AIRMALL Operator Obrycki's Recognized by CNN as One of Ten Airport Restaurants that Taste Like Home

-- Maryland-Based Brand Has Locations at BWI Marshall and Cleveland Airports --

Nov 11, 2013, 13:03 ET from AIRMALL USA

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AIRMALL® USA, developer of the leading airport concessions model in North America, is pleased to announce that Obrycki's Crab House has been named one of the top ten airport restaurants that taste like home by CNN.  The list honors outstanding airport restaurants that serve food representative of the airport's regional flavor.  Obrycki's has three AIRMALL restaurant locations — two at the AIRMALL at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI Marshall) and a third one at the AIRMALL at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE).

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"I can't say I'm surprised that Obrycki's has garnered yet another accolade. Anyone who has had the chance to enjoy their award-winning crab cakes and seafood knows that Obrycki's offers an authentic taste of the rich culinary heritage we have here in the Chesapeake region," said Brandon Blaylock, CEO and president, AIRMALL USA. "Obrycki's Crab House is the perfect example of how AIRMALL provides the best of both local and national brands to deliver the modern airport experience.  We congratulate them on their latest recognition, and hope travelers will stop by to sample their famous seafood and crab cakes this holiday travel season and all year long."

Obrycki's Restaurant and Bar is a Baltimore original known for its fresh, high-quality seafood.  The restaurant has been featured in Patricia Schultz's book 1,000 Places to See Before You Die, and Frommer's named the Obrycki's at BWI one of the top 10 best airport restaurants in the U.S. in 2011. 

Earlier this year, Obrycki's was ranked among the World's Finest Airport Food by the Daily Meal, and its signature crab cakes were ranked third on USA Today and's list of the 10 Best Airport Foods.

Obrycki's Restaurant and Bar opened its 80-seat, 2,500-square foot location at the AIRMALL at BWI Marshall in Concourse B in July 2006.  The restaurant also opened a 2,400-square foot location on Concourse D at the AIRMALL at CLE in April 2010.  The menu at both locations includes crab cakes, crab soup, soft-shell crabs, crab salad wraps, shrimp salads, and broiled shrimp and crab meat.  In September 2011, Obrycki's A Bar opened at the AIRMALL at BWI Marshall in the hold room area for travelers between gates A10 and A11.  Obrycki's A Bar offers a menu of small plates, beer, wine by the glass and unique cocktails like the Crabby Mary.

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Jennifer O'Rourke