Category Archives: Dining

Dining: Eggs Up Grill has sign up, interior work continues at East Bend. Jersey Mike’s opens today. Pick o Deli Riverside: ‘Coming soon.’

Dining: Eggs Up Grill has sign up, interior work continues at East Bend. Jersey Mike’s opens today. Pick o Deli Riverside: ‘Coming soon.’

    Eggs Up Grill just about ready: The exterior sign was an indicator but a quick look through the side window shows the newest restaurant at East Bend in Rome is just about ready. The growing Eggs Up Grill will be open daily from 6 a.m.  until 2 p.m., serving breakfast, lunch and brunch.… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Tuesday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Tuesday.

  FLOYD East Central Elementary, 100. Jack’s, Shorter Avenue, 99. Winshape: Retreat, 92. Normandy, 100. Wendy’s, Armuchee, 91. BARTOW County Pride, 87. Beaver Drive Seniors Center, 100. Cloverleaf Elementary, 100. GORDON Zaxby’s, Calhoun, 81. POLK No reports. CHATTOOGA Summerville Trade Day Cafe, 82. Read more

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Business: Largos restaurant coming to downtown Cartersville near brewery. Uptown Fashions sets next opening for Cedartown

Business: Largos restaurant coming to downtown Cartersville near brewery. Uptown Fashions sets next opening for Cedartown

  A new restaurant, Largos, is coming to 214 E. Cherokee Ave. in downtown Cartersville just a few doors from Drowned Valley Brewing Co. Patricia Holt says Largos is planning “creative fresh dishes made with local ingredients. The atmosphere is casual contemporary with an artistic flair.” Largos will be open for lunch and dinner Tuesday… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Friday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Friday.

FLOYD MAIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 3 WATTERS ST ROME, GA 30161 Last Inspection Score: 91 SMOOTHIE KING 832 TURNER MCCALL RD ROME, GA 30161 Last Inspection Score: 87 BARTOW No reports. GORDON MORNING POINTE 660 JOLLY RD CALHOUN, GA 30701 Last Inspection Score: 93 SONIC DRIVE-IN 716 S WALL ST CALHOUN, GA 30701 Last Inspection Score:… Read more

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Dining: Wingstop opens next week at East Bend with wings, tenders, voodoo fries. Neighboring Jersey Mike’s due by mid-March.

Dining: Wingstop opens next week at East Bend with wings, tenders, voodoo fries. Neighboring Jersey Mike’s due by mid-March.

    Wings, tenders and an interesting mix of fries are just about ready at East Bend as final touches are completed at Wingstop. “We are expecting to open our Rome location at the beginning of next week.  Our hiring process has already begun and we plan on hiring a total of 25-30 people.  We… Read more

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Dining: Sam’s Southern Eatery, a growing restaurant chain serving up “Home Style Southern Cooking” featuring fish, shrimp and chicken, is coming to MidTown Crossing in Rome.

Dining: Sam’s Southern Eatery, a growing restaurant chain serving up “Home Style Southern Cooking” featuring fish, shrimp and chicken, is coming to MidTown Crossing in Rome.

  Sam’s Southern Eatery, a growing restaurant chain serving up “home style southern cooking”, is coming to Rome with a new location opening soon in the MidTown Crossing shopping center on Shorter Avenue, inside the former Gondolier’s Pizza restaurant near Longhorn Steakhouse. Renovations were ongoing inside the restaurant over the weekend. An opening date has… Read more

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Business: Looks like Bucket O’ Shrimp has pulled up anchor in East Rome. Big Dan’s express car wash under way on Shorter; 15-20 jobs due. Newby, Olea seek alcohol permits. Craton adds Peachtree Corners site.

Business: Looks like Bucket O’ Shrimp has pulled up anchor in East Rome. Big Dan’s express car wash under way on Shorter; 15-20 jobs due. Newby, Olea seek alcohol permits. Craton adds Peachtree Corners site.

Bucket of Shrimp appears closed on Dean Avenue after 18 months. One of the more talked-about residents in 2019, Bucket o’ Shrimp  at 1517 Dean Ave. looks closed. Much of the signage is gone and the inside looks jumbled. The phone line rings for nearly 10 times and then goes to a fax machine. We left notes… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Friday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Friday.

FLOYD VAMOS TACOS (Base and Mobile) 25 NEW ROSEDALE RD ARMUCHEE, GA 30105 Last Inspection Score: 100 BARTOW No reports. GORDON FOUNTAINS OF CALHOUN ASSISTED LIVING 265 LOVERS LANE CALHOUN, GA 30701 Last Inspection Score: 100 POLK No reports. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Downtown Cartersville’s entertainment district ‘premieres’ this evening. City Council OKs Thursday-Saturday guidelines for a year-long test of ‘stroll, shop and sip.’.

Downtown Cartersville’s entertainment district ‘premieres’ this evening. City Council OKs Thursday-Saturday guidelines for a year-long test of ‘stroll, shop and sip.’.

  Starting at 5 this evening, downtown Cartersville’s new “Entertainment District” begins under a one-year test approved by the City Council last month. Downtown customers can sip, stroll and shop three days each week as follows: Thursdays and Fridays, 5 until 10 p.m. Saturdays from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m. There are guidelines to be… Read more

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Business: Competitors Jersey Mike’s, McAlister’s Deli are going to be close at East Bend. Cartersville-Bartow Chamber’s annual honors. Georgia sees uptick in monthly tax collections.

Business: Competitors Jersey Mike’s, McAlister’s Deli are going to be close at East Bend. Cartersville-Bartow Chamber’s annual honors. Georgia sees uptick in monthly tax collections.

  Because we haven’t had an update on East Bend since Sunday (… an inside joke), this item: All eyes continue on East Bend off Turner McCall and Hicks Drive in Rome as more new stores and restaurants come online. Between Monday and Tuesday, the signs went up for Jersey Mike’s and there’s a buzz… Read more

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Dining: Wendy’s returns to Cedartown with new store, longer hours.

Dining: Wendy’s returns to Cedartown with new store, longer hours.

  Here’s the beef: Wendy’s Old-Fashioned Hamburgers is back in Cedartown as the new restaurant opened Monday off U.S. 27 near Walmart and Zippy’s Car Wash. The original location closed at 302 N. Main St. several years ago. Monday’s return was greeted by lines of customers from what patrons are sharing with us. Hours are 6:30… Read more

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A month later, demolition is under way at the fire-gutted Pizza Farm restaurant in Rockmart.

A month later, demolition is under way at the fire-gutted Pizza Farm restaurant in Rockmart.

  These images from Lisa Sanders’  Facebook page  and shared by the folks at the Pizza Farm will break your heart. Not only do the show the start of demolition of the former restaurant at 734 Knox Mountain Road in Rockmart but also a look inside at some of the extensive damage from the fire… Read more

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Pick O’ Deli Riverside getting close; job fair set for Wednesday.

Pick O’ Deli Riverside getting close; job fair set for Wednesday.

  Pick O’ Deli’s Riverside location due by March? The above video, from mid January, gives you a look at what’s happening inside the former Fuddruckers at Riverside Parkway and the Bypass near State Mutual Stadium. From Facebook, a fan asked about the opening and got a reply, “Hopefully around March 1.” Another indicator that… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Friday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Friday.

FLOYD No reports. BARTOW No reports. GORDON LITTLE CAESARS 724 HWY 53 E CALHOUN, GA 30701 Last Inspection Score: 88 POLK JC’S SNACK SHACK 2536 ROME HWY ARAGON, GA 30104 Last Inspection Score: 96 CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Word on the Tweet: Seen — or scene? — on Town Green. More movement on Broad Street? Cookies, ice cream closer in Cartersville. Wing shortage for the Super Bowl? No here. 1981 prices at Schroeder’s Saturday. Polk seeks new chamber director.

Word on the Tweet: Seen — or scene? — on Town Green. More movement on Broad Street? Cookies, ice cream closer in Cartersville. Wing shortage for the Super Bowl? No here. 1981 prices at Schroeder’s Saturday. Polk seeks new chamber director.

Town Green never looked so good. Please drive by this weekend if you haven’t had a chance. Busy year in downtown Rome just getting started: On Monday’s Hometown Headlines, Natalie Simms outlined some of the specialty shops and businesses flourishing in downtown Rome. Broad Street remains a hot address and we’re told a few more changes are… Read more

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