lunches from $7-$9.50 for seafood,
poultry, meat or vegetarian entrees ...
including choice of soup, choice of egg
or spring roll, choice of steamed or veg-
etable fried rice.
Much of the food at W.O.W is from
Hong Kong recipes that have been hid-
den away by Raymond ... like filet
Hong Kong style in a wok with pepper
or barbecue sauce and sesame oil ... and
steamed whole cut-up chicken with shi-
The long alabaster bar with its light-
ed top and mirrored back wall is a
standout ... As are the many Oriental
designer light fixtures ... Their frames,
with handmade colored stained glass,
were made at the restaurant ... dark
burgundy velvet drapes, mirrored wall,
mahogany walls, etc.
Seating at W.O.W is 150 in the din-
ing room and 25 in the lounge, plus 12
stools at the bar and a sushi bar with
12 stools ... The simple but elegant
decor surrounds white linen tablecloths
and white linen napkins.
Rooftop dining, expected to open
before the end of April, has seating for
an additional 97.
W.O.W may soon have the grand
opening it never had ... almost two
years after Raymond took over in
August 2001 ... There is a sign on top
of the building, but another main
sign isn't expected until later this
The colorful presentation of each
dish is striking, with a very obvious
know-how presence ... As executive
chef at Mon Jin Lau in Troy prior to
W.O.W., Raymond was noted for his
premier appearance of food.
A number of folks even now don't
know too much about W.O.W ... or
that it is even ready.
W.O.W is ready ... and a restaura-
teur with the knowledge of a
Raymond Wong, both lunch and din-
ner, no off-premise ownership for
him, can make a big difference in its
ANNUAL PASSOVER Barbecue of ,
Sperber's Kosher Catering, is set for
Sunday, April 20, 5:30 p.m., at
Congregation Beth Ahm, West Maple
in West Bloomfield ... by its kosher
caterer, Meyer Cohen.
Rick and Ricki Rogow,
Sarah, Darren and Zach,
and The Entire Staff
Wish Everyone A
Heal thy and Happy Passover 5763
' ith Continued Hopes For World Peace
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Our catering coordinators are
available to make Big Daddy's
the perfect place to enjoy your
special event with successful endeavor.
GOOD WAITRESS DEPT. ...
Dorene Gonzalez ... at Sposita's
Italian Ristorante orb 14 Mile in
Farmington Hills ... Very personable,
pleasant and efficient.
TWO LOCAL DINING institutions
will be taped for airing on the TV Food
Network ... Friday, April 11, 11:30 a.m.,
WHET YOUR Wow! on page 112
6199 Orchard Lake Rd. (North of Maple)
West Bloomfield, MI
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