep-dish pizzas like they were sup-
posed to be made ... dripping deli-
ciousness with every piece ... Huge
calzones, strombolis and heroes to
wiggle the eyeballs ... New York steaks,
filets, ribs, shrimp, chicken, pasta, etc.
... And the delicatessen has what
Jewish mamas everywhere talk about
... Excellent mushroom barley soup
and delicious chicken soup with noo-
dles or matzah balls, king-sized corned
beef, pastrami, etc., sandwiches on
great double-baked bread.
At the time customers are seated,
they:are brought a plate of garlic knots
made with Tringale's own homemade
dough ... and are they great!
Gary Tringale is the owner of Tringale's Original New York Pizzeria Delicatessen.
Direct from Las
ver 7096 East Fourteen Mire Road
(Between Mound &Van Dyke)
retailers ... for use by underprivileged
children ... I ast year, over 500 companies
nationwide donated merchandise.
"Lights, Camera, Auction!" is annu-
ally an outstanding event ... with usu-
ally a fine surprise major Hollywood
movie on tap for attendees.
The customary silent sale of excellent
things on display for actual bidding
again will be featured locally ... along
with the K.I.D.S. program "auction."
Variety's strolling dinner by over
15 restaurants and silent auction
begins at 5:30 p.m. ... and the sneak
preview is 8 p.m.
Chairpersons are Judy Solomon and
SHE MAY BE ONLY 2 1/2 years
old, but Eliana Lavine knows a good
thing when she tastes it ... The little
daughter of Jerry and Faith Lavine
already has a favorite meal ... meatballs
made by Shirlee Bloom ... Whenever
petite Eliana comes to the Vineyards
with mom and dad for dinner (twice a
week) the only thing she'll eat are
FIRST COMMUNITY Senior
Variety Show is set for Sunday, May
11, 2003, at the Jimmy Prentis
Morris Jewish Community Center in
Oak Park ... Auditions will be in
October, November and December of
this year ... Then rehearsals begin in
March and April.
A fine steering committee of about
18 localites has been selected ... with
Carol Rosenberg, associate director of
the Jewish Home and Aging Services
at the Jewish Community Center in
West Bloomfield, heading the group ...
and directing the variety show.
GOOD IDEA BY Terry Rottenberg
and her Gemini Travel ... to have a