Wishes For 2004
Thoughts and hopes for local restaurant folk.
getting at Cafe Cortina.
Shangri-La ... To be recognized
as the local queen of Dim
ew Year wishes for
JOE VICAR! ... A crystal
ball to tell him where to open
his next Andiamo.
SID NEUMAN ... Another
couple of inches of space at his
JOHN and PETE GINOP-
OLIS ... Winner banners (remember
them?) from the Tigers and Lions to
hang up in their Ginopolis' restaurant.
GARY COCHRAN ... People contin-
ue saying that he takes after his late dad,
Jack Cochran, owner with him at Beau
FRED MARX and MIKE LAYNE ...
More ideas to promote PR clients at
NORM LEPAGE ... Big Rock Chop
House ... finally the restaurant he'll
never get tired of owning.
BOB MOREILLAN, RON HOFF-
MAN, DENNIS HORWATT, PR
owners ... Never to stop thinking about
their late employer, Chuck Muer.
KATHY KWIECINSICY, CAROL
CARSON, sisters at Pepino's ... Double-
deck tables so people don't have to wait.
ROBERT JACOBS, Buddy's Pizza ...
Continuing to always be what his late
dad, Billy Jacobs, would want him to be.
VINCE PASSALAQUA ... More
entertainment venues for Mario's bus to
MATT PRENTICE ... More ways to
say "Thanks Mom" for her great recipe
of sour cream coffee cake.
BOB MIHALJLOVSICY, DANNY
NESTOROVICH ... Baby beef ribs for
the slew of customers who ask for them
at Brass Pointe.
ADRIAN, RINA TONON ... A
place to put all the awards they've been
Gallery Restaurant ...
Additions to his Yiddish
He got his wish - more seating
at Giorgio's Gourmet Diner.
MARK PAPAZIAN ... No-
grease hamburgers at his Hunter House.
CHEF TED MITROPOULOS at
Legends ... More wind to h.old those
FRANK TAYLOR, managing partner
at Sweet Georgia Brown ... More food
operations for him to use that huge
restaurant knowledge he has.
JOE MACHORLATTI ... Different
ways to make hamburgers at his Mr. Joe's.
HAMAD KOUKA ... A recipe for
stuffed thin spaghetti at his Pasta Fagioli.
RON ASMAR No'stoppage in his
amazing story-book success at
GEORGE DIMOPOULOS ... A
Senate Coney Island in the Northwest
JOE, LOIS SPOSITA ... Continued
smiles by Sposita's many satisfied cus-
CHEF KEITH SUPIEN ... More tra-
ditional Jewish recipes for him to alter
and serve at the Whitney.
TONY BELLI ... Baby beef ribs at
GARY TRINGALE ... Tony Bennett
to come and sing at his Tringale's New
York Pizza & Deli like he did at Gary's
Joey's on Jefferson.
BILLY ROSE ... Another "home" for
his musical group to replace the former
PATRICK COLEMAN ... Another
large parking lot for his Beans &
folks at Frankenmuth's Bavarian Inn ...
A good night's sleep without seeing
chickens jumping fences.
THOSE SOUTH Beach entrees and
side dishes now going over big at Hello
Deli, on Maple and Farmington roads in
West Bloomfield, are not something
made up in the minds of owner Shelly
Weiss and her staff.
They're all from low- and no-carbohy-
drate recipes by many of those terrific
South Beach, Fla., chefs ... in the mighty
popular book The South Beach Diet by
cardiologist Dr. Arthur Agostos.
Goodies like salmon fillet stuffed with
spinach, chicken saute, marinated
London broil, portobella mushroom
pizza, South Beach mashed potatoes of
cauliflower or broccoli, poached salmon
with dill sauce, etc.
So many customers at Hello Deli are
thrilled at being able to get the delicious
low- and no-carb recipes ... but even
more so prepared by Rose Guttman,
Maya Kay, Rhonda Kerner, etc.
DANNY YU, GARY YAU ... People
not getting their names mixed up and
more new dishes at Hong Hua.
RAY KRUSE, Rochester Chop House
... To some day have a restaurant just
named Ray Kruse's ... like his great
friend, Chuck Muer.
DINO MITROPOULOS, celebrity
tailor to the stars ... People dressing
again like they care, especially men.
MICKEY BAKST, former maitre d'
at Tappawingo and Tribute ... A restau-
rant of his own to rival Tribute.
MIKE KUCHERSKY ... More new
Russian recipes for his Fiddler plus a
new Sunrise diner with juke box.
STEVE GOLDBERG ... Stage Deli
to be like Darbys was on Saturday
nights, after theater or nitery.
PAUL GROSZ, owner/chef at
Cuisine ... More shows at the Fisher.
RICK HALBERG ... A second
Emily's some day so daughter Emily can
STEVE SZATMARI ... Recipe for a
fat-free Hungarian dinner at his
STEVE ALLEN, CHUCK RACH-
WITZ of Steve & Rocky's ... Another
... To Helen and
Mert Robbins ...
on their 45th
friend like Milos Cihelka with a great tip
... He told them to go into the restau-
rant business together.
PETER BERSHAJ ... Another
MARY BELLONI ... A Caucus Club
revival of yesteryears.
FRANK PASSALAQUA ... Ditto for
Carl's Chop House.
ANTONIO RUGIERO ... Make
pasta that no one else has.
CHEF MARY BRADY, owner with
husband Tom of Diamond Jim Brady's
... Another new recipe.
JOANNE HURWITZ ... More room
for more tables at het,Steve's Deli.
MOE LEON ... More people say-
ing more good things about his Moe's
MARCY HAYES ... A Prentice PR
idea to top them all.
MARVIN YOGODA ... More crazy
(like a fox) ideas for his Marvin's
Marvelous Mechanical Museum.
TINY, DOROTHY ZENDER, boss
them with eyes
closed, don't think
they are sleeping
on the job.
and Maria Holzer,
receptionists in the Tony Bennett
ENT (Ear, Nose
Throat) Department at Ford Medical
Center in West Bloomfield are probably
doing a slight meditation bit.
It's their "stay fit" resolution for the
New Year ... by relieving stress with yoga.
Diane's son, Jason, recently opened his
Detroit Yoga on Catalpa in Royal Oak
... with emphasis on taking body and
mind to a higher level.
Diane and Maria sleep on • the job? ...
No way, says ENT nurse Fern Edelstein
... not with all the work they have to get
done ... Besides, whoever heard of any-
one answering the phone and sleeping at
the same time? ... (Jason's number, by
the way, is 248-545-5596.) 0
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