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Oakland Tribune Newspaper Archives Mar 14 1975, Page 27

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Oakland Tribune (Newspaper) - March 14, 1975, Oakland, California 28 fri., March dining out night sounds when the ringside cafe first opened its doors one could ride a Streetcar from one of town to the other for a dime and newsboys were hawking our family daily for three pennies a copy. Also for a dime kids could see four or five full length movies at the old Rex theater on a saturday after noon. A babe Ruth Candy bar sold for a Nickel three for a dime at some stores and a Casper s hot dog was the biggest bargain in town for a dime. Eddie Butler remembers it All Well and could probably add a dozen More things and their prices to those i be already mentioned. Eddie s Uncle Jimmy Dundee opened this now famous local hangout in 1935 next door to the theater on Lith Street and it became the East Bay s fight quarters. After Jimmy s _ death ownership of ferry the Reg Side cafe went to Eddie and aside from moving the business to 13th Street a few feet away from our family daily the format has remained pretty much the same. This monday the ringside cafe will be 40 years old and that s what this is All about. Eddie Butler is tossing a combination anniversary and St. Patrick s Day Celebration at his pub and reminiscences will be flowing at a rate much faster than the booze. It la get under Way around 12.30 and probably go until closing or at least until the corned beef and cabbage has been exhausted incidentally the ringside has the smoothest working lady bartender in town. She s Beverly Sunstrom and i la Tell you about her some other time. Vince s restaurant will open at its new location on Hegenberger Road sometime in late april the new Vince s will have two separate dining rooms and also offer ban Quet facilities. In the meantime let me remind you once again that the original location is now Ricardo s and Vince s has t disappeared Virginia it s Only relocating. Yes Virginia there is a Vince s. Just wait until april and see. Kudos to Don Wilkinson and George Tyrovolas for Outtie together a sellout show at the Square Apple last sunday. It was All done for Jackie la France one of our More popular cocktail waitresses. A on Colli Sion has sidelined Jackie for some six months now and the Bills have mounted. Everyone at the club worked Gratis for this event and Wilkinson who owns the club turned Over his Gross bar receipts besides. Who said club owners Are heartless the original Coffee merchant opens Mon Day in the old Plaza hotel in Concord. Since i started this out mentioning old prices i might As Well Point out that the Plaza dates Back to depression Days when a Good hot cup was Only a Nickel. Gourmet coffees will be served Here and you la More than a Nickel to them. Perry graphs to diddle and the Delta wires will be at the Lucky lion Edgewater monday night .e.d. Irons has been appearing at the Spaghetti depot on thursday and saturday nights. It s been going so Well for her that management will probably add a couple of More nights a week to her current stint. Oscar s annual St Patrick s Day Bash will be tomorrow night and it should prove another big one. And i say what s going to happen at Clancy s on monday Only that it gets under Way at 2pm, will quickly gather momentum and go for 12 solid hours. Be seeing you again on sunday. George s chinese american family style res Toront smorgasbord cracked crab Mon wed and sat nites most Briliant menu Foort it fac Loving Bala Bosta University at sixth Berkeley 548-0300 Fried prawns Friday nights dinner i Iden under 10-si.55 13 different solids 9 Trio hot entrees doily open All holidays omm Dolly 11 i t sit 11 sunday All Day dinner we use Only fresh us a meat chinese m american q Xirui. q 2042 Macarthur blvd. Of Klingf it s party Nite tonight skcia1 hawaiian Danci smn9m, pm i fun prizes balloons 1 1 1 grand ave Oakland phone 451-7040 i i i Good times Coupon bring this Coupon with you for a 15% discount on Oil cosh lunch 6f" dinner food checks. Good through april open 7 Days a week live music it dancing tilt sat 31 Jack London 452r3400 dinner for two present this and dinner special top sirloin soup or salad bread and butter potato Only for two 7 of tvs a i Clit i 1.11 i Lviv n steals code pics take Nimitz freeway to a Street exit 410 West a St., Hayward 785-8766 formerly Vince s continuing in Vince s tradition of Fine italian and Continental cuisines Only the name is different 5232 e. 14th Street Oakland 532-3232 2 dinners for a with this and cattlemen s Stem Only 7 Only includes soup or Solod Choice of potato Pine Cone Rolli and a gloss of wine offer Good through March 31, 1975 Mon Jues wed Only 2 95 filet of sole Cross rib of beef roast Turkey grilled liver includes a super salad potato d Jour Home made for Pine Cone Rolls t butter Glass of wine Coffee or Tea and dessert from our own bakery ice Cream or jello _ child s plate All major credit cards accepted Call for hours 5-9 . 140 shopping Center Janie andro _____276-6023 do Dodo dido special dinner Steak and shrimp 8 50 per couple luncheon special Corn beef cabbage reservations 834-8474 open seven Days a week 66 Jack London Square Oakland move and Groove via interstate now appearing from . Tuesday through saturday also featuring Gail to Filipp . Tuesday thru Friday special for. March 14 thru 20 senior citizen special 6 to 106 holidays Kirin freeway at Hegenberger 6o4 Macarthur blvd. San Leando 562-3000 w i first cruise March 15 aboard the Harbor emperor leaving at . From the ferry bldg. Market Embarcadero per person includes fun cruise on s. F. Bay split of Champagne hot Buffet dinner tax tip live music for dancing ticket bullets Harbor Tours Bass Macy a ticket Ron Etc for Reserva i tons Contact s f dinner cruise co 1714 Stockton Street i we re beating inflation restaurant and cocktails 1313 Park _________522-5141 dinner served Mon in from Aquone and . Steak prime r b broiled prawns and . Steak plus our regular menu a dinners include minestrone soup sold Spaghetti with meat sauce or baked potato vegetable hot bread baked to order dessert child s plate under 10 m.50 i resort hotel presents sumptuous Buffet Fri sat and Sun nights dancing wed. Thru sat. Nights the accents in the Terrace lounge traditional sunday Champagne Brunch 10 00 to 2 00 843-3000 Ashby Claremont ave Oakland Berkeley Here s an introductory offer you can t refuse dinner for two present this and j i new York Steak mar. 14-15 21-22 Lynn Anderson includes soup or salad vegetable potato bread offer Good through March i Nugget it berth Tina the or amazing elephants the Don Conn orchestra reservations toil free Ioo-m8-u77 i 120 let Street irn u ii jail Sanfrancisco Mosti sunday Brunch Buffet sit o a sidewalk cafe inside our breathtaking atrium lobby and such delicacies As Orange Champagne Magnolia Bay shrimp Oceano roast Baron beef a variety o salads seasonal vegetables sliced Charcut ene International 2 of 4 every sunday cheese Board f a 95 plus tax French pastries children under 10 s3 95 and cakes reservations 788 1234 Hyatt Regency san Francisco in Embarcadero enter California a cruet streets Irish sweetheart dinner for two entree includes soup or dessert St. Patrick s Day special Irish Coffee Green Beer monday March entertainment and dancing from 7 . For dinner reservations phone 843-2723 h 199 seawall drive Berkeley

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