Category Archives: Dining

Dining: Aventine due Nov. 26; already booked for opening night.

Dining: Aventine due Nov. 26; already booked for opening night.

  Aventine to open a a week from tonight: Rome’s newest restaurant is scheduled to open Tuesday, Nov. 26, and based on a Facebook post, “we are currently booked for Opening Night, and other evenings are filling quickly.” The restaurant is at 401 W. Third St. adjacent to the tennis courts just about a block off Fifth… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Monday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Monday.

FLOYD Shrimp Boat, 82. Renaissance Marquis, 100. Log Cabin Smokehouse, 80. BARTOW Water Tower Grill, Legacy Way, Adairsville, 96. GORDON No reports. POLK No reports. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Dining: Buffalo Luke’s opening Tuesday in Calhoun, job fair on Monday. Barn Belly Burgers in Aragon expanding hours, menu options.

Dining: Buffalo Luke’s opening Tuesday in Calhoun, job fair on Monday. Barn Belly Burgers in Aragon expanding hours, menu options.

  Buffalo Luke’s, the new restaurant coming to the former Cheeseburger Bobby’s location at 273 Highway 53 in Calhoun, is slated to open on Tuesday, Nov. 19. The menu is focused on wings, burgers and tenders. Manager Clint Carter says he still needs to hire about 10 more employees and will be having a job fair… Read more

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Dining: New ‘Brunch Bill’ in effect today. Local restaurants eager to offer liquor sales at 11 a.m. with brunch menu.

Dining: New ‘Brunch Bill’ in effect today. Local restaurants eager to offer liquor sales at 11 a.m. with brunch menu.

  The new ‘Brunch Bill’ goes into effect today now allowing Sunday liquor sales at restaurants beginning at 11 a.m. (it was previously 12:30 p.m.). The bill passed by almost two-thirds of the vote: 1,925 people voted yes vs. 1,019 voting no. Local restaurants are excited to serve alcoholic beverages with their brunch service today.… Read more

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Dining: Duke’s Wings & Seafood’s second try on Broad Street appears closed.

Dining: Duke’s Wings & Seafood’s second try on Broad Street appears closed.

    It appears Duke’s Wings & Seafood’s second attempt on Broad Street in downtown Rome is closed. The lights were out Friday morning and during the lunch rush at 315 Broad St. A call to the restaurant’s main number went straight to a recording about the number being changed and a new number not… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Friday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Friday.

FLOYD COUNTRY INN & SUITES – CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST 231 HIGHWAY 411 ROME, GA 30161 Last Inspection Score: 91 FUDDRUCKERS – MOBILE 595 RIVERSIDE PKWY ROME, GA 30161 Last Inspection Score: 83 FUDDRUCKERS-BASE 595 RIVERSIDE PKWY ROME, GA 30161 Last Inspection Score: 92 BARTOW ADAIRSVILLE INN RESTAURANT 100 S MAIN ST ADAIRSVILLE, GA 30103 Last Inspection… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Thursday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Thursday.

FLOYD Jandy’s Turner McCall, 100. Mobile unit, 100. BARTOW Wendy’s, West Avenue, Cartersville: 100. GORDON No reports. POLK No reports. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Dining: Sage Cottage in Adairsville begins Sunday brunch service (with Facebook coupon). O’Charley’s restaurant, land for sale; no change in hours or operations. Updates on Sunday restaurant alcohol sales.

Dining: Sage Cottage in Adairsville begins Sunday brunch service (with Facebook coupon). O’Charley’s restaurant, land for sale; no change in hours or operations. Updates on Sunday restaurant alcohol sales.

Sage Cottage’s new ownership starts brunch service this Sunday. “For our first Sunday Brunch on 11/17/19, our main course selection will be as follows: Homemade Meatloaf with a sweet and spicy ketchup glaze; Pecan Crusted Chicken paired with a delicious mustard sauce, Roasted Red Potatoes perfectly seasoned, Green Beans cooked to perfection and as a vegetarian… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Wednesday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Wednesday.

FLOYD Floyd Behavioral Health, Shorter Avenue, 99. BARTOW Cartersville Primary, 100. The Fountains, Cartersville, 96. Modern Sports Restaurant, Tennessee Street, 93. GORDON No reports. POLK Pizza Farm, Rockmart, 96. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Tuesday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Tuesday.

FLOYD Domino’s, Shorter Avenue, 95. Not Yo’ Granny’s, South Broad, 100. Rome Health and Rehab, Redmond Circle, 91. BARTOW No reports. GORDON No reports. POLK Petro’s Pizza, Cedartown, 96. Cedar Valley Nursing and Rehab, Cedartown, 100. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Sam’s Burger-Deli featured on ‘Good Day Atlanta’ Monday morning and for good reason: The faces of some 3,000 veterans line the walls of the Armuchee landmark. Watch the video now.

Sam’s Burger-Deli featured on ‘Good Day Atlanta’ Monday morning and for good reason: The faces of some 3,000 veterans line the walls of the Armuchee landmark. Watch the video now.

Watch the first take from Sam’s Burger-Deli from Monday morning. Plus: Link to a second video plus the Good Day Atlanta recap of the Veterans Day visit. Click Sam’s PREVIOUSLY THE UPDATE Sam Edwards was on camera with Fox 5’s Paul Milliken at 8:35 a.m. or so as Sam explained the original of the veterans’ photos… Read more

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Dining: Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen to open in Cedartown on Nov. 18; the fourth new location in the region this year.

Dining: Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen to open in Cedartown on Nov. 18; the fourth new location in the region this year.

  Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen growth continues in Northwest Georgia with a new restaurant opening soon in Cedartown. The group behind the growth, Funky Chicken LLC, have posted a Nov. 18 opening date for the new spot at 302 N. Main St. It comes on the heels of the September grand opening of the Cartersville location at 603… Read more

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Dining & Drink: Drowned Valley Brewing sets Nov. 27 soft opening in Cartersville.

Dining & Drink: Drowned Valley Brewing sets Nov. 27 soft opening in Cartersville.

  Drowned Valley Brewing Co. sets soft opening for the Wednesday before Thanksgiving: Here’s a great way to start the holiday weekend. The guys behind Northwest Georgia’s newest craft brewery have set a soft opening for noon until 10 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, at the new brewery at 4 Tennessee St. What’s planned: Food truck,… Read more

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Dining: LYRIKZ, a music-themed restaurant/venue with a comfortable menu, replacing Johnny’s New York Style Pizza on Broad Street.

Dining: LYRIKZ, a music-themed restaurant/venue with a comfortable menu, replacing Johnny’s New York Style Pizza on Broad Street.

  In context:  Goodbye, Johnny’s; hello, Lyrikz. Big changes coming to the current home of Johnny’s New York Style Pizza on Broad Street.  The complete new menu will be posted Monday but there’s a good overview below. The soft opening is Wednesday at 5 p.m. (with trivia), with the full opening on Thursday. It is part… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Friday. 64/U for Rome hotel’s continental breakfast

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Friday. 64/U for Rome hotel’s continental breakfast

FLOYD COUNTRY INN & SUITES – CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST 231 HIGHWAY 411 ROME, GA 30161 Last Inspection Score: 64/U Item Number OBSERVATIONS AND CORRECTIVE ACTIONS 1-2A Violation of Code: [511-6-1.03(1)(a)-(c)1,4,5,6-14,15, 16] PIC unable to demonstrate knowledge of foodborne illness risk factors (supervision, employee heath, protection from contamination, holding of TCS foods and date marking of TCS foods). All… Read more

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Dining: Herb Ballenger now in the kitchen at Creekside in Cave Spring. Barterhouse Bar and Grill just about ready in Rockmart.

Dining: Herb Ballenger now in the kitchen at Creekside in Cave Spring. Barterhouse Bar and Grill just about ready in Rockmart.

    Herb Ballenger back in the kitchen, now at Creekside Restaurant & Catering in Cave Spring: How do you identify a great restaurant? How about when people talk about the wonderful meals and good times they had at a certain spot — three years after it closed? That’s the case for Ballenger’s, the weekend… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Thursday

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Thursday

FLOYD Ole Tymer Barbecue, Armuchee, 93. City Creamery, Broad Street, 100. Domino’s, East Rome, 96. BARTOW Rollins Child Development, 97. GORDON No reports. POLK Soli’s Soup, Salad and Sandwiches, Rockmart, 96. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Dining: Updates on Aventine including tentative opening before Thanksgiving, hours, menu overview, photos. Rome City Brewing’s next ‘community cookout’ moves to Nov. 16 (chili).

Dining: Updates on Aventine including tentative opening before Thanksgiving, hours, menu overview, photos. Rome City Brewing’s next ‘community cookout’ moves to Nov. 16 (chili).

  Some updates on Aventine restaurant  at 401 W. Third St.: A Facebook page is now up and is stocked with updates on what’s ahead for Kevin Dillmon’s restaurant less than a block off Fifth Avenue near The Foundry Growler Station. What to know: Opening: “We should be open for business shortly before Thanksgiving….giving us… Read more

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