Phone of the Day:Al’s Charhouse Nortel M7310 Norstar phone

Phone of the Day:Al's Charhouse Nortel M7310 Norstar phone
It seems like to me, every great restaurant has a great phone system and Al’s Charhouse is no excpetion with their Meridian phones! Today’s post is showing a Nortel Norstar M7310 digital set with Ameritech branding, at Al’s Charhouse, 32 S La Grange Rd, La Grange, IL(Phone:708-354-6255).  This evening, I had the best steak I’ve ...

Phones of the Day:Nortel SME/Home Phone Catalog 1996

Phones of the Day:Nortel SME/Home Phone Catalog 1996
Found deep in a design magazine from 1996 that I just pulled off the shelf, here is a very well graphically designed Analog phone catalog from Nortel.  These phones powered my 4 years of dorm life at Purdue.  The 8003 was my phone first semester Freshman year, then the 8009 was with me for the ...

Phone of the Day: Avaya Partner Euro 18D Casablanca Mexican Restaurant

Phone of the Day: Avaya Partner Euro 18D Casablanca Mexican Restaurant
Today’s phone comes to you from one of my favorite restaurants called Casablanca in East Chicago, IN.  The owner Manuel is extremely gracious and is always awaiting his customers in all white attire in tribute to his restaurant.   The food is incredibly tasty and reasonably priced.  The margaritas are amazing too! I took a picture ...

Phones of the Day: Uniden Analog Set+Intercom Handset Indy Grocery Store

Phones of the Day: Uniden Analog Set+Intercom Handset Indy Grocery Store
Well just when we thought all of today’s grocery retail was up to date with stores such as Kroger, Meijer, Mariano’s, Albertston, and Safeway with their IP or Digital telephone systems with built in Intercom/Paging and wireless handsets,  I found an anomaly this weekend on a road trip to Indianapolis.   I stopped at local grocery ...

Phone of the Day:NortelT7208 Digital Telephone Mariano’s Fresh Market

Phone of the Day:NortelT7208 Digital Telephone Mariano's Fresh Market
Mariano’s, a new grocery chain here in Chicagoland, was developed by Bob Mariano, a former CEO of Dominick’s a large grocery chain that once dominated the Chicago market.  Before he left Dominick’s in the late 1990s, their stores were full of Meridian Option 11 systems….so when he came back with Mariano’s Fresh Markets, a chain ...

Phone of the Day:Polycom Spectralink 8000 Wireless IP Handset

Phone of the Day:Polycom Spectralink 8000 Wireless IP Handset
Sorry for the delay in the posts!  It’s been a busy cold month! Today’s phone comes from my favorite grocery store named Mariano’s Fresh Market in Chicago, IL.  These wireless handsets work directly off the Toshiba DK Strata in house at the grocery store, most likely I am assuming patched in through analog trunking to ...