UPDATE (2:30 p.m.)—Don't let the Baltimore County Restaurant Week website fool you— of Perry Hall will participate in the upcoming countywide food-fest, starting this Friday.
Restaurant manager Nick Shafran was notified Tuesday that the website listed a Cockeysville location of Silver Spring Mining Company, instead of the Perry Hall location.
"That's crazy," said Shafran. "We've even had fliers printed."
County tourism officials confirmed Tuesday that the listing's address was a typo—the Perry Hall location was the only Silver Spring Mining Company which agreed to participate.
Kathleen Crostic, an associate with the council, added that the incorrect address had not been printed on advertising materials. The website was corrected by Wednesday afternoon.
, located on Honeygo Center Drive in Perry Hall, will also participate in Baltimore County Restaurant Week, along with its counterparts in Timonium and Owings Mills.
From Friday, Jan. 14, to Friday, Jan. 28, a total of 41 restaurants throughout the county will offer specials on lunches and dinners priced from $10.11 to $35.11. The special menus are available on the county's website.
County Executive Kevin Kamenetz will kick off the promotion on Thursday with an 11 a.m. appearance at the Milton Inn in Sparks.
In October, Baltimore County to area restaurateurs and expected 50 of the county's 1200 restaurants to jump in.
"As it's become more publicized, restaurants have been calling us to participate, so at this point were just taking names for a future restaurant week," said Jill Feinberg, the director of the county's office of conferences and tourism.
Food service is a $1.2 billion industry in Baltimore County, according to 2009 statistics from the Restaurant Association of Maryland, and employs more than 25,000 people.
Baltimore County Restaurant Week's length and flexible pricing provide more options for diners and restaurant owners, Feinberg said.
"We do have restaurants offering lower price points, which I think is great for a business lunch or a casual lunch or friendly dining. We hope it's a more inclusive promotion," she said. "It's not only an occasion restaurant week, but it's an everyday restaurant week."
The longer-tenured restaurant week in Baltimore City runs from Jan. 21-30, with 88 restaurants in the Baltimore area signed up to offer lunch and dinner specials.