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Jul 13, 2011

Baltimore company unveils new charging kiosks

NV3 Technologies Inc. of Baltimore, a manufacturer of digital signage, kiosks, and next -generation information displays, has unveiled the third-generation NTC series Charging Kiosks, which are suitable for rapid charging of electronic devices such as cellphones, smartphones and tablets. The company said the charging kiosks are available in both desktop and floor models that can […]

Jul 13, 2011

Chain restaurants will make kids menus healthier

WASHINGTON — Parents seeking healthier restaurant meals for their kids can start to look beyond chicken nuggets and macaroni-and-cheese. At least 19 large restaurant chains — including Burger King, Chili’s, IHOP and Friendly’s — plan to announce Wednesday that they will include healthier options on their children’s menus. At least 15,000 restaurant locations will focus [&he[...]

Jul 13, 2011

Photo of the Day – Freshii’s fresh menu

Check out a slideshow of our past Photos of the Day from The Daily Record’s staff photographers. We also have a SmugMug page, where you can purchase photos taken by The Daily Record staff

Jul 6, 2011

Restaurant puts virtual food onto diners’ plates

LONDON — Want a virtual bite of what you’ll eat before ordering from the menu? An Asian-themed restaurant in London’s theater district is giving its customers just that, projecting images of dragon rolls, black cod, and other dishes directly onto diners’ plates. Ready to place your order? Just tap the touchpad — your sashimi will […]

Jul 4, 2011

Seacrets ready to go national

In 1988, Ocean City native Leighton Moore opened a small bayside bar he called Seacrets. It was supposed to be for locals only and a secret to the hundreds of thousands of visitors to the resort town. The secret didn’t last long. “It was a marketing technique,” Moore said. “Most people around here can’t keep […]

Jul 1, 2011

Founder of Phillips restaurants dies

Brice Phillips Sr., who with his wife, Shirley, founded Phillips Seafood Restaurants, died Friday at the age of 90. The couple, both of whom were natives of Hooper’s Island, on the Chesapeake Bay, started Phillips Crab House in Ocean City in 1956. The “crab shack” grew with the beach town into a restaurant that seated […]

Jul 1, 2011

Crabs plentiful in Maryland for holiday weekend

Seafood dealers say crabs are plentiful in Maryland for the long holiday weekend. Prices on the Eastern Shore were as low as $100 a bushel for the largest male crabs, known as No. 1 crabs, ahead of the holiday weekend, but were running higher in Baltimore and were expected to increase along with holiday demand. […]

Jun 21, 2011

Charles Village meets Freshii

Charles Village welcomed Tuesday a fresh new addition to the neighborhood, Freshii. Located at 3113 St. Paul St. in the space formerly occupied by Gordon Florist, the Charles Village Freshii is the first location for the quick-service restaurant chain in the Baltimore area. “With sustainability at its core and customized meals made of 100 percent fresh […]

Jun 16, 2011

BWI goes upscale with arrival of new retail spots, restaurants

The look inside BWI is increasingly local and upscale. Travelers can dine on crab cakes at two Maryland seafood joints, sip Maryland beers from DuClaw Brewing Co., or relax in a new, locally owned lounge at the end of Concourse D. The new restaurant and retail spots serve fliers who increasingly want amenities beyond fast […]

Jun 14, 2011

Star power boosts opening of Chazz: A Bronx Original

There’s a lot to be said for allure of a star apparently — not to mention promises “life-altering” pizza — when it comes to opening a new restaurant. This weekend marked the soft launch of Chazz: A Bronx Original a venture between the actor/writer Chazz Palminteri and Aldo’s Ristorante’s Sergio Vitale and Alessandro Vitale. The […]

Jun 13, 2011

Wendy’s agrees to sell Arby’s to equity firm

NEW YORK — The marriage of square burgers and roast beef sandwiches is about to end. Wendy’s/Arby’s Group said Monday that it will sell a majority stake in its struggling Arby’s brand to Roark Capital Group, the Atlanta private equity firm. The move marks the end of a short-lived union between the two fast-food chains, […]

Jun 10, 2011

Chazz Palminteri talks up Chazz: A Bronx Original

Chazz: A Bronx Original, the brainchild of actor/writer Chazz Palminteri and Aldo’s Ristorante’s Sergio Vitale and Alessandro Vitale, is having its soft opening Friday. I met up this week with Palminteri and Vitale to talk about the concept. The duo said they’re already looking into opening similar restaurants in Las Vegas, Atlantic City and elsewhere, but are […]

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