Category Archives: Dining

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Friday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Friday.

FLOYD No reports BARTOW Los Mesquites Mexican Grill, Adairsville, 83. Hilton Garden Inn, 96. Pizza Hut, Merchants Square, 100. GORDON No reports. POLK No reports. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Dining: Del Taco in West Rome to open Wednesday, Dec. 18.

Dining: Del Taco in West Rome to open Wednesday, Dec. 18.

With final prep work under way, Del Taco returns to West Rome on Dec. 18 with hours of 10 a.m. until 1 a.m. Billy Jensen, operating partner with JETZ Foods LLC, says the former Burger King location at 2114 Shorter Ave. is just about ready. Previous reports show the company was hiring as many as 60 people to… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Thursday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Thursday.

FLOYD No reports BARTOW Daylight Donuts, Cartersville, 96. IHOP, Cartersville, 91. Salsa’s Mexican Taqueria, 91. Subway, Ga. 20, 92. Swheat Market, 91. GORDON No reports. POLK R&R Catering, Cedartown, 100. Timbo’s Smokehouse,  Aragon, 99. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Wednesday. 72/C for Rome pizza shop.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Wednesday. 72/C for Rome pizza shop.

FLOYD New China Buffet, Redmond, 87. Pick-o-deli, 85. Cici’s Pizza, 72. Last inspection: 91 on April 15. 3-1C Violation of Code: [511-6-1.04(1)] Observed multiple cans of pineapple with dents on the seal. CA: PIC discarded cans. Discussed designating a separate labelled shelf for dented can storage.  Corrected On-Site.  New Violation. 4-2B Violation of Code: [511-6-1.05(7)(b)] Observed beverage nozzles not… Read more

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Dining: Truett’s Chick-fil-A celebrates first year next week with specials (see Tuesday). Cook Out opens in Calhoun. Potluck community cookout for SEC Championship game at Rome City Brewing on Saturday.

Dining: Truett’s Chick-fil-A celebrates first year next week with specials (see Tuesday). Cook Out opens in Calhoun. Potluck community cookout for SEC Championship game at Rome City Brewing on Saturday.

That’s been a fast first year for Truett’s Chick-fil-A on Shorter Avenue, which was built on the site of the former Dwarf House. It opened the morning of Dec. 13, 2018, and hasn’t slowed down since. The Riverside Parkway “container” location — which offered much of Chick-fil-A’s menu during the construction period — also remains… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Tuesday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Tuesday.

FLOYD J Dub’s, Six Mile, 96. Winshape Retreat, 85. Winshape Retreat/Normandy, 96. BARTOW Alisha’s Kitchen, Cartersville, 100. Burger King, Adairsville, 95. Grand Oaks, Cartersville, 97. Shoney’s,  Cartersville, 86. GORDON No reports. POLK El Nopal, Cedartown, 90. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Monday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Monday.

FLOYD Outback Steakhouse, 96. Las Palmas,  RiverWalk, 92. O’Charley’s, 92. Skillet/Floyd County Prison, 89. BARTOW Cartersville Center for Nursing and Healing, 01. Excel Christian Academy, 100. Grand China, Cartersville, 89. Noble & Main Coffee, 91. Popeye’s, Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, 91. Shane’s Rib Shack, Cartersville, 100. GORDON No reports. POLK Bojangles, Rockmart, 93. CHATTOOGA… Read more

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Dining: From uptown to down home, what people are saying on Facebook about two newcomers: Aventine and The Farmhouse Kitchen.

Dining: From uptown to down home, what people are saying on Facebook about two newcomers: Aventine and The Farmhouse Kitchen.

We probably couldn’t have picked a better apples-and-oranges choice of new restaurants for this feature. We wanted to bring you some early impressions of Aventine on West Third Street in Rome’s River District as well as The Farmhouse Restaurant on Martha Berry in Armuchee. One spot is aiming at a higher-end market while the other… Read more

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Dining: Cartersville’s ‘brunch bill’ takes effect Sunday (11 a.m. alcohol sales in restaurants). Jefferson’s in Summerville adds Sunday hours.

Dining: Cartersville’s ‘brunch bill’ takes effect Sunday (11 a.m. alcohol sales in restaurants). Jefferson’s in Summerville adds Sunday hours.

Cartersville restaurants to serve drinks beginning at 11 a.m. this Sunday: Known as “the brunch bill” and approved by city residents by a 1,095-447 margin in the Nov. 5 election, the city of Cartersville begins service drinks at restaurants at 11 a.m. this Sunday. Previously, no alcohol service was allowed until 12:30 p.m. Sundays. Sixes… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Wednesday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Wednesday.

FLOYD No reports BARTOW No reports. GORDON Starbucks, Food City, Calhoun, 100. POLK No reports. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Dining: Not Your Granny’s Soul Food Fusion cooking up quite a buzz among local foodies. Plus: Purple Mountain now offers local … sauerkraut.

Dining: Not Your Granny’s Soul Food Fusion cooking up quite a buzz among local foodies. Plus: Purple Mountain now offers local … sauerkraut.

  There have been a few restaurants in this spot in recent years that caught our attention. Sadly, they were gone before we had a chance to stop in. We’ve got a feeling this one, Not Your Granny’s Soul Food Fusion, is going to settle in for a long haul based on the chatter we’re… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Tuesday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Tuesday.

FLOYD Red Roof Inn, breakfast, Rome, 98. BARTOW No reports. GORDON No reports. POLK El Nopal, Rockmart, 90. Zaxby’s, Rockmart, 96. CHATTOOGA Domino’s, Summerville, 100. Bateman’s Coosa Valley ENP, 98. Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Monday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Monday.

FLOYD Zaxby’s, Turner McCall, 100. BARTOW No reports. GORDON No reports. POLK Jefferson’s, Rockmart, 86. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Friday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Friday.

FLOYD A & B CREEKSIDE, LLC 23 OLD CEDARTOWN RD CAVE SPRING, GA 30124 Last Inspection Score: 91 BARTOW MARTIN’S (WEST AVE) 1214 W AVE AVE CARTERSVILLE, GA 30120 Last Inspection Score: 92 HIGH HARBOUR CONFERENCE CENTER 40 OLD SANDTOWN RD CARTERSVILLE, GA 30121 Last Inspection Score: 100 CHEESEBURGER BOBBYS 459 E MAIN STREET CARTERSVILLE,… Read more

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Dining: WNB Factory opens Cartersville restaurant after successful debut in Cedartown; chain nearing 50 locations.

Dining: WNB Factory opens Cartersville restaurant after successful debut in Cedartown; chain nearing 50 locations.

    WNB Factory opens second restaurant here, this time in Cartersville. A growing “wing and burger joint” had picked Cartersville for its second location in Northwest Georgia after opening at 1575 Rome Highway in Cedartown (near Walmart and Home Depot). With health inspections in hand, WNB Factory is in business at 855 Joe Frank… Read more

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